Sr. Insurance Investments Analyst

Job Description

  
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Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world. Start your career at Farmers today! 
 
Job Summary 
  
Farmers Group, Inc. is looking for a talented investment professional with institutional experience to join the Investment Management team, based in Woodland Hills, California. As a senior insurance investment analyst, you will support the Head of Insurance Investments in the implementation of the investment strategy in a complex operating environment comprising 46 legal entities, with focus on achieving superior risk adjusted returns through efficient execution, management of risks and optimal construction of Farmers' investment portfolios.
 
Essential Job Functions  
 
  • Support the management and monitoring of a fully outsourced multi-asset manager platform, including working with the managers to implement the strategy, maintaining investment guidelines, coordinating asset managers' reviews and providing ad-hoc analysis.
  • Support analyses of investment opportunities, analyzing their impact on risk and returns, accounting results, regulatory capital requirements and liquidity needs.
  • Apply and leverage internal systems to assess, track and monitor investment exposures and risk.
  • In collaboration with other Farmers teams (e.g. Accounting, Treasury, Tax), facilitate and improve investment operations and cash management.
  • Support accounting processes (e.g. Other Than Temporary Impairments (OTTI), investment income and expense planning processes), internal controls and other compliance functions through planning, review, documentation, and reporting.
  • Contribute to committee communication packages, as well as other presentations to senior management and/or other Farmers constituencies.
 
 
Education Requirements 
  
High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, mathematics or engineering preferred. Master's degree (MBA, Master of Science in Economics or Finance) Chartered Financial Analyst preferred. 
 
Experience Requirements 
  
  • Five years or more within an insurance investment department, asset management firm, or finance/banking institution with preference for background as investment analyst, financial/securities analyst, economist, investment strategist, or risk analyst.
Skill requirements and behavior:
  • Strong quantitative and analytical capabilities with applications in investment research and/or portfolio management
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to develop relationships and communicate with internal and external parties
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite, Bloomberg or other portfolio management tools
  • High integrity team player
  • Strong initiative, intellectual curiosity, and self-starter
 
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 
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Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 05/20/2019