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Part Qualified Actuarial Trainee Consultant - Actuarial Public

Salary Competitive
Location Glasgow
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

As an Actuarial Trainee Consultant you will be supporting a portfolio of client accounts, providing high quality actuarial and consulting services. You will work with clients in the public sector, in particular Administering Authorities to Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Funds and employers who participate in these funds. You will get exposure to a varied range of work that will allow you to grow and develop a career in areas that suit your own particular skills and interests.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment and will take every step to ensure our employees and clients are treated fairly and with respect.  We welcome applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community.  We offer flexible working patterns and all employees are encouraged to make the most of our hybrid working approach. If you need any assistance in relation to a personal requirement, medical condition or neurological difference during our selection process then please let us know.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • ·       Working on nominated client accounts, ensuring that work is done on time, within budget, and to a high standard
  • ·       Preparing actuarial calculations, for example (but not limited to) in respect of funding valuations, employer accounting work and bulk transfers
  • ·       Preparing client communications, presentations and reports in a clear and understandable manner and attending meetings with clients
  • ·       Developing and maintaining a good working relationship with your clients.
  • ·       Managing all aspects of the client account, including (but not limited to) monitoring of work in progress, liaison with the internal and external client team and preparation of client invoices.
  • ·       Supporting the development of less experienced members of your team and checking their work
  • ·        Adhere to the firm’s Information Security standards, policies and procedures

 

We are looking for the following personal characteristics:

  • ·            First class interpersonal and client relationship management skills.
  • ·            First class organisational and communication abilities.
  • ·            Proven ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting demands.
  • ·            Able to co-ordinate activity, and delegate effectively, amongst individual client teams and effectively manage upwards
  • ·            Driven and motivated to develop an actuarial career in a client focused consultancy.
  • ·            Able to demonstrate a proactive approach in developing technical, consultancy and management skills.

Qualifications & experience:

  • ·            A strong degree (ideally 2.1 or above) in a numerate subject.
  • ·            Making progress with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries examinations.
  • ·            Strong IT skills are essential, in particular an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • ·            Relevant pensions experience and an understanding of the legislative framework for UK pension schemes, commensurate with the level of experience in pensions actuarial work
  • ·            A sound grounding in actuarial and computing techniques used in the valuation of pension benefits.

Having been established for 100 years we’re one of the leading consultancies in our field in the UK.

We’re independent and work alongside employers, trustees and financial services institutions.  We offer pensions, investments, benefits and risk consulting services, as well as data and technology solutions. Our services are recognised by numerous industry awards.

With over 1000 employees across Birmingham, Edinburgh, London and Glasgow and continually growing.  We’ve an engrained commitment to the development of our employees as outlined in our iDeal.  Our working environment is refreshing and innovative where independent thinking’s encouraged.  Every employee genuinely makes a difference.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment and will take every step to ensure our employees and clients are treated fairly and with respect.  We welcome applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community.  We can offer flexible working and are happy to consider a variety of working patterns. If you need any assistance in relation to a personal requirement, medical condition or neurological difference during our selection process then please let us know.

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