Modeling Actuary

Location: Rosemont, IL
Salary: tbd
Level: Director
Published: September 24, 2021

The Role

The Actuarial Directors are part of the Actuarial team. The team covers an array of specialties including Life and Annuity Valuation, Modeling and Forecasting, Pricing & Product Management, Asset Liability Management, and Enterprise Risk Management.  This role is expected to focus on Modeling and Forecasting as the area of specialization, but will also have opportunities to work across specialty areas.  This recognizes that development does not end with attainment of Fellowship, or similar levels actuarial development.  

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.  For this role, you should immediately expect to:

  • 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. 
  • Prepare, monitor and analyze reserve trends monthly on GAAP, statutory, and tax accounting bases 
  • Develop management presentations on topics as needed. 
  • Build efficiencies through programming solutions in all aspects of model input and output data manipulation. 
  • 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 (e.g., AXIS, MG-ALFA, MG-Triton, ARCVal) required.
  • 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, based in Lincoln, Nebraska, 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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