Actuarial Associate

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
Hartford, Connecticut, United States

We are conducting interviews over video. Our employees can voluntarily return to our office, and some positions may be required to be in office. (we will share that at the interview) For most roles, we are fully supporting remote work through July 2021.


Global Atlantic is one of the fastest growing companies in the Life and Annuity industry. We are focused on the U.S. retirement and life insurance markets with a broad range of annuities and life insurance options, as well as reinsurance solutions. Our success is driven by competitive, innovative product designs, leading investment management and integrated risk management, along with highly experienced leadership.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

In February 2021, KKR & Co. acquired a majority stake in Global Atlantic in a strategic transaction.  Additional information can be found in our press release.  


This position is a key member of the Annuity Product Ideation team, responsible for developing and pricing new annuity products with the objective of achieving sustainable competitive advantage with an industry leading product portfolio. This individual will engage with key internal and external stakeholders across multiple functions to proactively find creative solutions to the opportunities and challenges faced in today’s retirement market across multiple distribution channels. This position requires interaction with all areas of the company, including risk, product implementation, inforce pricing, legal, valuation, investment, operations, sales, marketing, accounting, as well as senior management.

  • Perform timely research, development, and robust product pricing of new solutions.
  • Use MG-ALFA actuarial projection software to develop disciplined, robust pricing models and risks analysis for new product design ideas and modifications to current products.
  • Effectively balance competitive and pricing objectives to achieve overall company objectives.
  • Implement best practices in pricing methods, automation, organization, and documentation to improve overall efficiency and quality of product development efforts.
  • Collaborate with the Annuity Product Implementation team during the implementation of new products. Ensure product designs fit the desired risk/profitability profile and policy forms provide sufficient levers to effectively manage product profitability post-issue.
  • Collaborate with the Inforce Pricing team to set rates on new products and effectively incorporate new products into the product management processes.
  • Support product development needs related to state & prospectus filing, admin system testing, operations, marketing, and sales illustration.
  • Communication with peers in product, risk management, investments, marketing, legal & operations. Shepard product approval by ensuring product risks are mitigated and documented.
  • Maintain industry knowledge including economic, regulatory, and competitive environments to support development of new products.


  • 5+ years of experience in the annuity/life insurance industry is preferred, annuity product development experience a plus
  • ASA and MAAA, FSA preferred
  • Strong experience with Excel and actuarial software, MG-ALFA preferred
  • Ownership - Takes personal accountability for the execution of their goals and objectives. Strong organization and delivery of results.
  • Innovative - Able to participate in the generation of new/unique ideas and creative problem solving. Forward thinking and tenacious. Flexible in navigating changing business environments.
  • Analytical Skills - Possess strong analytical skills necessary to price products. Ability to trouble-shoot and work to find solutions independently.
  • Communication - Able to communicate effectively – verbal, written and listening.
  • Teamwork - Has positive attitude necessary to be part of a strong performing team. Strong interpersonal skills for relationship building and engagement.


Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church


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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