Director, Asst Actuary


The Retirement Plans Actuary team is looking to add a team member that will be assist both the Individual Annuities and Retirment Plans departments with high level Actuarial work. Strong candidates will have experience interacting across mutiple departments/business lines and have presented to executive leadership. Background in modeling Defined Contribution plans or Individual Annuities or Structured Assets required for this role. This is an individual contributor role that is looking to grow over the next few years.


Education/Experience: Bachelorís degree in mathematics, actuarial science, business or a related field preferred. Six or more years experience in the actuarial field and FSA designation required.

Analytical Skills: Having broad actuarial, financial and industry expertise combined with unique product line knowledge, uses skills to contribute to the achievement of company goals. Works on significant and complex issues where analysis of situations requires evaluation of quantitative, qualitative, forward looking and organizational factors.


Independence: Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Significant role as a resource/mentor to others in the actuarial career. Viewed as a key resource to the division and providing leadership in their key areas of responsibilities. Strives to exceed customer needs. Thinks innovatively, brings ideas to life, and seeks continuous improvement.


Influence: Develops networks across the department/organization. Serves as a lead on key projects and initiatives. Exhibits effective communication and people skills in managing projects, working with stakeholders and resolving conflicts. Subject matter expert with the ability to negotiate and influence management decision making.


Benefits - Full

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes


5+ to 7 years experience

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

Skills and Certifications

have expeience in risk management of spread margin investmetn products

have epxerience in cash flow testing

used GGY AXIX modeling software, or other modeling SW


Ideal Candidate, This person will be a full FSA candidate, with aspirations to lead a small team of actuaries. They will work closely with Retirement Plans finance and corporate finance on cash flow testing, so needs to be a constructive collaborator, with solid communication skills. They will have the ambition to lead a group of student actuaries; if they have mgt experience, that would be immediate. If not, the potential exists to grow into that type of role.


Ideal Candidate should have worked for the following company(ies): Lincoln, Principle, Prudential or other retirement plans providers; actuaries who have worked at modeling sw firms like AXIX also. We've found candidates in both the US and Canada for roles like these in the past.


Portland OR