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We are seeking an Actuarial Consultant to join our team in Bristol on a hybrid working basis. This is an exciting opportunity for a recently qualified actuary or a part qualified actuary who is working toward qualifying as an actuary. Our services are designed to support trustees and employers by delivering pragmatic advice which brings clarity to complex issues such as investing assets, de-risking, longevity, risk management and the impact of legislative changes.

With over 1700 people across 9 UK offices, Barnett Waddingham are proud to be a leading independent UK consultancy at the forefront of risk, pensions, investment and insurance. Each individual delivers on our shared values and our commitment to ensuring the highest levels of trust, integrity and quality.


  • Calculate complex individual member calculations, check straightforward calculations and progressing to checking more complex calculations
  • Undertake the bulk of the calculations for an actuarial valuation
  • Reviewing draft client reports and advice and draft member communications
  • Aim to become a Client Account Manager for a number of clients and starting to take on a number of Client Account Manager duties
  • Attend client meetings and take an active role where applicable
  • Supporting various types of client projects
  • Working with our corporate team on a wide range of areas
  • General consultancy, dealing with clients’ and third party queries and day to day correspondence providing technical advice where needed
  • Client management, taking responsibility for allocation and completion of work, and meeting deadlines, working directly with senior members of the client team


  • Qualified FIA/FAA or if training to be a qualified FIA/FAA, be part-qualified and making progress through the exams
  • Team player
  • Strong IT skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Solid understanding of the basics of pensions

Benefits Summary

  • Competitive discretionary annual bonus.
  • Core benefits paid for by BW including life assurance, group income protection, private medical cover and 25 days holiday per year with holiday trading.
  • A generous pension scheme where we contribute 8% of your salary from day one of your employment.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support you and your family through any concerns or challenges you may experience.
  • A comprehensive range of voluntary benefits to suit your life stage and lifestyle including a tech scheme, cycle to work scheme, dental cover, healthcare cash plan, health assessments, critical illness cover, extension of private medical cover or life assurance to family members, gym membership, travel insurance and a broad range of discounts at hundreds of retailers including supermarkets, fitness centres, travel and leisure companies.


We are a Disability Confident Employer. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, medical condition, or individual need, which you believe may affect your performance during our selection process, we’ll be happy to make adjustments to our processes to enable you a fair opportunity to showcase your skills. Please visit AbilityNet should you benefit from advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. Should you require information in a different format, have other accessibility or reasonable adjustment requirements or if you find any problems not listed on this page, please feel free to contact us.

Happy to talk flexible working.

  • Job Type: Experienced Job
  • Area of Specialism: Consultancy
  • Experience Level: Senior Qualified
  • Location: Bristol - Hybrid working
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date Posted: 13 Jun 2024
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