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Argo Group
Chicago, IL, United States
20 days ago
Argo Group
Chicago, Illinois, United States
20 days ago

Description

At Argo Group, you can be part of an organization where we are small enough to be agile and big enough to make a difference.  You can make a direct impact while working in a high-performing, innovative and inclusive team.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is a global multiline underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. We help power the businesses that drive the world economy, offering a comprehensive line of high-quality products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of our clients.  We foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity and design thinking, relies on innovation and agility, promotes collaborative service delivery, frequent, integrated communication, and authentic recognition of excellence.   View the latest Investor Presentation to learn more about Argo.   

At Argo Group, our team members are critical to our long-term success – so wherever in the world they work, everyone works together.

We are looking for a Senior Actuarial Analyst working from our New York, NY, Chicago, IL or Denver, CO office. This Actuarial role will be supporting the Professional Lines at Argo with a focus in D&O and E&O insurance. We seek for an individual that has the ability to take ownership of our business portfolio and provide direction to business partners regarding optimization of the portfolio. Our expectation is of working independently, problem-solve issues, and bring fresh ideas for improvements to the team.

What does an Actuarial Analyst Team Member’s day to day duties look like:

  • Guide & support business units related to Professional Lines with a focus in Directors & Officers and Errors & Omissions.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey technical concepts to management and other functional areas.
  • Ownership of business unit(s) and direct relationship with respective business partners.
  • Work closely with business partners and provide direction to them on ways to improve portfolio performance.
  • Ability to work independently with limited guidance.
  • Use of R and SQL for data management.
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects.
  • Broad overall knowledge of insurance.
  • Predictive modeling experience or desire to learn.
  • Detail-oriented and able to quickly evaluate accuracy of information.
  • Work closely with underwriting, claims, IT, operations and finance areas within Argo.
  • Experience with rate filings.


Requirements

What’s required for the position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or Finance related field; Bachelor's degree in Statistics and/or Actuarial Science preferred.
  • ACAS or 5+ exams in current pursuit of ACAS.
  • Experience with Professional Lines with either D&O and/or E&O experience.
  • Experience with at least one coding language (SQL, R, Python, SAS, VBA, etc.).
  • At least 5+ years’ of pricing experience in property & casualty.
  • Broad overall knowledge of insurance.
  • Ability to work independently with limited guidance.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey technical concepts to management and other functional areas.
  • Ability to interact and work within a team environment and approach actuarial work as collaborative product. 
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects.
  • Polished and professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to quickly evaluate accuracy of information.
  • Proficient PC skills developed through extensive use of Windows and Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel, Outlook, and Word).

PLEASE NOTE:  At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Argo Group, please contact our Benefits Department at 210-321-8400. 

To all recruitment agencies:  Unless you have been requested to work on this position, or other positions with Argo Group, please do not forward any resumes to Argo Group employees.   Argo Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

How We Work - Our Employee Values

Employees at Argo thrive together as a responsible, profitable specialty insurer where all stakeholders share in our success.  
We are committed to:

  • The entrepreneurial spirit

  • Doing the right thing

  • Collaborating

  • Respecting each other


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 


Our Benefits

Developing our employees professionally and personally strengthens our organization.
Argo Group offers an attractive Total Rewards package that includes:

  • A culture that recognizes performance and empowers employees to excel, offering competitive compensation and merit driven profit sharing.

  • Flexible workplace policies that support employee well-being include compressed hours, flex-time, job-sharing, remote work, sabbatical leave, holiday and summer hours.

  • Comprehensive health, wellness, and financial planning options that employees can tailor to meet their personal and family needs.   In addition to traditional health and wellness plans, benefits include retirement savings, matching 401K (US-based employees), generous paid time off (PTO), paid caregiver and parental leave, employee assistance program (EAP), an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) offering a 15% discount, and an array of voluntary benefits.  

  • Argo Academy, a digital and instructor-led platform that offers continuous learning and professional development – Training magazine lists Argo among the Training "Top 125" Companies.   Argo encourages career mobility and continuing education to pursue and maintain professional and industry designations, in addition to traditional university and higher education programs.

  • An inclusive culture that develops and sponsors diverse teams, encourages cross-functional engagement and collaboration, builds community through employee resource groups (ERGs), and provides an environment that welcomes ongoing dialogue, creative innovation, professional and personal development.

  • Active community outreach and volunteer programs in addition to matching charitable gifts by 100%.

  • A generous Employee Referral program that has resulted in 25% of all new hires this year.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57714111
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Position Title: Senior Actuarial Analyst - Pricing
  • Company Name: Argo Group
  • Industry: Commercial Insurance
  • Job Function: Actuary
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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