The Actuarial Associate (Associate) position affords an immediate opportunity to apply analytical, problem-solving, communication and technology skills contributing to the development of solutions to challenging client issues. The Associate will have access to and work under the guidance and mentoring of talented senior level staff and will work independently and on teams to deliver consulting services to a broad and diverse range of defined benefit clients. The Associate will also have the opportunity to work on retiree health assignments. The Associate is encouraged to engage in continual learning and development activities with the goal to advance to higher-level positions and will be supported in pursing progress toward actuarial accreditation through our competitive exam program and policy.
The Actuarial Associate is responsible for the completion of actuarial valuations for corporate plans and other actuarial projects under the supervision of experienced actuaries. Projects include both valuation related activities and addressing numerous special and emerging retirement plan issues posed by client organizations. Specific responsibilities include but may not be limited to:
- Researching and gathering information;
- Reviewing and analyzing work products including plan data and financial statements;
- Providing input to the development of solutions;
- Creating and updating valuation programs and spreadsheet applications;
- Assisting with report preparation and government filings and,
- Working with the enrolled actuary and consultant staff to ensure effective presentation of work product to clients.
- A minimum of an undergraduate degree preferably with a focus in Actuarial Science or related discipline;
- Actuarial exam progress with successful completion of at least one exam with intention to achieve credentialed status preferred;
- 0-3 years of retirement plan actuarial experience within a consulting and/or insurance company environment (retiree health experience a plus);
- Relevant computer and software skills (thorough familiarity with Microsoft Office applications);
- Task management skills; detail orientation and organizational and analytical skills;
- Demonstrated communication (oral/written) and interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively with a diverse audience and to work independently with a strong work ethic; and
- The ability to thrive in fast paced environment with multiple deadlines.
At Segal, we are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusiveness and welcome all qualified candidates. We strive to maintain an inclusive workplace, leveraging the power of a diverse workforce to deliver innovative solutions to our clients while maintaining an environment free from discrimination and harassment in strict compliance with the law. Promoting and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce is a win-win for Segal, its employees and clients and the communities that Segal serves. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identify or Expression/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.