Actuaries analyse mathematical, statistical, demographic, financial and economic data to predict the long-term risk involved in financial decisions and planning. Their risk assessments inform decision making within organisations offering insurance, superannuation and investment products or services.
Work is in an office, with possible travel to meet clients and attend events.
Suited for people with close attention to detail who enjoy problem solving and mathematics. Critical thinking and good written and verbal communication skills are important.
Formal qualifications are required. Postgraduate studies are common.
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