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Actuarial Technical Leader (Retirement)

The Role

In this exciting role as a Technical Leader within the Actuarial Delivery Group (ADG), you will apply your technical and project management skills in the areas of retirement plan valuations, design, compliance, and risk and financial management for all types of retirement plans including defined benefit, defined contribution, and retiree medical. Given the size and complexity of our client portfolio, you will have the opportunity to support diverse projects that help organizations align their retirement programs to their company objectives.

In this role at WTW, you will:

  • Perform technical review of work products and assume significant responsibility for quality assurance
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and provide value-added insights on retirement plan valuations, welfare plan valuations and special projects
  • May serve as day-to-day project lead, ensuring progress of the team against established objectives, budget, timeline, deliverables, and quality standards
  • Contribute to special projects such as plan design, asset/liability modelling, retirement plan risk assessment and mitigation, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, collective bargaining agreements, global consulting, strategic workplace planning, total rewards strategies, and others
  • Contribute to the development of new tools and approaches
  • Identify opportunities to enhance quality and/or improve processes to reduce costs
  • Serve as a mentor or technical resource to more junior colleagues
  • Complete work in accordance with applicable ERISA, FASB, GASB, Department of Labor, Pension Protection Act and other Government regulations

The Requirements

  • 5+ years defined benefit pension experience performing core actuarial work
  • Bachelor’s degree required, with heavy quantitative emphasis such as majors in mathematics, statistics or actuarial science
  • In-depth understanding of the funding of and accounting for defined benefit plans. Additional knowledge of other postretirement benefits is preferred
  • Proven ability to understand complex valuation systems and provide a detailed technical review of work projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Expert Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel

This position will remain posted for a minimum of three business days from the date posted or until a sufficient/appropriate candidate slate has been identified.

Compensation and Benefits

The base salary compensation range being offered for this role is $70,000-130,000 USD. This role is also eligible for an annual short-term incentive bonus.

Company Benefits

WTW provides a competitive benefit package which includes the following (eligibility requirements apply):

  • Health and Welfare Benefits: Medical (including prescription coverage), Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Commuter Account, Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Group Accident, Group Critical Illness, Life Insurance, AD&D, Group Legal, Identify Theft Protection, Wellbeing Program and Work/Life Resources (including Employee Assistance Program)
  • Leave Benefits: Paid Holidays, Annual Paid Time Off (includes paid state/local paid leave where required), Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Other Leaves (e.g., Bereavement, FMLA, ADA, Jury Duty, Military Leave, and Parental and Adoption Leave), Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Benefits: Contributory Pension Plan and Savings Plan (401k)

At WTW, we trust you to know your work and the people, tools and environment you need to be successful. The majority of our colleagues work in a ”hybrid” style, with a mix of remote, in-person and in-office interactions dependent on the needs of the team, role and clients. Our flexibility is rooted in trust and “hybrid” is not a one-size-fits-all solution.

We understand flexibility is key to supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce and so we encourage requests for all types of flexible working as well as location-based arrangements. Please speak to your recruiter to discuss more.

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