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Senior Consultant

Location:

CT - Glastonbury, OH - Columbus, OH - Toledo

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General Description: 

With minimal supervision the Senior Consultant is heavily involved in all aspects of the conversion of new business, provides overall recordkeeping and consulting services for more complex plans, and demonstrates leadership in handling client relation issues.

Responsibilities:

·       Participate in  the conversion of new business and coordinate transition of assets and participant records; participate in transition meetings/calls; correspond with client & payroll vendor to ensure proper setup of payroll data feeds; communicate with prior recordkeeper; coordinate with post sales department to ensure all documentation is completed in a timely manner for account/plan setup and enrollment meetings.

·       Responsible for all aspects of  recordkeeping for complex client plans including:

    • work with Administrator to process distribution and loan requests within 7-10 business days of receipt
    • initiate/process trades
    • process payroll data files & respond to client within 48 hours of receipt
    • reconcile asset balances (trust and participant accounts)
    • post earnings as necessary & run/monitor “unposted” report
    • ensure compliance with plan document & IRS/DOL regulations
    • participate in peer review process

·       Accurate and timely recording of transactions and work logs. 

·       Produce quarterly valuation package (client reports and participant statements) according to USICG standards, including:

  • ensure valuation checklist is complete and peer review is done according to SAS70 standards
  • resolve any outstanding valuation issues within current quarter
  • prepare meaningful executive summary letter – highlight current issues
  • prepare extracts for plans with Riggs as Trustee

·       Correspond with clients, Team Leaders & Account Managers to help manage relationships and respond to issues, including researching questions and plan document provisions, consulting on more complex plan design issues, assisting with billing issues, confirming transactions, etc.  Respond to all calls within 4 business hours.

·       Provide training for newer employees on DC department procedures, systems, etc. as well as IRS/DOL regulations (expected to have working knowledge) – includes attendance of seminars, etc to assist in training the department

·       Create and provide peer review for IRS Form 5500/SAR/1099R tax packages in a timely manner.

·       Prepare compliance tests appropriate to assigned plans, develop corrective action steps if tests fail, prepare reports for client and participate in peer review; assist other team members with more complex testing issues.

·       Process plan-level fees per service agreement (basis points, loan fees, etc.); identify projects requiring additional billing and report them monthly on Special Billings Projects worksheets.

·       Act as a peer mentor and provide input for performance reviews.

·       Complete special projects as requested by clients or DC department

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·       Bachelor’s or Associates Degree in Mathematics, Business, Finance or Accounting

·       5 + years related business experience

·       ASPA PA-1 preferred

·       Strong computer skills- Knowledge of Windows environment, including Word & Excel

·       Excellent mathematical aptitude.  Detailed and organized.  Able to multi-task. 

·       Ability to meet all client deliverables requiring extended working hours during peak work periods

·       Excellent communication, accounting and interpersonal skills

·       Ability to creatively and proactively problem-solve

·       Ability to stay organized and focused in a busy environment


USI is committed to providing a full-suite of competitive benefits for our growing population and its diverse needs. We offer a wide range of health, welfare and financial benefits including medical, wellness, dental and vision, 401(k), flexible spending and health savings accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance and other unique employer-sponsored and voluntary programs. USI also offers a generous paid time off policy, paid family leave benefit as well as paid holiday time.


Job ID:

23716

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