AVP & Pricing Actuary, A&H

at Zurich NA in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

AVP & Pricing Actuary, A&H


Zurich North America is looking for an AVP & Pricing Actuary to support our growing Accident & Health business as part of Zurich’s Specialty Line of Business. This role can be based out of our North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois, New York City, or virtual.

The AVP & Pricing Actuary leads the pricing of new and renewal business and the development of effective premium/rating structure and strategies in support of Accident & Health business objectives specifically the Specialty Health market basket that includes Medical Stop Loss and HMO/Provider/Medical Excess of Loss products.


+ Calculates profit margins on new and renewal business

+ Coordinates, prepares, and performs actuarial analysis

+ Analyzes loss and expense reserves

+ Provides consultation on actuarial models and risk issues

+ Develops pricing tools

+ Supports A&H Market Facing and Technical Underwriters on A&H pricing decisions

+ Supports transactional pricing of large accounts

+ May oversee the work of less experienced actuaries

Basic Qualifications:

+ Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice, including Associates DegreeOR

+ Bachelor’s DegreeAND

+ 8 or more years of experience in the Actuarial area plus FCAS or equivalent international certificationOR

+ 13 or more years of experience in the Actuarial area plus ACAS or equivalent international certification

Preferred Qualifications:


+ Previous actuarial experience with Accident & Health line of business (Medical Stop Loss and HMO/Provider/Medical Excess)

+ Additional experience on other A&H products such as AD&D, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Business Travel Accident, Gap Medical as well as Leisure Travel a plus

+ Experience with Microsoft Excel and/or knowledge of statistical analysis software

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to explain technical analysis results to non-technical audiences

+ Experience collaborating on cross-functional team projects.


A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here ( to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM – Schaumburg, AM – Remote Work (US), AM – New York

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

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Job Posting: JC190853471

Posted On: Aug 26, 2021

Updated On: Oct 19, 2021