In this exciting role as a Senior Pension Benefits Analyst in the Pension Administration Group, you will perform a wide variety of recurring defined benefit plan administration services for clients, contribute to special projects, and provide ad hoc client support services. You will serve as the day to day project manager, contributing to client management and special projects, while also mentoring less experienced associates.
Willis Towers Watson benefit consultants have deep experience working with organizations of all types and sizes. We've worked closely with clients to develop some of the most advanced benefit design techniques currently in use. We combine expertise in retirement and investment consulting to support organizations worldwide in designing, managing, administering and communicating all types of retirement plans. As a Pension Benefit Senior Analyst, you will be making a valuable difference every day to our high-profile client organizations.
In this role you will:
* Enhance your expertise in retirement plan design and administration * Be on a career path with growth and advancement * Employ the most cutting edge tools and resources and work with top talent in the industry
Some of your responsibilities would include:
* Prepare moderately complex benefit calculations and trust instructions * Performs technical review for straight forward pension calculations, correspondence and payment entry/trust instructions as they arise * Interprets and drafts moderately complex administration procedures and documentation * Resolve more complex plan provision questions and issues surfaced by less experienced Analysts * Employ Towers Watson's Professional Excellence tools and concepts to ensure efficient and quality output/service delivery * Serve as day to day project manager on pension administration work * Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations * Increase efficiency within client teams by identifying ways to improve processes * Build relationships internally and collaborate collaboratively with cross-functional teams (junior analysts, consultants, actuaries, etc.) to complete tasks and ensure unified delivery of services * Develop and train less experienced Benefits Analysts * Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels * Actively participate in team meetings and training activities * Contribute to sales and marketing efforts by drafting proposals and responding to RFPs
Employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.
* Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics or any other major with significant quantitative course work and strong academic record * 3 - 5+ years of defined benefit plan administration and manual calculation experience * Strong knowledge of the fundamentals of defined benefit plan design * Excellent analytical and problem solving skills * Solid expertise in Microsoft Excel and Word (i.e. pivot tables and lookup functions) * Exceptional attention to detail * Professional, client-focused approach to colleagues and assignments * Seeks out experiences that may change perspective or provide an opportunity to learn new things * Strong oral and written communication skills * Ability to organize, set priorities, work independently and complete multiple projects within established deadlines
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.