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Actuarial - Pensions and Investments Graduate Programme - Edinburgh

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1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • You need a numbers-based degree, strong academic background, and a minimum GCSE grade in English and Maths to apply. Your application will be assessed holistically.
  • You will analyze data, model financial assumptions, build proposals, conduct audits, perform analytics, support investment decisions, advise on pensions, and due diligence in corporate transactions.

Graduate Job

Accounting & Tax, Banking & FinanceEdinburgh


  • A fast-changing world can create a lot of opportunity for businesses, but it also creates new risks. We offer our clients expert-led advice on pension risk. Our teams work within a multi-disciplinary environment across a number of specialist areas, covering a range of industry sectors. The global nature of our business allows our people to develop and grow based on their own personal goals and objectives.
  • We’re proud to have won the award for The Times ‘Graduate Employer of Choice’ in 2021 for our Actuarial work.
  • On this programme, you’ll quickly be involved in live client projects and learn how to analyse client data, spot trends and provide clients with insights. We’ll provide you with the support you need to gain the knowledge, experience and skills you need to succeed, whilst you progress towards becoming a qualified actuary. 


  • We operate an open access policy, meaning we don’t screen out applications on your academic performance alone. You will, however, need to be working towards an honours degree in a numbers-based subject like Maths, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Economics, Computer Science or Technology, have a minimum of grade 4/C GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths, and three A-levels (with an A in A-level Maths)/Five Highers (or equivalent) to be eligible to apply.
  • We welcome applications from all academic backgrounds and are looking for people who will succeed at EY today and tomorrow. That’s why, through our recruitment process, your academic performance will be considered against your online assessment scores to determine your suitability for an EY role. We’re also proud to partner with RARE recruitment, so that your application can be processed in the context of your socio-economic background.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax
Banking & Finance


  • Analysing data to identify trends and insights, communicating with clients, writing reports and presenting your work
  • Applying actuarial concepts and modelling techniques to derive EY’s view on financial assumptions
  • Building proposals for new business pitches
  • Completing actuarial audits of pension schemes
  • Performing analytics and producing visualisations to support client needs
  • Supporting the investment governance and oversight team in selecting, monitoring and researching fiduciary managers
  • Carrying out due diligence on the pension aspects in a corporate transaction (merger and acquisitions)
  • Providing support on advising clients in relation to their pensions and related risks


Work type

Full time

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