Risk Analyst at Forward Air in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job Description

Position: Risk Analyst

Job Description:

The Risk Analyst uses judgment to develop analytically based recommendations from complex data sets and statistical models. These results are used to consult to both internal and external clients on many facets of their safety and insurance program, including program analysis and design, financial projections and other specific technical areas.

Core Responsibilities & Duties:


  • Forecast costs including loss projections and stratification

  • Perform collateral analysis, captive feasibility studies, and other analyses as requested

  • Possess ability to compile, analyze, present, and interpret complex financial and statistical information to facilitate decision making

  • Prepare appropriate spreadsheets, graphs, charts, diagrams, and other illustrative tools used in presentations to communicate complex financial and actuarial concepts to clients and internal associates with varying degrees of financial acumen


  • Assist in the review of insurance and risk management programs for effectiveness of coverage and to reduce insurance costs and losses

  • Collaborate with finance and actuaries to provide operational risk perspective related to the definition, prioritization, and execution of various initiatives

  • Support risk management and safety leaders through identification, root cause analysis, trending analysis and action plan status and reporting

  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in in math, economics, risk finance and/or finance required

  • Working towards the completion of CPCU, ARM, actuarial or other comparable insurance education preferred

  • Strong mathematical acumen and aptitude


  • Basic understanding of financial statements

  • 1-2 years of analytical experience strongly preferred

  • Strong communication skills

  • Understanding of the principles of commercial property/casualty insurance preferred

  • Prior experience working with or at least a general knowledge of statistical software packages preferred (SPSS, SAS, Minitab, etc.)


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office


Skills:

  • Ideal candidate will possess a "can do" attitude with a "will do" work ethic


  • Interpersonal skills necessary to build effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills


Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.





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