Financial Risk Actuary

Stamford, CT

Post Date: 10/05/2017 Job ID: 280960-1_1 Category: Actuarial Science Salary: $145,000-$155,000
Title: Financial Risk Actuary
Level: FSA
Location: Connecticut

Actuarial Summary
The Financial Risk Actuary assists the CRO, in providing effective review and challenge to the business related to its financial risks, including actuarial, investment, market, liquidity and credit risks. The Financial Risk Actuary will contribute to the maintenance of an effective risk control and governance framework, and ensure that the risk appetite is appropriately defined and adherence is correctly measured. This is a highly fluid, entrepreneurial environment where leadership, drive for results, creativity, collaboration and team-work are highly valued.

Actuarial Responsibilities:
-Perform review of pension risk transfer (PRT) pricing bids, evaluating judgments made about the longevity, policyholder behavioral and investment risks related to the bids
-Oversight of capital models, ensuring that risks are identified and modeled appropriately
-Review of asset/liability management methods and analytics used in support of portfolio rebalancing

Actuarial Qualifications
-FSA with 10+ years experience
-Experience in risk management with direct experience in PRT/payout annuities
-Effective communicator with high business acumen

Smith Hanley Associates takes pride in being the premier recruiting agency serving the actuarial industry. For over 30 years, we have served both clients and candidates with specialization in analytics and actuarial science. For more information, please visit our website at

Rory Hauser
Executive Recruiter

After finishing his MBA at the John Welch College of Business, Rory Hauser joined Smith Hanley to recruit in actuarial science. Rory brings his six years of business experience in both recruiting and operations to the professional service he provides his clients and his candidates.
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