EY People Advisory Services - Pension Actuary - Manager in Houston, Texas
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Location: DALLAS, HOUSTON, CLEVELAND, PITTSBURGH
People Advisory Services – WFA/Actuarial – Manager
Managing global workforces is increasingly complex. People Advisory Services (PAS) builds and improves organizational and individual performance, delivering a highly complex and challenging mission, especially in an ever-changing working environment. As a member of one the PAS pillars you’ll be part of a team with a wide variety of experiences and a supportive environment. When you join us, you will gain unique experiences and valuable knowledge working across capabilities, sectors and geographies and have the opportunity to take your career in the direction you want.
As a Manager, you will manage diverse employee benefits projects ranging from retirement plan valuations, forecasting, special studies, retirement and health and welfare plan design, vendor evaluations, DOL, employee benefits plan filings and mergers/acquisitions. You will have the opportunity to gain excellent personal and professional growth and meaningful exposure to our business as an integral member of our client services team.
Your key responsibilities
You will work on multiple employee benefits projects delivering quality client service and providing flexible and innovative reward solutions. Additionally, you will integrate into and lead new actuarial teams, and rapidly establish relationships, as well as provide preliminary sign-off of multifaceted benefits engagements. You will also be expected to have excellent communication skills, integrate into and lead new teams, and rapidly establish relationships. You’ll be generating profitable revenue by identifying follow-on engagement opportunities and developing lasting relationships with clients.
Skills and attributes for success
Preliminary review of pension valuations, benefit certifications, and various government reports for a variety of clients
Contribute to client satisfaction by providing timely and effective responses to client needs and concerns
Participate in client meetings and work within a team environment to deliver fully integrated benefit services to clients
Take a practical approach to solving issues and gaining client agreement
Encourage and facilitate collaboration amongst team members, and promote an inclusive working environment
Contribute to business development and client pursuit activities by preparing proposals and delivering presentations for potential clients
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor's degree with a concentration in actuarial science, mathematics, or statistics, around four to six years of work experience and ASA or Enrolled Actuary Certification
Excellent analytical, research and communication skills
Proficiency in actuarial valuation software, Proval preferred
Experience in reviewing pension funding and accounting valuations
Ability to build client relationships and manage expectations
Project management experience, planning, budget management, and reporting
Ideally, you’ll also have
HR aspects of financial Due Diligence thorough the full life cycle of an acquisition
Retirement plan financial management/derisking
Benefits design and vendor management
What we look for
We’re interested in professionals with the drive to take on new responsibilities and projects. You’ll need the confidence to speak up with your own creative thoughts on a wide range of areas. You’ll also have the opportunity to achieve your potential by being given professional development and experiences with clients across geographies. If you’re keen to play a pivotal role within a highly focused expat tax team, this role is for you.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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