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Actuarial Assistant

Assurant has an exciting opportunity for an Actuarial Assistant!

Overview of Position

The Actuarial Assistant supports various actuarial functions that include pricing, reserving, financial reporting, capital management & forecasting. They complete analysis on standard, defined tasks. This role learns techniques which support Assurant operations in achieving its goals related to revenue and profitability targets. The Actuarial Assistant understands direction provided, as it relates to project deliverables, time management, and development. This role is expected to also participate in the department’s exam and rotational programs, which provides the opportunity to gain experience in numerous areas of the Actuarial organization while also understanding all products included in Assurant’s product suite. The Actuarial Assistant generally reports to the Lead, Supervisor or Manager of Actuarial.

What makes us different?

Assurant is committed to providing a competitive rewards package which goes beyond the value of your paycheck. We offer an array of market-competitive benefits and resources to support your physical, emotional, financial, and social wellbeing goals. These include programs to help you invest in your financial future such as savings programs, as well as competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family. For additional information on our benefits, please review www.MyAssurantBenefits.com . Below are some of our amazing perks:

  • Health Coverage Starting Day One: We offer competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family. You can choose from a range of health and dental plan options, as well as health plan accounts.

  • Disability and Life Insurance: We provide short- and long-term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.

  • Retirement: Assurant offers retirement savings plans globally. U.S. based employees are offered a 401(k) plan in which Assurant matches 100% of every dollar contributed, up to 6% of eligible pay.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Assurant’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) allows employees to purchase shares of Assurant, Inc. stock at a 10% discount with funds contributed through after-tax payroll deductions.

  • Career Development: Assurant offers a variety of internal courses, workshops, special projects, coaching and mentoring programs. Tuition reimbursement and other professional enrichment opportunities are also available to encourage continuous learning.

  • Work-Life Balance: We strive to provide a work environment that encourages work/life balance. Options depend on job responsibilities and may include flexible work schedules, telework, paid time off and part-time employment.

  • Family Planning Support:  Fertility benefits and support services with 24/7 access to nurse care services. $30,000 medical and prescription drug lifetime maximum benefit for fertility services. Assurant will provide up to $20,000 of financial assistance for adoption and or surrogacy.

What will be my responsibilities for this position?

  • Learns how to accurately produce details and requirements needed for internal and external requests and reports by following specifications in place.

  • Establishes foundational knowledge of software and source system applications with the ability to locate, query, extract, manipulate, and reconcile data.

  • Develops basic knowledge of programming and coding in supported platform.

  • Builds awareness of regulatory requirements impacting product lines supported. Prepares responses to state insurance departments under supervision.

  • Proactively works to build strong relationships with peers, manager, and internal areas.

  • Is able to work on multiple projects with varying deadlines and prioritizes.

  • Actively manages self-development. Seeks knowledge & skills from team and other resources to accomplish goals.

  • Takes actuarial exams in pursuit of professional designation.

What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, or related field and a minimum of 1 exam completed.

  • Must be pursuing actuarial designation.

  • Basic proficiency in MS Office Applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, SharePoint. Basic to Intermediate proficiency to various data repository platforms (SAS/SQL/etc.).

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, or related field and a minimum of 1 exam completed.

  • Must be pursuing actuarial designation.

  • Basic proficiency in MS Office Applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, SharePoint. Basic to Intermediate proficiency to various data repository platforms (SAS/SQL/etc.).

  • 1 year of related experience in actuarial role preferred, but not required.

  • Has basic understanding of actuarial concepts, insurance products and industry knowledge.

  • Can complete standard, defined tasks & projects, independently.

  • Uses direction from manager to facilitate resolutions in conflict.

  • Has the ability to communicate to others on core responsibilities and needs.

What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?

  • General Office Demands


Company Overview
Assurant, Inc. is a global leader in business services for the connected world. Our lifestyle and housing solutions help leading brands grow revenue, manage risk and deliver a great experience for their customers. We support, connect and service over 300 million consumers worldwide, helping people get more value from their connected devices, vehicles and homes. Assurant is a proud member of the Fortune 500, with decades of experience in the industries we serve.

For more information, please visit assurant.com.

For U.S. benefit information, visit myassurantbenefits.com. For benefit information outside the U.S., please speak with your recruiter.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the company are governed based on merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

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