Pension Administrator (4986)

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Pension Administrator
Organization:  Wawanesa
Province:  Manitoba
Location:  Winnipeg

We are currently seeking a Pension Administrator to join our team!

The Pension Administrator's primary role is the administration and continued compliance of Wawanesa's defined contribution and defined benefit plans, communication strategy and education of plan members. The Pension Administrator will work as a member of the Payroll, Pension and Benefits Team.

The ideal candidate enjoys challenging work, takes initiative, and can look at the big picture, yet still be highly detail oriented.

If you a Pension Administrator, who is passionate about learning, likes to take on new challenges, and are an outside the box thinker, then keep reading. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Administer accurate and timely processing of pension enrolment, termination and retirement procedures to ensure materials are legislatively compliant and monitor results to ensure 100% compliance for the Canadian and United States operations
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality and diplomacy at all times
  • Calculate and prepare Pension Adjustments (PA's), Pension Adjustment Reversal’s (PAR's) and maintain administrative systems
  • Liase with consulting actuaries, regulatory authorities and financial institutions for pension plan administration
  • Analyze, review and compile statistical data for internal and external reporting
  • Prepare and provide information for annual pension statements
  • Calculate and report deemed earnings and contributions for members of the DB pension plans
  • Responsible for completion of annual regulatory filings and other legislative reporting
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years work experience in a defined benefit pension role
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Ability to manage confidential complex information and handle multiple tasks will adhering to deadlines is necessary
  • Strong working knowledge of Federal and Provincial pension legislation, employment standards, tax legislation applicable to pension and benefits and government social security programs and policy
  • Communicates in a persuasive and eloquent manner
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to details
  • Produces error-free, grammatically correct, logically organized, and clearly expressed documentation with a tone and style fitting for the audience and message
  • Committed to continuous learning
  • Ability to interpret actuarial valuations and financial statement knowledge is necessary
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills, as well as mathematical proficiency
  • Ability to exercise personal initiative and sound judgement
  • Bilingual in French would be considered an asset
  • A completed PPAC or CEBS designation would be considered an asset.
  • Post secondary education would be considered an asset

Wawanesa provides its employees with an environment conducive to achieving their goals for personal performance and career development. Our employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and pension plan). Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.

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