Sr. Associate Actuary - Life Reinsurance

Date: May 29, 2023

Primary Location: Greensboro, NC, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Work from Home


Work Arrangement:

Hybrid/Common Days+ : Work 2-3 days a week in a Lincoln office with a designated workspace.


Relocation assistance:  is not available for this opportunity.


Requisition #: 70986


The Role at a Glance:

As the Senior Associate Actuary on the Life Reinsurance team, you will lead complex reinsurance initiatives, become a subject matter expert on Lincoln’s Life product portfolio, and establish strong partnerships with external reinsurance partners and internal stakeholders. The client-facing, actuarial position will have a direct role in the development and management of cost effective, innovative reinsurance programs for Life Solutions, including (but not limited to) support of existing inforce arrangements, and the execution and implementation of new reinsurance solutions. Additionally, this position will own the communications of pricing and product development updates to our reinsurance business partners. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Reinsurance Relationship Management: Build trusting relationships and gain understanding of specific areas of expertise with our reinsurance partners on inforce and new business solutions. Provide guidance and direction on specific reinsurer inquires, leverage product knowledge to effectively communicate key product updates to reinsurers while understanding specific risks from their perspective. 
  • Life Product Knowledge: establish strong relationship with internal pricing and product development teams to gain expertise on new product features and key product updates to effectively communicate with reinsurance business partners. Collaborate with internal teams and connect teams with reinsurer-specific expertise on innovative products in the marketplace.
  • Reinsurance Modeling & Analysis: apply reinsurance knowledge to analyze and identify optimal reinsurance solutions, such as structure and retention usage, that are both cost effective and align with Lincoln’s overall reinsurance strategy. Develop, present, and influence creative, reinsurance solutions to senior management. Improve upon and/or create new reporting and analytics innovation capabilities for reinsurance reporting, leveraging enterprise tools like Tableau (data visualization), Oracle SQL databases, and SAS. 
  • Collaborate and provide reinsurance subject matter expertise to key internal stakeholders to assess, select and recommend solutions and/or alternative approaches that will achieve business goals. Direct and/or manage inter-department projects related to reinsurance, demonstrating such skills as project leadership, communication, time management, and meeting deadlines.

What we’re looking for:


  • 5-7+ years of experience in actuarial science that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position
  • Programming/modeling skills: proficiency in SAS, SQL, Excel VBA 
  • Life product knowledge and reinsurance/business knowledge
  • Undergraduate degree and 4+ years of comparable work experience required
  • FSA preferred, ASA required


What’s it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.


What’s in it for YOU:

  • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career

  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

  • PTO/parental leave

  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits

  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

  • Tuition assistance program

  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training


Pay Range: $102,301 - $184,500 


Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln’s total rewards package for employees.  In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual.  Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln’s standard benefits package.


About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.


Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 


Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at


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Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.


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Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.


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