Pension Actuarial Analyst

Location: Greater Toronto Area

PBI Actuarial Consultants Ltd. is seeking a Pension Actuarial Analyst to join our Greater Toronto Area (Burlington) team. The GTA office offers opportunities beyond traditional actuarial pension consulting.  Being the company’s youngest location, the Pension Actuarial Analyst will work closely with a small dynamic team to serve a growing client base.  You will be exposed to unique actuarial work and have the opportunity to work directly with clients.  As well, you will have the opportunity to support the firm in a variety of interesting projects ranging from research, innovation, marketing, and growth.

A unique work environment

PBI’s work philosophy is based on open-mindedness and the active involvement of all its associates.

In fact, our company encourages growth both on a personal and professional level inside a healthy, respectful learning environment. More specifically, our core values are cooperation, self-sufficiency for teams as well as individuals, dedication towards our clients and our Company, development of skills, confidentiality, efficiency, creativity, thoughtful decision-making, precision, and synergy.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Prepare actuarial valuations for pension plans including gain and loss analysis
  • Program and develop liabilities using actuarial principles including running test cases
  • Value liabilities under various plan design scenarios and for special costings
  • Collect and analyze plan experience data for input into assumptions
  • Complete and/or review asset and data reconciliations
  • Prepare and validate membership data to be used for actuarial valuations for pension plans
  • Produce and/or review pension benefit calculations or any other documents pertaining to pension plan administration
  • Prepare power-point presentations to share with clients
  • Attend client meetings
  • Draft reports and other various internal or client documents
  • Interpret and apply pension plan texts, administrative policies and related legislation
  • Provide assistance for any related work or special project
  • Develop routine client correspondence
  • Assist with market research
  • Be part of a dynamic team motivated to bring new ideas and solutions to clients and prospective clients

Qualifications

  • University degree in actuarial science, statistics, mathematics or finance
  • 0 to 1 years of experience within the field
  • Desire to qualify as an ACIA or FCIA
  • Proficient in computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Has experience with computer programming
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and is well organized
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Other qualities

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Able to manage priorities and work on several simultaneous projects within strict deadlines
  • Strongly dedicated to keeping clients satisfied
  • Able to easily adapt in a new work environment
  • Is a team player, yet is self-sufficient and shows initiative
  • An independent worker who likes a quieter office environment
  • Able to work within a smaller office

Terms and conditions of employment

  • Permanent position
  • 40 hour weekly schedule
  • Salary will be based on experience and our internal policy in force
  • Enrolment in extended health benefits and company pension plan
  • Support in attainment of ACIA or FCIA designation
  • Starting date: Early 2020

Applications

Those who would like to apply must send their résumé along with a cover letter to Laura Grant:

By email: laura.grant(at)pbiactuarial.ca

Deadline: November 27, 2019