Director & Actuary, Life Valuation

League City, TX, US, 77573




Job Posting

American National is seeking a Director & Actuary for our South Shore Harbor office in League City, TX or our Downtown Houston, TX location. In this position you will support traditional life valuation and financial reporting of the reserves for GAAP, STAT and Tax. You will be responsible for valuation model maintenance and regulatory matters. This position is a leadership opportunity, and you will have direct reports.


What You’ll Do:

  • Applies fundamental actuarial principles in analyzing company and industry data to prepare actuarial analyses in accordance with the “SOA code of Professional Conduct” and the Actuarial Standards of Practice
  • Prepares and presents summaries of actuarial analyses for distribution to American National Senior Management as well as several 3rd party stakeholders including consultants, reinsurers, and regulators
  • Execute and maintain documentation of controls around the valuation process.  Additionally, will closely with the Actuarial QA team and internal external auditors to answer all valuation related requests in a timely manner
  • Completes processes and improves methods for performing and documenting actuarial analyses promptly and accurately
  • Trains less experienced analysts with spreadsheets, databases, and sources of data used in actuarial analyses

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics, statistics, economics, or a related field with a strong mathematical background is required
  • Attainment of a fellowship designation. Performance and years of experience may be considered in lieu of Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) attainment
  • At least 7 years of actuarial and life valuation experience




American National offers eligible employees and their families medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan. Employees also receive annually a bank of paid time off and paid holidays.   We aspire to see people for what they bring to our corporate culture by supporting an inclusive work environment, including an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, development opportunities, and a casual dress code.


American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.  Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedInFacebookInstagram


American National is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected categories. American National is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, Former President and CEO.




Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

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