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Unum Group

Associate Actuary

Unum Group - Chattanooga, TN

Associate Actuary




Job #690275427

Job Posting End Date: 07/11

Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum's financial protection benefits help protect more than 33 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury. Unum's three distinct, but similarly focused US businesses – Unum US, Colonial Life, and Starmount Life – are each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.

Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum has significant US operations in Portland, Maine, Worcester, Massachusetts, and Glendale, California with over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide. Starmount Life is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is the dental and vision center of excellence for Unum in the US.

General Summary:This is an intermediate level position that requires significant technical expertise and relies on increasing business knowledge. While some review by a senior actuary is expected, this individual will take initiative in identifying, researching and analyzing complex issues and concepts. This position will participate in cross-functional initiatives to gain increasing business exposure and knowledge. Minimum qualifications include receiving a designation of Associate in the Society of Actuaries, and two to four years of relevant work experience. Generally, there are no direct reports associated with this position.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Perform analysis of emerging experience, monitor marketplace and economic trends and review implications.

Support development of analysis framework

Recommend updated pricing, valuation or reserving assumptions

Regularly communicate research findings and analysis to management

Effectively work with any number of other cross functional/operational areas (e.g. underwriting, compliance, customer care) on specific initiatives.

Depending on area assigned, develop pricing or valuation tools, prepare state filings, financial reports and tax returns.

Act as mentor for student actuaries and interns

Prepare routine reports

May perform other duties as assigned

Job Specifications

Bachelors degree required

Associate in the Society of Actuaries and the ability and desire to attain FSA status preferred.

A minimum of two years hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of business analysis, pricing, valuation, ALM or corporate experience.

Experience in the Development of Financial Models (Prophet Preferred)

Familiarity with Statutory and GAAP valuation

Experience with a variety of product types preferred (Group/Voluntary Benefits/Disability/Long-Term Care)

Strong problem solving ability and project management skills.

Hands on experience with current technology (excel, one programming language, plus mainframe systems or database utility)

Solid written and verbal communication skills


Unum and its family of businesses offer world-class training and development, generous compensation and benefits packages, and a culture built on employee ideas.

Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.



A Fortune 500 company, Unum’s family of 10,000 employees spans three countries and dozens of office locations. Our employees focus each day on delivering financial protection benefits to millions of workers and their families when they need it most.

The Unum enterprise includes Unum in the U.S. and U.K., Colonial Life and Starmount Life Insurance – each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.

Updated 06/26/2018

19 days 12 hours ago

Unum Group


Associate Actuary Unum Group - Chattanooga, TN, United States


Location: Chattanooga, TN

Company Profile:
Since our founding in 1848, Unum has been known for breaking new ground in the business of benefits. Integrity, determination, innovation and leadership were at the core of our company 165 years ago, and they are just as relevant to our business today.