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Risk Modelling Consultant (Senior Yield Curve Specialist)

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

This is a great opportunity for an actuarial/quant modeller to develop and support our range of pension scheme asset, liability and risk models.  Working within the Insights and Analytics practice, the successful candidate will take ownership of several of our modelling approaches, in particular the firm’s yield curve methodologies.

You will:

  • Own and maintain modelling approaches, including:
    • yield curve methodologies;
    • pension scheme cashflows; and
    • market data ingestion.
  • Build an understanding of the actuarial, system design and risk issues relevant to the modelling approaches.
  • Work alongside high-performing, multi-disciplinary teams (comprising of developers, delivery leads, testers and actuaries).
  • Help the development team understand the requirements of complex financial calculations.
  • Assist with test, deployment and support activities where appropriate.

Our firm invests in the very latest technologies to facilitate the delivery of our ground-breaking business solutions. We work with the most up to date range of Microsoft product technology solutions including Azure and employ an agile approach to software design and implementation.

 

About you:

Essential qualifications and experience include:

  • A strong academic record, ideally in a numeric subject.
  • Actuarial work experience (fully/partly qualified or given up exams)
  • A strong understanding of pensions actuarial modelling, with a particular focus on fixed interest, inflation and derivative instruments that are core to actuarial valuation methodologies.
  • Excellent IT skills, ideally with familiarity with a programming language.
  • A high degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Creative problem-solving and analytical skills
  • An effective communicator and a great team player.

 

You will likely be:

  • Aware of and interested in the software delivery lifecycle
  • Some familiarity with software development, particularly in c# (R optional)
  • Self-motivated with a drive to learn and share knowledge.
  • Focused on continuous learning and improvement.
  • Able to effectively articulate actuarial concepts with team members/stakeholders from a non-actuarial background.

Together, we’ve been building better futures for over 100 years. For our people, our clients and their people, our communities and the environment. 

We thrive on tackling complex problems. And we believe those problems are best solved by diverse teams – diverse in skills, approaches and backgrounds. Our independence lets our people be themselves and think freely, while working in a collaborative, supportive environment.  We love innovative, independent thinking and want everyone to share their ideas.  

Working alongside employers, trustees and financial services institutions, we offer pensions, investments, benefits and risk consulting services, as well as data and technology solutions. With over 1000 employees and counting, we’re one of the leading consultancies in our field and are proud to be recognised by numerous industry awards. 

We’re committed to developing our people and encourage everyone to carve out their own career path. We’ve many colleagues who started out in one team in the business and have ended up somewhere completely different, having had the chance to develop new skills and explore new passions.   

Our hybrid working model offers the best of both worlds – home working as well as a fun, collaborative office environment - meaning flexible working patterns to accommodate individual needs. For more information about our benefits you can visit our iDeal.   

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. 

Together, we can make this the best job you’ll ever have. 

Our culture

We live and breathe our four lives - friendly, confident, partnering and straightforward - and genuinely care about our people, clients communities and the environment.

Job satisfaction

Every employee can genuinely make a difference and contribute towards achieving our purpose - together, building better futures. Whether that's helping our clients build more secure financial futures, using your 3 days volunteering or helping us reduce our carbon footprint.

Reward and wellbeing

We offer competitive salaries, a share of company profits and an award-winning benefits package. We also take your mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing seriously, both in and outside of work.

Flexible working

We trust our people to work in a pattern that suits their circumstances, with a healthy balance of home and office working.

Latest technology

We use the most up to date technology and software to match our ground-breaking business solutions that make life easier for us and our clients.

Career development

There is no linear path - learning opportunities are plentiful and empower you to carve out your own career.

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