Retirement Service Center Analyst -2017 in Detroit, MI at Willis Towers Watson

Date Posted: 9/13/2017

Job Snapshot

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    Detroit, MI
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Job Description

The Company
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

The Business

Create your future.  The Actuarial Service Center (ASC) is an internal service center within the US Retirement Line of Business that provides high quality and efficient annual valuation work for Defined Benefit plans served by the Retirement Consulting offices.  Work performed within the ASC includes annual actuarial funding and accounting valuations, government forms and benefit statements.

The Role

Explore an opportunity.  As an Analyst within the ASC, you will contribute, as part of a team, to a range of retirement valuation and accounting projects.  You will have the opportunity to enhance your knowledge of retirement plans, employ the most cutting edge tools and resources to complete required project, in addition to enhancing your project management skills.


Love your work.  Partner with team members on the following performance objectives:
  • Follow set process and utilize detailed tasks and steps to produce quality projects
  • Complete actuarial valuations and prepare valuation reports for consulting offices
  • Complete analysis and reconciliations of plan participant data
  • Reconcile plan assets
  • Prepare government reporting forms and annual employee benefit statements
  • Work with Team Leader to ensure that each project is completed on time and meets quality standards
  • Respond to all requests and communications effectively and efficiently
  • Contribute to profitability by completing budget spreadsheet, monitoring own time spent on project and maintaining accurate time records

Job Requirements

The Requirements

About you.


□      Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in a program with heavy emphasis on mathematics, statistics or engineering

□      We are looking for candidates who are not interested in writing future actuarial exams

□      Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), some experience with Visual Basic definitely helpful

□      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

□      Previous defined benefit pension experience a plus

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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