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Director, Actuarial

Requisition #: 49460

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: New York, NY

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Director in Risk Strategy & Compliance - Actuarial for our Risk Advisory Solutions practice.


  • Direct, lead, and manage staff level personnel in the execution of audit support and advisory projects for Life Insurance engagements
  • Provide technical support to the actuarial management group as well as maintain documentation files consistent with KPMG work paper requirements
  • Develop and project actuarial models using Prophet and AXIS software as well as have a broad experience working with different product types
  • Aid Life Insurance Companies in transforming their business from current state to future state
  • Program or manipulate database applications used in support of experience studies and other data management functions
  • Assist with project planning, development of deliverables, and other technical writing exercises and lead selected business development efforts

Additional Responsibilities for Director:

  • Lead actuarial business development efforts for primary target clients and provide leadership on identified business development efforts
  • Participate in speaking engagements at industry meetings
  • Author technical papers


  • A minimum of eight years of applicable recent work experience in actuarial modeling, working with Prophet, AXIS or any other modeling software
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university with a strong academic background in actuarial science, applied statistics, financial analysis, insurance, and mathematics
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and/or with multiple supervisors and be able to prioritize work without intensive direction from supervisors
  • Strong understanding of life insurance products
  • Strong business development skills
  • Certification as a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries and an active member of the American Academy of Actuaries
  • Ability to travel as necessary
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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