Hedging and Quantitative Solutions, Senior Analyst

Actuarial Zionsville/Indianapolis, Indiana Indianapolis, Indiana


Description

Position at Delaware Life

Group1001 is a consumer-centric, technology-driven family of insurance companies on a mission to deliver outstanding value and operational performance by combining financial strength and stability with deep insurance expertise and a can-do culture. Group1001’s culture emphasizes the importance of collaboration, communication, core business focus, risk management, and striving for outcomes. This goal extends to how we hire and onboard our most valuable assets – our employees.

Company Overview:

At Delaware Life Insurance Company, we’re focused on what matters:  creating insurance products that perform, delivering a seamless customer experience with honesty and efficiency, and being great to work with every time.  Delaware Life is a member of Group One Thousand One (Group1001), an ecosystem of businesses making insurance more useful, intuitive and accessible for everyone.  We’ve made it our mission to deliver pure value to our customers.  

Group1001, and its affiliated companies, is strongly committed to providing a supportive work environment where employee differences are valued. Diversity is an essential ingredient in making Group 1001 a welcoming place to work and is fundamental in building a high-performance team. Diversity embodies all the differences that make us unique individuals.  All employees share the responsibility for maintaining a workplace culture of dignity, respect, understanding and appreciation of individual and group differences.

Job Summary

Delaware Life Insurance Company is looking for an analyst to join our Hedging and Quantitative Solutions team. The position will support our hedging function for fixed index annuities through applying knowledge of mathematics, computer programming, financial instrument pricing methodologies, and actuarial principles to 1. perform calculations of asset and liability analytics, 2. develop hedge recommendations, 3. measure and report hedge program performance attribution, and 4. maintain and develop tools and procedures to support this activity. 

 This position will report to VP, Hedging and Quantitative Solutions.

 Main Accountabilities

  • Assist in fixed index annuity rate-setting through providing option costs
  • Valuation of annuity and derivative positions and analytics for purposes of hedging and financial reporting
  • Attribution analysis of hedge program movement
  • Follow, update, and improve hedge program documentation
  • Provide work product in a timely manner and be able to explain results

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in actuarial science, finance, economics, math, physics, engineering or related field
  • Associate or Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, or related advanced degree required
  • 3+ years of experience in fixed index annuities, derivatives, and/or other related actuarial work
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong time and project management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills