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Assistant Actuarial Manager (Pensions)

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The Actuarial, Pensions and Rewards Practice within the Audit and Assurance Line is a rapidly growing team of actuaries, employee benefits specialists, and modeling 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.

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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.

What brings us all together at Deloitte?

It’s how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs, and our attitudes. In other words: our values. 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.

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Our Actuarial Assistant Managers will have responsibility for:

  • Independently perform pensions liability calculations and to benchmark proposed assumptions for corporate accounts.
  • Actuarial Managers and Directors to investigate and challenge the actuarial assumptions and methodologies used by corporate actuarial advisors.
  • Preparation of audit documentation.
  • Presenting our findings alongside Actuarial Managers and Directors, 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 ongoing 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.

Connect to your skills and professional experience

To qualify you will have:

  • Experience of contributing to the delivery of 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 and
  • Advanced level of Microsoft Excel.


  • 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.

Connect to your business - Audit & Assurance

We know it’s not just about the numbers. Often, we let the technology take care of those. It’s about the creative and collective thinking of our people. That’s where the true insight is found. We’re redefining the future of audit. Come join us.

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“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

Our hybrid working policy

You’ll be based in Belfast with hybrid working. Our hybrid model enables our people to collaborate, connect, and innovate in both a virtual and physical capacity. As well as remote working, you’ll attend your local office, virtual collaboration spaces, and client sites, depending on the requirements of the role. At Deloitte, we understand the importance of balancing your career alongside your home life. That’s why we’ll support you to work flexibly through our hybrid working policy.

Depending on the requirements of your role, you’ll have the opportunity to work in your local office, virtual collaboration spaces, client sites, and remotely. You’ll get the chance to meet face to face when needed, while you collaborate and learn from colleagues, share your experiences, and build the relationships that will fuel your career and prioritize your wellbeing.

Connect to your 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.

Connect to your next step

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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