Pension Administrator (5074)

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Pension Administrator
Organization:  Eckler Ltd.
Province:  Manitoba
Location:  Winnipeg
 
 
Description:

We at Eckler Ltd., believe that fit is everything!

We are looking a talented and hardworking Pension Administrator to join our dedicated team of consultants at our Winnipeg office. The ideal candidates will thrive on providing superior customer service in a dynamic, team-oriented environment. If you are looking to hone your pension administration skills – or take them to the next level – then this role might be the right fit for you!

Job responsibilities:

  • Prepare termination, retirement and death benefit packages for members of pension plans
  • Prepare plan member disclosure statements
  • Calculate Pension Adjustments (PAs), Pension Adjustment Reversals (PARs), and Past Service Pension Adjustments (PSPAs)
  • Prepare authorization of benefit payments
  • Complete government filings, such as Annual Information Returns (AIRs)
  • Review and analyze membership data
  • Maintain and update pension plan databases with member information
  • Reconcile contributions to, and payments from, pension funds
  • Liaise with fund custodian for payment authorizations and stop payments on death of member
  • Provide call and email support to client employers and pension plan members
  • Adhere to quality standards and best practices
  • Learn plan provisions and administration policies for assigned clients
  • Stay current with relevant laws and rules concerning pensions across Canada
  • Consult with clients on all matters of administration, including interpretation and best practices

What we offer:

  • Collaborative and engaging atmosphere
  • Working with colleagues across Canada
  • Opportunities to help grow and evolve our practices
  • Team of collaborators that includes fellow pension administrators, as well as actuarial analysts and pension consultants
  • Competitive compensation in terms of salary, bonus, and benefits (commensurate with experience level)
  • A collegial, comfortable work environment

Company description

Eckler Ltd. is a leading consulting and actuarial firm with offices across Canada and the Caribbean. Owned and operated by active Principals, the company has earned a reputation for service continuity and high professional standards. Our select group of advisers offers excellence in a wide range of areas, including financial services, pensions, benefits, communication, investment management, pension administration, change management and technology. Eckler Ltd. is also a founding member of Abelica Global – an international alliance of independent actuarial and consulting firms operating in over 20 countries.

Eckler Ltd. is committed to an inclusive, diverse and accessible workplace and encourages all interested applicants to submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio to careers@eckler.ca  for consideration.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for the short list will be contacted.

www.eckler.ca

Requirements:

What you offer:

  • A strong mathematics aptitude or focus (comfort handling numerical data)
  • Process and detail-oriented with a keenness to accuracy on data entry and calculations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word, including use of various Excel functions and Word merge
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of pension legislation
  • 2+ years of pension administration experience
  • Willingness to take ownership of assigned clients, setting and meeting required deadlines

What would get us super excited!

  • Fluency in French
  • Willingness to spearhead and drive team initiatives
  • RPA/CEBS or PPAC designation
  • Basic or introductory programming skills (e.g., Access or SQL queries, experience in VBA)
  • A degree or diploma in Mathematics, Statistics, or General Science
  • Experience with streamlining or automating processes
  • Familiarity with actuarial concepts through experience or coursework, or having written actuarial exams