VP, Life Actuary at Marsh & McLennan Companies in New York, New York

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Job Description:

VP, Life Actuary

Location(s): New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA or Morristown, NJ

What to expect:

As a Vice President, Life Actuary at Guy Carpenter, you will be a key member in the further development of our life brokerage and will support our US Life Leader with sourcing and running transaction brokerage opportunities, including deal sourcing and management, and transactional analysis. You will assist in the development of a broad group of solutions to meet clients' risk and capital needs using your technical knowledge in key focus areas.

We will count on you for:

  • US GAAP and Statutory accounting (concentrating on recent PBR changes)

  • Regulatory and rating agency capital knowledge

  • Actuarial modeling capabilities

  • Jurisdictional benefits (non-US) - tax, accounting, capital, regulatory friendliness

  • Broad liability and reinsurance knowledge

  • Developing relationships with clients

  • Assisting in development of broad group of solutions to meet clients' risk and capital needs

  • Support of business development initiatives including facilitating discussions with senior business leaders, development of proposals and presentations of capabilities

  • Contributing to building the practice and industries expertise

What's in it for you?

  • A company with a strong brand and strong results to match

  • Culture of internal mobility, collaboration and valued partnership throughout business units

  • Employee Resource Groups that provide access to leaders, relevant volunteer and mentoring opportunities and interactions with counterparts in industry groups and client organizations

  • Myriad opportunities for volunteerism via various social impact partnerships in the community

  • Competitive pay (salary and bonus potential), full benefits package - starting day one (medical, dental, vision, STI/LTI, life insurance, generous 401k match AND contribution)

  • Tuition reimbursement possibilities and participation in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan

What you need to have:

  • Actuarial designation from Society of Actuaries-ASA or new FSA

  • 5-15 years' work experience as a life actuary

  • Consulting skill set that includes broad experience, access to clients and experience selling, excellent interpersonal skills and strong work ethic

  • Actuarial finance experience with US GAAP and Stat accounting knowledge

  • Strong project management skills, financial acumen, analytically minded

  • Strong communication skills, comfort speaking with senior business leaders, comfort with public speaking and presentations

  • Fast learner on client business model and operations

  • Capacity to multitask, manage competing priorities with strong time management skills


Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC is a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist with more than 3,100 professionals in over 60 offices around the world. Guy Carpenter delivers a powerful combination of broking expertise, trusted strategic advisory services and industry-leading analytics to help clients adapt to emerging opportunities and achieve profitable growth. Guy Carpenter is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The company's 75,000 colleagues advise clients in over 130 countries. With annualized revenue approaching $17 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading companies including Marsh, Mercer and Oliver Wyman. For more information, visit www.guycarp.com and follow Guy Carpenter on LinkedIn and Twitter @GuyCarpenter

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