Life Pricing Actuary

Location: Chesterfield, MO
Job Number: 1523


  • Preeminent reinsurance firm, very well established
  • Consolidated assets of $50B+
  • Recognized by international industry institutions as “Life Reinsurer of the Year”
  • More than 2,700 employees, yet they are divided into smaller teams and maintain a small company feel
  • Embraces collaboration to work on big problems and develop the best solutions
  • Pioneered the use of reinsurance as a financial management tool and remains a leading provider of such solutions around the world

How the Company Appreciates You

  • Skill building: this firm encourages personal & professional growth through ongoing training & skills development and mentorship opportunities
  • Work/life balance: family-friendly culture and flexible work arrangements
  • Career growth: Performance-based compensation & competitive benefits package cultivate collaboration and recognize success
  • Very strong relocation package available

Your Role

  • Perform pricing, modeling, risk analysis, and structuring activities on new or proposed transactions
  • Assess and analyze and document risk exposure in potential transactions
  • Work with the marketing staff to determine client needs and objectives
  • Assist business development associates by building proof-of-concept models for new opportunities or new reinsurance solutions for our clients
  • Update documentation of pricing methodology, parameters, and procedures
  • Recommend, implement, and document enhancements to the pricing process
  • Set realistic and achievable deadlines for modeling, risk analysis, and other new business development activities
  • Drive the design of reinsurance transactions and lead discussions on risk issues with internal and external clients
  • Assist risk management personnel with monitoring experience of in-force treaties
  • Ability to take ownership in project and drive them to completion


  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Culture of innovation & excellence
  • Learn, grow, and collaborate with exceptional people from around the world
  • Join an industry-leading team that finds fresh opportunities and solutions to support a changing industry
  • Top 10 City for Millennial Homeowners
  • Suburbs near the office are top rated nationwide for families
  • Historic & Iconic city/sites
  • Affordable Cost of living

Desired Background Profile:

  • Intellectually curious and energized by challenges
  • Embraces collaboration to develop best solutions
  • Ability to translate business needs and problems into viable/accepted solutions
  • Ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operations, functional and technical disciplines
  • Ability to enhance and challenge our analytical capabilities
  • Highly advanced oral and written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to convey business terminology that is meaningful and well received
  • Understanding asset modeling and ALM techniques, including derivatives, and capital markets approach
  • FSA Certification
  • Reinsurance, M&A, Pricing or ALM experience
  • Advanced knowledge of key financial reporting, accounting, and solvency regimes, including (but not limited to): US GAAP (including FAS 97, FAS 91, FAS 133, FAS 157, and SOP 03-1), US Statutory, and US tax; IFRS; MCEV / EV / EEV; and Solvency II.
  • Advanced PC and technical skills including (but not limited to): spreadsheets (VBA), database applications (Access, Oracle, SQL or equivalent technology), statistical programs, and one or more computing languages (ex: C/C++)
  • Expertise in AXIS, Prophet and/or MoSes