Policy Analyst, Risk Management and Financial Reporting

Washington D.C.
Salary commensurate with experience and education.
Oct 19, 2021
Nov 23, 2021
Full Time

The American Academy of Actuaries (Academy) is seeking a public policy analyst to oversee its public policy work in the area of risk management and financial reporting for insurance at the federal, state, and international levels. The Risk Management and Financial Reporting Policy Analyst will:

  • Act as the lead staff representative interacting with public policymakers at the state, federal and international levels on issues of key concern to the Academy in the area of financial services reforms and accounting policy affecting insurance.
  • Build new and foster existing relationships with policymakers and regulators to expand the Academy’s role in financial services policy debates.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, such as the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC); federal entities having insurance oversight (e.g., Department of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve Board; and relevant congressional committees of jurisdiction, among others).
  • Monitor and facilitate Academy interactions with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), and the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) among others.
  • Proactively identify initiatives to increase the effectiveness of the Academy’s risk management and financial reporting public policy efforts.
  • Assist in the development of the Risk Management and Financial Reporting Practice Council statements, comment letters, issue briefs, and other public policy content.
  • Develop command of subject matter under council’s jurisdiction to effectively represent and leverage the work of the council before stakeholders.

Responsibilities include providing staff support (e.g., drafting meeting minutes, maintaining records, developing agendas, tracking projects, and coordinating members’ efforts) and monitoring relevant legislation and regulation of importance to Academy members and the actuarial profession.

Bachelor’s degree required and minimum of four years of association and/or legislative/regulatory experience desired. Knowledge/experience of international organizations relevant to U.S. insurance/regulatory issues desired. Prior experience with financial reform and insurance accounting issues preferred.  Candidates should have strong communication, organizational and project management skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a busy environment.

The Academy offers a professional and intellectually challenging work environment, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. Send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to HR Mgr., American Academy of Actuaries, 1850 M Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC, 20036 or EMAIL HR@actuary.org.  **Please indicate where you noticed the job posting.  View the Academy website at www.actuary.org.

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