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At Mazars we have a wide range of opportunities for you to gain experience in a firm that truly cares about your aspirations. Our business is an engine for rapid and consistent career progression, and we are known for giving ambitious people early responsibility and exposure.

Are you a graduate student with a strong analytical and mathematical skillset? Are you a self-starter, keen to begin your career studying towards becoming a chartered Actuary? This is a great opportunity to join a diverse, growing team that specialises in using financial, risk, and capital modelling to help clients manage the complexities that are inherent in business.

About the role

The role of an actuary is to assess and quantify financial risk. We are operating a hybrid working model, so as a trainee you will split your time between working from home, visiting the office, client sites when required or studying for your professional exams.

During your first three years you will

  • Help to prepare professional reports for client communications.
  • Analyse data and populate actuarial models.
  • Produce actuarial working papers.
  • Perform actuarial projections.
  • Support clients in producing regulatory forms; and
  • Perform audit support work across our broad range of clients.

Your typical day will vary between

  • Supporting the delivery of actuarial services to a wide range of clients within the insurance industry.
  • Producing models and financial reporting figures; and
  • Developing client relationships through meetings, social activities and developing an understanding of their business/industry.

About the team

The Advisory & Consulting Service Line at Mazars is a rapidly growing, award winning, global group of successful teams working together to present a go-to-market differentiator whilst delivering the highest quality of work for our clients.

Our growing Actuarial team provide a variety of traditional actuarial services to our clients including reserving, capital management, actuarial function, Solvency II, Statement of Actuarial Opinion, Pricing and IFRS 17. We have worked with insurance companies in personal lines and in the London Market in the UK and in Europe.

We also work closely with a variety of other teams including Financial Services Consulting, Risk Assurance, Financial Services, External Audit and Forensics to provide services including internal and external audit, Independent Expert, claims consulting and statistical sampling.

About you

  • On track to receive or have obtained a 2.1 or above in a relevant degree (e.g. Maths, Physics or Actuarial Science)
  • An A or above in A-Level Maths or equivalent
  • Analytical skills: the ability to think critically, research and solve problems.
  • Attention to detail and strong time-management skills.
  • Interpersonal skills: the ability to build client relationships with a foundation of trust and responsibility.
  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed.
  • Commitment to self-development & learning.
  • Affinity with our values; in particular, respect for individuals, diversity, and integrity.

Strong academic performance is important; however, we understand that things don't always go to plan. Our recruitment process looks at your whole self – academic achievements as well as other experiences in which you have grown and developed. We balance your academic results alongside the aptitude assessment within our recruitment process to ensure that you will be successful in your role with us.

Mazars & me: who are we?

Mazars is a leading international professional services firm delivering exceptional quality in audit, tax, financial advisory, outsourcing and consulting. It's also a fun, fast-paced, positive place to work and make friends.

At Mazars, we celebrate individuality and thrive on teamwork. We give people the freedom to make a personal contribution to our shared purpose. We support one another to deliver quality, create change and make an impact. So that everyone can reach their full potential.

Every story is different at Mazars. Our people have amazing, personal experiences so the best way to learn about life here is to hear it first hand from them.

Learning and development

We offer a diverse range of experiences, with prestigious clients and dynamic projects across a range of sectors and geographies. We offer an excellent technical grounding and real responsibility from the start, with early exposure to clients and partners. We have a culture of coaching, feedback, mentorship and one-to-one support, so you will learn from working closely with accessible colleagues and leaders who have so much to share. Most importantly, we give our people the tools and support they need to define their own career path and realise their full potential. As part of your training, we offer the opportunity to gain a professional qualification whilst earning a competitive salary and gaining invaluable experience.

This includes funding, time off to study, attend college and complete online courses. Your professional qualification is only part of the story at Mazars; we support all our trainees with a blended approach to training and development including classroom study, 1:1 coaching, and soft skills training. We will fund your study towards the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) qualification.

Inclusion and diversity

Being inclusive is core to our culture at Mazars; we want to ensure everyone, whether in the recruitment process or beyond, is fully supported to be their unique self and provided with a level playing field. To read more about our approach click here.

Next steps

At Mazars, we are one diverse, multicultural, multi-generational team with a huge sense of connection and belonging. If you are looking to join a firm where you can take ownership of your career, get involved, believe in yourself and put your ideas into action, then we think you will be a great addition to our team.

Roles will be closed as soon as we find the right people, so to avoid disappointment we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

International applications – Please note that the deadline to apply for international candidates who require visa sponsorship is 31st December 2023. Applications received after this date will not be progressed.

 

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