Looking for a graduate job?
Join our Actuarial Graduate Programme
Put your great personal skills and analytical problem-solving abilities to good use and help our UK and Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) clients meet their business goals.
Location: Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds & London
What you will be doing
As well as getting hands-on experience helping businesses manage their insurance or pension account risks, we’ll support you in becoming a certified actuary.
Our teams in Actuarial work in General Insurance, Life Insurance and Pensions and Investments. Whichever area you join, you’ll be working on real client projects as soon as you’re ready to, completing tasks like:
• Analysing data, writing reports and presenting your work
• Working with local and global insurance and reinsurance companies
• Using modelling and analysis techniques to understand our clients’ businesses
• Communicating with EY people and clients in the UK and internationally
• Contributing to actuarial audits, mergers and acquisitions, as well as proposals for new business pitches
You’ll have lots of support from colleagues and, as well as in-house training and development opportunities, you’ll study for professional qualifications with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. Before long, you’ll be coaching junior members in your team and be on your way to leading projects and people.
What is Actuarial at EY?
Our fast-changing world can create lots of opportunity for insurance businesses, but it also creates new risks. We help our clients identify these risks by carrying out complex calculations, asking the right questions, setting priorities and creating action plans for success.
Do you have the problem-solving logic needed to work in actuarial?
If you’ve achieved an A in A-Level maths (or Scottish Higher equivalent), and an honours degree in a numbers-based subject like maths, statistics, actuarial, science, physics or economics by the time the programme starts, this is for you.
You’ll also need a minimum of Level 2/GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language & Maths, three A-levels, 5 Highers or equivalent by the time the programme starts.
Qualifications you'll gain:
• Professional qualifications certified with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
• 2–3 years, depending on which area you choose
We are EY
Wherever you are on your career journey, EY will help you keep learning, evolving and building the future that’s right for you.
As a professional services firm, we help organisations make better decisions about business, finance and technology. In a fast-changing world, it’s an exciting place to be. We want to ‘Build a better working world’, and we do this by asking local and global businesses better questions so they’re able to answer and navigate today’s ever-changing world.
Because we’re at the forefront of business, a career with us means you’ll continuely be learning and evolving. We recruit based on strengths and potential, and have a variety of programmes for school students, undergrads and graduates.
We’re 270,000 people in more than 150 countries, working across four key areas: Assurance, Consulting, Tax and Transactions. We have 21 offices in the UK so you’ll find us at the heart of business communities all over the country.
If you’re creative, curious and want to make a real impact on the working world while developing important skills for the future, one of our programmes could be right for you.