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Actuarial Assistant - Annuity Valuation

Req Id:  2889
Job Location: 

Morristown, NJ, US, 07960

Brighthouse Financial is on a mission to help people achieve financial security. As one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S., we specialize in products designed to help people protect what they’ve earned and ensure it lasts. We are built on a foundation of experience and knowledge, which allows us to keep our promises and provide the value they deserve.


At Brighthouse Financial, we’re fostering a culture where diverse backgrounds and experiences are celebrated, and different ideas are heard and respected. We believe that by creating an inclusive workplace, we’re better able to attract and retain our talent, provide valuable solutions that meet the needs of our advisors and their clients, and deliver on our mission of helping more people achieve financial security. We’re seeking passionate, high-performing team member to join us. Sound like you? Read on. 


How This Role Contributes to Brighthouse Financial:

This position will be part of a team responsible for the financial reporting of Deferred Annuity products in the Annuity Valuation area. In general, this position will be responsible for analyzing the results of valuation calculations, assisting in the Prophet conversion efforts, and delivering required and ad-hoc reporting to various stakeholders.  The position will be located in either Convent Station, NJ or Charlotte, NC (currently remote).


Key Responsibilities:

  • Report results of valuation GAAP calculations. Verify and test reserve calculations.
  • Perform monthly reserve (DAC and SOP) analysis to verify calculations. Explain reserve variances and interpret financial trends. 
  • Assist in the conversion of the PolySystems valuation models into Prophet models, including data analysis and model testing.
  • Modify validation models to assist various ad-hoc analyses.
  • Answer ad-hoc questions pertaining to the reserves.
  • Respond to requests from regulators, auditors, and accountants.
  • Contribute in the on-going transition from PolySystems to Prophet, including building financial reports from Prophet data.
  • Assist in developing models for Long Duration Targeted Improvements (LDTI) for DAC and SOP.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science or a related discipline. 
  • Pre-ASA, passed at least 2 actuarial exams.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications and VBA. 
  • Excellent technical and analytical skills.
  • Self-starter, results-driven, customer-focused and strong team player/builder.
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with actuarial concepts including life contingencies a plus.
  • Insurance industry experience a plus.


Our Benefits:

  • Time Off: Minimum of 20 days of paid time off and 13 paid company holidays per full calendar year, plus paid volunteer time
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan with up to a 6% annual match and 3% annual company nondiscretionary contribution of eligible compensation, annual incentive plan, and employee stock purchase plan
  • Family Focus: Up to 16 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, and adoption and surrogacy assistance
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with potential company contributions up to $1,000 per family
  • Wellness Programs: Wellness incentive platform, employee assistance program, financial counseling services, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability


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