Summer Internship/Actuarial (Los Angeles, CA 90015)
Description and Qualifications
The companies of Transamerica offer a wide array of innovative financial services and products with a common purpose. Regardless of the distribution method, our mission is to help individuals, families, and businesses build, protect, and preserve their hard-earned assets. With more than a century of experience in various businesses, we have built our reputation on solid management, sound decisions, and consumer confidence.
The Transamerica companies are wholly-owned subsidiaries of AEGON N.V., encompassing the businesses in North America. AEGON is an international life insurance, pension, and asset management organization based in The Hague, The Netherlands, with businesses in over twenty markets in the Americas, Europe, and Asia serving over 40 million customers across the globe.
The actuarial financial modeling department of Transamerica Employer Solutions & Pensions is seeking a qualified candidate for an Actuarial Intern position. The primary role of this position will be to provide support Experience Studies, while also supporting other projects.
Financial Reporting – IFRS and Statutory financial reporting projects.
Calculate and analyze DAC/VOBA amortization and loss recognition.
Analyze actual to allowable expenses.
Enhance, streamline, and document financial reporting processes.
Communicate results to senior management and corporate reporting.
Management Reporting – Measure key profitability drivers and pricing parameters.
This will involve maintaining and enhancing Access database programs and communicating results.
Financial Projections – Modeling projects including Solvency II Economic Capital, Embedded Value, Cash Flow Testing and Budget.
This will involve using models in MoSes, summarizing and analyzing results in Excel and communicating results to senior management and corporate reporting.
Risk Management – Creating and/or updating risk exposure reports and analytics in support of asset-liability portfolio management, senior management, and corporate reporting.
Core Duties and Responsibilities
Communication – Able to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; read and interpret complex information; talk with internal customers; listen well.
Attention to Detail – Able to be alert in a high-risk environment; follow detailed procedures and ensure accuracy in documentation and data; carefully monitor processes; concentrate on routine work details, and organize and maintain a system of records.
Problem Solving & Analysis
Able to model a systematic approach to problem solving; seek information and perspectives from both inside and outside the team to better understand and solve problems; involve others in solving problems that affect them.
Able to remain open-minded and change opinions on the basis of new information; perform a wide variety of tasks and change focus quickly as demands change; manage transitions effectively from task to task; adapt to varying customer needs.
Innovation – Able to challenge conventional practices; adapt established methods for new uses; pursue ongoing system improvement; play with concepts and ideas to create novel solutions to problems; evaluate new technology as potential solutions to existing problems.
Able to bring about great results from ordinary circumstances; prepare for problems or opportunities in advance; transform leads into productive business outcomes; undertake additional responsibilities and respond to situations as they arise without supervision.
Commitment to Task – Able to start and persist with specific courses of action while exhibiting high motivation and a sense of urgency.
Teamwork – Able to display enthusiasm and promote a friendly group working environment; work closely with other departments as necessary; support group decisions and solicit opinions from coworkers; display team spirit.
We are looking for a person with these required skills and education
Have completed at least 1 actuarial exam.
Currently enrolled at college or recent graduate as Mathematics/Statistics/Economics major.
Strong communication, analytical, problem solving and organization skills.
Strong proficiency in Excel is required.
Preferred skills include
Experience with VBA, C++ or other programming language preferred.
Experience with Access and SQL is preferred.
Experience with MoSes or other actuarial modeling platforms preferred.
This posting is for a paid internship and not eligible for school credit.
To be considered, please visit
and click on “Careers” to submit your resume as an MS Word attachment, including salary history and requirements.
Transamerica is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Transamerica.com - 17 months ago