Reserving Actuarial Expert - Chicago

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

The job holder is responsible for a specific area of expertise (e.g., a line of business), including the following:~crlf~##Ensuring that work results are reviewed and guiding the analysts in day-to-day work;~crlf~##Preparing presentations and discussing work results with local and global management, as well as to Group functions; and~crlf~##Working independently with an ability to acquire autonomously the necessary information and methodology to fulfil his/her tasks.

##Keep abreast of leading market practices and drive innovation.~crlf~##Promote close collaboration and interaction with the various business areas (Group, UW, MM, CFO, etc.) to foster mutual understanding of how business developments impact actuarial drivers in the financials.~crlf~##Manage and drive forward own area of responsibility or project.~crlf~##Develop global actuarial approaches and processes, as well as enhance actuarial models and analyses.~crlf~##Prepare and perform Actuarial analysis for assigned business area including documentation, communication and explanation of results.~crlf~##Peer review work from other team members, as well as mentor and provide guidance to junior team members.~crlf~~crlf~

##Minimum of 3 years of Insurance experience, preferably spanning multiple actuarial areas;~crlf~##Experience with multiple lines and types of business;~crlf~##Proven experience in communication of results to stakeholders;~crlf~##Experience working in an international environment, with a willingness to travel for business;~crlf~##Proven experience in developing/enhancing and implementing models, analyses and processes;~crlf~##Strong computer skills (MS Office including VBA and relevant expert systems such as Matlab, R, SQL or Java, etc.);~crlf~##Job specific knowledge with regards to market dynamics, standard concepts and approaches, regulations/compliance standards, and reporting requirements (e.g., reinsurance and underwriting knowledge, reserving techniques, data flows, etc.);~crlf~##Finance and insurance know-how (ideally P&C), as well as understanding of complexities inherent in an insurance group (consolidation processes, legal vs management view) allowing for cross-departmental thinking and acting;~crlf~##Quantitative financial and risk modeling know-how and skills;~crlf~##Ability to identify patterns and root causes in complex (e.g., ambiguous, from various sources) data and processes to rapidly distill key issues and provide insight in various situations;~crlf~##Ability to understand, elaborate and convey information clearly and effectively with respect to the audience/level of management in both written and verbal formats;~crlf~##The ability to positively influence others' actions, decisions, opinions or thinking resulting in positive outcomes;~crlf~##Ability to persuade and motivate others without direct authority;~crlf~##Ability to identify and initiate appropriate actions to remediate issues that can be abstract/ambiguous and follow through on their remediation;~crlf~##Bachelor’s degree (ideally Master’s), preferably in Mathematics, Statistics or other appropriate discipline or qualified by experience in related discipline; and~crlf~##ACAS designation with an interest in achieving FCAS designation.~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).

Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s and A+ by A.M. Best.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at www.agcs.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~


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