The Portland, OR Employee Benefits practice of Milliman provides consulting services to a broad array of retirement plan sponsors. We are looking for an entry-level actuarial student to assist consulting actuaries with all aspects of consulting to our clients, including the development and preparation of actuarial valuations, forecasts, and plan design studies. This position provides excellent opportunities for professional development and advancement, a supportive work environment, and a full study program.
Prepare defined benefit pension calculations
Apply federal pension regulations and plan documents to pension benefit calculations
Research pension compliance issues as required
Process and organize data and assist with actuarial valuation of pension plans
Assist with government filings
Organize and work with detailed pension records
Work towards EA and ASA designations
Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field with GPA of 3.0 or higher
Completion of at least one actuarial exam
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Ability to work both independently and in teams
Strong time management skills
Strong quantitative and analytical skills
Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
GPA of 3.5 or higher
Microsoft Access experience
Office: Milliman is a firm of consultants and actuaries serving the full spectrum of business, governmental and financial organizations. Milliman’s Portland, Oregon office is located downtown with access to most bus and light rail lines in front of the building. We are near many food cart pods and walking distance to great restaurants. We have a 360° view of the city, and views of Mount Hood and Mount St. Helens.
Compensation: The base salary for the position will vary with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition, we offer a significant performance-based bonus plan, profit sharing, and generous benefits. We also offer a full study program for actuarial students.
Please send a cover letter stating your interest and experience, along with your resume.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Bachelor of Science or better in Actuarial Science or related field.