Willis Towers Watson Retirement Actuarial Analyst (BOS FY18 Univ Conversion) in Boston, Massachusetts
Retirement Actuarial Analyst (BOS FY18 Univ Conversion) in Boston, MA at Willis Towers Watson
Date Posted: 9/6/2017
Employee Type: Full-Time
Location: Boston, MA
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 9/6/2017
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.
Our Retirement consulting team combines expertise in retirement and investment consulting to support global organizations worldwide in designing, managing, administering and communicating all types of retirement plans. Whether a client has a defined benefit pension or a defined contribution plan, we work with them to determine the right approach to design, funding, investing, governing and employee engagement that fits their specific goals.
As an Actuarial Analyst, you will have immediate exposure to real client assignments which will draw on your imagination and creativity as well as your ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and present results. These experiences will help build your technical knowledge and overall industry expertise while you benefit from working in a close-knit and supportive team environment.
Accepted applicants will be eligible for a comprehensive exam study program, including paid study hours and exam coaching to assist them in attaining the accredited designation of Actuary.
Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
Partner with consultants to provide actuarial support on client projects. This might include some of the following client projects:
Design, funding, pricing, implementation and management of a full array of retirement programs
Competitive benchmarking analysis of benefit plan designs
Corporate restructuring and capital enhancement initiatives (demutualization, securitization, mergers & acquisitions)
Forecasting and carrying out investment studies
Performing asset/liability modeling
Perform annual pension (qualified and nonqualified) and post-retirement medical valuations for a variety of clients. This entails manipulating data, analyzing data, determining plan liabilities, reconciling plan assets, and determining funding requirements
Assist with completion of plan reporting and filing requirements
Perform plan administrative tasks such as completing benefit calculations, reviewing plan documents and SPDs, and producing benefit statements
Bachelors or Master’s degree in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics, finance or any other major with significant quantitative course work with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
Successful completion of one or more actuarial exams highly preferred
Work experience that demonstrates strong technical, and/or client service and leadership skills (actuarial internship preferred)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel
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