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Retirement Actuarial Specialist

Posted 1 month ago
North America

Actuarial SpecialistWhat can you expect?The purpose of this position is to provide technical leadership and day to day direction and guidance to technical staff. Responsibilities include providing detailed checking of actuarial valuations, management of a client book of business, and coaching and mentoring both analysts with a focus on career progression. The position is involved in numerous competing client projects that require delivering accurate results on time and within budget to internal Consultants.What’s in it for you?

  • Work for a global company with excellent benefits and a dynamic culture
  • Excellent growth/advancement opportunity
  • Work with collaborative, intelligent, solutions-focused colleagues who truly care about the work, and each other, while maintaining work-life balance


We will count on you to:

  • Review and validate annual client liabilities
  • Review and validate reports of final funding and accounting results for pension and health plans, and provide detailed analysis of results
  • Review and escalate data or plan questions based on client requirements
  • Review and assist in submission of required governmental reporting for pension plans
  • Scope, review and provide detailed analysis in client situations of plan design changes, changes in benefit formula or assumptions and other special projects
  • Provide guidance and technical leadership to analysts through valuation work and special projects to deliver results on time and within budget
  • Partner with consulting teams across the country to provide superior service to Mercer’s clients

What you need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
  • 5-7 years pension and/or retiree medical work experience
  • Experience working with multiple client teams with competing projects and rapidly changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and guide junior staff
  • Superior proficiency in Microsoft Excel

What makes you stand out:

  • ASA or EA designation or active progress towards designation
  • Defined Benefits experience

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