Pension’s Actuarial Consultant/Associate Consultant/Winchester/Open to flexibility

Location
Winchester
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Sector
Pensions
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are a forward thinking, innovative business, obsessed with helping our clients make good decisions based on insightful analysis, industry expertise, and game-changing technology. That’s why we have taken on board what our clients have told us and implemented LCP CARES (Clients Always Receive Exceptional Service), an articulation of both our client promise and our culture – we’re a partnership of individuals who really care, not just about our clients but also about our colleagues and the wider community.

LCP CARES about our people: we are committed to doing the best for you, so you can do the best for our clients. We offer an inclusive and supportive environment which allows our people to prosper, both personally and professionally. LCP is proud to offer both full-time and flexible work patterns.

LCP CARES about the communities in which we operate and our environment, engaging with a variety of projects at local and global levels. In 2017 we set about fundraising, running, painting, cleaning and everything in between to ensure it was a year to remember in our CSR efforts.

If you are looking for an employer that truly CARES then look no further!

Our office in the historic city of Winchester is located close to the M3 corridor and is served by regular trains from London Waterloo and Reading.

The Winchester office advises some of our largest and most complex pension scheme clients. Let us be clear, we are not a “Satellite” office! The work our teams are involved with is as interesting, cutting edge, and exciting, as any City based organisation. Our clients are served by the best people available across the business, not based on where they are located.

Due to continued growth we have exciting opportunities for technically strong, experienced actuarial Associate Consultants and Consultants to join our Winchester teams. These are excellent opportunities for ambitious, career minded individuals seeking a challenging and rewarding career.  

What’s involved?

•Working with a variety of clients, some trustee and some corporate, for a range of scheme types and sizes

•Attending client meetings with the client partner

•Acting as a key point of contact for clients on a day-to-day basis, by phone and e-mail

•Managing a small team of actuarial staff to produce client work on time and within budget (Consultant)

•Providing training from time to time to more junior actuarial staff

•Leading the core work on actuarial valuations for funding purposes, solvency testing and buy-in analysis

•Drafting pieces of advice, either from scratch or using template documents or precedents, to a standard where they are ready to be sent out

• Reviewing individual member calculations

•Calculations for disclosure in company accounts

•Estimating Pension Protection Fund levies and calculating Actuarial Certificates of Deficit Reduction Contributions

•Preparing cash flows for use in asset-liability models

•Monitoring pension scheme funding levels on an ongoing basis - this might be used as part of a dynamic investment strategy

•Taking a pro-active role in keeping clients up-to-date on technical developments.

•Liaising with other client advisers, both internal and external, to ensure efficient provision of advice

•Helping respond to invitations to tender for new business and potentially being involved in business pitches

What essential skills and personal qualities do you need to apply for one of these roles?

•You must be either a part/nearly qualified FIA / FFA

•Have excellent communication skills, both written and oral

•Have supervisory experience of more junior actuarial staff (Consultant)

•Be capable of working to tight deadlines

•Be committed to delivering high quality work to clients and developing his/her career at LCP

•Fully demonstrate commercial awareness and be pro-active with clients.

To apply for these positions, or find out more about careers at LCP, please contact the recruitment team by email at recruitment@lcp.uk.com or by calling Karina Lee on 01962 872713

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