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Assistant Manager – Pensions Actuarial

Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

In the Pensions team we deliver professional pensions consulting advice on a wide range of corporate and trustee pension issues. Projects include:

•Trustee projects including triennial actuarial valuations, actuarial updates, factor reviews and CETV basis reviews
•Managing the day to day running of schemes on behalf of our trustee clients, including liaising with the administration teams
•Pensions strategy projects such as benefit change and scheme design
•Corporate projects such as advice on company accounting disclosures, liability management feasibility and implementation and long term journey planning
•De-risking projects such as buy-outs and buy-ins
•Helping clients with the pensions aspect of Mergers & acquisitions involving both UK and international pensions arrangements
•Supporting the audit teams in auditing the actuarial aspects of financial statements

Role and Responsibilities

•Produce technically excellent and consistently accurate calculations with clear audit trail
•Produce high quality deliverables addressing key client issues
•Manage your own time and that of reports effectively to consistently meet all deadlines
•Take responsibility for and manage small projects / audits (including appropriate delegation fee analysis and billing)
•Regularly monitor all aspects of risk compliance
•Show awareness of commercial issues and occasionally applies this to identify potential opportunities for clients
•Look for opportunities for direct internal and external client contact

Professional Qualifications

•Studying for the FIA actuarial exams and making good progress

Experience and Background

•At least three years’ experience working in the pensions industry
•Good understanding of UK pensions landscape and issues facing clients
•Consistently able to work at high level of intensity whilst maintaining a professional and positive approach
•Fully engaged and taking responsibility for own performance
•Contributes to the development of others
•Seeks opportunities to develop internal KPMG network and knowledge of other areas of the business


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