ASR Actuarial Services Intern - Summer 2020

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Oct 30, 2019
Intern Accounting Finance Math

Job Description

A career within Actuarial Services, will provide you with the opportunity to contribute general insurance advice and consulting services to clients such as insurers, banks, regulators, and third party administrators. You’ll provide advice covering solvency, economic capital, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, company restructuring and risk control, financial modelling, underwriting, new legislation, and the efficiency of claims or reporting processes. Simply put, you might help analyse the impact that new regulation will have on an insurance company’s balance sheet or you could be revising businesses’ projections and making sure they have adequate reserves.To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future. As an Intern / Trainee, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to: - Learn about how PwC works as a business and adds value to clients. - Think broadly and ask questions about data, facts and other information. - Use tools, techniques and firm standard methodologies to support research, analysis and problem solving. - Produce high quality work which adheres to the relevant professional standards. - Keep up-to-date with technical developments for business area. - Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form. - Embrace diverse perspectives and welcome opposing and conflicting ideas. - Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Our Intern’s role in PwC‘s core actuarial and insurance services provided to clients is to:
- Support select projects; demonstrating creative thinking and individual initiative while working as a team member, building solid relationships with team members; 
- Proactively seek guidance, clarification and feedback; and,
- Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks while exercising professional skepticism.

Job Requirements and Preferences

Basic Qualifications

Minimum Degree Required
Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study
Actuarial Science, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics

Additional Educational Requirements
Other quantitiative fields of study may be considered.

Minimum Years of Experience
0 year(s) 

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Educational Preferences
Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.3
Preferred major GPA: 3.3

Client service intern positions are entry-level and job seekers are traditionally either in their 3rd year of a 4 year degree program or in the 4th year of a 5 year program. Client service interns typically join us during the winter/spring or summer prior to their intended graduation year.

Certification(s) Preferred
Before starting with PwC full-time, will be eligible to sit for the primary credential exam appropriate for the appropriate practice area, such as having 150 credit hours to sit for the CPA exam in certain states.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills

A basic understanding of actuarial science, applied statistics, risk and capital management, value analyses, and financial reporting standards, including in the following areas: 
- Desire to pursue a career in actuarial consulting; 
- Ability to demonstrate strong problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks; 
- Ability to interact with various levels of client and firm management in both written and verbal form; and, 
- Ability to self-motivate and take responsibility for personal growth and development.