Actuarial Associate - Product Development in West Des Moines, IA at Athene Holding

Date Posted: 7/17/2020

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Job Description

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.


Our Product team is responsible for new product development including: design, pricing, risk analysis and product implementation. This position is responsible for supporting the team's deliverables and interacting with stakeholders across the actuarial function and other areas of the company.


  • Conducts competitive research to support the development of business cases for new product initiatives
  • Evaluates profitability of new products
  • Performs advanced risk analysis using actuarial modeling software
  • Analyzes and implements actuarial assumptions to be used in pricing models
  • Prepares state filings and responds to inquiries
  • Drafts product specifications for internal administrative systems
  • Supports the integration of new products into the processes of other actuarial teams
  • Assists in the review of marketing materials and other product literature

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science or related field required
  • At least 2 years of actuarial and business-related experience required
  • Completion of at least 3 Society of Actuaries exams required and either obtained or pursuing an ASA or FSA designation
  • Proficiency with actuarial systems and Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision as well as the ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to draw conclusions from research and report on findings
  • Ability to make decisions, use independent judgment, establish priorities, and work effectively on multiple initiatives concurrently
  • Strong communication skills

Willing to consider candidates at various levels depending on experience.

NOTE:  Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.

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