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Nationwide Insurance

Sr Actuary PC


As a team member in the Finance and Internal Audit department at Nationwide, the opportunities are endless! You can grow and learn in diverse areas across many disciplines such as Advanced Analytics, Investments, Actuarial, Accounting, Risk Management, Critical Business Advisor and so much more. Let Nationwide help create your career journey!

This position may be staffed at the H or G band levels.  Prior Construction G/L pricing experience highly preferred.  R, Python, and SAS experience is also highly preferred.


Job Description Summary

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Our Property and Casualty (P&C) Actuarial team members have opportunities to use state-of-the-art tools, are encouraged to innovate and learn to master actuarial methodologies. If this sounds like a place you could thrive, then we want to know more about you!

As a Senior Actuary, you’ll be an expert and will provide leadership direction and oversight for the creation and performance of complex actuarial techniques and procedures and risk analysis. You’ll manage research and direct others to ensure efficient, consistent and integrated data and analysis. We’ll count on you to provide a strategic vision for the team and deliver business recommendations that are crucial to the success of Nationwide and the protection we provide our customers. You’ll work independently and may lead others (directly and/or indirectly).

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acts as technical expert of actuarial methodologies allowing the ability to source and manipulate data within standard requirements. Identifies new ways to utilize data driving overall strategic vision.

  • Conducts complex analyses adhering to actuarial standards by selecting appropriate data sources, making assumptions, recognizing considerations, and developing recommendations. Accountable for resolving unreasonable results/non-optimal solutions using experience and professional judgment.  Analysis conducted will be used to influence broad strategic vison of Nationwide.

  • Accurately documents assumptions, methods, sources and considerations in an organized fashion.

  • Creates cohesive presentations and recommendations of actuarial findings that are suitable for technical and non-technical audiences at the OCFO leadership level. May professionally represent company's position with regulators, auditors and external vendors. May negotiate within defined parameters.

  • Responsible for strategic development and oversite of multiple work plans ensuring accurate and timely delivery of product.

  • Strategic leader of peer review process. Responsible for driving collaboration cross functionally, identifies gaps in process, recommends and implements changes as needed to ensure quality work.

  • Builds strategic business relationships at all levels of the organization to drive solution delivery

  • Responsible for identifying skill gaps and developing training materials to develop associates skills for future business needs.

  • Advises on strategic data mining techniques used to identify new relationships in data. Makes recommendations on data and software packages that help drive strategic vision of P&C actuarial and business success.  Has expert knowledge of modeling, predictive modeling, and software applications.

  • Consults and provides expert advice on new or enhanced product development opportunities, including discussions on data needed for analysis, coding implications and opinions of the viability and profitability of proposals.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Actuarial leader.

Typical Skills and Experiences:

Education: Undergraduate degree in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics, data science or similar background requiring modeling, programming, or quantitative analysis preferred


Experience: Generally, eight or more years of actuarial experience.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Expert knowledge of actuarial business functions, statistical methods of analysis, actuarial models, actuarial software and databases; expert knowledge of company operations, products, systems and actuarial methodologies; expert knowledge of company, industry, and regulatory practices. Mastery of Microsoft Office products, analytical software, and programming languages. Proficient level of organizational agility and conflict management. Proficient level of command skills, strategic agility, delegation, motivating others, business perspective and accounting. Mastery level of perspective, problem solving, customer focus, dealing with ambiguity, drive for results, analysis, learning perspective, problem solving, customer focus, dealing with ambiguity, drive for results, analysis, learning.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and HR Business Partner.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions:

Overtime Eligibility: Exempt (Not Eligible)  

Working Conditions: Normal office environment.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.

Job ID: 9068529b8d036deebfcd52028f2cb8f1b1bb148351a361b9082a66e8db815208
Employment Type: Other