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Securian Financial Group Inc. Modeling COE New GAAP Modeler in St. Paul, Minnesota

* At Securian Financial the internal title for this position is Actuarial Analyst, Actuarial Sr. Analyst or Actuarial Consultant. The title is based on experience and exams. Position Summary: This position is part of the Modeling Center of Excellence in Enterprise Actuarial Services, a service-oriented function focusing on actuarial modeling needs across Securian. An associate in this position will be part of creating a supportive and collaborative team environment. They will also be part of cultivating the service mindset, seeking to meet the needs of our internal customers by embracing and demonstrating constructive debate, creative experimentation, and effective prioritization. They will develop a deep understanding of actuarial modeling, across a variety of products. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: New model development to support the new regulations related to Long Duration Targeted Improvements (LDTI) Research and understand the model related requirements as part of LDTI Seek to understand the needs and perspectives of various users and stakeholders of these models Debate and experiment with others to find the best solutions Develop and apply testing best practices to new model development Create and maintain thorough documentation for new model development in compliance with Securian standards and applicable ASOPs Support other associates and projects within the Modeling Center of Excellence in alignment of changing priorities Assess and inform the future structure and capabilities of Securian's actuarial modeling Support and inform the future state of the Modeling Center of Excellence Qualifications: Commitment and ability to progress towards the FSA designation. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills along with a willingness to experiment to get to the best solution. Curiosity and initiative to explore and work through ambiguous topics. Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact with a variety of audiences and a willingness to participate in constructive debate. Solid technical aptitude with the ability to learn/use a variety of software/modeling tools, and the ability to learn complex subject matter. Understanding of implications and appropriate balance between precision / accuracy within a broader timeline Self-motivated and flexible; ability to work independently and as part of a team. Strong documentation and organizational skills with attention to details. Preferred Qualifications: Expertise with technical tools (Prophet, R, Excel/VBA) Understanding of financial reporting (GAAP, STAT) Knowledge of life and annuity products. Securian Financial has been around for nearly 140 years. We're committed to giving back to our community, donating 15,000 employee volunteer hours this past year. We also provide extensive resources to our employees for professional development and growth and a number of diverse professional and social opportunities throughout the company. There's a reason our employees have voted us as a best place to work year after year! In addition: Generous paid time off. We want you to take time off for whatever matters most to you! Tuition reimbursement program. We value continuous learning at Securian! Company-funded pension plan as well as 401K retirement plan - great resources to secure your financial future. Continuous opportunities for new challenges. Variety of health plan options as well as dental and vision plans. Paid maternity/paternity leaves. Physical job requirements: Ability to work at least 40 hours per week Ability to utilize keyboard, mouse and computer for up to 8 hours per day Ability to utilize telephone for approximately 1-4 hours per day Ability to perform simple grasping including handwriting, paper manipulation, sorting, folding, etc. periodically throughout entire workday The physical job requirements described above are representative of those that must be met by an employe