GHRS H&W, Experienced Associate, San Francisco
San Francisco , California
June 15, 2017
PwC/LOS Overview
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We have experience working with an expansive and diverse client-base, which comprises all types of businesses-multinationals, local companies, privately-owned organizations, entrepreneurs, family businesses, trusts, partnerships, and private individuals.

Job Description
As a member of the Benefits Services practice, you will work with companies to help them evaluate, redesign and manage their health & welfare and retirement benefit programs. You will design pricing strategies, select healthcare delivery systems, and develop risk management and funding approaches that best suit the companies' employee populations and overall human resource strategies. You will provide annual actuarial valuation and related services to a wide range of companies, as well as assisting a large number of clients with specific issues that they may have. Retirement Benefits Services helps companies address the need to mitigate pension expense volatility and enhance investment performance by utilizing sophisticated asset allocation, hedging and risk management strategies.

Health and Welfare Benefit Services include:
- Valuations
- Actuarial analysis
- Plan design/redesign
- Vendor selection/implementation
- Vendor/plan performance reviews
- Consumer directed healthcare
- Health and productivity/wellness
- Postretirement programs/Medicare Part D

Retirement Benefit Services include:
- Valuations
- Actuarial analysis
- Plan design/redesign
- Coverage/discrimination testing and strategy
- Qualified plan operational reviews and strategy
- Vendor selection/implementation
- Asset/liability mix studies and investment consulting
- International benefits

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 1

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in a business related field

Degree(s) Preferred: Master's degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Health related, Human Resources, Mathematics, Public Policy, Statistics or Organizational Development

Knowledge Preferred:
Working knowledge of the design, funding, valuation, cost management, tax and financial reporting aspects of retirement and/or health and welfare plans in a major consulting firm or corporate environment.
Some knowledge of health plan financial reporting and data analysis.

Some knowledge of actuarial analysis.

Skills Preferred:
Some technical skills in FAS 87, 106, 112, and 158 analysis and valuations.
Working experience identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor.
Working experience as a team member: understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.

A little about us:
PwC is a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

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