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Retirement Actuarial Senior Associate

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Secondary Locations: Denver,Colorado,United States;Seattle,Washington,United States;San Francisco,California,United States;

Company: Mercer

Job ID R_054263-en

The Defined Benefit (DB) Actuarial Consultant provides high level analysis and preliminary review of client deliverables. This position assists senior consultants with project management, day to day client contact and supervision of analyst's work.  To fulfill this role, the Actuary will:

  • Perform necessary calculations or analysis on special retirement projects
  • Communicate with clients through participation in client meetings, and presentations
  • Assist Senior Consultants with day to day client contact and problem resolution
  • Supervise two or more employees as direct reports
  • Perform people management tasks such as assigning, directing, and evaluating work; conducting performance evaluations; performance coaching and career development discussions
  • Works with Mercer's Retirement Service Centers in the following ways: checking and analyzing actuarial valuation results, including analysis of census data, liabilities, assets and reporting, coordinating local office resources and project management
  • This role can also be based in San Francisco, Seattle, or Denver

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Economics, Finance or related field
  • 5+ years pension related work experience preferably in a consulting environment
  • Successful client relationship experience
  • Superior proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Superior analytical ability
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Progress towards a SOA designation

Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 22,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 65,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $14 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, which advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions; Guy Carpenter, which develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities; and Oliver Wyman, which serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity.

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