MANAGER – PENSION ADMINISTRATION

Location: Vancouver

PBI Actuarial Consultants Ltd. is currently seeking a Manager of Pension Administration to join our team.

About us

PBI is an employee-owned Canadian firm with offices in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. The Company offers competitive compensation and benefits.
PBI is a firm that specializes in providing pension, benefit and investment consulting services for multi-employer, jointly-trusteed pension plans and benefit plans.

A unique work environment

PBI’s work philosophy is based on open-mindedness and the active involvement of all its associates.
In fact, our company encourages growth both in a personal and professional level inside a healthy, respectful learning environment. More specifically, our core values are cooperation, self-sufficiency for teams as well as individuals, dedication towards our clients and our Company, development of skills, confidentiality, efficiency, creativity, thoughtful decision-making, precision and synergy.

Tasks and responsibilities

• Monitor/review benefit calculations, including marriage breakdown calculations, and related member correspondence
• Check year end data and annual pension statements
• Review government filings
• Prepare for and/or review material for Board of Trustees’ meetings
• Assist or act on behalf of the Practice Leader of Pension Administration with recruiting, hiring, training and team leadership/mentorship of staff or any other related pension tasks
• Produce and/or review any other document pertaining to pension plan administration
• Research pension legislation and provide guidance to staff
• Provide direction to staff on member matters which are escalated from Senior Pension Administrators
• Assist with management of workflow amongst staff, including staff performance reviews
• Prepare for and assist with internal pension administration meetings
• Maintain a positive work environment and ensure adherence of staff to company policies
• Assist with the development or review of standardized pension correspondence and policies
• Lead communications initiatives and ensure completion of client tasks/projects
• Coordinate and assist with the onboarding on new clients with respect to administration or system implementation projects
• Draft education material for staff or external stakeholders and present, if requested
• Draft/review requests for proposals and attend finalist presentations, when required
• Produce and/or review consultation papers on pension related matters
• Interpret and apply pension plan texts, administrative policies and related legislation

Qualifications

• Post-secondary education and/or pension or benefit related courses (CEBS)
• Minimum 5 years of pension work experience
• Demonstrate attention to detail and strong organizational and people management skills
• Strong analytical, relationship building and problem-solving skills
• Strong communication skills, both written and oral
• Able to work under deadlines and on several projects simultaneously
• Commitment to superior client satisfaction
• Strong Word, Excel and Powerpoint skills

Other qualities

• Is a team player, yet is self-sufficient and shows initiative
• Able to easily adapt in a new work environment
• Strong presentation skills
• Familiar with pension administration software
• Willingness to travel

Terms and conditions of employment

• Permanent position
• 40 hour weekly schedule
• Salary will be based on experience and our internal policy in force

Those who would like to apply must send their résumé along with a cover letter to Laura Grant:
By email:

Deadline: October 31, 2020