Xafinity Punter Southall offers a challenging career and stimulating work within a professional, friendly and sociable environment.
We have over 900 employees across the UK. Our clients come from a broad spectrum of UK businesses, charities, unions and institutions.
Our company is committed to excellence in the professional services we deliver and our success is derived from resourcing, developing and retaining talented people who feel motivated, rewarded and enthusiastic towards the services we provide, thus helping us to achieve our aims, goals, vision and strategy. This benefits both our company and our people and ensures that all employees are motivated and offered progressive career paths.
We aim to attract and retain a workforce with a variety of skills, background and experience. We are committed to ensuring the fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Our workforce should reflect the multi-cultural society in which we all live.
Our trustee and employer consulting teams provide friendly, professional and jargon-free advice for all aspects of occupational pension schemes including: funding, investment strategy, benefit design and reporting of pension costs in company accounts. We also have a wealth of experience in takeovers, mergers, acquisitions and management of buy-out situations. This has long been a growth area and existing clients, lawyers, venture capital houses and strategy consultants, who appreciate our practical and commercially-minded approach, regularly instruct us. Punter Southall Transaction Services is our specialised division dedicated to mergers and acquisitions pensions consultancy. We also provide high quality pensions administration for a large number of our clients through our sister company PS Administration Limited.
Minimum academic requirements
A 2:1 Honours degree (any discipline), 136 UCAS points (new scheme), 340 UCAS points (previous scheme), or equivalent (excluding General Studies and AS Level grades) including a Grade A in A Level Mathematics or equivalent qualification. In addition to the necessary academic achievements, candidates need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and possess excellent interpersonal skills both verbally and in writing.
We offer generous study leave and pay for course notes, annual subscriptions and examinations. Actuarial students are assigned a mentor, who is normally a newly qualified actuary, to support them in their studies. Students are given the opportunity to sit mock exams before their first actuarial exams. In addition, employees are offered an induction programme upon joining and an extensive programme of internal training courses that are held throughout the year, together with on-the-job training. Career planning and personal development are assisted by an in-house appraisal system which applies to all employees. Other forms of training include regular staff nights, weekly actuarial technical training and technical seminars.