Manager Pensions Actuary Audit and Assurance

United Kingdom
Elkie Holland

Job Title:        Manager - Pensions Actuary, Audit and Assurance
Location:        Birmingham, Leeds, London or Manchester
Salary:            £90k - £120k + Benefits
Role:               Permanent / Hybrid
Position Summary:
Join the Actuarial, Pensions, and Rewards Practice within the Audit and Assurance Line at our clients rapidly growing team of actuaries, employee benefits specialists, and modelling experts which provide audit and assurance services to trustees and corporate sponsors of pension schemes.
Your Career:
Our client drives progress by investing in outstanding people. As a Manager in their team, you'll enjoy exposure to a broad and varied client base, increasing your market knowledge across a wide range of industries. They build teams of future thinkers, empowering them to reach for and achieve more, guided by their shared values of leading the way, serving with integrity, taking care of each other, fostering inclusion, and collaborating for measurable impact.
As a Manager in the Actuarial team, you will have responsibility for:

  • Independently testing pensions liability calculations and benchmarking proposed assumptions for corporate accounts.
  • Investigating and challenging the actuarial assumptions and methodologies used by corporate actuarial advisors.
  • Preparing and reviewing audit documentation.
  • Presenting findings to the Audit teams, corporate pension managers, financial controllers, finance directors, and/or audit committees.
  • Working on wider pensions, reward, HR, and analytics projects from time to time.
  • Our client takes your development seriously, offering a structured, transparent, and interactive appraisal process. Continuous training and ongoing supportive feedback will help you achieve your goals. With no glass ceilings, you will make a difference by influencing and shaping the strategic direction of their practice.

To qualify, you will have:

  • Experience delivering defined benefit pension work streams or projects, in a consulting or in-house environment.
  • Exposure to providing actuarial services to trustees and/or corporate sponsors.
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills.
  • Experience managing client relationships.
  • Solid team leadership experience.
  • Advanced level of Microsoft Excel.


  • Be FIA, FFA, AIA, or AFA qualified or be making good progress towards an actuarial qualification or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of coding software (e.g., VBA, R, and/or Python) is desirable but not essential.

If you are looking for a challenge and have the required skills and experience, then give us a call for a quick chat about the role.

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