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Pension Analyst (5424)

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Pension Analyst
Organization:  PSPP Corporation
Province:  Alberta
Location:  Edmonton
 
Salary:  85000
Description:

Recruitment is for a Pension Analyst

 

PSPP Corporation is the Administrator of the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP or Plan) and Trustee of the PSPP fund.  Reporting to the Chief Pension Officer, the Pension Analyst interprets legislation, performs research, identifies issues, and prepares recommendations for policy and compliance issues that arise in the administration of PSPP. This position ensures that the Chief Pension Officer has the information necessary to support decisions, provide excellent support to PSPP Management, and manage risks concerning pension plan policies and administration. This position also supports plan-design processes, the administration of PSPP, and the monitoring of APS.

 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES

 

Pension Policy

Provide advice and research on a wide variety of issues affecting pension design.
Work collaboratively with the Stakeholder Representative and Senior Communications Advisor to acquire and assess input from stakeholders on pension policy and administration issues.
Research pension policy, benefit administration, demographic, and trends as directed by the Chief Pension Officer.
Analyze the Plan text and recommend appropriate plan rule amendments where necessary or appropriate.
Implement, monitor, and manage policy directives and projects as directed by the Chief Pension Officer.
Analyze, understand, and ensure recommended actions comply with governing legislation and regulations.
Liaise as required with APS, external service providers, and industry to coordinate and optimize policy information and support recommendations to the PSPP Sponsor Board.
Work with APS to develop and maintain administrative policies to be implemented by APS.
Assist with the member appeal process as required.

 

Plan Administration

Monitor APS performance, including analyzing quarterly performance and compliance reports.
Analyze and advise on benefit administration procedures in use, and recommendations presented by APS.
Assist the Chief Pension Officer in developing a performance measurement matrix to assess APS’s performance.
Work with performance measurement analytics to assess APS’s performance.
Develop recommendations for changes in APS’s administrative procedures as appropriate.

Assist in the interpretation of plan provisions and the terms of transfer agreements.
Assist with yearly Plan registrations, filings, and transfer agreement assumption notifications.
Prepare and analyze various reports, and perform data analytics as requested by the Chief Pension Officer.

 

Business Intelligence

Identify and prioritize data needs for PSPP initiatives.
Identify, analyze and interpret trends or patterns in large data sets.
Develop dashboards, graphs, and other visualizations.
Prepare written reports summarizing findings and recommendations.

 

Board Support

Provide support to the Board Specialist as needed. This may include, but is not limited to, the development of board and committee briefings and compilation of material in a PDF format, tracking correspondence maintaining and updating the Nasdaq Boardvantage portal for board members, etc.

 

Miscellaneous:

Support the Pension Policy function in providing research and policy advice on a wide variety of issues affecting pension administration.
Manage special projects as directed by the Chief Pension Officer.
Prepare reports, briefs, and presentations for stakeholders, PSPP Sponsor Board, and Corporate Board.
Assist the Chief Pension Officer with meeting scheduling.

 

PSPP Corporation offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive and flexible benefits package. The position participates in the Public Sector Pension Plan.

 

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and salary expectations to PSPP Corporation at [email protected]

 

Please Note:

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a security screening as a condition of employment.

 

Hybrid work arrangement

 

 

Thank you for your interest in PSPP Corporation. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Requirements:

Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (commerce, economics, or similar)
5-7 years in a professional pension environment is required.

 

Skills, Abilities & Knowledge:

Knowledge of pension policies, pension legislation, and pension administration practices.
Superior quantitative, research, and analytical skills.
Ability to work in a changing and fast-paced environment.
High level of integrity.
Ability to organize, set priorities, and manage multiple projects concurrently.
Strong written and verbal communications skills with an ability to interact at all levels within an organization.
Ability to translate data analysis into meaningful insights.
Proven experience with improving processes.
Prior experience with public sector or multi-employer pension plans would be an asset.
Ability to foster good working relationships with external partners.

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