Lincoln Financial Group Actuary, Annuity / RPS Strategic Initiatives (Remote) in Boston, Massachusetts
Alternate Locations: Work from Home
Work Arrangement: Work from Home
Relocation assistance: : is not available for this opportunity.
Pay Range: $83,500 - $179,100
Bonus Potential: 15%
Requisition #: 70885
The Role at a Glance:
This is a project-based role with the Annuity and Retirement Plan Services Valuation and Modeling team. The position will play an integral role collaborating with key stakeholders to provide research and analysis, develop and implement solutions, and provide ongoing support for key projects related to capital management strategies and other strategic initiatives.
The ideal candidate will have experience across traditional fixed and variable annuities, fixed indexed annuities, registered index-linked annuities and across both individual and group business segments. Additionally, the candidate will be familiar with reserve and capital regulations, cash flow testing and asset-liability management modeling methodologies and strategies and possess an innovative mindset.
This position will provide exposure to MG-ALFA/GGY-AXIS, Dataiku, Tableau and other software essential to our processes. This is a great opportunity to learn about and add value to Lincoln’s business as well as develop valuable skills and knowledge that are transferrable to future projects and
What you'll be doing:
Research and Analysis: Leading research, modeling, and analysis in support of various strategic projects that directly impact capital management and business strategy in the Annuity and Retirement Plan Services space. Understanding key business drivers, evaluating risks, and effectively communicating findings to key stakeholders.
Reserve and Capital Reporting: Collaborating with internal/external stakeholders on development and implementation of reporting tools, methods, and analytics to support ongoing reserve and capital management monitoring and reporting.
Relationship Building: Collaborating with individuals across key stakeholder groups including Corporate Finance and Actuarial teams, Market Risk Management, Pricing, and Enterprise Risk Management to develop insights into critical areas of focus across a variety of market environments and other drivers of interest.
Project Leadership: Providing leadership on strategic projects, proactively identifying challenges, and influencing resolutions with innovative thinking and a positive mindset.
What we’re looking for:
6+ years of actuarial experience with FSA designation or ASA designation with additional years actuarial experience
Experience with annuity products with guaranteed benefits, particularly fixed indexed and registered index-linked annuities
Understanding of regulatory/accounting/capital frameworks (STAT/GAAP/Tax, RBC, EC)
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Self-starter with demonstrated capability to quickly learn new concepts
Ability to think critically, identify, and solve potential challenges
Priority setting, time management, and organizational skills
Actuarial modeling and/or valuation experience, preferably in MG-ALFA and GGY AXIS
Experience with data analytics and visualization tools (e.g. – Dataiku, Tableau)
Competency with R, Python, SQL, and/or Excel VBA
Familiarity with modern data science approaches
What’s it like to work here?
At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.
What’s in it for YOU:
A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career
Leadership development and virtual training opportunities
Competitive 401K and employee benefits (https://hrdirectdocs.lfg.com/misc/HR/Recruiting/BenefitsResourcesGuide.pdf)
Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program
Tuition assistance program
A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations
Effective productivity/technology tools and training
Work from Home : Employees will work from home and are not required to work in a Lincoln office on a regular basis.
Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate:
• Prior work or industry experience.
• Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
• Unique skills
About The Company
Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.
Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.
Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.
Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive (https://www.lfg.com/public/aboutus/companyoverview/diversityinclusion?audience_page_id=1422918942386) environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/lincolnfinancialgroup) , Twitter (https://mobile.twitter.com/lincolnfingroup) , LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/4307?trkInfo=tas%3Alincoln+financial%2Cidx%3A3-1-3&trk=tyah) , and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lincolnfingroup/) . Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com
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Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.
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Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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