Global Vision, Local Wisdom

Newly qualified actuary / Actuary - Permit Available

Reference: GR209022

Key Responsibilities

The duties of this role relate to supporting the work of the Actuarial Pensions team which in part provides actuarial and consultancy services to UK, Channel Island, Isle of Man and international occupational pension schemes. They may include but are not limited to:

  • Acting as the consultant, taking responsibility for the organization of work within the client team
  • Assisting in the preparation of calculations for a range of actuarial valuations and consultancy services for our occupational pension scheme clients
  • Scrutinizing of calculations that are required to support the advice given to our clients
  • Performing approximate checks on calculations and investigating reasons for movement in liabilities or funding levels
  • Scrutinizing reports and letters to communicate results to our clients
  • Presenting results to clients and attending client meetings
  • Providing support to junior members of staff, allocating workflows and providing training and support as appropriate
  • Managing a number of client references and ensuring timely completion of reports and ad hoc work as required
  • Providing support to Partners and managers of BWCI as required
  • Representing BWCI professionally and effectively with clients and maintaining a high standard whether by phone, in writing or in person

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an actuarial role
  • Experience working with defined benefit pension schemes (desirable)
  • A Fellow or an Associate of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (or equivalent) either newly qualified or qualified within the last 3 years
  • Intermediate use of word, excel and email are a minimum requirement
  • Knowledge of R (desirable but not essential)
  • Knowledge of UK pensions regulations (desirable but not essential)

Person Specification

The ideal candidate should be

  • Organized and able to prioritize their workload
  • Able to demonstrate good communication, delegation and teamwork skills
  • Able to work with minimum supervision on large/complex tasks and be able to delegate elements of these effectively to junior members of staff
  • Demonstrate attention to detail in their work
  • Use and work to their own initiative as well as in a team
  • Able to present work to managers/partners in a coherent manner
  • Committed to delivery of work to the deadlines specified using discretionary effort

Equal opportunities statement

BWCI is committed to eliminating unfair discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. The Partners and Senior Management demonstrate commitment to equality and fairness irrespective of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. If you require assistance or reasonable adjustment in order to attend an interview, please let Alison Rimington ( ) know at the time of application.