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Actuarial Assistant
GEICO | Bethesda, Maryland
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GEICO is seeking highly-motivated individuals committed to an actuarial career to join us as an Actuarial Assistant. This career track is well suited for mathematics, economics and actuarial science majors, or those majoring in a related field emphasizing strong quantitative and analytical skills.

We offer opportunities in two key areas - pricing and reserving. As a pricing actuary, you will assist in setting rates for our various insurance products. In reserving, you'll help determine the amount of money GEICO needs to hold in reserve in order to make future payments on existing claims. Many actuaries rotate between the pricing and reserving areas to develop a well-rounded company and career perspective.

Actuaries make proposals to assist the company with properly managing its risk. On a typical day, this may include extracting and analyzing premium and loss data, using computer and statistical programs, evaluating results for reasonability and communicating observations to various teams to help achieve bottom-line goals.

GEICO's actuaries do more than crunch numbers - they tackle a variety of problems such as creating business strategies, developing and enhancing products, presenting proposals to management and forecasting and assessing industry trends. Actuaries are key members of GEICO's management team, as a wide range of important decisions are based on their projections and professional opinions.

An important part of an actuary's professional development involves advancing through a series of exams offered by the Casualty Actuarial Society. At GEICO, we provide you with up to 115 paid study hours per exam along with opportunities to take review courses, financial support for CAS exams, onsite quiet rooms for studying and an exam coordinator to assist with exam processes. As you pass your exams, you may be eligible for raises and first-time passing bonuses!

Candidate Qualifications:

* A bachelor's degree in mathematics, economics, actuarial science, statistics, or a related field
* A cumulative and in-major GPA of at least 3.0 and 3.2, respectively
* Proven quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving abilities
* Highly effective communication skills
* Strong computer skills, including Excel and some programming knowledge
* Demonstrated leadership potential
* At least one actuarial exam, and a commitment to take and pass the remaining exams
* A desire to live in the Washington, DC area

Please upload a resume and all unofficial transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) when submitting your application for review.

About GEICO

For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.

Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:

* 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
* Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
* Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
* Tuition reimbursement
* Associate assistance program
* Flexible spending accounts
* Business casual dress
* Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
* Associate clubs and sports teams
* Volunteer opportunities
* GEICO Federal Credit Union
* Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.

GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

How to Apply

Click "Apply for Job" to complete your application. You will need an active email address and phone number. Please upload your resume, preferably as Word .doc files or PDF. Once you begin your application you can save it and access it later. Your application should include any work and/or internship experience from at least the past five years.

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About GEICO

Driving your career. Insuring your future.
 
For 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We're one of the nation's largest and fastest growing auto insurance companies, thanks to our low rates and great customer service. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer new hires career advancement in a stable, supportive and rewarding environment, and an excellent Total Rewards benefits program. 

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