Expires soon Kpmg

Assistant Manager - Pensions Actuarial

  • Manchester (Greater Manchester)
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

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.

The key work streams within the department include:

• Delivering professional pensions consulting advice on a wide range of corporate and Trustee pension issues.

• Undertaking work such as individual member calculations, scheme actuarial valuations, producing accounting disclosures and PPF Levy calculations

• Working on projects such as benefit change, scheme design, liability management, scheme de-risking/insurance

• Supporting the audit teams in understanding the actuarial aspects of financial statements.

Role and Responsibilities

• Checking work produced by junior colleagues and ensuring it is 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

• Direct internal and external client contact

Professional Qualifications

• Studying for the FIA actuarial exams and making good progress

Experience and Background

• 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