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Consulting Actuary

Job Details

Full Time
4 Year Degree

In order to ensure the health and safety of all employees, Pinnacle recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID 19.



The consulting actuary works under the direction of project managers or account executives functioning as an independent advisor to insurance companies, corporations, federal, state and local governments, and trade associations on actuarial matters. The consulting actuary may work with a project manager on a client base of others, work toward developing their own client base as an account executive, or provide predictive analytics services to clients. The consulting actuary will work in and lead project teams as well as lead actuarial analyses and client services. The consulting actuary will complete and communicate complex technical results of the actuarial analyses of a given problem into the format, language, and context appropriate for the decision-makers and other audiences for whom the results are relevant.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to accomplish each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Participate in the delivery of actuarial consulting projects
    • Organize and input data accurately into actuarial models; direct the creation and modification of actuarial models and/or predictive modeling solutions under guidance from the account executive
    • Review actuarial models and/or data processing and predictive modeling code for technical accuracy
    • Make sound judgmental selections in actuarial models; review judgmental selections made in actuarial models and written reports
    • Format work correctly and professionally; ensure that work product is complete, correct and logical
    • Effectively communicate with project teams and manage projects to ensure that projects are on time, on budget and meet Pinnacle standards for excellence
    • Provide guidance and direction for other employees in the application of actuarial techniques and methods
    • Prepare client ready exhibits and participate in and lead client visits and calls under guidance from the account executive
    • Collect suggestions and implement improvements to accuracy, efficiency, and/or quality of Pinnacle processes or work products, under guidance from the principals
    • Clearly communicate with clients regarding actuarial matters
  • Lead and present at in-person internal meetings
  • Assist with training and development of staff
  • Represent Pinnacle at trade shows and conferences; secure speaking opportunities and make effective in-person presentations
  • Contribute to firm wide marketing initiatives and goals
  • Update existing proposals and engagement letters; contribute to RFPs
  • Author blog posts; publish relevant articles and papers
  • Contribute to firm wide initiatives and goals



  • Analytical and mathematical proficiency
  • Advanced knowledge of actuarial techniques and their applications
  • Apply actuarial techniques appropriately
  • Attention to detail and commitment to task
  • Strong project coordination and organizational ability
  • Manage multiple projects, deadlines and client interactions
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office software and additional software as needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to extract relevant information from and recommend language for proposals
  • Those with predictive analytics focus should have the ability to utilize mathematical and statistical knowledge combined with business knowledge to independently develop advanced analytics solutions for clients; advanced knowledge of at least one statistical programming language preferred.



  • Minimum Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university; a degree in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics or other related degree preferred
  • Advanced level mathematical, statistical and actuarial methods in the performance of actuarial functions
  • Credentialed as an ACAS or FCAS
  • Minimum five years of actuarial experience



This position may have supervisor responsibility including career development, coaching and mentoring direct reports.



This position may require up to 30% domestic travel. Travel is typically outside the local area and overnight.


  • Paid vacation, sick and holiday time
  • Summer days and community service time
  • Exceptional medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401k, company match and profit sharing
  • Disability insurance
  • Wellness benefits