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Graduate Actuarial Analyst

Posted: 19 Jan 2022 Closes: 19 Feb 2022
Home-Based - GBR Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -131635439

Create better services as a Graduate Actuarial Analyst

Working in the client consulting team you will assist Scheme Actuaries and Senior Actuarial Analysts/Consultants in the provision of advice to a portfolio of corporate defined benefit pension schemes and be trained to work with the team to cover areas including triennial valuations and other funding updates, individual member calculations, preparation of accounting numbers, actuarial costings.

Job title:
Graduate Actuarial Analyst

Job Description:

You will be trained to:
  • Acting as an Actuarial Analyst to a portfolio of schemes, providing full back up support to the Senior Actuarial Analyst/Scheme Actuary and Corporate Actuary.
  • Ability to design and provide guidance/ideas on calculations and spreadsheet design for ad-hoc tasks.
  • Ability to derive possible assumptions basis and justify rationale to senior colleagues.
  • Ability to adapt standard spreadsheets and standard report templates for client requirements.
  • Ability to understand, Individual calculations, Actuarial valuations, including data work, liability calculations, analysis of surplus, calculation of future contributions, report and document drafting, Accounting disclosures, Funding updates, Benefit redesigns/costings
  • Attendance at client meetings, including presenting simple agenda items.
  • Assisting with other ad hoc work requests from Scheme Actuaries and Senior Actuarial Analysts/Consultants
  • Contribute to a Practice Area Specialist group.
  • To be aware of new technical or legislative changes within the marketplace.
  • Commits to equal treatment of all staff/colleagues and treat everyone fairly.
  • To make satisfactory progress with exams set by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

What we are looking for:
  • Highly numerate, with at least a Grade B for Maths A level and a numerical based degree with a minimum of a 2:1 level achieved.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Experience of working with defined benefit pension schemes (an advantage)
  • Experience in using PFaroe actuarial software (an advantage)

About Capita Pension Solutions

At Capita Pension Solutions (CPS)we continue to grow and evolve our Strategy & Product function. We are at another exciting point in that evolution, defining and executing CPS's strategic goals as well as developing the next generation of market leading Products and Services. We have ambitious objectives and plans for 2022 and beyond and in support of that we are seeking applications for two very important roles

What we hope you'll do next:

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Equal Opportunities

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process, you'll be asked to share your personal characteristics and data with us. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.

Home-Based - GBR
United Kingdom

Time Type:
Full time

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