Associate Actuarial Consultant


Job Description

For nearly 80 years, Segal has been providing employee benefits, retirement plan investment advisory and human resources consulting for multiemployer trust funds, corporations and public sector organizations. Segal is an independent, privately and employee-owned firm. Our independence allows us to provide unbiased consulting services for our clients. Headquartered in New York City, Segal has offices throughout the United States and in Canada. We are a smaller organization that provides a more intense and broader exposure for development purposes within a culture that is highly collegial and team-oriented. You will work with colleagues who are smart, professional, talented and...nice people. We offer a competitive pay and benefits package that includes a defined benefit and matching 401(k) retirement plans.

We are seeking an Associate Actuarial Consultant to join the Retirement practice for the Midwest region. The candidate may be based out of our Chicago, Detroit, or Cleveland office.

The Opportunity: We offer a position that involves a diverse range of responsibilities that include final reviewing, managing projects, mentoring/guiding others, providing technical support on complex client projects and related actuarial issues.

The Role: Individual is accountable for providing a level of review and consulting expertise and actuarial services (valuations and reports, special projects and other relevant consulting projects) to assigned clients.

The role requires:
• a competent understanding of actuarial concepts, methods and applications
• the ability to apply this knowledge in a variety of problem-solving situations
• a big picture perspective to understanding, defining and responding to client needs and
• the ability to develop and gain support for recommendations in response to complex issues.

Key accountabilities include:
• Providing a level of review to valuation reports and actuarial projects to ensure high quality client deliverables
• Providing technical guidance to and mentoring junior colleagues and serving as a technical resource
• Presenting at client meetings
• Participating on special projects designed to address emerging and/or unique retirement issues posed by client organizations.

Job Requirements

The Requirements:
• A minimum of four actuarial exams passed with active progression to credentialed status required (ASA preferred)
• minimum of six years of pension actuarial experience to include working in an employee benefits consulting environment
• strong client service skills and technical expertise
• excellent communication (verbal/written) and interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively with diverse and sophisticated audiences
• experience with Multiemployer or Public Sector defined benefit plans beneficial

Diversity and Inclusion at Segal: At Segal, we are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusiveness, as demonstrated through our recruitment, retention and employee development programs. We maintain an environment that respects and builds on the assets and talents of each person, valuing their differences. We also engage in good faith efforts to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment in strict compliance with applicable laws, and consider all qualified candidates for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or medical condition, protected veteran or military status, criminal record history, marital status, or status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We also engage in affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals and protected veterans. Maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce is a win/win, and provides Segal with the opportunity to leverage our top talent to provide innovative solutions to our clients.