Senior Data Analyst
Our Client is an investment manager dedicated to capitalizing on investment opportunities across US and international mortality linked investment markets.
We are seeking a senior data analyst with experience in insurance or financial markets.
The ideal candidate is a critical thinker, is constantly thinking of ways to improve processes to increase efficiencies across the company and holds a high degree of personal responsibility and ownership for everything that they do.
This position represents an opportunity to join a new, growing company, and a small team in building and shaping the company from the ground up.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Pricing and valuation analysis around current and new policies, products and markets;
Performing data mining and actual to expected analysis to assess accuracy of firm level assumptions around mortality, persistency, and anti-selection;
Management and automation of internal processes to maximize portfolio alpha through operational efficiencies;
Management of internal relational database using Microsoft SQL Server;
Reporting of Life Settlement Portfolio performance for institutional investors;
Development and maintenance of excel based pricing models for valuing and assessing risks associated with Life Settlements and other mortality linked assets;
Developing asset investment strategies and bid proposals to maximize competitiveness in acquiring new assets;
Support diligence requirements on transaction opportunities
Job Qualifications and Requirements:
5+ Years of related financial sector work experience (in a similar role and work environment).
Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics, finance, actuarial science or related field.
Proven commercial acumen.
Ability to process and synthesize data to present conclusions in a clear and concise manner.
Comfort working ‘without a handbook’
Ability to multi-task and operate within tight timelines.
Strong written communication skills for both internal communication of proposals and business decision-making more generally, and for interactions with external counterparties.
Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
Working knowledge of SQL database querying and data management
A background check and pre-employment screening is required and must be successfully completed prior to employment.