Associate Actuary - Annuity Pricing

Date: Nov 9, 2022

Primary Location: Hartford, CT, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

 Alternate Locations: Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Work from Home


Work Arrangement: Hybrid/Home


Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.


Requisition #: 70494



The Role at a Glance:

As an Associate Actuary on the Annuity Pricing team, you will provide pricing support for Lincoln’s fixed and indexed variable annuities. You will contribute to the design, modeling, assumption setting, analysis, and state filing for new products, as well as regular rate-setting and profitability analysis for existing products.  You will have the opportunity to present your work to various stakeholders, including product management, pricing review, risk management, and senior leadership. You will work on products developed in partnership with Annuity Product and will work across business units and functions.

What you'll be doing:

Pricing Analysis

  • Perform pricing analysis using internally developed software, and analyze the pricing results for new/redesigned annuity contract and rider benefits.
  • Determine appropriate assumptions, and how to model new product features.
  • Develop pricing strategies and provide consultation/clarification on actuarial models and risk issues. 
  • Collaborate with product development team on product design to meet or exceed profitability and sales objectives.
  • Direct, develop, and/or run complex pricing models and analysis for annuity contracts and rider benefits. 
  • Present results of analysis to team members, key business partners, and management.


Risk Analysis

  • Analyze risk management strategies, and various reserve and capital requirements.
  • Evaluate the impact of the potential product design changes on the reserve and/or capital requirement, profitability, and tail risks.


Actuarial/ Technical Support

  • Maintain existing actuarial models and tools, and proactively identify and implement improvements. Develop tools and support product/ relationship managers according to business needs.


Pricing Documentation

  • Prepare reports and presentations summarizing pricing analysis and results, including documentation of assumptions and methodology.


Special Projects

  • Participate in ad hoc projects related to product development, implementation, inforce management, and corporate risk management initiatives such as ERM and capital management. 

What we're looking for:

  • 5-7+ years of experience in Actuarial Science
  • Typically has ASA designation, progressing towards FSA designation
  • Strong technical skills
  • Comfort working with and communicating across various teams and levels of seniority
  • Capability to be productive in a dynamic environment with changing priorities and responsibilities
  • Curiosity, comfort asking questions and challenging the status quo

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


Work Arrangement

Hybrid/Home : Employees will work from home on average more days per week.


 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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If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.

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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.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.


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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