Junior Actuarial Analyst


Our client is looking to hire a Junior Actuarial Analyst to join their office in London on a Permanent basis.

Ref: 49111

  • Location: London
  • Category: Life Actuarial
  • Type: Permanent


Key Duties:

  • Delivering accurate and compliant actuarial support to Operations and external clients to achieve and at times exceed service standards
  • Reviewing system specifications and test calculation functionality when necessary
  • Ensuring that non-workflow calculation processes are in place (e.g. develop spreadsheets etc)
  • Calculation of both complex lifecycle and non-lifecycle referrals
  • Completion of regular tasks such as bonus rate changes
  • Support for projects, e.g. calculation changes driven by client or legislative requirements
  • System data analysis including specifying amendments to data to be carried out by the Data team
  • Delivering accurate and compliant actuarial support to Actuarial Production Service team BAU in order that they can at least achieve service standards
  • To undertake tasks and duties within any other BS&S Actuarial area as required (with appropriate support given)
  • To undertake any other duties as may be deemed appropriate by your Team Leader
  • To ensure that regulatory and audit requirements are met. To be aware of data security from a customer and business perspective and take responsibility for the prevention of fraudulent activity
  • Travel to different HCL locations to liaise and work with team members as necessary


Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to adapt style for audience
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Quick learner
  • Excellent Problem solving and numeracy skills with a  practical, analytical and commercially aware approach
  • Ability to work to agreed deadlines
  • Ability to analyse issues logically making rational judgements based on relevant information
  • Be Pro-active and show a ‘can-do’ approach and positive outlook
  • Flexible and willing attitude to changing work demands/priorities
  • Approachable
  • A willingness to develop skills and broaden experience/knowledge communication
  • Excellent attention to detail

Qualifications required:

  • A-Level Maths (at least B-grade
  • BSc a Mathematical or Financial subject

Experience required:

  • Exposure to programming experience as part of degree or previous job (especially VB or VBA)
  • Some actuarial exam passes
  • Development and testing of actuarial tools
  • Actuarial Analysis Experience within the UK Life and Pensions sector
  • Experience with Structured Query Language (SQL)


Sian Thorn

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