What you will do in your working day
As an industry leader, we offer a wide range of opportunities for graduates to train and build their core consulting and analytical skills. But we also want to hear your views and help you introduce fresh ways of thinking. Some of the things you'll be involved in as an actuarial Apprentice are below but remember, our work stretches beyond pensions and that's where we set ourselves apart.
The training you will be getting
- Applying actuarial skills and concepts to calculate the value of pension and other benefits for employers and trustees.
- Financial modelling and risk analysis to help clients understand their future pension obligations and principal risks.
- Advising clients on their pensions strategy and how to manage these risks, both on a day-to-day basis and when considering a long-term objective.
- Designing and implementing employee communication programmes.
- Helping clients understand and manage accounting, tax and legislative changes that affect their pension schemes.
- Contributing to proposals for new business opportunities.
- Attending client meetings and explaining the team's work.
- During your Apprenticeship you will get the opportunity to develop analytical skills while observing how we effectively consult for our clients. You will get to be involved in work we do to for our clients including:
- Calculation work either on an individual member or company basis.
- Building financial models involving statistical methods.
- Drafting communication materials.
- Helping with identifying and researching business opportunities.
- Sharing knowledge with colleagues throughout the Isio supporting our goal to continuously improve the service we offer our clients.
As an Actuarial Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Actuarial Technician Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship. As part of this apprenticeship, you will complete Actuarial Technician modules in Practical Mathematics and Statistics and Finance and Financial Mathematics.
Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Following the programme, you will retain a full-time position within the business, where you will continue to progress, learn and develop into senior positions.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Willing to learn, Determined, Can do attitude, Good numerical ability Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade (A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)) Essential Things to consider
Please ensure that you apply for the position as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date is a rough guideline as to when an advert will close. The advert may close before the given closing date if the employer has filled the position(s). BPP have a dedicated team who support students with disabilities, learning difficulties, health conditions and wellbeing. Please contact us if you have any queries or would like more details.