Job Description

With Australian superannuation funds among the largest asset pools in the world, our clients - some of Australia’s largest and most complex superannuation funds - seek our help with strategy, benefit design, management and governance. It’s our actuarial know-how, our independence, our deep insights and practical solutions that help create value for clients and their members alike.
An exciting opportunity exists to join our Actuarial Team as an Actuarial Analyst, preferably in our Melbourne office, although quality candidates based in Sydney may also be considered.
The Role:
As an Actuarial Analyst you will play an integral part in our actuarial team working on projects in the following areas:
+ Strategy, design, valuation and compliance for superannuation plans;
+ Modelling of future cash flows and asset values;
+ Mergers and acquisitions benefit strategy;
+ Design and valuation of incentive plans such as share and option schemes;
+ Valuation of other employee benefits, such as annual leave and long service leave; and
+ Design and implementation of member investment choice programs.
_The role involves:_
+ Collation and review of client membership data, scrubbing and formatting of data for use in our software programs;
+ Programming of benefits and projected cash flows in Excel, VBA and our proprietary valuation software;
+ Checking and review of other analysts’ work;
+ Preparation of actuarial valuation reports and certificates for statutory requirements and accounting standards, for review by the Consultant;
+ Project management of analytical work from the data collection phase to provision of the initial draft reports or certificates;
+ Compliance with our quality standards for delivery of all work. designation.
The Requirements:

+ Membership of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia
+ Minimum 2- 5 years prior experience within the superannuation or insurance industry
+ Relevant tertiary qualifications including degree in actuarial studies or related discipline, with excellent grades and exemptions from most or all of the Part I and II actuarial subjects;
+ Strong qualitative and quantitative skills and excellent judgment;
+ First class technical competencies;
+ A good team worker, capable of building strong and trusted internal working relationships across businesses and functions in order to deliver required results.
+ Strong project management skills;
+ Hands-on approach;
+ Excellent written and verbal presentation skills and ability to present complex concepts and messages in structured terms
+ Drive and determination to succeed in a competitive market and dynamic environment.
All applicants are required to submit a copy of their most recent academic transcript.
Candidates must have either Australian or New Zealand citizenship or an appropriate permanent working visa.
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer
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