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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.

Your opportunity

Our Actuarial Managers will have responsibility for:

  • 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.

We take your development very seriously. Our appraisal process is structured, transparent and interactive - you'll receive continuous training and on-going supportive feedback to achieve the goals that you set yourself.

And with no glass ceilings, you will be able to make a difference here by really influencing and shaping the strategic direction of our practice.

Your skills and professional experience

To qualify you will have:

  • 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.


  • 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.

Your colleagues

“The team is very supportive of flexible hours and hybrid working, which makes my life as a working parent a lot easier. I can plan my day and meetings around the time that I need to be attentive to my children. I really appreciate how inclusive and respectful everyone is to different personal circumstances.” -Alva, Audit and Assurance

“I assumed the culture would be very corporate, however, I have worked with people who have different personalities and approaches to the way they work. We do have a clear brand, but everyone is encouraged to be themselves.” -Alice, Audit and Assurance

“The team I support works with one of Deloitte’s biggest clients. To be involved with such an influential client so early in my career is really rewarding; I love it.” -Owen, Audit and Assurance

“The progression at Deloitte is steady and I’ve always felt in control of my own career path. You can learn something new here every day which I really enjoy.” -Ali, Audit and Assurance

Agile working options

Location: Birmingham, Leeds, London or Manchester. You’ll have the flexibility to work from your local Deloitte office, home or a client site as required.

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