Actuarial Analyst

Phoenix Group

Flexible working is a core part of our employee offering and it's advertised as standard on all our job adverts, including being open to part-time (e.g. 4 day week @ 80% salary)

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Wythall or Edinburgh, UK ⚠️

Job Type: 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Location: This role could be based in either our Wythall or Edinburgh offices with time spent working in the office and at home.

Flexible working: All of our roles are open to part-time, job-share and other types of flexibility. We will discuss what is important to you and balancing this with business requirements during the recruitment process.

Closing Date: 12th May

Salary and benefits: £42,000 - £60,000 plus 8% bonus up to 16%, private medical cover, 38 days annual leave, excellent pension, 12x salary life assurance, career breaks, income protection, 3x volunteering days and much mor

We have an incredible opportunity to join us here at Phoenix Group as a Senior Actuarial Analyst to join ourWith-Profits Asset Liability Management team.

Who are we?

We want to be the best place that any of our 7,800 colleagues have ever worked.

We’re the UK’s largest long-term savings and retirement business. We offer a range of products across our market-leading brands, Standard Life, SunLife, Phoenix Life and ReAssure. Around 1 in 5 people in the UK has a pension with us. We’re a FTSE 100 organisation that is tackling key issues such as transitioning our portfolio to net zero by 2050, and we’re not done yet.

The role

The With-Profits Asset Liability Management Team are responsible for the managing the market risk within the Phoenix Group's With-Profits funds.  This involves hedging of interest rate risk , equity risk and cashflow matching.  Other tasks include rebalancing asset and liability portfolios and managing market risk appetite. The role is technically challenging and provides opportunities for presenting to senior stakeholders.

Day to day activities will include, Providing input into the development of financial processes to ensure the production of the required outputs is in an efficient manner as possible, prepared to relevant reporting standards. You will also have the opportunity to undertake project work to support the development of robust and effective financial reporting. You will also support wider Actuarial stakeholders and Senior Actuaries to Influence decisions across Phoenix Group where priorities and interests are often conflicting.

What are we looking for?

Ideally you will be a part qualified actuary (typically those who have passed the CM, CB, CS and CP exams) with a background in ALM, Reporting or With-Profits Management.  You will be keen keen to learn and know more about market risk capital and hedging techniques.  The decisions made within the team have a real world impact on the balance sheet and the ideal candidate needs to be diligent, quick at picking up new tasks and comfortable asking questions.

We want to hire the whole version of you.

We are committed to ensuring that everyone feels accepted and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If your experience looks different from what we’ve advertised and you believe that you can bring value to the role, we’d love to hear from you.

 If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, please let us know so we can help you to be at your best.

Find out more about #LifeAtPhoenix




The UK's largest long-term savings and retirement business.

Working Week

Flexible working is a core part of our employee offering and it's advertised as standard on all our job adverts, including being open to part-time (e.g. 4 day week @ 80% salary)

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 38 days annual leave including bank holidays, with the option to buy 5 additional days.

  • 38 days PTO
  • 52 unpaid Fridays
  • 90 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We offer hybrid work with options to work from various UK offices.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Transparent Salaries
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 7.9k across 19 departments:

  • business development
  • finance
  • consulting
  • operations
  • human resources
  • information technology
  • engineering
  • media and commmunication
  • accounting
  • data science
  • support
  • +8 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • ALM
  • Financial Reporting
  • Market Risk Capital
  • Hedging Techniques

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