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Quantitative Modeling Actuary (California #50572)

March 18, 2019   

Western Life Insurer seeks an ASA with 3+ years of experience, preferably with annuities, who has modeling, valuation, financial and accounting skills. Prior work background in modeling systems such as Moses, MG-ALFA, GGY AXIS or Prophet is preferred, along with knowledge of […]


Life Actuary, Head (Switzerland #50793)

March 18, 2019   

International Insurer seeks a qualified actuary (SAV or similar qualification) with a minimum of 6 years of life experience. Expertise in Prophet modeling is essential, along with SQL knowledge. Fluency in German & English is required. (#50793)


Actuary, Vice President (New York #51668)

March 18, 2019   

New York client has an immediate need for an FSA with 10+ years of life insurance industry experience.  Must be professional and presentable, as this is a client facing role and will work directly with senior leadership.  Ability to explain technical concepts […]


Actuarial Assistant, Life (South Dakota #51862)

March 15, 2019   

Life insurer seeks a student actuary with at least 2 years experience and 3 exams passed. Must be highly organized and able to assist with modeling, data analytics, product development and/or financial reporting. (#51862)


Product Management, FSA (Iowa #51864)

March 15, 2019   

Well known life insurer seeks an FSA or near-FSA with a minimum of 7 years experience. The ideal candidate would have strong communication, technical, and analytical skills, as well as significant FIA and VA pricing experience. Must be able to lead and […]


Actuarial Associate, Life (Iowa #51865)

March 15, 2019   

Midwestern insurer is in need of an ASA or near-ASA with at least 4 years experience and an annuity background. Candidate would be responsible for product management & development, as well as modeling, data analytics, and financial reporting. (#51865)


Actuarial Analyst, Life (Nebraska #51873)

March 15, 2019   

Well known insurer is seeking a student actuary, ASA, or FSA with 3+ years of industry experience, plus 1+ year experience in a supervisory role. The ideal candidate would have a background in actuarial modeling, market risk management, insurance product pricing, valuation […]


Senior Actuarial Assistant, Life (Maryland #51892)

March 15, 2019   

Life insurer is in search of a student actuary with at least 4 years of actuarial experience with 4+ exams. Term and secondary guaranteed UL experience and modeling experience required. Pension Risk Transfer experience is a plus. AXIS skills required, ALFA a […]


Consulting Actuary, Life (Illinois #51901)

March 15, 2019   

Our well known client needs an FSA with 5+ years of experience with a strong expertise in Individual Life. The candidate would be involved a wide variety of assignments, including pricing, modelling, M&A, ALM, cash flow testing, and GAAP valuation. ALFA skills […]


AVP, Risk Analytics (Illinois #51902)

March 14, 2019   

Midwestern insurer is looking for a risk analytics expert with over 7 years experience preferably at an insurance company. Ideally the candidate would be skilled in product pricing, valuation, ALM, and ERM. Must have a deep understanding of Igloo, GGY Axis as well […]


Actuary, Vice President (New York #51668)

March 18, 2019   

New York client has an immediate need for an FSA with 10+ years of life insurance industry experience.  Must be professional and presentable, as this is a client facing role and will work directly with senior leadership.  Ability to explain technical concepts […]


Senior Actuarial Assistant, Life (Maryland #51892)

March 15, 2019   

Life insurer is in search of a student actuary with at least 4 years of actuarial experience with 4+ exams. Term and secondary guaranteed UL experience and modeling experience required. Pension Risk Transfer experience is a plus. AXIS skills required, ALFA a […]


Assistant Actuary, Pricing (Maryland #51887)

March 14, 2019   

Life insurance company is in need of an ASA or FSA with 5 years experience in universal life. The ideal candidate would have strong critical thinking skills, significant experience with GGY Axis, MG-ALFA, or similar software, and lead pricing efforts on new and […]


Pricing Actuary, Life (Maryland #51460)

March 12, 2019   

Northeast Life insurer is in need of an FSA with 10+ years of experience, preferably in Universal Life. The ideal candidate will have strong critical thinking skills, the ability to communicate complex financial issues to others, and significant experience with GGY Axis or MG-ALFA. […]


Data Scientist, Life (New York #51794)

March 12, 2019   

Well known insurance company seeks a graduate level Data Scientist with a quantitative discipline or fellowship in one of the actuarial societies. This role requires a minimum of 5 years of experience with predictive analytics in an insurance context, as well as expertise […]


Actuarial Assistant, Life (Maryland #51893)

March 11, 2019   

Our Maryland client would like to hire an actuarial student with 5+ years experience in Life insurance. The ideal candidate would have at least 3 exams completed and modeling experience. Knowing multiple actuarial methods including Stat, GAAP, and Tax is preferred. ALFA […]


Director, Product Development and Investment Innovation (Connecticut #51258)

February 26, 2019   

Well-established national Life Carrier is looking for a FSA or ASA with 10 or more years’ of experience for a Director level role developing Pension Risk Transfer Products. Experience in the PRT market is a must, CFA designation is a plus. This […]


Corporate Actuarial Director (Maine #51660)

February 25, 2019   

Our client seeks a director level actuary that will lead a team on two main areas of focus: supporting Prophet modeling system, and on the corporate side, valuation, reserve adequacy and new standards. The Prophet team will work on infrastructure, standards, training, […]


Annuity Products, Life Actuary (New York #51234)

February 25, 2019   

Well-established insurance company seeks an individual with 6+ years of experience in .Net programming, along with 2+ years in Actuarial Programming. The ideal candidate does not necessarily needs to be an actuary, however, they must understand mortality, credit and rates. VB.Net, ASP.Net, […]


Actuarial Client Support (New York #49366)

February 25, 2019   

Northeastern enterprise seeks an FSA with at least 3 years of experience in the life insurance industry in a client support or similar capacity. Prior background in life, annuity or health in areas such as pricing, valuation, corporate modeling, risk management, ALM, […]


Actuarial Assistant, Life (South Dakota #51862)

March 15, 2019   

Life insurer seeks a student actuary with at least 2 years experience and 3 exams passed. Must be highly organized and able to assist with modeling, data analytics, product development and/or financial reporting. (#51862)


Product Management, FSA (Iowa #51864)

March 15, 2019   

Well known life insurer seeks an FSA or near-FSA with a minimum of 7 years experience. The ideal candidate would have strong communication, technical, and analytical skills, as well as significant FIA and VA pricing experience. Must be able to lead and […]


Actuarial Associate, Life (Iowa #51865)

March 15, 2019   

Midwestern insurer is in need of an ASA or near-ASA with at least 4 years experience and an annuity background. Candidate would be responsible for product management & development, as well as modeling, data analytics, and financial reporting. (#51865)


Actuarial Analyst, Life (Nebraska #51873)

March 15, 2019   

Well known insurer is seeking a student actuary, ASA, or FSA with 3+ years of industry experience, plus 1+ year experience in a supervisory role. The ideal candidate would have a background in actuarial modeling, market risk management, insurance product pricing, valuation […]


Consulting Actuary, Life (Illinois #51901)

March 15, 2019   

Our well known client needs an FSA with 5+ years of experience with a strong expertise in Individual Life. The candidate would be involved a wide variety of assignments, including pricing, modelling, M&A, ALM, cash flow testing, and GAAP valuation. ALFA skills […]


Assistant or Associate Actuary, Life (Nebraska #51900)

March 11, 2019   

Well known life insurance company is in search of an ASA or FSA with 6+ years of experience in valuation, cash flow testing models, and product reserves. Strong communication and analytical thinking required. (#51900)


Associate Actuary, Life (Ohio #51905)

March 11, 2019   

Midwestern insurance agency is looking too fill an Associate Actuary position with an FSA or near-FSA who has at least 4 years of experience. The ideal candidate would be able to maintain ALM models and risk reporting for an extensive annuity portfolio. […]


Sr. Actuarial Technician, Life (Iowa #51819)

March 11, 2019   

Life insurance client seeks a candidate with at least 5 years experience in the financial industry, preferably with a life insurance background. The ideal candidate must have annuity product knowledge, be able to effectively manage a team, and be able to provide […]


Valuation & Planning Actuary, Director Level (Illinois #51326)

March 4, 2019   

Life insurer seeks an ASA or FSA and MAAA with 4-10 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate has deep knowledge of valuation calculations, financial analysis & projections, risk assessments, life insurance product & relationship management. […]


Actuarial VP, Life (Iowa #51823)

February 14, 2019   

Midwestern client seeks an ASA or FSA with at least 7 years experience in financial reporting. This candidate will handle M&A and be the VP to the Head of Corporate Development and Strategy. Strong analytics skills with prior use of Moses needed. […]


Modeling Actuary, Life (Tennessee #51878)

March 13, 2019   

International insurer is search of an ASA with 2 years experience in business analysis, pricing, valuation, and ALM. This individual will take initiative in researching and analyzing complex issues and concepts. Must be able to apply Prophet modeling skills and have strong technical […]


Assistant Vice President Actuary, Life (North Carolina #51790)

March 12, 2019   

Southeastern client seeks FSA or career ASA with at least 10 years experience involving individual life insurance. The preferred candidate would have expertise in mortality and lapse studies, pricing, and reinsurance experience. Must be able to manage a small team, as well […]


Life Actuary (Virginia #51870)

March 11, 2019   

Our Virginia client is in search of an FSA or ASA with at least 2 years experience and an AXIS expert. The ideal candidate would have strong quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills, as well as experience in financial reporting or product […]


Life Actuarial Associate (North Carolina #50685)

March 4, 2019   

Our Southern client seeks an ASA with 5+ years of actuarial experience, along with working knowledge of life, health and/or annuity products & valuation, including both statutory and GAAP. Programming skills with SQL and VBA is desired, along with MG-ALFA and/or Polysystems […]


Practice Leader, Life (Georgia #50887)

February 26, 2019   

Growing consulting firm seeks an ASA or FSA with 15-20 years of experience, preferably in regulatory, rate reviews and rate filings. Modeling with Prophet is required, along with leadership & management skills. (#50887)


Actuarial Director, Trends & Valuation (South Carolina #51658)

February 5, 2019   

FSA with at least 4+ years of experience is sought by a Life insurer to lead the reporting of GAAP, Statutory and Tax reserves. Analyze emerging experience, monitor trends, update pricing, valuation or reserving assumptions are main responsibilities.The ideal candidate has strong […]


Life Director, Actuary (North Carolina #51686)

January 18, 2019   

Globally known insurer seeks an FSA or career ASA with 7+ years of actuarial experience, including some staff management experience. The ideal candidate has high proficiency in R, Python, SAS or SQL, along with solid knowledge of modeling, mortality analysis, underwriting implications […]


Fellow, Actuarial Software Developer (Multiple Locations #48712)

August 27, 2018   

Industry leader in Actuarial Modeling Software seeks an FSA with strong C++ skills and a depth of knowledge in insurance principals, modeling systems, and Microsoft Developer Studio. AXIS experience is a plus, but training in AXIS and the GGY system will be […]


Pricing Director, Actuary (Texas #50165)

August 17, 2018   

Well-established reinsurer seeks an FSA and MAAA with 10+ years of life insurance experience, specifically in pricing and reinsurance. Prior experience managing staff and broad understanding of pricing software and cash flow projections are a must. (#50165)


Quantitative Modeling Actuary (California #50572)

March 18, 2019   

Western Life Insurer seeks an ASA with 3+ years of experience, preferably with annuities, who has modeling, valuation, financial and accounting skills. Prior work background in modeling systems such as Moses, MG-ALFA, GGY AXIS or Prophet is preferred, along with knowledge of […]


Assistant Actuary, Life (California #51498)

March 14, 2019   

Life insurance company seeks an ASA or higher with at least 4 years in product design and pricing (IUL, VUL, UL) experience. Must be proficient in ALFA with strong communication skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects. (#51498)


Life Settlement Specialist (Colorado #51813)

March 14, 2019   

Our CO client seeks an actuary or non-actuary analyst to help build a life settlement practice. Candidate should have at least 7 years of experience in Life settlement but will consider a Life pricing background. Must be able to understand mortality based cash flows, […]


Actuarial Programmer (Utah #50672)

March 4, 2019   

Our UT client seeks an individual with 5+ years of programming experience, along with SQL & Access knowledge. This role will support actuarial data requirements and programming needs. (#50672)


Product Development Actuary, Life (Texas #51822)

February 14, 2019   

Well known life insurer seeks an ASA or FSA with a minimum of 5 years experience to lead the pricing of indexed and fixed/traditional life & annuity products. Candidate must also have strong financial modeling experience and a background that includes MG-ALFA. […]


Actuarial Analyst, Life (Texas #51792)

January 31, 2019   

Our client in Texas seeks a student actuary with 4+ years of relevant business or analytical experience, and a minimum of 3 exams completed. The preferred candidate would have experience in Life, Investment, and Financial Planning models, as well as Model Governance. […]


Assistant Actuary, Life (California #51678)

January 18, 2019   

ASA with 3-5 years of actuarial experience, preferably in the life insurance industry is sought by Western insurer. Knowledge of valuation requirements, financial reporting, and accounting principles is required, along with high proficiency of Excel, VBA and actuarial modeling systems, such as […]


Associate Life Actuary (California #50509)

August 30, 2018   

Western Insurer seeks a student actuary, associate or fellow with deep knowledge of life insurance products, specifically cash value products, and of product taxation. This role is perfect for a self-starter with excellent time-management skills. (#50509)


Assistant Pricing Actuary (California #50506)

August 28, 2018   

Western Life Insurer seeks an ASA with 3+ years of experience in the insurance industry along with at least 4+ years in Life Insurance product design, pricing and implementation. Work knowledge of IUL, VUL and UL pricing is strongly preferred together with […]


Fellow, Actuarial Software Developer (Multiple Locations #48712)

August 27, 2018   

Industry leader in Actuarial Modeling Software seeks an FSA with strong C++ skills and a depth of knowledge in insurance principals, modeling systems, and Microsoft Developer Studio. AXIS experience is a plus, but training in AXIS and the GGY system will be […]


Life Actuary, Head (Switzerland #50793)

March 18, 2019   

International Insurer seeks a qualified actuary (SAV or similar qualification) with a minimum of 6 years of life experience. Expertise in Prophet modeling is essential, along with SQL knowledge. Fluency in German & English is required. (#50793)


Life & Annuity Actuary (Bermuda #51276)

February 4, 2019   

International Life insurer seeks an ASA or FSA with 5+ years of experience in the life & annuity insurance industry. Strong background in fixed annuity products, and data administrative systems is required, along with advanced skills in Excel, VBA, SQL and SAS. […]


Actuary (Japan #49541)

August 29, 2018   

Our client in Asia is seeking a qualified actuary with life insurance experience to work on various projects, including US GAAP and financial reporting work. Fluency in Japanese and English required. (#49541)


Life & Pension FSA (Multiple Locations #50989 & #50987)

August 17, 2018   

Newly formed reinsurance company seeks an FSA with 5+ years of Life/Annuity & Pension experience, along with strong knowledge of the Solvency II and BPA market. This role can be located either in London or in Bermuda. (#50989 & #50987)


Life Actuary – Asia – Student / ASA / FSA

August 7, 2011   

Apply to this position if you’d like to know about all of our available Life openings in Asia. We are always looking for candidates from Entry-level through Actuarial Student, Analyst, Assistant, ASA, FSA, EA, ACAS, FCAS, FIA, Consulting Principals, Chief Actuaries and upper […]

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DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer


March 31, 2017   

Chicago, IL – March 31, 2017 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial and Analytics Recruitment has promoted Partner Dave Benton to Chief Human Resources Officer. As DW Simpson’s CHRO, Benton will oversee all aspects of the company’s human resources management including performance management, […]

Social Media in the Professional World

Social Media in the Professional World


January 19, 2017   

Originally published on Jan 1, 2014. [ ] Denotes current updates to the piece by the author The overarching theme of this quarter’s newsletter is making the most of your professional interactions, be they in-person or online. As someone who spends most [...]
Body Language Tips for Your Next Job Interview

Body Language Tips for Your Next Job Interview


June 9, 2016   

Are your arms folded across your chest? Do you prefer taking up space at the table? Are you making yourself smaller in your chair? Do you have your legs crossed?

The way you sit, gesture, and physically interact with your surroundings during a meeting or interview portrays a powerful image to those you are with.

Q&A: Entry Level Actuarial Market


April 5, 2016   

Perspectives from a senior-level Actuary and an in-house actuarial recruiter. By Adam Noreen & Alyssa Duffy Today’s entry level actuarial market is quite healthy and competitive. With the growing popularity of the profession, it is becoming more challenging to land that first […]

Oh, the Humanity! Actuarial Employment Outlook for the Next Decade

Oh, the Humanity! Actuarial Employment Outlook for the Next Decade


April 20, 2015   

By KC Cho, Partner Tolstoy said: “The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.” But if he was to be a college counselor today, he probably wouldn’t suggest a Humanities major. Math and sciences are where the money’s at today. Starting salaries for […]

Alternative Capital in Reinsurance

Alternative Capital in Reinsurance


October 13, 2014   

By: KC Cho, Partner Alternative capital has been, and continues to be, a hot topic in reinsurance, as hedge funds and pension funds have flooded the market with capacity, increasing competition and creating downward pressure on rates (particularly in property catastrophe). According […]