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Associate Actuary, Non-Traditional Valuation

Position Overview

RGA's culture stresses high performance and collaboration, and the company hires the smartest people in the industry. And, the smart people they hire are not just number crunchers. RGA values creativity and curiosity. RGA also values humility, and its employees work together without ego to bring value to RGA while revolutionizing the life and health insurance space.

The Associate Actuary will be a strong contributor and emerging leader within a high performing group. The focus of this position is on the management, analysis, and integration of actuarial assumptions into reporting frameworks supporting the valuation of RGA's global asset intensive reinsurance and direct business. Communicating with and maintaining excellent relationships with the Legal Entity, Corporate, Finance, Operations, and GFS Pricing & Risk Management teams are also key components of the role.

The role also contributes to the production and analysis of financial results, enhancement of the financial models and infrastructure, and development of processes used within the valuation team. It is expected that the successful candidate provides general valuation, financial analysis, and project assistance as needed.

The Non-Traditional Valuation team supports RGA's Global Financial Solutions (GFS) business segment. The focus of the team is performing financial reporting and analysis, supporting corporate planning and other initiatives, partnering on business management activities, and actuarial assumption review for the GFS business

  • Direct issue and/or reinsurance products include:
    Accumulation Annuity products such as RILA, Variable Annuities, Indexed Annuities, Fixed Annuities
  • Longevity Annuity products such as Pension Risk Transfer (PRT), SPIAs, DIAs, QLACs, Longevity Swaps
  • Institutional products such as BOLI, COLI, Stable Value Wraps, GICs
  • Life Protection products such as Whole Life, Endowments, Universal Life, Variable Life, Secondary Guarantee (ULSG)
  • Medical Coverage products such as LTC, Disability, Hospitalization, Surgery, Cancer


  • Manage and review the integration of actuarial assumptions into the financial reporting process
  • Performs and/or reviews the implementation of actuarial models into the financial reporting platform
  • Performs US GAAP, US Statutory and US Tax valuation for life and annuity reinsurance and direct business
  • Enhances and supports governance activities and the control infrastructure
  • Develops experience studies and makes recommendations on updating actuarial assumptions
  • Maintains and enhances documentation
  • Develops projections for financial planning and analysis and investigates major drivers of variance
  • Mentors associates and gives guidance on associate development
  • Serves as a liaison with other lines of business and company functions/departments to promote improvement in valuation and financial analysis for assigned business
  • Performs valuation work and ad-hoc department projects as needed and called upon
  • Remains current in profession and industry trends


Required Qualifications:

  • FSA accreditation or equivalent
  • 6+ years of actuarial experience in life insurance/reinsurance
  • PC and technical skills, including database applications (Access, Oracle, SQL, or equivalent), spreadsheets, statistical programs, and actuarial software (AXIS, Prophet, or equivalent)
  • Advanced understanding of insurance financial metrics and analysis techniques
  • Advanced understanding of actuarial assumptions and experience analysis methods

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MAAA accreditation
  • Management experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Finance, Computer Science, or related field
  • Prophet modeling experience in ALS, US 360, US NA, GAAP, and/or cohort libraries
  • Familiarity with GAAP, Statutory, and Tax valuation and financial reporting
  • Familiarity with traditional life insurance products, deferred and/or immediate annuities, fixed income investments, asset modeling techniques, and capital markets
  • Familiarity with pension and other longevity products
  • Valuation, Product development, stochastic modeling, and/or asset liability management experience
  • Reinsurance industry, structuring, or merger and acquisition experience
  • Advanced communication skills, demonstrating the ability to convey business terminology that is meaningful and well received by all stakeholders, including customers and associates
  • Advanced interpersonal skills, demonstrating the ability to work effectively with different disciplines, including pricing, investments, accounting, systems, and administration
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives
  • Ability to work independently and to work well within a team environment and participate in department projects

Company Overview

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) is one of the largest global providers of life reinsurance, with offices around the world. RGA delivers expert solutions in individual life reinsurance, individual living benefits reinsurance, group reinsurance, financial solutions, facultative underwriting and product development. Our mission is to enhance our clients' prosperity by supporting their financial and risk management capabilities.

The general pay range for this position is $109,130 to $166,855 per year. Base pay varies depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and market location. In addition, RGA provides an annual bonus plan that includes all roles and some positions are eligible for participation in our long-term equity incentive plan. RGA also maintains a full range of health, retirement and other employee benefits.


Associate Actuary, Non-Traditional Valuation

Farmingdale, États-Unis
Temps plein

Publié le 10/11/2023

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