Senior Catastrophe Analyst
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: February 6, 2024
You have a clear vision of where your career can go. And we have
the leadership to help you get there. At CNA, we strive to create a
culture in which people know they matter and are part of something
important, ensuring the abilities of all employees are used to
their fullest potential.
The Catastrophe Risk Management department is seeking an
experienced Senior Catastrophe Analyst to join a highly technical
and dynamic team that is tasked with driving improvement in the
company's overall management of catastrophe risk. If you are
looking for a highly visible role that has a significant impact on
the business, this position could be for you. We are searching for
candidates that enjoy learning about catastrophes, how they impact
CNA, and how the company can price and manage its risk to drive
profitability. This role interacts frequently with Underwriting and
Claims leadership, as well as other more technical groups. The
Catastrophe Risk Management group strives to be best in class by
collaborating with senior leadership in developing strategic
priorities, building tools and processes to facilitate the
execution of those priorities, and reporting on the progress that
is being made.
This position reports to the VP of Catastrophe and Exposure
Management and will interact frequently with other team members and
business units. You will provide sophisticated portfolio analytics
that influence various risk management and pricing decisions.
Working within the context of an insurance company, you will
leverage your diverse set of skills to analyze and manipulate data,
build and maintain tools, optimize processes, and communicate
findings to property leadership. Motivated, quick learners who
possess a natural curiosity and an ability to communicate
effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences will
excel in this role.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Oversee monthly portfolio roll-up for the entire enterprise and
optimize process to improve efficiency.
- Provide analytics to help Business Unit leadership understand
their portfolio's exposure and how it can further improve
- Assist in the validation of the vendor or in-house built Cat
models using claims or other data.
- Provide ability to build and maintain custom tools to help the
company better manage catastrophe risk.
- Communicate research and analytics with underwriters, capital
modelers, actuaries, and other stakeholders.
- Participate in assessing the impact of real-time catastrophes
on CNA's portfolio.
- Oversee and participate in submitting rating agency
questionnaires and responding to various regulatory
- Independently find innovate solutions to problems. May perform
additional duties as assigned.
VP of Catastrophe and Exposure Management.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
- Strong proficiency with SQL.
- Knowledge of commercial insurance or reinsurance.
- Solid knowledge of the Verisk or Moody's RMS Cat model.
- Ability to analyze data and provide valuable insights.
- Proven problem-solving capabilities.
- Proven ability to build statistical risk models or other
catastrophe models and tools.
- Programming skills in a language such as VBA, R, or Python, is
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to effectively interact with all levels of CNA's
internal and external business partners.
- Self-starter with demonstrated ability to generate new ideas
and work well with a team. Education & Experience
- Bachelor's degree in a technical field, such as computer
science, math, actuarial science, analytics, statistics,
engineering, physical science, or equivalent.
- Strong preference for those experienced with AIR models and SQL
- Typically a minimum of seven years of related work experience.
However relevant applicants at lower experience levels may be
considered, position level will be determined based on
In California/New York, the average base pay range for this role is
$93,000 to $149,500. Salary determinations are based on various
factors, including but not limited to, relevant work experience,
skills, certifications and location.
In certain jurisdictions, CNA is legally required to include a
reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. In
California, Colorado, Connecticut, New York and Washington, the
national base pay range for this job level is $71,000 to $133,000
annually. Salary determinations are based on various factors,
including but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills,
certifications and location. CNA offers a comprehensive and
competitive benefits package to help our employees - and their
family members - achieve their physical, financial, emotional and
social wellbeing goals. For a detailed look at CNA's benefits,
please visit cnabenefits.com.
CNA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to
qualified individuals with disabilities in the recruitment process.
To request an accommodation, please contact
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