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Springfield, MA, USA

Health Valuation & Modeling Actuary

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Employer Provided Salary: 137,800-180,800 Annually
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Health Valuation and Modeling Actuary
Health Products Valuation & Projections Team
Full time
Springfield, MA or Boston, MA
The Opportunity
At MassMutual, we are dedicated to helping people secure their future and protect the ones they love. The Corporate Actuarial & Business Analytics (CABA) organization supports this mission with actuarial and business analytics, while providing our employees with meaningful career experience. To support the expanding role and influence of CABA within the company, we are hiring an Actuary for the Health Valuation team.
The Team
The Health Valuation Team protects the long-term interests of policyholders by ensuring MassMutual is positioned to meet its future obligations. Responsible for over $7 billion in direct statutory reserves, the team performs statutory, GAAP, and tax valuation and reporting on Disability Income ("DI") and Long-Term Care ("LTC") products across retail and worksite channels. Our work affects regulatory compliance, strategic decision-making and inforce management. For those interested in leveraging and developing their skills in actuarial modeling and interpreting and communicating financial results in a small team environment, this is an exciting role.
The Impact

  • Lead activities that improve valuation and/or CFO infrastructure and processes, including data automation and modernization
  • Lead AXIS model development, maintenance, and governance
    • Update models for assumption changes and new products
    • Monitor AXIS enhancements, recommend methodology updates, and analyze impacts
  • Execute quarterly valuation and annual cashflow testing
  • Deliver and explain stat, tax, and GAAP reserve results
  • Provide support to key customers, managing expectations for deliverables, providing high-value analysis and problem solving
  • Develop business acumen to understand how product design, regulatory requirements, and modeling assumptions affect financial results
  • Anticipate errors and improve processes by leveraging communication skills with internal and external partners
  • Support and enhance existing controls, and work directly with various audit stakeholders to demonstrate compliance
  • Demonstrate agility in responding to stakeholder questions and unexpected results, often at times of peak activity and tight deadlines

The Minimum Qualifications

  • FSA (or near FSA) designation required, with MAAA designation
  • Bachelor's degree in actuarial science, math, statistics, or related discipline
  • 5+ years' relevant actuarial experience, including experience with financial models, systems, databases, and process flows
  • 2+ years of experience with AXIS modeling

The Ideal Qualifications

  • Demonstrated accountability and ownership of long-term independent projects
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships across cross-functional groups
  • Proficient with complex model design and validation techniques
  • Expertise with interpreting, problem-solving and explaining financial results on highly visible projects such as Cash Flow Testing
  • Experience with product specifications, valuation regulations, modeling assumptions, inforce policy data, and ledger output
  • Familiarity with general programming languages such as Visual Basic, SQL, Alation and MicroStrategy
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Access
  • Strong math, analytical and collaboration skills

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.
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Salary Range: $137,800.00-$180,800.00

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MassMutual Benefits Overview

At MassMutual, employees have the opportunity to earn a competitive salary and bonus, enroll in an
array of benefits, and participate in programs and services that support healthy lifestyles, assist them
in building financial security for themselves and their families and help them live well-balanced lives.

Volunteer in local community
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift, Matching Time and Volunteer Time Off Programs.
Partners with nonprofits
Every year, MassMutual and the MassMutual Foundation invest more than $20 million focused on advancing economic opportunity.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Employees can either attend the in-person all-hands meeting, watch live via Zoom, or watch the recording. All employees are invited to submit questions.
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Flexible work arrangements, including telecommuting, are available in many departments across the company.
Remote work program
In addition to two remote days per week, MassMutual offers employees four full remote weeks of their choice per year.
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
More than half of our Board of Directors are comprised of women and people of color, making it one of the most diverse groups in the industry.
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
A health care flexible spending account (FSA) allows employees to save money on a before-tax basis for eligible medical, dental and vision expenses, subject to IRS limits.
Disability insurance
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Dental insurance
Basic Dental covers preventive and basic restorative care; Major Dental covers all that Basic covers, plus restorations and orthodontia (limits apply).
Vision insurance
Health insurance
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Life insurance
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Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Our general medical travel benefit covers abortion-related travel.
Financial & Retirement
In addition to our 401(k), MassMutual a cash balance plan that provides an account-based pension benefit based on accruals of pay credits and interest credits.
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift and Matching Time Programs.
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Dependent care flexible spending account to allow you to set aside before tax dollars to pay for certain eligible child care expenses.
Generous parental leave
Leave for birth mothers of 18 weeks of fully paid leave. Non-birth mothers, fathers and adoptive parents eight weeks of fully paid parental leave.
Family medical leave
Caregiver leave: Up to two weeks paid leave to care for a loved one. Bereavement Leave: 15 days of paid time off to grieve the loss of a loved one with the employee defining who the loved one is.
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
MassMutual offers many opportunities for family events, from group volunteer experiences and chances to attend Red Sox games to business resource group-sponsored outings like annual pride parades.
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays: 9 fixed and 1 floating. Vacation: starts at 19 vacation and personal days per calendar year, with increases at 5-year service intervals.
Paid volunteer time
Three days of paid time off is available to employees annually to give back to their communities, by sharing their time and talent with a cause close to their heart.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Occasional illness: up to 5 days per calendar year.
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Hardship benefits
320 hours of caregiver leave to take of loved ones when it matters most.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
MassMutual's wellness wallet is a stipend available to all employees, and can be used for myriad wellness-related purchases, including home-office purchases.
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services

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