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Business Analyst I

Company: Equitable Holdings,Inc,
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

At Equitable, our power is in our people. We're individuals from different cultures and backgrounds. Those differences make us stronger as a team and a force for good in our communities. Here, you'll work with dynamic individuals, build your skills, and unleash new ways of working and thinking. Are you ready to join an organization that will help unlock your potential? Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides business and technical expertise for the analytics process, tools and applications for a business function or business unit.
  • Play a leading role in a cross-functional team of Actuarial Production Support analysts responsible for the following:
  • Respond to inquiries from policyholders, product managers, service delivery, producers and other areas of AXA Equitable requiring validation of policy values from illustration, issue or administrative systems.
  • Provide ongoing manual support of policy values for functions not supported due to limitations in the existing production systems.
  • Respond to requests to explain or validate policy values across life insurance product lines and resulting from either illustration or administrative production systems.
  • Track and record details about the inquiry to assure required SLA on response and to create historical record of the nature of the inquiries and resolution.
  • Based on knowledge of the product and a review of the production system results determine a possible explanation for the outcome and communicate.
  • As necessary, recreate the production scenario, as a test, to validate and then compare the results to the results from a quality assurance check system. Confirm if the results are valid, otherwise determine if there is an error in the production system which requires correction. Submit any required defect management documentation and provide communication of inquiry resolution.
  • Provide calculation of policy values and features not supported by the production systems for traditional products including inforce illustrations and inforce values like dividends, maximum loan values, and validation of master record data elements for a manual update.
  • Based on knowledge of the product and possibly data from the production system, generate required calculations and illustrations using spreadsheet templates and quality assurance check systems.
  • Provide calculation of cost of living increases for policies with the COLR rider using Life 70 production system data and spreadsheet templates to the Service Center for manual updating of the policy record.
  • Provide policy value adjustments for errors in client and transaction data where the administrative production system is unable to reverse and reapply. Based on knowledge of the product and production system data, the current production values need to be recreated and revalidated in a quality assurance check system. The required changes are then made in the check system and new values generated for communication to the Service Center. Scope includes:
  • Policy account adjustments for misstatement of age/sex for insureds that are living
  • Death benefit adjustments for misstatement of age/sex for insureds that are deceased.
  • Policy value adjustments to correct mistakes in processing financial transactions effective more than 2 years in the past for Life 70 and CAPS.
  • Provide review and signoff for monthly updates to the declared GIA rates in the Life 70 system for all UL/IL/IUL products supported. Working from a spreadsheet of products and associated register date ranges, assure the validity of the Ratebook card updates for the production system for the next month. #LI-EQH1 Business Data Analysis: Knowledge of business data analysis; ability to collect, identify, analyze and interpret business data using various kinds of techniques to meet business needs and requirements. Data Analysis Tools: Knowledge of key uses and benefits of data analysis tools; ability to utilize data analysis tools to identify factors influencing business performance and to gain greater insight into trends within a business, industry and customer base. Data Gathering and Analysis: Knowledge of data gathering and analysis tools, techniques and processes; ability to gather and analyze data on the learning needs of a target population. Decision Making and Critical Thinking: Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Demonstrates a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by treating everyone with respect and dignity, ensuring all voices are heard and advocating for change. Other Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree with major in Math or Computer Science
    • 2 years professional experience with life insurance, specifically term, participating whole life, universal life, variable universal life and indexed universal life products
    • 2 years working with and creating Excel spreadsheet models to perform calculations. Experience with interactive debugging to analyze code a plus.
    • Ability to work in a cross functional team environment with exposure to all life insurance products and systems. ABOUT EQUITABLE At Equitable, we're a team of over ten thousand strong; committed to helping our clients secure their financial well-being so that they can pursue long and fulfilling lives. We turn challenges into opportunities by thinking, working, and leading differently - where everyone is a leader. We encourage every employee to leverage their unique talents to become a force for good at Equitable and in their local communities. We are continuously investing in our people by offering growth, internal mobility, comprehensive compensation and benefits to support overall well-being, flexibility, and a culture of collaboration and teamwork. We are looking for talented, dedicated, purposeful people who want to make an impact. Join Equitable and pursue a career with purpose. Equitable is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws. NOTE: Equitable participates in the E-Verify program. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process or to perform the essential job functions of this position, please contact Human Resources at (212) 314-2211 or email us at

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