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Senior Analyst I - Actuarial

Company: QBE Insurance
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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Time Type: Full time Worker Type: Employee At QBE, our purpose is to give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions inside and outside of work. From development opportunities, to flexible work options and highly competitive reward and benefits packages, we understand the importance of living our values when it comes to our people. Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our company's cultural elements - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference. This opportunity is accountable for providing strong qualitative and technical support in 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 proposes solutions to current/existing analyses and new opportunities--- 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--- 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--- Contribute to systems, models and procedural revisions by conducting research and recommending changes to actuaries to encourage efficiency and organizational competitiveness in the market--- Share technical expertise by resolving basic actuarial modeling and risk issues from internal and external sources and escalating issues to ensure department delivers quality analyses and meets business needs and requirements--- 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 --- 2 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 own work--- 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 --- 2-5 years in an Actuarial or Analytics department Preferred Licenses/Certifications --- 4+ casualty actuarial exams Preferred Knowledge --- Working knowledge of statistical methods and specialized math including calculus and probability--- Knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and information affecting his/her business and organization; knows how the industry works--- Working knowledge of computer systems and software such as SAS and R--- Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel--- Working knowledge of basic to moderately complex actuarial techniques QBE Cultural DNA Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our DNA (which interlinks seven cultural elements) - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference. We expect all employees to role model and inspire the right behaviors that link to our cultural elements:
--- We are customer-centered--- We are technical experts--- We are diverse--- We are fast-paced--- We are courageous--- We are accountable--- We are a team All employees are expected to adhere to QBE's Code of Ethics and Conduct and apply sound risk management practices 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. How to Apply: To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process. Equal Employment Opportunity: QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

Keywords: QBE Insurance, New York , Senior Analyst I - Actuarial, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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