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Actuarial and Risk Pensions Assistant Manager

London, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 23 hours ago


Join us and you'll shape more than just your career

We believe we're best positioned to make a meaningful impact on the economy. Every day, we provide a diverse range of organisations with the kind of business and financial advice it takes to do this. Our ideas and insights empower our clients to make big decisions about the future and unlock sustainable growth. With a relentless focus on quality and integrity, we help businesses, communities and our people to flourish.

Job Description

We are seeking a part qualified or qualified actuary to join our Actuarial & Risk practice.

This unique opportunity is seeking someone with a pensions advisory background who also has experience valuing derivatives and complex financial instruments or is keen to develop in this area. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to apply the higher-order skills of a qualified actuary whilst applying their talent for technical problem-solving.

This dual role opportunity will develop and grow your career with a wide variety of work where each assignment is different from the last. You will work on a range of pensions related projects encompassing advisory, remediation and audit support type work, and also spend time valuing and reviewing valuations of complex financial instruments for both pension schemes and corporates.

Let's talk about the job

If you enjoy working on a wide range of projects that will help businesses and communities flourish, you'll fit right in. Here are some things you can expect from the Actuarial & Risk team.

  • Making quality second nature. This means doing what's right even when no one's looking. The work that you will do has a major impact on our clients and our firm. We pride ourselves on the high standards we have for the work that we do.

  • Own your own work. - Lead from the front in regards to delivering client work, engaging the Actuarial & Risk team and wider Financial Services Group to ensure correct skill utilisation on all projects.

  • Be a part of a team - Take responsibility for developing more junior team members, understanding their career aspirations and supporting in their delivery.

  • Build your brand - Good communication capability to the internal population and the external stakeholders to ensure we are always promoting our core values.

The minimum criteria

  • Part-qualified actuary, newly qualified actuary or equivalent experience

  • Experience managing internal or external stakeholders and working within set project timeframes

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and exceed client expectations

  • Monitoring junior team members work and coaching/career development

Projects we undertake:

Corporate side DB pension scheme advice

Pensions remediation

Corporate and pension scheme audit support

Valuations of derivatives and financial instruments (eg options, swaps, embedded derivatives)

Skills to set you apart

  • Think out of the box for solutions to assist the client

  • Proactive candidate with interest in developing sales skills and client relationship

  • Good attention to detail and can foresee issues and discuss solutions

  • Good communicator

  • Experience in a pensions actuarial consulting role

Do you care about the same things we do?

We have six values we work by. When we meet, we'll want you to show us how they're important to you, too.

Collaboration: We work together, share ideas and always make time to help each other out.

Leadership: Everyone has the chance to lead their own projects.

Excellence: Quality is central to our purpose. We love what we do, and it shows. We sweat the details. We see things through, no matter how tricky.

Agility: The world moves quickly. To keep up, we stay flexible - changing approaches, changing projects, working offline, online, together and alone to get things done.

Respect: A given, of course: we value each other and our clients. We listen, we understand, we care.

Responsibility: The decisions we make and advice we give affects people's lives and livelihoods. We take that seriously and always do well by doing what's right.

Bring your whole self

Now you've seen our values, it shouldn't be a surprise that we're creating a respectful, open, diverse place to work. Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues, is not just the right thing to do, it helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.

"We are committed to making sure that the opportunities within our firm are equally accessible for everyone - regardless of background or gender." Dave Dunckley, CEO

There's more to life than work

Families, children, sports, night classes…the things you do and the people you're with outside work matter. They can inspire, motivate and energise you. Inside the office and out. So if you'd like to work flexibly, let us know. We're happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we'll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.



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London, United Kingdom