Associate Actuary (Retirement)
We offer a position that involves a highly diverse range of responsibilities including final reviewing, managing projects, mentoring/guiding analyst staff, providing technical support on complex client projects and related actuarial issues and exposure to retirement plans in both multiemployer and corporate external client marketplaces. We are seeking an individual with strong technical skills and knowledge who has the potential to develop into consulting, managerial and client relationship responsibilities.
The Associate Actuary collaborates closely with the Actuarial Manager, department colleagues and others within the office and region on supporting the delivery of high quality retirement plan services to external clients. This role will consist of three major aspects, namely: 1). Reviewing the quality, accuracy and thoroughness of valuation work done by analyst staff members; 2). Supervising analyst staff on a project basis and on related day-to-day assigned duties to include participating in staff mentoring and training initiatives; 3). Providing technical actuarial oversight on multi-employer and single employer retirement plan projects undertaken by the Actuarial Department including significant reviewing, preparing funding/solvency/accounting valuations, regulatory filings, forecast valuations, new group studies, terminating group studies, and plan design costings.
An FCIA credential is required; sufficient years of pension actuarial experience within a consulting firm, professional service and/or insurance environment; substantial experience in project management and supervising/mentoring/training staff; pension actuarial/technical expertise in employee benefit plans within corporate, multiemployer and/or government markets; strong analytical, time management and quantitative skills to include strong familiarity with U.S. and Canadian accounting standards for FAS and CICA; proficiency in use of related software and computer tools; excellent communication (oral/written), interpersonal, team-building and client relationship skills.