Willis Towers Watson Retirement Service Center Intern (University) in Dallas, Texas
Retirement Service Center Intern (University) in Dallas, TX at Willis Towers Watson
Date Posted: 9/7/2017
Employee Type: Full-Time
Location: Dallas, TX
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 9/7/2017
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.
The Actuarial Service Center (ASC) is a group of colleagues within the North American Retirement Line of Business who focus on operational excellence and systems expertise. As integrated members of client teams in a variety of offices, they provide high quality and efficient work for Defined Benefit, Defined Contribution and post retirement plans served by the Retirement teams. Work performed by ASC colleagues includes annual actuarial funding and accounting valuations, corporate reporting and disclosure government forms and a wide range of special projects. Actuarial credentials are not required for colleagues in the ASC and as a result, ASC Colleagues are not eligible for the exam program.
Explore an opportunity. As an intern within the ASC, you will contribute, as part of a team, to a range of retirement valuation and special projects. You will have the opportunity to learn about various aspects of retirement plans and the typical types of actuarial work we do, employ the most cutting edge tools and resources to complete required projects involving valuation data, government filing and pension benefit calculations, in addition to participating in our systematic training program for interns and entry level full-time analysts.
Love your work. Partner with team members on the following performance objectives:
Participate and engage actively in training sessions
Follow set process and utilize detailed tasks and steps to produce quality projects
Help with actuarial valuations and prepare valuation reports for consulting offices
Perform data analysis and reconciliations of plan participant data
Perform pension benefit calculations using established spreadsheets or our proprietary plan administration system
Prepare government reporting forms and annual employee benefit statements
Help with special projects as ad-hoc need arises
Work with other associates to ensure that each project is completed on time and meets quality standards
Respond to all requests and communications effectively and efficiently
Current college student (at least sophomore) required, preferably in a program with heavy emphasis on mathematics, statistics or economics
Actuarial exams are not required
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Organized, detail-oriented, effective time management skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to interact with colleagues at all levels
Strong client service orientation
Ability to work both independently and on client teams
Ability to apply problem solving techniques in a business environment
At this time we will only accept candidates that are presently eligible to work in the United States and will not require sponsorship now or in the future.
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