Associate Actuary, Risk Management (*remote consideration)

Date: Sep 23, 2023

Primary Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)


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 #: 72242


The Role at a Glance


The Actuarial Development Program
The Actuarial Development Program (ADP) at Lincoln Financial Group is an industry-leading program that demonstrates Lincoln Financial’ s commitment to creating highly qualified business leaders.  As an ADP participant, you’ll be able to explore your unique interests while developing the essential actuarial, technical, management, communication, and leadership skills you need to succeed. The Actuarial Development Program includes a series of rotations, typically every 18-24 months. For each rotation, roles are available in different business areas including Life and Annuities, Retirement and Group Protection. Experience gained will enable participants to become well-rounded actuaries with knowledge that may include Product Development, Pricing, Valuation, Modeling, Risk Management, Asset Liability Management, Investments, Data Analytics, and Internal Audit.
ADP participants are expected to pass the Society of Actuaries’ exams at a prescribed pace. The program is designed to support you as you work towards your FSA and provide the training and resources necessary to become a well-rounded actuarial leader.
Additional Program Highlights:

  • Highly competitive compensation package with salary increases and bonuses upon successful exam completion
  • Social and training opportunities to enhance skills, network with ADP participants and build long-lasting industry relationships 
  • Dedicated leaders and mentors to assist with career development
  • Work with actuarial and data science software and technologies including MG-ALFA, Axis, Prophet, Dataiku, R, and Tableau
  • Generous study time allowances for each exam session
  • Payment and/or reimbursement of actuarial exam fees, materials, review courses, and seminars taken during the program

As part of our go forward strategy in risk management, we believe that everyone at Lincoln is a risk manager.  As a result, we’re expanding our industry-leading, best-in-class Risk organization by adding new roles in all disciplines of our risk management organization. Lincoln is committed to investing in the talent, systems, and processes to make this happen. This commitment will result in opportunities to impact enterprise strategic direction and potential career growth for risk professionals
We’re excited to bring on an Associate Actuary, to our newly expanding Chief Risk Office.  You will help support the continued development and implementation of the Lincoln Financial Group's Enterprise Risk Management program.  Working with the lines of business and critical areas within risk will be required to remain effective in this role.  
The goal of this program is to deliver insightful and actionable risk analytics and governance that drive business results. Members of this program help identify, assess, and prioritize risks while developing processes to measure and report such risks throughout the organization.  As part of this role, you will assist with all aspects of Lincoln’s ERM framework but maintain a focus towards the liability side of the balance sheet.

What you'll be doing


Risk Analysis

  • Generates stochastic scenarios for the enterprise, including the development of in-house solutions and support for application across actuarial modeling.
  • Assist with development, implementation, and improvement of enterprise governance frameworks key to risk mitigation with focus on scenario governance.
  • Focus towards improving processes and valuations through automation and mathematical techniques.


Special Projects

  • Assist with research and development for key initiatives and industry issues (ex. ESG and regulatory changes).
  • Strategically leverage ERM tools to analyze risks of projects and strategic decisions from an enterprise perspective.
  • Relationships and Communication
  • Helps identify, measure, and communicate enterprise risk analysis
  • Establishes effective working relationships throughout the organization, both at the corporate level and within the businesses.
  • Clearly communicates results in a concise and appropriate way


What we’re looking for


Must have: 

  • 3-5+ years of actuarial work experience
  • ASA required
  • Working knowledge of US accounting regimes, insurance mechanics, and product strategies
  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in math, business, or another quantitative field


Computer skills: 

  • Advanced proficiency with Excel
  • Experience with actuarial software systems 
  • Familiarity with programming languages
  • Familiarity with business visualization tools


Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge of investments and enterprise risks.
  • FRM/PRM/CQF or CFA designation



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: $75,701 - $140,700 


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 provides advice and solutions that help people take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, approximately 16 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, and guard against long-term care expenses.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $290 billion in end-of-period account balances net of reinsurance as of March 31, 2023. 


Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and ranks among Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies. Dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion, we are included on transparency benchmarking tools such as the Corporate Equality Index, the Disability Equality Index and the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Committed to providing our employees with flexible work arrangements, we were named to FlexJobs’ list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2022. With a long and rich legacy of acting ethically, telling the truth and speaking up for what is right, Lincoln was recognized as one of Ethisphere’s 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies®. We create opportunities for early career talent through our intern development program, which ranks among WayUp and Yello’s annual list of Top 100 Internship Programs.


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. 


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Additional Information

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