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Lincoln Financial Group

AVP, Advanced Analytics and Modeling Solutions - Annuity Solutions (Remote)




Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Alternate Locations: Work from Home

Work Arrangement: Work from Home

Relocation assistance:: is not available for this opportunity.

Pay Range: $111,500 - $241,500

Bonus Potential: 20%

Requisition #: 70725

The Role at a Glance:

This position will support advanced pricing and risk analytics for index annuities (variable and fixed), and traditional variable annuities with guarantees. You will design and oversee the implementation of innovative modeling solutions to determine key drivers and assess impacts to profitability and risk metrics for deeper insights. You will communicate results to stakeholders, serve as a subject matter expert and provide thought leadership for the team. You will seek to elevate analytics bench strength, drive efficiency, and minimize model risk through continuous improvement in our infrastructure and processes. You will be involved in various analyses relating to changes in investment options, hedging strategies, regulatory/ accounting requirements, various assumptions, and more. This position offers high visibility to senior management, with opportunities to collaborate across Annuities and beyond.

What you'll be doing:
  • Advance modeling infrastructure in projecting annuity product earnings stochastically, with more robust reflection of evolving hedge strategy and capital management.
  • Analyze risk management strategies, such as hedging and reinsurance, and their impact on product risk and profitability.
  • Evaluate potential changes in investment options, risk managed fund strategies, regulatory requirements, and hedging strategies.
  • Design and implement customized modeling solutions as needed to support analysis of complex actuarial issues and strategic initiatives.
  • Advance modeling capabilities to drive competitive advantage consistent with enterprise long-term strategy.
  • Evaluate the impact of changes in GAAP and Stat reserving and capital standards on product design and profitability.
  • Develop subject matter expertise in our pricing models, capital market and actuarial assumptions, and advise stakeholders on complex projects.
  • Proactively identify and drive strategic enhancements to the annuity pricing infrastructure that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality across model users, and provide consultation on actuarial models and risk issues.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and leverage industrial trends to provide comprehensive and holistic guidance to management on risk management strategies and modeling tactics.
  • Recommend appropriate assumptions and innovative modeling approach for new product development.
  • Oversee the maintenance of multiple pricing models, mitigating model risk by developing and adhering to best practices.
  • Represent Annuity leadership in cross-functional modeling and risk management initiatives, and lead ad hoc projects as assigned.
  • Recommend resource prioritization by evaluating cost benefit trade-offs holistically.
  • Lead, manage and develop team members to think strategically and execute on assigned projects effectively.
What we’re looking for:


  • 12+ years of actuarial experience (typically FSA designation)
  • Significant experience with annuity products and actuarial modeling
  • Strong understanding of regulatory/accounting/capital frameworks (STAT/GAAP/Tax, RBC, EC)
  • Solid foundation of capital markets and financial instruments (assets and derivatives) that support annuities
  • Demonstrated success in providing strategic and holistic thought leadership
  • Demonstrated success in balancing and pivoting across projects with shifting priorities
  • Strong relationship management skills across functional areas, including senior management and peers
  • Experience in managing and developing actuarial/ risk management professionals


  • Experience in advanced modeling/ analytics, financial engineering and market risk analysis
  • Competency with R, Python, SQL, Excel VBA, Tableau
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, develop and implement processes improvements.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote continuous improvement practices and collaborations
  • Commitment to continuous learning and individual and team development
  • Find common ground and gain collaboration among management, colleagues and peers; influence outcomes without directing or commanding

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

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  • 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

Work Arrangement

Work from Home : Employees will work from home and are not required to work in a Lincoln office on a regular basis.

Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate:
• Prior work or industry experience.
• Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
• Unique skills

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

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Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on [Register to View] , [Register to View] , [Register to View] , and [Register to View] . Sign up for email alerts at [Register to View]

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Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling [Register to View] .

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