General description of the role
You will be required to provide technical and more general support for the client facing advisory activities, in particular, the assessment of liabilities faced by a pension plan or the likely value of a particular benefit. This will involve the use of mathematical techniques applying compound interest and probability theory using various established actuarial practices. You will be responsible for following processes closely to deliver work to a high standard.
You will need to be able to liaise with members of the actuarial team and also other internal departments to clarify any specific job requirements. You will be expected to be able to prepare reports and emails for review based on the output from your work.
You will need to be able to work accurately and efficiently under pressure and manage a number of pieces of work with competing deadlines.
- Desire to succeed
- Ability and enthusiasm to complete work on time and efficiently
- Familiarity with spreadsheets
- Mathematics or numerate based degree
- Mathematics A-level grade A* – C
- Familiarity with Word and Powerpoint
- Eye for detail
- Highly developed numeracy skills
- Pensions Experience – Not expected if graduate application
- Knowledge of Risk First’s PFaroe – Not expected if graduate application
- Desire to progress through actuarial exams to FIA qualification
- Prepare and check data
- Individual member calculations
- Scheme based calculations
- Actuarial valuations
- Accounting disclosures
- Ad-hoc work as required
- Completion of Timesheets
- Maintenance of processes and procedures
External and Internal Communications:
- Build and maintain strong working relationships with employees, line managers, etc.
Salary and benefits
- £20-£35k, based on experience and meeting criteria for the role.
- Group personal pension plan.
- 25 days holiday.
- Flexible working.
- Regular company social events.
- An excellent company culture and a fantastic approach to employee wellbeing and engagement.