Manager - Pension Administration (5190)

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Manager - Pension Administration
Organization:  PBI
Province:  British Columbia
Location:  Vancouver
 
 
Description:

About us

PBI is an employee-owned Canadian firm with offices in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. The Company offers competitive compensation and benefits.

PBI is a firm that specializes in providing pension, benefit and investment consulting services for multi-employer, jointly-trusteed pension plans and benefit plans.

For more information about PBI, please see our website: www.pbiactuarial.ca

A unique work environment

PBI’s work philosophy is based on open-mindedness and the active involvement of all its associates.

In fact, our company encourages growth both in a personal and professional level inside a healthy, respectful learning environment. More specifically, our core values are cooperation, self-sufficiency for teams as well as individuals, dedication towards our clients and our Company, development of skills, confidentiality, efficiency, creativity, thoughtful decision-making, precision and synergy.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Monitor/review benefit calculations, including marriage breakdown calculations, and related member correspondence
  • Check year end data and annual pension statements
  • Review government filings
  • Prepare for and/or review material for Board of Trustees’ meetings
  • Assist or act on behalf of the Practice Leader of Pension Administration with recruiting, hiring, training and team leadership/mentorship of staff or any other related pension tasks
  • Produce and/or review any other document pertaining to pension plan administration
  • Research pension legislation and provide guidance to staff
  • Provide direction to staff on member matters which are escalated from Senior Pension Administrators
  • Assist with management of workflow amongst staff, including staff performance reviews
  • Prepare for and assist with internal pension administration meetings
  • Maintain a positive work environment and ensure adherence of staff to company policies
  • Assist with the development or review of standardized pension correspondence and policies
  • Lead communications initiatives and ensure completion of client tasks/projects
  • Coordinate and assist with the onboarding on new clients with respect to administration or system implementation projects
  • Draft education material for staff or external stakeholders and present, if requested
  • Draft/review requests for proposals and attend finalist presentations, when required
  • Produce and/or review consultation papers on pension related matters
  • Interpret and apply pension plan texts, administrative policies and related legislation
Requirements:

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education and/or pension or benefit related courses (CEBS)
  • Minimum 5 years of pension work experience
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and strong organizational and people management skills
  • Strong analytical, relationship building and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Able to work under deadlines and on several projects simultaneously
  • Commitment to superior client satisfaction
  • Strong Word, Excel and Powerpoint skills

Other qualities

  • Is a team player, yet is self-sufficient and shows initiative
  • Able to easily adapt in a new work environment
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Familiar with pension administration software
  • Willingness to travel

Terms and conditions of employment

Permanent position
40 hour weekly schedule
Salary will be based on experience and our internal policy in force

Those who would like to apply must send their résumé along with a cover letter to Laura Grant:

By email:     [email protected]