Reinsurance Associate

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
New York, New York, United States

**We are still hiring and interviewing for this position. We are conducting interviews over video. Our employees can voluntarily return to our office, and we are fully supporting remote work throughout the end of 2020.***

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of retirement, life and reinsurance products designed to help our customers address financial challenges with confidence. Global Atlantic offers custom solutions and responsive service for the capital, risk and legacy-business management of life and annuity insurance companies around the world. In addition, Global Atlantic offers custom solutions and responsive service for the capital, risk and legacy-business management of life and annuity insurance companies around the world.

Global Atlantic offers employees the unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced and collaborative working environment that rewards performance.  The company's unique entrepreneurial culture encourages all employees to assume significant levels of responsibility.  Global Atlantic invests in its people because it believes they are critical to the long term success of its business.

In July 2020, KKR & Co. signed a strategic transaction to acquire Global Atlantic.  The transaction is expected to close in early 2021, subject to required regulatory approvals and certain other customary closing conditions.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic’s Institutional business began as a part of Goldman Sachs in 2004 as a principal investing group and separated as an independent company in 2013. We are a ~15-person principal investing team, focused on deploying capital on reinsurance and acquisition opportunities in the Life and Annuity industry. To date, the Institutional business has completed over $50 billion in reinsurance and M&A transactions.

The Associate will work closely with other members of the Institutional business and interface with business leaders and senior management to:

  • Produce investment analysis on all potential opportunities. This consists of building three-statement financial models and presentation materials detailing the strategic rationale and economic thesis
  • Present investment recommendations to senior team-members
  • Prepare materials used to support transaction recommendations to GA’s executive management team (including the CEO, CIO, CFO and CRO)
  • Engage in and support the negotiation of transaction opportunities with potential clients / counterparties
  • Monitor financial markets and assess impact on the business and potential transaction opportunities
  • Support development of origination and strategy materials for the Institutional business
  • Collaborate both within Institutional business, as well as with other areas such as Investments, Risk, Actuarial, Finance, and Legal

  QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree required with outstanding academic record and high level of personal integrity
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in financial services. Experience in investment banking, consulting, or insurance is preferred
  • Strong analytical / quantitative and technical abilities, organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated interest in finance and strategy

At Global Atlantic, enjoy a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, with a focus on pay equity and flexibility. We are proud to support work/life balance that meet individual and business needs. A business casual dress code, above-average paid time off, parental and military leave, adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement are just a few of the extra perks that make Global Atlantic a great place to work. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.  

In New York, we actively partner with the Red Hook Conservancy, Girls who Invest, and The Bowery mission.  Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family. 

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. 

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