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Director & Actuary, Risk Modeling

Springfield, MO, US, 65899

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.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. 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.


What’s in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

Job Posting

American National is seeking a Risk Modeling Director & Actuary for our Springfield, MO, League City, TX, Galveston, TX, or Glenmont, NY location(s). This position is also available remotely. The Risk Modeling Director & Actuary will lead a team of actuaries and actuarial students in the creation, implementation, and analysis of various Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) models and tools (e.g., catastrophe models, capital models, stochastic insurance models, asset risk models, etc.) Additional responsibilities include establishing and enhancing processes, communicating complex calculations and analyses, and developing not only individual team members but also the team’s ability to collaborate and function efficiently. This position will support the Enterprise Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and the segment specific CROs in carrying out the mission of American National’s ERM as well as its expansion.



  • Applies fundamental actuarial principles in analyzing company and industry data to prepare actuarial analyses in accordance with the “CAS code of Professional Conduct” and the Actuarial Standards of Practice
  • Prepares and presents summaries of actuarial analyses for distribution to home office and field management, other American National departments, consultants, reinsurers, and regulators
  • 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



  • A bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, economics, or a related field with a strong mathematical background is required
  • The ability to demonstrate sufficient progress in understanding and applying basic actuarial principles is required

  • Attainment of a fellowship designation. Performance and years of experience may be considered in lieu of Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) attainment

  • At least seven years of actuarial analysis at a performance level of Meets Expectations or better is required


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

EEO/ADA Statement

American National Insurance Company is committed to compliance with the ADA. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding essential job function, please contact a member of the HR team.

Salary for this position can range from $113,594 for candidates who are minimally qualified through $170,391 for more highly qualified candidates. Candidates outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill and education.


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.


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American National is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

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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.




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