Actuarial assistants perform analysis of quantitative statistical data, specifically dealing with financial risk. Tasks may include analyzing rating models, implementing or evaluating pricing systems, extracting financial data, calculating and managing risk, conducting valuation, and working with underwriting systems. They develop results that help minimize risk and maximize expected profits for their employers. Depending on their employer, actuarial assistants may work on a variety of projects or specialize in one topic. For example, a large life insurance company might employ actuarial assistants who deal entirely with mortality risk. Additionally, they often analyze data for other professional departments within the same company but could also work with major clients or suppliers.
Actuarial Assistant Tasks
Clean, organize, standardize, and document data sets.
Document and present on project status and recommendations.
Calculate statistical and probability forecasts and models from data.