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TIAA Sr. Director, Actuarial / Risk Modeling and Analytics in Charlotte, North Carolina


TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.


Quantitative Risk Management Officer

The Quantitative Risk Management Officer develops and implements global risk management systems and processes used to minimize risks on the organization. As a senior level professional in the Quantitative Risk Management department, this job develops, reviews and validates, and in some cases designs, quantitative risk models.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Implements quantitative analysis methods and related technology-based tools to analyze data in order to effectively monitor, measure, and manage investment risks.

  • Develops, reviews and validates risk models and researches new models to identify relationships among complex data.

  • Supports the risk management system and regularly communicates material risk issues, risk metrics, and risk exposure resolutions.

  • Monitors and ensures business does not take on excessive levels of risks and recommends way to control or mitigate risks.

  • Facilitates explanations of quantitative risk management policies and procedures to ensure timely and transparent communication.

  • Liaises with business to explain newly developed models and how to limit risk.


  • 5 Years Required; 7 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Preferred Education

  • University (Degree)

Career Level



  • 5 years or more of actuarial / risk modeling.


  • Bachelors / Masters Degree in Finance and/or Financial Engineering

  • 5 years or more of actuarial / risk modeling.

  • ASA (Associate in the Society of Actuaries), CERA or FSA (Fellow in the Society of Actuaries)

The primary purpose and function of this job is to provide asset and/or liability risk modeling and liability product risk modeling to support the quantitative assessment and oversight of risks to the firm.


• Develop analytic models to support the Asset Liability management risk and liability product pricing and risk within TIAA’s risk reporting framework.

• Evaluate, adjust to address TIAA-specific needs, or provide independent assessment of third party risk models.

• Liaise regularly with colleagues in the Investment, Risk and Actuarial areas, sharing Risk Management methods and gaining familiarity with their approach and models in order to support Financial Risk & Capital Management within risk reporting framework.

• Maintain models including ensuring consistency with TIAA’s Model Risk Management policy.

Potential Salary: $190,900.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.