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30 Jun 2016

The role

Our actuarial trainees have the opportunity to work in a variety of roles in different business areas including:  reserving, financial reporting, pricing, risk management, investments and systems.  We expect that trainees will work in at least two or three different areas before qualification, which means our newly qualified actuaries tend to have a valuable breadth of experience.

Who are we looking for?

Applicants will have at least three A levels (or equivalent) and a degree (2:1 or better), ideally in mathematics or another numerate subject, although exceptional candidates with other degrees will be considered.  We are looking for excellent communicators with strong problem solving skills.

Benefits of working at Canada Life

Canada Life offer the advantage of working in a professional, fast moving, global financial services company, yet with a better work/life balance than you would usually find in London. We offer competitive starting salaries and great opportunities for career progression across different business divisions and geographical locations.
An excellent study package is available to all of our actuarial trainees, which includes study days, tutorials, course materials and entry fees for the first sitting of each exam. Every new starter is assigned a mentor to oversee their progress. Canada Life has a strong culture of success in the actuarial examinations, and provides an environment for new actuaries to study and develop.
Please quoting Ref ‘Grad Programme 2016’ in the subject line when applying.

  • Job Type: Graduate Jobs
  • Fields of Work: Consultancy
  • Number of Positions: 2
  • Start Date: 01 January 1970
  • Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
  • UCAS Points: Actuarial Trainee
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Disciplines Recruited From: Numerate disciplines
  • Salary: c.£26,000
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