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Old 12-15-2015, 04:32 PM
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Default USAA Senior Life Actuary - Financial Advice & Solutions

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We are currently seeking a talented Senior Life Actuary (Financial Advice & Solutions) for our San Antonio, TX facility.

The Senior Life Actuary coordinates, prepares and performs highly complex actuarial analyses required to develop new products, project future results, re-price existing products, and/or determine financial strength.

This position will report to the Financial Advice & Solutions Group (FASG) Senior Risk Officer. This position supports the Financial Advice & Solutions Group business, financial, non -operational risk functions, to include business models, planning cycle, risk assessments, asset liability management, and risk governance and oversight.

•Under minimal supervision, performs complex and often unique work assignments utilizing actuarial modeling software driven models for pricing, valuation, and/or risk management. Enters data and tables, runs models, and generates reports. May make adjustments and improvements to models, when appropriate.
•Shares knowledge with team members and serves as a key resource to less experienced team members on escalated issues and navigates obstacles to deliver work product. Serves as a Subject Matter Expert in one or more key areas.
•Manages and oversees complex projects involving cross-functional actuarial areas. Leads project team through concept, planning, execution, and implementation phases with minimal guidance.
•Reviews and produces reporting with great attention to detail. Identifies and resolves reporting problems independently, and improves reporting processes and controls.
•Maintains proper price level, price structure, data availability and other requirements to achieve profitability and competitive goals.
•Identifies critical experience areas to monitor and suggest timely remedies to correct or prevent unfavorable trends. Identifies sources of gain and loss by product and assumption.
•Tests impact of assumptions and the appropriate premiums, interest margins, reserves, and cash values for profitability and viability of new and existing products.
•Advises management on issues and serves as a primary resource for cross functional team members on escalated issues of a unique nature.

Minimum Requirements
•Six years actuarial experience required (or eight years of relevant business or analytical experience may be substituted)
•Demonstrated leadership experience
•Advanced knowledge of actuarial technique and procedures, data analysis tools, and industry data sources
•Demonstrated success with project management and/or leadership
•Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Applications, statistical analysis)
•Intermediate knowledge of a programming language
•Bachelor's Degree required (or 4+ years of directly related work experience in lieu of a degree may be substituted)
•Certificates and Designations
•Attainment of Society of Actuaries Fellowship (FSA) or ASA with 10 years of experience in lieu of FSA designation may be considered

•Bachelor's Degree in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Economics
•Certified Financial Analyst (CFA)
•More than nine years of actuarial experience
•Prior Risk experience to include life insurance and/or investment industry experience

Education After Hire
- Must meet Society of Actuaries Continuing Professional Development Requirements

Advanced knowledge of actuarial technique and procedures, data analysis tools, and industry data sources. Highly advanced analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrated success with project management and/or leadership. Ability to proactively communicate effectively and facilitate open discussions. Conveys information and position clearly, concisely, logically and in an organized manner. Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Applications, statistical analysis). Intermediate knowledge of a programming language. Ability to execute complex assignments and solve issues with large financial and/or risk impact to the organization. Ability to drive strategic projects for the department, with a leadership presence that can cross functions

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

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As a Fortune 200 financial services organization, USAA is on a mission - to facilitate the financial security of our members, the men and women of the U.S. military and their families worldwide by providing a full range of financial services and products. Headquartered on a showcase campus in San Antonio, TX, USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource, our 27,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture.

Recently Ranked #11 in Forbes list of 500 of the "Best Employers in the U.S. in 2015", we are proud to receive consistently outstanding awards and ratings for member service, employee well-being and financial strength. Everything that happens at USAA is based on our core values: Service, Loyalty, Honesty, and Integrity. These are the foundations of how we do business with our members, as well as how we treat each other.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Qualified applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug screen.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
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