Willis Towers Watson Senior Global Actuarial Analyst in New York, New York

Senior Global Actuarial Analyst

Date Posted: May 15, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Sr. Global Actuarial Analyst, you will work as part of a team to provide consulting advice and services to multinational companies concerning retirement as well as broader HR benefits and compensation issues for their operations globally. You will serve as a key resource for consultants in charge of engagements by performing many intricate aspects of their client work. As you grow and gain more expertise, you will become a key contact for the client and will begin taking on a larger project manager role within the team.

The Role

  • Begin to serve as the project manager and main liaison to the consultant which includes:

  • Creating project plans

  • Monitoring progress to deadlines and budget

  • Scheduling and managing weekly/bi-weekly status meeting calls

  • Ensuring appropriate and effective communication among team members and the client

  • Deliver work in accordance to project deadlines

  • Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations

  • Increase efficiency within client teams by identifying ways to improve processes

  • Serve as a resource and liaise effectively with colleagues and clients regarding data collection, analyses, and project execution required for:

  • accounting for pension and benefit costs

  • actuarial valuations

  • retirement plan benefit calculations and statements

  • Complete analyses required for special projects including mergers and acquisitions, benefit plan strategy and design, plan management and governance strategy, and global financing and funding policies

  • Prepare the first draft of deliverables for review by the consultant

  • Seek and participate in key learning and development opportunities/maintain steady progress through exams

  • Contribute to the development of new tools and approaches, including monitoring and analyzing economic conditions in major markets around the world and updating country profiles

  • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional and global teams

  • Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels

  • Meet chargeable hours targets

  • Contribute to sales and marketing efforts by drafting proposals and responding to RFPs

The Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience performing core valuation work in a client service oriented environment with corporate defined benefit and/or group health plans

  • Experience working on global HR benefit programs; alternatively, experience working on domestic benefits or compensation programs and a demonstrated interest in international issues

  • Ability to respond to all communications effectively and in a timely manner

  • Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve issues; strong client service orientation

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities

  • Ability to work both independently and on client teams and enjoy a fast-paced environment

  • Strong analytical and integrative skills including ability to draw conclusions and identify trends from data in a logical, systematic way

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Access and Excel

  • Bachelors Degree required

  • Actuarial exam progress toward ASA credentials

  • Experience living and working overseas and foreign language skills preferred but not essential

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com .

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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  • Location:New York, NY, US

  • Date Posted:May 15, 2018