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Actuarial Assistant

Apply Location Miami, Florida Requisition Number R-89841

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.

This individual will work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Basic Qualifications - Experience, Skills and Knowledge:

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

  • Must be pursuing actuarial designation.

Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Basic proficiency in MS Office Applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, SharePoint.

  • Basic to Intermediate proficiency to various data repository platforms (SAS/SQL/etc.).

  • Basic proficiency in Python and R.

  • 1 year of related experience in actuarial role.

  • 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.

Benefits and Value Proposition

  • We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), generous paid time off and much more.

  • We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our employees.

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

To learn more about our current opportunities and apply online, please visit: http://jobs.assurant.com

Company Profile

Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $30 billion in assets and $9 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com.

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