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Senior Actuarial Analyst

The Opportunity

This role is responsible for providing strong qualitative and technical support in product development, financial analysis, management reporting, and actuarial research by applying a variety of actuarial and statistical concepts, practices and procedures to deliver timely analyses for key stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Leverages technology in new and innovative ways and effectively communicates issues and recognizes and proposes solutions to current/existing analyses and new opportunities
  • Continuously enhancing actuarial processes to reflect changing demands
  • Construct analytical approaches by determining data needs, identifying appropriate data sources and recognizing data anomalies while making optimal use of all resources
  • Meets quality service standards by having all worksheets and analyses clearly documented and footnoted and ensures all appropriate work products are reviewed by a more senior actuary, while meeting deadlines without sacrificing work product quality
  • Execute actuarial analyses in a clear and well organized fashion aimed at the appropriate audience and adjusts workload where possible to meet deadlines
  • Support financial planning and product pricing by analyzing data and forecasting company exposures to enable risk management and facilitate profitable, long-term business strategy
  • Communicate knowledge of extensive and impactful financial strategies by monitoring emerging risk issues, trends and product lines and informing management of best practices to influence adoption of robust and valid recommendations for business development
  • Develops deep relationships within the department and develops meaningful relationships outside of the department through project interactions
  • Engages in recruitment activities and helps develop more junior actuaries and answers questions and provides guidance to actuarial peers
  • Support the department by taking personal accountability and responsibility for accomplishing particular tasks, while continuously will to go beyond what is required to overcome obstacles, and learn from any mistake while receiving constructive feedback
  • Learn from past experiences and seek guidance and coaching from more senior actuaries
  • Independently seek out opportunities for further development and enrichment, actively pursuing actuarial credentials or maintaining continuing education requirements if already credentialed (if on the actuarial track)
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Required Experience

3 years relevant experience

Preferred Competencies/Skills

  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Implement planning to prioritize, organize, measure work
  • Influence team to adopt recommendations
  • Adapt and be flexible in a complex changing environment
  • Choose a solution to a problem even in ambiguous or difficult situations
  • Clearly and confidently convey information to a wide audience
  • Keep an open-mind, consider unique approaches and be open to change and considerable variety in the workplace
  • Show drive and initiative

Preferred Education Specifics

Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Economics or other quantitative field

Preferred Experience

3-10 years in an Actuarial or Analytics department

Preferred Licenses/Certifications

5+ casualty actuarial exams

Preferred Knowledge

  • Advanced working knowledge of statistical methodologies and specialized math including calculus and probability
  • Working knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and information affecting his/her business and organization; knows how the industry works
  • Intermediate knowledge of computer systems and software such as SAS and R
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of complex actuarial techniques

About QBE

We can never really predict what’s around the corner, but at QBE we’re asking the right questions to enable a more resilient future by helping those around us build strength and embrace change to their advantage.

We’re an international insurer that’s building momentum towards realizing our vision of becoming the most consistent and innovative risk partner.

And our people will be at the center of our success. We’re proud to work together, and encourage each other to enable resilience for our customers, our environment, our economies and our communities.

With more than 12,000 people working across 27 countries, we’re big enough to make a real impact, but small enough to provide a friendly workplace, where people are down-to-earth, passionate, and kind.

We believe this is our moment: What if it was yours too?

US Only - Travel Frequency

Infrequent (approximately 1-4 trips annually)

US Only - Physical Demands

General office jobs: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 lbs.

US Only - Disclaimer

To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

Job Type

Individual Contributor

Global Disclaimer

The duties listed in this job description do not limit the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the duties normally to be performed in the position or those occasionally assigned outside an employee’s normal duties. Our Group Code of Ethics and Conduct addresses the responsibilities we all have at QBE to our company, to each other and to our customers, suppliers, communities and governments. It provides clear guidance to help us to make good judgement calls.


Base pay offered will vary depending on, but not limited to education, experience, skills, geographic location and business needs

Annual Salary Range: $100,000 - $150,000

AL, AR, AZ, Fresno, CA, CO (Remote), DE (Remote), FL, GA, IA, ID, IL (Remote), IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV and WY

Annual Salary Range: $110,000 - $165,000

CA (Remote, Irvine and Woodland), Greenwood Village CO, CT, Chicago IL, MA, MD, NY (Remote), RI, Houston TX and WA

Annual Salary Range: $125,000 - $187,000

San Francisco CA, NJ and New York City NY

Benefit Highlights

You are more than your work – and QBE is more than a workplace, which is why QBE provides you with the benefits, support and flexibility to help you concentrate on living your best life personally and professionally. Employees scheduled over 30 hours a week will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health.

We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution and a paid-time off program. In addition, our paid-family and care-giver leaves are available to support our employees and their families. Regular full-time and part-time employees will also be eligible for QBE’s annual discretionary bonus plan based on business and individual performance.

QBE recognizes that exemplary benefits extend beyond benefits coverage and compensation. Flexibility in your working environment is important to maintaining balance and QBE is dedicated to ensuring employees achieve personal and professional integration by providing the opportunity for hybrid work arrangements.

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