Manager, Strategist at Aegon (Baltimore, MD)

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Treasury, Capital Management and Asset Liability Management

Job Description Summary
The Strategist solves business problems related to optimizing asset performance, including hedges, against liability performance using analytics, economics, finance, accounting, actuarial and tax disciplines. Forms these solutions considering all accounting frameworks, capital profiles, and other considerations from the rating agencies. The Strategist also has or develops the knowledge and skills necessary for investment analysis, hedging and research.Job Description

Responsibilities
  • Aim to solve, and innovate when necessary, business problems related to assets, liabilities, and investments through rigorous quantitative approaches.
  • Work on ALM strategy initiatives and research, risk appetite assessment and limits, methodology specification for products and liabilities, and credit, market, operational risk, hedging and cash flow models and assumptions.
  • Conceptualize, devise, implement, and document quantitative solutions. Quantify the competitiveness of the organization's operations and markets, and evaluate the potential impact of changes.
  • Provide advanced analytical and statistical proficiency as part of the finance and/or technology capability that resides within the broader ALM function including modeling, research, trading/hedging strategies. Discover business insights and identify opportunities through the use of financial engineering, statistical, algorithmic, and visualization techniques.
  • Participate in the asset allocation process and enhance objective functions, constraints, and assumptions for portfolio optimization.
  • Contribute to the capital and liquidity analytical developments and earnings-at-risk (EaR) frameworks for strategic and tactical decision making.
  • Participate in the company-wide stress testing process, methodology and analysis.
  • Leverage leading technologies and analytical methodologies in the financial engineering arena.
  • Produce and present departmental level analysis to mid and senior level management.
  • Manage a team as assigned.
  • Maintain relationships with industry peers and keep informed of trends and developments.


Qualifications
  • Graduate degree in a technical/quantitative discipline, such as finance, economics, operation research, engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics, or physics, or Bachelor's degree with CFA or ASA designation
  • Four years of progressive and relevant quantitative experience
  • Front office experience at a bank, hedge fund, asset management firm, or insurance company
  • Working knowledge of Excel, VBA, SQL
  • Good understanding of risk methodologies used in banking or insurance industry
  • Communication skills to convey complex information verbally and in writing at the appropriate level of Interpersonal detail for each audience
  • People skills to manage/lead projects and the ability to inspire the team and provide insights to ALM colleagues.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D.
  • Expertise on object oriented programming in C++, Python
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in academic research and/or business environment
  • Ability to extract and apply ideas from academic publications
  • Understanding of actuarial and accounting
  • Management experience


**Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and Equal Pay Transparency Rules. It is estimated based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in Colorado or perform the position from Colorado. Similar positions located outside of Colorado will not necessarily receive the same compensation. **

Compensation:

The salary for this position generally ranges between $142,000-$175,000. This range is an estimate, based on potential employee qualifications, operational needs and other considerations permitted by law. The range may vary above and below the stated amounts, as permitted by Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rule 4.1.2.

Bonus Eligibility:

This position is also typically eligible for an Annual Bonus based on the Company Bonus Plan/Individual Performance and is at Company Discretion at a rate of 20%.

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It's more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways - throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mindto help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: [email protected] if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact [email protected] if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Technical Assistance:

If you experience technical problems during the application process, please email [email protected]
More Information on Aegon
Aegon operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Baltimore, MD and Atlanta, GA. Aegon was founded in 2022. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Remote Work Program. To see all 10 open jobs at Aegon, click here.
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