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Jersey City, NJ, United States
17 hours ago
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
17 hours ago


The Institutional Markets - Pension team is one of the top writers of pension risk transfer transactions in the US. As our business continues to grow, the pension team is looking to hire a professional with actuarial or defined benefit pension plan expertise. Suitable candidates may have a background working as an actuary, a pension consultant, a pension administrator, or a paralegal with experience in pension benefit provisions, who may transfer their pension knowledge into working in an insurance company.

Depending on the candidate's background, the successful candidate will perform multiple duties: (1) underwrite, assess pension risks, perform actuarial calculations, and assemble proposals to support the Head of Domestic PRT in New Jersey in technical aspects; (2) act as internal project manager to support the Head of Domestic PRT in New Jersey in all technical aspects of onboarding of new business across internal functions; (3) act as pension expert to support call center through managing defined benefit pension plan's benefit calculations, modeling, and testing; (4) act as pension expert in drafting and reviewing defined benefit pension provisions in contracts from the actuarial modeling and benefit administration perspectives before documents are utilized by call center, are delivered to individuals or are filed with state regulators; and/or (5) lead inforce governance and special projects assisting internal functions.

You Will:
  • Explain technical actuarial and/or pension topics to Head of Domestic PRT in New Jersey and to other internal functions
  • Be viewed as the defined benefit pension plan expert within the company
  • Assess pension risks, calculate premiums, and customized contract terms affecting premiums or operations
  • Guide onboarding and lead cross function collaboration
  • Implement governance, controls, process, and procedures
  • Review actuarial calculations and actuarial methodology in a controlled environment
  • Execute actuarial model risk management framework including model development and testing
  • Apply technical expertise to support Operations and Valuation teams and ensure successful implementation of new business leading to accurate and reliable financial reporting
  • Think creatively and exercise sound judgment in leading projects

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
  • Defined benefit pension plan experience
  • Ability to interpret and implement complex pension plan benefit provisions as well as drafting of these documents
  • At least one of Pricing, Valuation, Actuarial Modeling, Pension Administration or Contract experience
  • Pension benefit calculation modeling, testing, or production experience
  • Project management experience
  • Self-Starter who is comfortable dealing with both complexity and ambiguity, with ability to explore multiple solutions to a problem
  • Awareness of governance best practice and controls required
  • Competence in using Microsoft Office programs; familiarity with VBA coding a plus
  • Ability to work and thrive in a dynamic team environment, possess excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and having a comfort with explaining complex materials in a clear, focused, and concise manner
  • Bachelors degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
  • Pursue one of the Society of Actuaries, the Enrolled Actuaries, or the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries certification

This position is located in Jersey City, NJ, Houston, TX, Wilton, CT or Wilmington, DE will also be considered.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Functional Area:
UW - Underwriting

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): No Travel

Relocation Provided: No

American General Life Insurance Company
Requisition #: JR2203021


Job Information

  • Job ID: 63372052
  • Location:
    Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
  • Position Title: Pension (Risk Transfer) Actuary – Administrator
  • Company Name For Job: AIG
  • Job Type: Full-Time

AIG traces its roots back 90 years when an American entrepreneur named C.V. Starr founded AIG’s earliest predecessor company in Shanghai. What began as a small insurance business grew to become one of the world’s largest companies. By the end of 2007 AIG had assets of approximately $1 trillion, $110 billion in annual revenues, 74 million customers and 116,000 employees in 130 countries and jurisdictions. Yet, less than a year later, AIG found itself on the brink of failure and in need of emergency government assistance.

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