Senior Actuary - Reserving (San Antonio, TX)

| San Antonio, TX
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Argo Group is a leader in specialty insurance with a vibrant culture built on respect, equality, wellness and opportunity. We’re an innovative organization that’s small enough to be agile and big enough to make a difference in our industry.  

Our flexible workplace is continuously evolving to ensure all employees feel: 

  • Comfortable bringing their whole selves to work. 
  • Confident that they will be treated respectfully. 
  • Recognized for their performance and provided with equal opportunities to succeed. 

At Argo, skill meets opportunity. If you’re wired to raise your hand and ask, “Where can I help?”, you’ll thrive with us. 

The Senior Actuary - Reserving will responsible for supporting the Head of Reserving - U.S. in conducting and supervising US reserve reviews, and related activities including ad-hoc projects and process improvement efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise and execute US reserve reviews under the direction of the VP – Head of Reserving-US.
  • Interact with various Stakeholders including underwriting, pricing, claims, and finance areas to improve processes and communication between the areas.
  • Prepare/Review reserving related reports for US Reserving including quarterly reserve meeting material, quarterly close files, and quarterly reserve position walk.
  • Assist in the preparation of the year-end reporting requirements; SOA, Actuarial Report, GAAP triangles, BMA/EBS, and other external reporting requirements.
  • Supervise activities of other US Reserving staff.
  • Improvement of data and reports to increase the efficiency of the US reserving close process and associated reporting.
  • Establish relationships with pricing, underwriting, claims, and finance areas to communicate results and gather qualitative information needed to effectively perform reserve reviews.
  • Participate in the internal peer review process.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in actuarial science, mathematics, or related field of study.
  • Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society or Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society with appropriate experience.
  • 10+ years of property/casualty experience.
  • Broad overall knowledge of property/casualty insurance.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical audiences including executive management.
  • Ability to interact and work within a team environment and approach actuarial work as a collaborative product.
  • Ability to execute and lead concurrent projects.
  • Proficient PC skills developed through the use of Windows and Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated experience with various data software such as SQL, VBA and Power BI.
  • Experience with ResQ preferred.
  • Detail-oriented and able to quickly evaluate the accuracy of information.

PLEASE NOTE:  At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Argo Group, please contact our Benefits Department at 210-321-8400. 

To all recruitment agencies:  Unless you have been requested to work on this position, or other positions with Argo Group, please do not forward any resumes to Argo Group employees.   Argo Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is a global multiline underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. We help power the businesses that drive the world economy, offering a comprehensive line of high-quality products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity and design thinking, relies on innovation and agility, promotes collaborative service delivery, offers frequent, integrated communication and values authentic recognition of excellence. View our 2022 Environmental, Social & Governance Report to learn more about Argo.  

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

Our Benefits

Developing our employees professionally and personally strengthens our organization.
Argo Group offers an attractive Total Rewards package that includes:

  • A culture that recognizes performance and empowers employees to excel, offering competitive compensation and merit driven profit sharing.
  • Flexible workplace policies that support employee well-being include compressed hours, flex-time, job-sharing, remote work, sabbatical leave, holiday and summer hours.
  • Comprehensive health, wellness, and financial planning options that employees can tailor to meet their personal and family needs.   In addition to traditional health and wellness plans, benefits include retirement savings, matching 401K (US-based employees), generous paid time off (PTO), paid caregiver and parental leave, employee assistance program (EAP), an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) offering a 15% discount, and an array of voluntary benefits.  
  • Argo Academy, a digital and instructor-led platform that offers continuous learning and professional development – Training magazine lists Argo among the Training "Top 125" Companies.   Argo encourages career mobility and continuing education to pursue and maintain professional and industry designations, in addition to traditional university and higher education programs.
  • An inclusive culture that develops and sponsors diverse teams, encourages cross-functional engagement and collaboration, builds community through employee resource groups (ERGs), and provides an environment that welcomes ongoing dialogue, creative innovation, professional and personal development.
  • Active community outreach and volunteer programs in addition to matching charitable gifts by 100%.
  • A generous Employee Referral program that results in approximately 25% of all new hires annually.
More Information on Argo Group
Argo Group operates in the Insurance industry. Argo Group was founded in 1948. It has 1296 total employees. To see all 48 open jobs at Argo Group, click here.
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