ESC Pension Representative (5044)

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ESC Pension Representative
Organization:  City of Edmonton
Province:  Alberta
Location:  Edmonton
 
 
Description:


ESC Pension Representative    

Job Number :   36594   

Are you looking for an opportunity to align your expertise with an organization that values teamwork, innovation and a commitment to service, keep reading! 

As a Pension Representative, you will provide excellence in customer service through the accurate and timely administration of pension plans. 

You will function in a small unit assigned the following responsibilities: 

  • Audit internal processes such as: ensuring City employees are registered in Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP), Special Forces Pension Plan (SFPP), Firefighters Supplementary Pension Plan (FFSPP); verifying service credits; processing pension adjustments for tax purposes 
  • Process various pension documents/forms for retirement, prior service, leaves, transfer and termination purposes 
  • Administration of various accounts relating to buy-back of prior service, leaves of absences, auditing salary data, and administration of Matrimonial Property Orders 
  • Reconcile pension payroll with LAPP, Special Forces Pension Plan (SFPP) and other pension plans; auditing Long Term Disability (LTD) member files' pension data, reconciling data for Member Annual Statements in conjunction with actuaries and City accountants 
  • Process monthly pensioner payroll for Firefighters Supplementary Pension, Fire Chiefs and Deputy Fire Chiefs; and manage annual affirmation process 
  • Audit service and salary data for APA/Actuaries/CRA to ensure compliance with regulations pertinent to pensions administration 
  • Interact with City employees with regard to retirement and termination options, processing of deaths in service, insurance claims, and other queries 
  • Assist retiring members through the retirement process and responding to other enquiries, in person, by phone or email 
  • Assist in the training and development of staff in regards to policies and procedures 
  • Ensure all functions and procedures are adequately documented and maintained in accordance with tax rules, pensions legislation and City policies on a regular basis 
  • Other related duties as required
Requirements:

  • Grade 12 supplemented by courses in business/commerce related subjects Pension Plans Administration Certificate (PPAC) or CEBS Certification 
  • 5 years diversified experience in pension administration in a large, complex organization, including supervisory experience 
  • Knowledge of the Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP), Special Forces Pension Plan (SFPP) and the administration of a supplementary pension plan is an asset 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel; experience using Google Docs/Sheets and or Google Gmail is an asset 
  • Experience with PeopleSoft payroll system is a significant asset 
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and supervise the work of subordinates 
  • Knowledge of the purpose, organization, policies and regulations governing pension administration 
  • Proven ability to administer complex salary and service records for pension benefits purposes 
  • Ability to make decisions within defined procedures, rules and regulations 
  • Ability to work in a high volume, complex and demanding environment with a strong focus on excellence in customer service 
  • Ability to make arithmetical calculations rapidly and accurately 
  • Excellent analytical and proactive problem solving skills 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary 

We are an equal opportunity employer. 
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

 

Up to 1 permanent full-time position

Hours of Work: 33.75 hours, Monday to Friday 
Additional hours may be required. 
Salary: $32.255 - $40.517 (Hourly); $56,825.25 - $71,380.82 (Annually) 
Talent Acquisition Consultant:  CM/MZ