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Athene Capital Management Associate in West Des Moines, Iowa

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.


The Capital Management Associate will be responsible for providing economic capital modeling expertise and analysis within the Athene Capital Management & Reinsurance team. This unique opportunity will allow the individual to support and drive the development and presentation of economic capital modeling results to Senior Management.Our ideal candidate will have experience with capital modeling/forecasting and/or actuarial modeling; having an actuarial background would be a plus for the role, but is not a requirement. The selected individual will also have the ability to drive capital efficiency across the organization. This position will have the opportunity to collaborate with leaders across departments including Investments, Actuarial, Risk, and Finance. This role will report to the AVP, Capital Management and Reinsurance within the Finance team.


  • Drive economic capital modeling efforts within the organization by partnering with members from the Investment, Risk, Finance, and Pricing teams.

  • Prepare exhibits, presentations, and other documents to communicate results and provide recommendations on strategic uses of Capital to Senior Management and become the subject matter expert.

  • Establish efficient processes for regular reporting of economic capital model results.

  • Explain economic capital model results to senior management.

Qualifications and Experience:

Actuarial Candidate

  • A degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Finance, Financial Engineering or related field

  • At least 4 years actuarial and business-related experience, preferably with experiences in modeling, pricing, valuation, or risk roles; experience with Solvency II is a plus

  • Actuarial Fellowship (FSA) or Actuarial Associate (ASA) preferred

  • Highly motivated and ability to thrive in fast-paced, results oriented environment with high quality standards

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strategic and analytical thinker with ability to focus on details and synthesize into actionable recommendations

    Non-Actuarial Candidate

  • A degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Finance, Financial engineering or related field

  • At least 5 years of related insurance industry experience

  • Strong Finance, Accounting (US GAAP and Statutory), skills including strong balance sheet and income statement projection knowledge.

  • Highly motivated and ability to thrive in fast-paced, results oriented environment with high quality standards

  • Desire good communications skills as interactions with multiple areas will be keys to success in the role

  • Strategic and analytical thinker with ability to focus on details and synthesize into actionable recommendations

NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.

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Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products. If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations.

Based on your location you will experience a unique blend of: • Benefits to meet individual needs including, but not limited to, a 401(k) and/or pension plan with a company match, paid time off, paid holidays, job-related tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. • Career development opportunities including a Leadership Development Program, self-guided trainings and periodic Lunch & Learns. • Amenities that include "dress for your day" work attire, in house coffee bar, on-site café, ergonomic desks, game room area and on-site fitness facility. • Volunteer opportunities to give back to the community, company-sponsored volunteer events throughout the year, individual non-profit volunteer time that can earn grant money, and non-profit matching gift program.

Athene USA is also proud to be recognized for the following: • Best places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments, 2020 • Iowa's Top Workplaces; since 2015 • Bermuda Top Ten Employer; 2019 • United Way of Central Iowa awards

• Advocate & Volunteer; 2016 • S pirit of Central Iowa; 2017, 2019 • Game Changer; 2018 • Impact-Maker; 2018, 2020 • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Awards • Patriot Award, 2018 • Pro Patria Award, 2019 • Seven Seals Award, 2019 • Military Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • Military Spouse Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • LGBTQ+ Friendly Employer by Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2021 • Excellence in Education LOMA;10 plus years • Structured Retail Products (SRP) • Best Carrier Award; 2017 & 2018 • FIA of the Year; 2019

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