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Requisition Number 17-0036
Post Date 8/29/2017
Title Actuarial Intern -Actuarial Department
City West Des Moines
State IA
Description GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

Responsible for analyzing, summarizing, and reporting of various types of financial information. Works with current team to perform daily tasks as well as projects assigned by management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Performs data analysis and management reporting.
• Creates policy calculations/illustrations for review by manager.
• Learn Quarterly financial statement preparation.
• Participates in Completing Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual Surveys.
• Performs special projects/other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None required for this position.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Working toward a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university, preferably in Math or other related field. Must have experience working with MS Excel and MS Access applications. Visual Basic, TAS or MG-ALFA experience a plus.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
• Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups.
• Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

• Ability to work with mathematical concepts and apply to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY:

• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS:

None Required for this position.

OTHER NECESSARY SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Ability to maintain company attendance, punctuality and dependability standards as stated in the company handbook.
• Ability to work overtime as required.
• Ability to work cooperatively and successfully with co-employees, customers, and other outside third parties.
• Ability to successfully handle pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

• The following on-the-job time is spent on physical activities:

Standing – Under 1/3 of the time
Walking – Under 1/3 of the time
Sitting – Over 2/3 of the time
Reaching with hands and arms – None
Stooping, kneeling, or crouching - None
Talking or hearing – 1/3 of the time

• This job requires that up to 10 lbs. of weight be lifted or force exerted under 1/3 of the time.

• This job requires close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less).

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

• Position does not require working near moving mechanical parts or working in high, precarious places.

• The typical noise level for the work environment of this job is Moderate (examples:
business office with computers and printers, light traffic).


MENTAL DEMANDS:

• Position requires multitasking in a pressure filled environment with shifting priorities.

• Job requires successfully interacting and communicating with a variety of persons in and outside the company.

• Position requires spending the vast majority of time researching and analyzing complex data.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

30-37 hours/week summer transitioning to 10-20 hours/week during school year.
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American Equity Contact Information

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 71216
Des Moines, IA 50325

Office Address
6000 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Main Office Number: (515) 221-0002
Toll Free Number: (888) 221-1234
Email: info@american-equity.com