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Pensions Actuary

The Actuarial, Pensions and Rewards Practice within the Audit and Assurance Line is a rapidly growing team of actuaries, employee benefits specialists and modelling experts. The team provides audit and assurance services to trustees and corporate sponsors of pension schemes. The team has collectively over 200 years’ experience and has an ambitious 5-year growth plan. In light of this we are currently seeking new members of staff to work within our pensions team.

From the outset, you'll enjoy exposure to a broad and varied client base, enabling you to increase your market knowledge across a wide range of industries.

Responsibilities:

  • Independently testing pensions liability calculations and benchmark of proposed assumptions for corporate accounts.
  • Investigating and challenging the actuarial assumptions and methodologies used by corporate actuarial advisors.
  • Preparing and reviewing audit documentation.
  • Presenting our findings to Deloitte Audit teams, corporate pension managers, financial controllers, finance directors and/or audit committees.
  • Working on wider pensions, reward, HR and analytics projects from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Experience of delivering defined benefit pension work streams or projects, in a consulting or in-house environment;
  • Exposure to providing actuarial services to trustees and/or corporate sponsors;
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills;
  • Experience of managing client relationships;
  • Solid team leadership experience;
  • Advanced level of Microsoft Excel.

Desirable:

  • Be FIA, FFA, AIA or AFA qualified or be making good progress towards an actuarial qualification or equivalent;
  • Knowledge of coding software (e.g. VBA, R and/or Python) is desirable but not essential.

About Deloitte:

Deloitte drives progress. Using our vast range of expertise, that covers audit, risk advisory, and consulting services across tax, legal, business, technology and corporate finance, we help our clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. To do this, we invest in outstanding people. We build teams of future thinkers, with diverse talents and backgrounds, and empower them all to reach for and achieve more.

Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for measurable impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.

Location and Working Options:

Location: Belfast

Your Work, Your Way: We call our hybrid working vision Deloitte Works. And it does. We trust you to make the right choices around where, when and how you work. You’ll be able to make decisions about how you work best, to be collaborative, learn from colleagues, share your experiences, build the relationships that will fuel your career and prioritise your wellbeing. Having great conversations with your team and your leadership paves the way for great collaborative ways of working.

Return to Work Opportunity:

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?

For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of two years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Our Commitment to You:

Making an impact is more than just what we do: it’s why we’re here. So we work hard to create an environment where you can experience a purpose you believe in, the freedom to be you, and the capacity to go further than ever before.

We want you. The true you. Your own strengths, perspective and personality. So we’re nurturing a culture where everyone belongs, feels supported and heard, and is empowered to make a valuable, personal contribution. You can be sure we’ll take your wellbeing seriously, too. Because it’s only when you’re comfortable and at your best that you can make the kind of impact you, and we, live for.

Your expertise is our capability, so we’ll make sure it never stops growing. Whether it’s from the complex work you do, or the people you collaborate with, you’ll learn every day. Through world-class development, you’ll gain invaluable technical and personal skills. Whatever your level, you’ll learn how to lead.

Next Steps:

A career at Deloitte is an opportunity to develop in any direction you choose. Join us and you’ll experience a purpose you can believe in and an impact you can see. You’ll be free to bring your true self to work every day. And you’ll never stop growing, whatever your level.

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