7 days old


Washington, District of Columbia 20036
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The American Academy of Actuaries (Academy) is seeking a public policy analyst to oversee a portfolio of issues related to 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 on issues of key concern to Academy in the area of financial services reforms and accounting policy affecting insurance.
  • Build 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 (the Department of 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 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.


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.

Posted: 2019-08-09 Expires: 2019-09-08

The American Academy of Actuaries is a D.C.-based 19,000-member professional association whose mission is to serve the public and the U.S. actuarial profession.  Academy members include consultants, corporate executives and staff, regulators, government officials, academicians, and retired actuaries.  Their areas of practice cover pensions, life insurance, casualty insurance, health insurance, financial reporting, risk management, and more.

The Academy assists public policymakers on all levels by providing leadership, objective expertise, and actuarial advice on risk and financial security issues.  The Academy also sets qualification, practice, and professionalism standards for actuaries credentialed by one or more of the five U.S.-based actuarial organizations in the United States.

Many of today's most pressing public policy issues require the sound application of actuarial principles.  The Academy provides actuarial expertise and advice to public policy decision makers on a wide array of issues that require the special set of skills and qualifications that actuaries offer.  It also advocates on behalf of the profession and promotes the use of actuaries in non-traditional industries.

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