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Senior Benefits Specialist

Senior Benefits Specialist- Retirement Plans 

Key responsibilities include management of the non-qualified deferred compensation and 401(k) plans, including the direct daily administration of the plans.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with the management of the Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation and 401(k) plans which includes the facilitation of accurate and timely delivery of employer contributions, employee payroll deductions and funding to appropriate service providers.
  • Assist with the administration of the Company’s Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation plan, including facilitation of annual employee enrollment, preparation of communication materials, one-on-one communication with employees regarding the plan, and coordinating periodic account distributions.
  • Lead the annual 401(k) plan non-discrimination testing, match true-up and audit processes to include data compilation across the Company, calculation validations with service providers, work with outside auditors in preparation of the financials and associated 5500.
  • Performs audits using service providers reports to ensure compliance with plan requirements.
  • Interact with service providers, and accounting, internal audit, operating units, IT, and others on issues, requirements, internal audits, and reporting ensuring requests are completed and deadlines are met.
  • Handles escalated matters in an efficient manner that ensures timely resolution.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration.
  • 10+ years of experience in as senior analyst or auditor of a 401(k) plan and 5500 administration at a progressively responsible level.
  • 5+ years of non-qualified deferred compensation retirement plan administration.
  • Strong analytical and integrative skills including the ability to draw conclusions and identify trends from data in a logical and systematic way

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree and or related years of experience
  • Thorough knowledge of ERISA requirements and exposure to government reporting requirements for deferred compensation plans.

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS

or CEBS – Certified Employee Benefit Specialist