Pension Administrator (5167)

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

We are looking for 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, communications, 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 and resume 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