Being an Actuary in Glasgow is a great opportunity with lots of room for growth and development. Actuaries are vital members of a Finance team and so the responsibility that comes with the position means there are great benefits as well.
To become an Actuary, you must have unbeatable analytical skill in order to look into large quantities of data and evaluate figures precisely and accurately. The role of an Actuary is to manage financial risk for a company and predict the outcome of future events so that correct steps and decisions can be taken. Many Actuaries have Maths degrees because you need excellent numerical skills for these positions. You also need good communication skills so that you can pass on your knowledge to non-specialists in the company, including Financial Accountants and Wealth Managers.
Actuaries can work in large finance companies and banks, or many work in agencies and are then hired by firms when they need to make a decision regarding the future of the business.
In Glasgow, Actuaries can expect to earn approximately between £35,000 and £39,000 depending on experience and company package.