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Actuaries are finance experts responsible for assessing financial risks and advising their clients. Usual duties listed on an Actuary resume example include analyzing data, preparing reports, advising on various business aspects, collaborating with other professionals, and implementing the requirements of regulatory bodies. Based on our collection of sample resumes, the ideal candidate should demonstrate finance expertise, statistics knowledge, analytical thinking, strong communication skills, and networking. Actuaries usually hold a Bachelor's Degree in a finance-related field.

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1

Assistant Actuary

Designed life insurance products, including Term, Term Universal Life, a lump-sum disability rider and annuities.

  • Achieved designation of Fellow in the Society of Actuaries.
  • Minimized NACOLAH's statutory reserves and use of capital by restructuring the Guideline XXX factors used in term and universal life pricing.
  • Developed NACOLAH's first 30-year term product.
  • Streamlined pricing functions by redesigning the term premium interpolation, cash value and anti-selection calculation methods for the product development area.
  • Fulfilled yearend requirements by preparing Actuarial Opinions, Memorandums and Executive Summaries for 4 affiliated companies.
  • Revitalized New York subsidiary business by adapting nationwide products to comply with New York's regulatory requirements: Regulation 147 (New York's original Guideline Triple-X) and Regulation 149 (segmented cash values).
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Mathematics
2

Associate Actuary

Lead Pricing Actuary for numerous permanent and term life products for direct and face-to-face distribution channels

  • Managed two contract actuaries during the analysis and implementation of a large dividend scale effort across multiple administration systems
  • Trained actuarial and non-actuarial staff on experience study analysis, administration systems, and tools to support pricing and profitability tasks
  • Selected to participate in a newly created Actuarial Student Program
  • Developed and promoted the use of Actuarial Validation tools to improve the testing process during product and dividend scale implementation efforts
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Actuarial Science
MA
Master of Arts
3

Assistant Actuary in Product Development - Pricing

Designed life insurance products, including Term, Term Universal Life, a lump-sum disability rider and annuities.

  • Achieved designation of Fellow in the Society of Actuaries.
  • Minimized NACOLAH's statutory reserves and use of capital by restructuring the Guideline XXX factors used in term and universal life pricing.
  • Developed NACOLAH's first 30-year term product.
  • Streamlined pricing functions by redesigning the term premium interpolation, cash value and anti-selection calculation methods for the product development area to be used through 2008.
  • Annually summarized Asset Adequacy Testing results to meet year-end regulatory requirements.
  • Prepared Actuarial Opinions, Memorandums and Executive Summaries for 4 affiliated companies.
  • Revitalized New York subsidiary business by adapting nationwide products to comply with New York's regulatory requirements.
  • Revised term portfolio to comply with New York State Insurance Department newly passed Regulation 147 (New York's original Guideline Triple-X) and Regulation 149 (segmented cash values).
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Mathematics
4

Actuary I

  • Resigned from position due to husband's job relocation
  • Developed pricing for 40 products for new and existing business partners based on the projected risk and coverage levels to meet administrative and underwriting profitability guidelines while ensuring rate compliance with the various state filings
  • Identified 77 accounts with negative contribution to overhead and worked with claims and sales to develop a plan-of-action to either work with accounts to improve their losses or terminate fraudulent accounts
  • Identified and corrected 37 existing products with compliance issues
  • Generated reports on account performance for underwriters and a monthly and weekly report for executives to visualize product performance by line of business
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Economics
MA
Business Administration
5

Associate Actuary

Worked on the company's major business blocks reserve valuation, trend analysis and forecast.

  • Performed a variety of quarterly and annual reserve financial reporting functions, including MA and NY state valuation filing.
  • Provided dedicated and valuable support to the annual audit and state examination.
  • Provided in force/claims data to and requested/reviewed reserve information from outside business partners pertaining to newly developed Accident & Health products.
  • Assisted and provided guidance to Controllers with respect to their forecast enhancement project.
  • Peer reviewed the valuation team's functions and coordinated, compiled and presented the results of the valuation team's studies/researches to the managers.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
MS
Actuarial Science
MS
Research
6

Actuary

Performed monthly life claim reserves, annual statement reserves, and special projects.

  • Simplified monthly reporting by combining two large alfa models into one.
  • Enabled us to sell business in the state of New York by working with a team to create and test parameters for a new system.
  • Contributed to allocating future department resources by analyzing the VM-20 regulation.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Mathematics, Minored
7

Assistant Actuary

Performed hospital provider contracting analysis to develop pricing for the Richmond expansions

  • Performed monthly claims reserve calculations and revised restatement of actual to expected outstanding claims
  • Involved in forecasting of claims, revenue, and expenses
  • Maintained the pricing model
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Actuarial Science
8

Actuary

Served as first in-house actuary for former consulting client

  • Performed quarterly reserve analyses and signed the annual Statement of Actuarial Opinion
  • Implemented regular pricing reviews for Commercial Multi-Peril and Businessowners lines of business
  • Developed templates for analysis of rate adequacy by state and program
  • Assisted in launch of Workers' Compensation program
  • Served on internal Underwriting Committee to discuss areas of potential growth and profitability
  • Created management and marketing reports
  • Provided rate filing support and responded to insurance department inquiries
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mathematics
9

Life Actuary

  • Quickly identified profitability concerns regarding the products and company practices, despite multiple external consultant & auditor reviews that failed to inform management
  • Results of analysis led to the closure to new sales and placed in runoff 5 months after start date
  • Created premium persistency and lapse studies from raw data
  • Began an investment committee and created investing guidelines
  • Convinced external auditors to allow a simplified, model based approached for reserving
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Mathematics & Statistics / Actuarial Science
10

Actuary

  • Management Reporting - Developed reports on production for Ordinary and Preneed business units. Produced reports on Preneed persistency and Annuity surrender risk.
  • Auditing - Performed audits of Ordinary, Annuity, and Preneed business administered by multiple TPAs including current business and unclaimed property.
  • Financial Reporting - Produced statutory and tax financial exhibits for three companies.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
History
MS
Actuarial Science

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