Actuarial Analyst
BHHC - San Francisco, CA

Are you an analytic and programming guru interested in expanding your actuarial skills and capabilities? Do you have a couple of exams under your belt and are looking for a chance to apply what you’ve learned in a dynamic, small company environment, but with the backing of Berkshire Hathaway?

We have a new opportunity in San Francisco, CA for an Actuarial Analyst in our Rate and Forms Filings department in the Workers Compensation Specialty Division of Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies. This is a great opportunity for someone who wishes to build their expertise in property-casualty pricing, regulatory understanding, and IT support of insurance business goals. Duties will include state rate adequacy evaluations; preparing and filing rates and rating programs with state departments of insurance; implementing rates and rating algorithms in our underwriting systems; integrating them into actuarial pricing and analysis tools; and other duties as assigned. A bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, or Computer Science is preferred.


The Actuarial Analyst applies technical and mathematical skills to assist in the analysis of corporate financial results, and operational and strategic planning issues.

Data identification and manipulation using programming and spreadsheet skills
•Preparation of Management Information reports and exhibits for Underwriting, Claims and Marketing functions
•Support for actuarial pricing studies and loss reserves analysis
•Maintenance of actuarial factors for the Large Risk Pricing Model
•Assistance with rate filings
•Peer company analysis
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, or Computer Science is preferred.
•LANGUAGE ABILITY: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
•REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
•COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient on the Microsoft Professional Suite of software; Internet software, Vendor software and Billing systems. Programming skills desired with SAS, SQL, Access and VBA
•Disability and AD&D
•Retirement & Savings Plan with 100% employer match up to 5% of salary
•Education Assistance Reimbursement
•Paid Vacation and Holidays

The Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies (BHHC) is a group of six insurance companies that are part of the Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group, headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Our Workers Compensation Division provides premier workers compensation insurance coverage to employers across the country, with offices in San Francisco, San Diego, Omaha, Atlanta, and Dallas.

As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway insurance group, BHHC has earned an enviable record of success in the insurance industry that is supported by an A++ A.M. Best rating, the highest rating they award insurance carriers. Our corporate size enables our organization to react swiftly and effectively to opportunities in the insurance marketplace. At the same time, our financial strength provides our agents and insureds the security rarely available in a regional specialty carrier.

We value each individual and recognize that attracting and retaining high quality talent is essential to the success of our company. Our structure minimizes bureaucracy and creates an environment that encourages our employees to see the direct effects of their hard work throughout the company. Each division provides hands on training and maintains a small company feel, creating an atmosphere in which 'team players' thrive.

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