Actuary

North Star Mutual Insurance Company of Cottonwood, MN has a position opening for a beginning level Actuary. The person hired for this position will work in cooperation with other staff to complete actuarial functions for the various property/casualty lines of business.

Responsibilities:
Assists in researching and analyzing various types of data to produce rate adjustment proposals, reserve estimates, predictive model analyses, reinsurance analyses or special projects using existing procedures, recommending changes where appropriate. Recommends procedure changes as assigned; develops documentation and implementation processes for these as needed. Speeds up workflows by recommending automation for routine indications and profitability analysis. Gains familiarity with data sources and build basic exhibits based on that data to support assigned projects.

What You’ll Need to be a Top Candidate:
Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field. Demonstrated basic problem solving ability. Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite skills. Present analyses in clear terms appropriate to the audience. Perform duties in a timely and efficient manner. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines. Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills. Ability to work effectively and efficiently, independently as well as in a group. Experience with VBA, SQL or R desirable. Preference for this position will be given to candidates with 1 to 3 actuarial exams and actively working toward the Casualty Actuarial Society ACAS and FCAS designations.

About Us:
North Star is an award-winning, regional property/casualty insurance company with a seven-state, Midwest marketing territory, with our corporate office located in Cottonwood, Minnesota. For nearly 100 years, North Star has built an outstanding reputation based on excellent customer service and top quality insurance products, backed by consistent and considerable fiscal responsibility. North Star adheres to our rural values and is committed to providing excellent personal service.

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