At Towers Watson, we are more than individuals. We are a community focused on helping our colleagues and clients thrive and succeed. Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 15,000 associates around the world, we offer consulting, technology and solutions in the areas of benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management.
The Client Support Team (CST) is part of the largest team within Retirement, Defined Benefit Consulting, which provides advice on running many of the largest UK Defined Benefit (or Final Salary) pension schemes.
The CST team provides support to the consultants, who advise Pension Scheme Trustees and Employers, by:
- Producing complex calculations
- Being technical and system experts
- Managing projects and workstreams of various sizes
The CST Analyst is a non-client facing role where you will work as part of a team on a wide variety of complex projects serving as a key resource for the consulting teams. Duties will include:
- Pension Scheme valuations
- Calculating and valuing the benefits of individual members
- Complex data manipulation
- Pension Scheme accounting disclosures
- Monthly client billing
- Cross-departmental projects
Full training will be provided to develop the necessary technical and software skills required to succeed in the role. This involves on–the-job training, as well as twelve core training modules (usually three days each) over the first two years. These will develop technical knowledge as well as softer skills, such as business writing and project management.
- Numerate Degree OR Non-numerate Degree with Mathematics A or B at A-Level
- Good Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
- Ability to quickly learn and apply new bespoke IT skills
- Strong analytical skills
- Well organised, thorough and with a good eye for detail
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Flexible, proactive, responsive with an inquisitive approach to work
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Able to adapt to a fast-paced, sometimes unpredictable working environment
Start date for the UK Graduate Programme will be the end of August 2015
To find out more about this role, and to apply please click on the link below.
*** Please note that we do not accept multiple applications and you should only select and apply to one programme per year.***