Retirement and Pensions Actuary Manager - #19543926


Date: Apr 7, 2021
City: New York, NY
Contract type: Full time

A career in our Retirement and Pensions practice, within People and Organisation Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients reset their talent strategies and deliver extraordinary business results through their people. We focus on evaluating and managing their unique challenges so our clients can maximise their return on the overall investment in human capital. You'll gain a tremendous depth of expertise in all aspects of human capital, including creating sustainable value through people culture and change, designing compensation and retirement strategies, and improving human capital operations. Our actuarial team helps our clients develop and implement retirement and pension services suited to their organisational strategy and objectives. You'll be assisting the team with retirement and pension strategy, plan design transformation, merger and acquisition integration, implementation and financial reporting.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

5 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Fields of Study:

Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Business Analytics, Finance, Economics, Risk Management, Statistics

Certification(s) Preferred:

Associate or Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, Enrolled Actuary

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Actuarial valuation and analysis relating to the design, funding, risk, tax and financial reporting aspects of defined benefit pension and health & welfare plans in a major consulting firm or corporate environment;

  • Project management, including setting and meeting client expectations and deadlines, delegation, review, training junior staff, and monitoring workload of yourself and the team while respecting the work-life quality of team members;

  • Leadership, including supporting co-workers, seeking diversity, and providing honest and meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and,

  • Technology solution creation and process improvement implementation utilizing technology.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Domestic and global compliance, tax, and financial reporting requirements applicable to defined benefit pension and health & welfare plans, including statutory pronouncements (e.g. IRC Section 430, the Affordable Care Act), financial reporting standards (e.g. ASC 715, IAS 19R);

  • ProVal, or other actuarial valuation software;

  • Microsoft Office applications; and,

  • Alteryx, Tableau, and/or other analytical applications for data manipulation and visualization.

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