At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. As part of our pension and benefit actuarial team, you will have an opportunity to use your actuarial skills and knowledge but apply them more broadly in service to our clients which includes not only actuarial but also related strategic business and HR advice.
We are currently seeking a Staff to join our Pension & Benefits Actuarial Services team in our People Advisory Services (PAS) – Reward practice. Our PAS Reward practice is a multi-disciplinary integrated team of actuaries, lawyers, HR, and tax professionals providing specialized services in the areas of pensions, benefits, HR, tax, and compensation.
Types of work you will be doing
Advising EY’s audit teams on actuarial and accounting matters related to complex pension arrangements and other post-employment benefits (OPEB)
Assisting the team in due diligence review in a merger and acquisition transaction on defined benefit plans and broader people-related topics
Participating in a broad range of consulting actuarial and pension/benefit engagements, including pension and benefit-cost management, governance, policy, risk, and operational aspects; and
Working with EY colleagues in Canada and across the globe to deliver One EY solutions
Your key responsibilities
As a staff, you will join our actuarial team and participate in client engagements and opportunities for pension and/or benefits actuarial services. You will work on technical aspects of actuarial engagements while ensuring client needs are met. You will apply project management skills, technical and professional knowledge to ensure that the engagement work products are of the highest quality.
Your day-to-day role
Support for actuarial engagements relating to pension audit support, mergers and acquisitions, pension valuation work, and other pension advisory services
Participate in the overall and day-to-day technical and business aspects of client projects to ensure the quality of engagement work products, solutions, and deliverables for clients
Identify, develop and implement initiatives to improve engagement productivity, increase efficiencies, mitigate risks, and address issues for clients
Contribute to the attainment of the group and individual goals by sharing knowledge, identifying business opportunities and productivity, and facilitating teamwork
To qualify for the role, you must have
Up to 2 years of pension actuarial experience
Previous pension / OPEB accounting and/or valuation experience preferred
In the progress of attaining ACIA / ASA
Strong project management skills within a professional environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ideally, you’ll also have
The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment
Ability to share knowledge and motivate team as well as initiative to stay abreast of current trends and developments
What we look for
We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big business issues worldwide, 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 allows you to decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our total rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug, and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays, and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
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