Actuarial Assistant or Actuarial Analyst - Louisiana Legislative Auditor - Baton Rouge, LA

To foster accountability and transparency in Louisiana government by providing the Legislature and others with audit services, fiscal advice, and other useful information.

Independence – We are independent in fact and appearance, objective and nonpartisan.
Excellence – We believe in doing our very best at everything we do.
Professionalism – We hold ourselves to the highest level of standards, competence, and character.
Credibility – We are accurate, reliable, responsive, and accountable.
Integrity – We maintain steadfast adherence to strict ethical standards.

Profile Of Position And Skills
The Actuarial Analyst position is an experienced technical position requiring the use of mathematics, logical processing, and basic software applications to perform moderately complex actuarial work. Work involves performing actuarial analyses and providing advice on actuarial matters.

Supervision Received
An Actuarial Analyst will receive general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.

Supervision Exercised
An Actuarial Analyst may provide guidance to other members of the Actuarial Services team on certain actuarial projects.

Essential Competencies/Skills

  • Understanding of actuarial, mathematics and/or statistical analysis.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) software.
  • Ability to develop and maintain needed knowledge in other software and statistical analysis products (e.g. SQL, ProVal, etc.)
  • Ability to effectively communicate with supervisors, co-workers, and retirement system and/or legislative staff.
  • Willingness to follow instructions and accept constructive feedback from others.
  • Demonstrated appropriate attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to organize and manage tasks effectively and efficiently.
  • Seek supervisor guidance in applying judgment in a manner commensurate with experience.
  • Accept responsibility for actions.
  • Adhere to LLA standards of conduct and protocols.
  • Maintain a positive, constructive attitude and works well with others.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information.

Examples of Work

  • Develop spreadsheet applications to solve problems identified by supervisor.
  • Become familiar with the benefit structures associated with the state and statewide retirement systems and apply this knowledge to help address and solve issues directed to the actuarial services division.
  • Perform data base management functions pertaining to pension data sets, including data reconciliation and editing.
  • Develop and maintain actuarial valuation software.
  • Develop and maintain actuarial valuation reports and tools.
  • Assist with bill tracking and actuarial note processing during the legislative session.
  • Assist with preparation of actuarial notes.
  • Develop and maintain filing, copying, and clerical functions in accordance with office standards.
  • Assist with other pension and insurance projects, including conducting research, analysis, and assisting in the drafting of reports.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A baccalaureate degree in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics, insurance or related field.
  • Understanding of actuarial, mathematics and/or statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) software.
  • One year of actuarial work experience.

Other Duties & Responsibilities
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The absence of specific statements of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position if the work is similar, related to, or a logical assignment for the position.