Director, Actuarial

Location: Rosemont, IL
Salary: tbd
Level: Director
Published: April 3, 2018

The Role

As a Director in the Actuarial team, your day to day activities will be dependent on the function you are supporting and are expected to change throughout your employment, although such changes may be separated by several years.  Our immediate need is in Valuation and Modeling and therefore this role will focus on these components to start.

Valuation tasks

  • Prepare, monitor and analyze reserve trends monthly on GAAP, statutory, and tax accounting bases
  • Develop management reporting for existing business
  • Assist in preparation of Statutory Annual and Quarterly Statements
  • Update GAAP Excel models and organize results for management.
  • Lead efforts or assist in gathering information and analysis for external auditor inspections
  • Develop methodology memos, change memos, management presentations on topics as needed.

Modeling and Forecasting tasks

  • Build and review model inputs to support financial projection capability
  • Execute and monitor model projections including troubleshooting model calculations
  • Analyze model output ensuring accuracy with intended model purpose
  • Build and maintain tools to assist in result analysis.
  • Develop management presentations on topics as needed.
  • Oversee Senior Actuarial Associates, Actuarial Associates and possibly Actuarial Interns on technical model aspects.



Your Experience

  • BS in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Finance, Statistics, or related area
  • FSA designation or near FSA designation
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant full-time insurance actuarial experience is expected.

Your Skills


  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong business and collaboration skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, PPT)
  • Demonstrated ability with Actuarial software is a plus (e.g., MG-ALFA, MG-Triton, ARCVal) but would be mandatory for a modeling role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills



  • Flexible can-do attitude, willing to help out with all types of tasks in an ever changing environment
  • Passion to learn new things and design new solutions
  • Work both independently and as part of a team

About Lincoln Benefit Life

Lincoln Benefit Life is a specialist U.S. life insurance company. Our mission is to build a substantial, diversified and lasting life insurance company. Our focus is providing excellent policyholder service and delivering sustainable financial results within a well-controlled risk framework.

Lincoln Benefit Life is a long-standing leader in the financial services industry. Founded in 1938, LBL built its reputation on solid life insurance and annuity product offerings, backed by high standards of customer service.


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