Senior Pension Plan Administrator

Location: Vancouver

PBI Actuarial Consultants Ltd. is currently seeking a Senior Pension Plan Administrator to join our team.

About us

PBI is an employee-owned Canadian firm. It is based in Vancouver and also operates offices in Montreal and Toronto.

PBI is a firm that specializes in providing pension, benefit and investment consulting services for private and public sector, multi-employer and jointly trusteed pension plans and benefit plans. For more information about PBI, please see our website:  www.pbiactuarial.ca.

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 associates on member matters on your client team
  • Assist with management of workflow amongst client team, including staff performance reviews
  • Prepare for and assist with internal pension administration meetings
  • Maintain a positive work environment and ensure adherence of company policies
  • Assist with the development or review of standardized pension correspondence and policies
  • Lead communication 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
  • 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
  • Hybrid Office Environment
  • Salary will be based on experience and our internal policy in force
  • Enrolment in extended health benefits and company pension plan
  • Starting date: June 15th or earlier

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

By email:     laura.grant(at)pbiactuarial.ca

Deadline:    May 31, 2022