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Senior Actuarial Analyst - Chicago
The main responsibilities of this role are to manage assigned topics and projects across the larger Reserving and Analysis team and to provide actuarial support for the assigned Line of Business (LoB) and within their regional area of responsibility. This includes the preparation of data and updating of actuarial models, and documentation of assumptions and results. Moreover, directly involved in discussions with the business as well as responsible for maintaining a strong link to related areas such as other Actuarial and CFO departments and Group functions as required.
##Keep abreast of leading market practice and drive innovation.~crlf~##Promote close collaboration and interaction with the various business areas (Group, UW, MM, CFO, etc.) to foster mutual understanding how business developments impact actuarial drivers in the financials. ~crlf~##Supporting Diagnostics Team in estimating normalized loss ratios. ~crlf~##Supporting Risk Capital Modeling team in estimating reserve risk parameters.~crlf~##Performing actuarial estimation of the loss reserves for assigned business area during the annual actuarial loss reserve exercise, as well as roll-forward valuations during year. ~crlf~##Documenting and communicating results to the stakeholders. ~crlf~##Monitoring of loss reserve development especially unusual and large claims.~crlf~##Managing and driving forward own area of responsibility or project for various reserving topics (reserving methodology, TP model governance, discounting, IFRS 17 development, Variation Analysis, etc.).~crlf~##Develop global actuarial approaches and processes as well as enhance actuarial models and analyses.~crlf~##Peer review work from other team members and mentor, provide guidance to junior team members.~crlf~
##Business experience, preferably spanning multiple actuarial areas;~crlf~##Experience with multiple lines of business and preferably multiple types of business;~crlf~##Proven experience in communication of results to stakeholders;~crlf~##Proven experience in international working environment (incl. business trips);~crlf~##Experience contributing to development/enhancement and implementation of models/analyses and processes;~crlf~##Extensive computer skills (MS Office incl. 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, 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 in respect to the audience/level of management (both verbal and in writing);~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~##Degree (ideally Master’s), preferably in Mathematics, Statistics or other appropriate discipline or qualified by experience in related discipline; and~crlf~##Progress towards recognized professional qualification (first Actuarial exams passed).
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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