Senior Actuarial Associate - Life Product Development

Northbrook, Illinois
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Sep 02, 2016
Nov 01, 2016
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Job Description

This position can be located out of our office in Northbrook, IL OR Lincoln, NE

Job Family Summary:
As part of the Allstate Corporation, Allstate Life and Retirement (ALR) serves to create value by improving the loyalty and retention of existing customers through cross-sell of ALR products, by bringing new customers to Allstate, and by accelerating ALR's profit growth. ALR Product Development works closely with many areas of the company in developing new products that meet the needs of our customers. Key stakeholders include Allstate senior management, shareholders, field representatives, government agencies, and customers.

Job Description:
Allstate is looking for a Life Product Development Senior Actuarial Associate. This role supports all aspects of the product development process including actuarial projections, rate determination, state filing, actuarial memos, regulatory compliance, testing accuracy of technology output. Additional responsibilities will include assignments of leadership and/ or participation in other financial actuarial topics including actuarial projection software platform transition and upcoming regulatory changes impacting life product development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with rate determination for new life insurance products
  • Maintain, run, and analyze actuarial projection models
  • Assist with state filing of contracts including contract development, regulatory compliance, and actuarial memos
  • Assist with development, review, and testing of technology requirements for new products
  • Prepare and/or review product development documentation
  • Collaborate and be an engaged contributor on cross functional product development projects
  • Ensure appropriate model controls and utilize appropriate peer review and functional review of model data; adhere to established governance processes and guidelines
  • Support recurring reporting of profitability metrics to senior management
  • Support annual financial plan processes including updating actuarial projections and analysis of output
  • Support effort for product changes related to implementation of the 2017 CSO and Principles Based Reserves
  • Support effort related to actuarial software platform transition

Job Qualifications

  • Pursuing actuarial designation and has completed at least two actuarial exams, 3 or more preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in actuarial science or related field
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Solid interpersonal skills in order to work well in a team environment
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Advanced quantitative and analytical skills, with strong detail orientation
  • Advanced knowledge of financial analysis
  • Strong Microsoft application skills (Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Proven organizational and project management skills, including excellent time management and the ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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