Sr. Actuarial Assistant- Near ACAS

Posted: 09/22/2019

We are hiring for a Senior Actuarial Assistant in our corporate office located in South Sioux City, Nebraska. This position offers relocation assistance. As part of our actuarial team, you will be assigned to work primarily with one of our locations and the underwriters to ensure company profitability and growth goals are being met. Collaboration and teamwork are as much a part of your success in this position as is your ability to work independently. We work hard, yet promote a work-life balance so that you can be successful both professionally and personally.


We value professional development and will financially support your pursuit to successfully pass all actuarial exams as well as obtain insurance specific certifications. This includes generous study time, paid study materials and exam fees, and scheduled salary increases upon successful completion of each exam, as well as bonuses for achieving Associateship and Fellowship.


Job Duties:

  • Apply advanced actuarial science techniques and theories to enhance risk management activities for the company.
  • Research and develop revised rates, rating factors, and pricing models.
  • Assist with or lead the preparation of quarterly reports, development of new product lines or programs, and lead ad-hoc projects.
  • Work on rate filings for multiple lines of business.


  • An analytical mindset.
  • Ability to clearly communicate findings to other business partners.
  • Minimum of three (3) exams with commitment to taking and passing Actuarial exams to receive ACAS/FCAS designations.
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing Excel and a programming language, such as R or Python.
  • Current authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis. We do not sponsor applicants for an employment visa.

Why work for us?
We offer you a challenging career with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • A 37.5 hour work week.
  • A formal Management Development Program.
  • Paid study materials, exam fees, study day, and monetary awards for professional development.
  • Separate paid vacation and paid sick leave.
  • Opportunities to impact the organization through participation in committees (e.g. Green Team, Fun Committee, etc.).
  • Support of healthy lifestyles through a wellness program and gym subsidies.

Who we are:
Great West Casualty Company provides specialized insurance products unique to the trucking industry and outstanding customer service to the thousands of truck drivers and trucking companies we serve. Over the past 60 years, we have grown to five offices serving insureds in over 40 states. We are now one of America's largest insurers of trucking companies. If your passion is to help others, you value education and continuous improvement, you enjoy participating in community activities, and you want to be valued for your contributions, come be part of our successful team.

Location: South Sioux City, Nebraska
Located at the intersecting points of Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota, South Sioux City is the location of our large corporate headquarters and central regional office. The Siouxland community is the perfect example of separate cities, states, and communities coming together to form one great place to live and work.