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This opening may be filled at either the Sr Analyst or Analyst (E3) level, depending on the qualifications and related experience of the chosen applicant.
This person will be responsible for analyzing business segment data, conducting loss performance reviews, and making rate recommendations with respect to Nationwide Excess & Surplus / Specialty Insurance.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
• At least 3 actuarial exams passed for Sr Analyst level; at least 1 for Analyst level
• Degree in actuarial science/mathematics/statistics or related field, such as economics
• At least 2 years’ actuarial/statistical experience for Sr Analyst level; Internship or other experience with hands-on actuarial/statistical/related work for Analyst level
• Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
• The ability to be self-directed in ambiguous situations
• Strong communication skills to be able to interact verbally and in writing with business partners and other departments, including state departments of insurance
• Strong Microsoft Excel skills
Compensation Grade: F2
JOB SUMMARY: Continues to learn more advanced actuarial methodologies and excess/surplus property/casualty insurance product concepts through reading, training sessions and work assignments. Estimates future loss, expense, and premium results for ratemaking or reserving purposes using actuarial methodologies.
Reports to: E & S Actuary, Director, or AVP Actuarial
1. Continues to develop more advanced knowledge of data sources and requirements; retrieves and manipulates data.
2. Continues to develop knowledge of actuarial methodologies via actual work assignments.
3. Conducts analyses that adhere to actuarial standards or practice: selects appropriate data sources and methods, makes assumptions, recognizes considerations and develops recommendations.
4. Documents assumptions, methods, sources, considerations; organizes documents.
5. Notes unreasonable results/non-optimal solutions and assists in resolution.
6. Prepares memos, documents, and letters as needed. Communications are to be concise, logical, organized, and grammatically correct with the appropriate level of technical terms suitable to the audience.
7. Develops personal work schedule to ensure timely completion of assigned tasks; coordinates with others when tasks involve others.
8. Participates in Peer Tech Reviews. Reviews work of peers and also has work reviewed by them.
9. Demonstrates satisfactory examination progress per the Casualty Actuarial Program.
10. May assist with training new associates on standard work procedures.
11. May make presentations to internal audiences and participate in team activities as requested.
12. Performs other related duties as assigned,
Experience: Typically 2 or more years related work experience in actuarial (pricing, reserving, statistical).
Education: Bachelors degree (preferred) in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics, economics or related field with a strong quantitative orientation.
Certifications/ Designations: Must have successfully completed 3 – 5 Casualty Actuarial Society exams.
Knowledge: Knowledge of advanced mathematics and statistical concepts, basic actuarial methods/concepts, insurance terminology and excess /surplus property casualty product familiarity.
Skills: Demonstrated work product accuracy. Effective verbal/written communication skills; Demonstrated ability to comprehend actuarial concepts and other advanced statistical concepts. Demonstrated ability to think logically and perform actuarial methods in a timely manner. Ability to effectively operate personal computer with related spreadsheets and data base software.
Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.
Staffing Exceptions: Staffing Exceptions to the above minimum job requirements must be approved by the: VP Chief Actuary and HR Director
Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (exempt)
Working Conditions: Normal office environment; extended and/or non-standard work hours based on project and service delivery needs. Travel as needed.
ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to the principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some associates assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.
Credit Check: Due to the fiduciary accountabilities within this job, a valid credit check and/or background check will be required as part of the selection process.
Additional Job Description
- Experience Level Junior
- Total Years Experience 0-5
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