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01 Oct 2018

About the Actuarial Analyst programme

We are now recruiting for Actuarial Analysts looking to pursue the Certified Actuarial Analyst (CAA) qualification.  This is a globally recognised and portable qualification awarded by a highly-regarded profession.  Successful candidates will therefore have the opportunity to gain a meaningful qualification while earning and quickly developing some great skills and experience.

This programme is perfect for talented, highly numerate school leavers or graduates who want to develop a career in areas that are widely anticipated to be in high demand in future – these include finance, data analysis, coding and modelling.

Why  choose APR?

We believe working with APR offers unrivalled, wider opportunities to kick-start your career

  • This is an opportunity to ‘earn while you learn’.  With a generous starting salary plus bonus, and future increases based on experience and performance, the analyst role is a great chance to work towards a meaningful qualification without accumulating student debt!
  • As well as the salary and study package, you will receive intensive, hands-on training in a variety of software packages, coding languages, and key technical and professional skills to ensure both your continuing development and that you’re equipped to dazzle our clients while working on projects.
  • Working with APR will give you the opportunity to work in many different roles and companies across the UK (and possibly beyond!), broadening your experience while keeping things interesting.
  • You will be provided with a mentor who you can turn to for day-to-day support and who will look after your ongoing development and future career plans, as well as introduce you to your colleagues and APR’s social activities.
  • APR will fully support you through the whole CAA qualification, both financially and through high-quality training.  (Don’t worry, you will be given days off work to study for the exams!)  As well as being a valued qualification in its own right, the CAA qualification can also be used as a stepping stone to becoming an actuary and therefore taking this route does not curtail your ultimate career ambitions.
Should I apply?

We welcome applications from school leavers and new graduates; we are also happy to take applications from students who have completed year 1 of A-levels (or equivalent), looking towards a September 2019 intake.

Applicants should be highly numerate, with good communication skills, and a be enthusiastic to learn. You should also possess the following minimum level of qualifications (please ensure your application makes clear that you meet, or are predicted to meet, these):

  • 120 UCAS points under new 2017 tariff (or 300 under the old tariff – equivalent to 3 Bs at A-Level).
  • Grade A at A-level (or equivalent) in a Maths related subject.
  • Grade B at GCSE (or equivalent) in English.

To apply for the scheme, please provide a copy of your CV and a covering letter via our website (follow link above).

We expect the covering letter of successful candidates to demonstrate a genuine appetite for working towards a professional qualification and a desire to excel in a mathematically challenging and technically demanding role.  Applications without a covering touching on these areas are likely to be rejected..
  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Field of Work: ,
  • Location: Central London (Covent Garden), Edinburgh and Dublin but must be willing to travel
  • Salary: £21-25,000 plus generous bonus
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