Remote Sr. Retirement Plan Compliance Analyst - Military Veterans
at Ascensus, Inc.
FuturePlan is the nation’s largest third-party administrator (TPA) of retirement plans, partnering with advisors in all 50 states. FuturePlan delivers the best of both worlds: high-touch personalized service from local TPAs backed by the strength and security of a large national firm, Ascensus. Our roots go back decades, with nearly 30 outstanding legacy firms now joined together to deliver unmatched levels of service, innovation and expertise to a fast-growing client base from coast to coast. The FuturePlan team includes more than 500 credentialed plan professionals, 60 actuaries, and one of the industry’s largest in-house ERISA teams. Learn more at FuturePlan.com.
Section 1: Position Summary
Compliance position that has an advanced understanding of all plan types and facilitates more complex interactions with the Plan Consultants.
We have several openings for this role.
This position is 100% remote
Section 2: Job Functions, Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Ability to successfully complete and support the work outlined for the Compliance Associate roles
Reads and comprehends retirement plan provisions from plan documents, summaries of plan provisions, and related plan materials to ensure accuracy and compliance with regulations.
Understands, considers and applies legislation and regulations, including but not limited to IRS, DOL, and ERISA, when preparing, analyzing and interpreting information
Supports DOL, IRS, and Large plan audits
Supports the Plan Consultants in resolving operational and compliance issues related to qualified plans
Is responsible for plan administration, compliance and testing for identified blocks of business
Tracks and monitors job progress to ensure that all necessary data is requested and received in order to meet compliance deadlines
Prepares annual valuation and compliance reports for Clients
Provides detailed consultations with Plan Consultant in drafting plan documents, plan amendments, and other legal documents
Supports and completes assigned quality assurance reviews
Responsible for protecting, securing, and proper handling of all confidential data held by Ascensus to ensure against unauthorized access, improper transmission, and/or unapproved disclosure of information that could result in harm to Ascensus or our clients.
Our I-Client service philosophy and our Core Values of People Matter, Quality First and Integrity Always® should be visible in your actions on a day to day basis showing your support of our organizational culture.
Assist with other tasks and projects as assigned
Section 3: Experience, Skills, Knowledge Requirements
Bachelor’s degree preferred
3 – 5 years of prior ERISA experience in the retirement industry preferred
3 - 5 years of experience in analysis of financial data required
Strong Word, Excel, and Outlook skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize, manage tasks and meet in connection with business operations, including related ERISA compliance matters
Associate holds Retirement Plan Fundamentals certification upon meeting eligibility requirements
QKA designation preferred
Involvement or work towards associates QPA designation preferred
Prior experience with plan administration software, i.e. ASC, Relius, or FT Williams
The national average salary is $50,000 - $90,000, exclusive of any bonuses and benefits. This salary range represents the low and high end for this position. Actual salary offered will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, performance, and internal pay alignment. We do not anticipate that candidates hired will begin at the top of the range however, from time to time, it may occur on a case-by-case basis. Other rewards and benefits may include: 401(k) match, Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid-Time-Off, etc. For more information, please visit careers.ascensus.com/#Benefits.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
For all virtual remote positions, in order to ensure associates can effectively perform their job duties with no distractions, we require an uninterrupted virtual work space and there is also an expectation of family care being in place during business hours. Additionally, there is an internet work speed requirement of 25 MBps or better for individual use. If more than one person is utilizing the same internet connection in the same household or building, then a stronger connection is required. If you are unsure of your internet speed, please check with your service provider. Note: For call center roles specifically, it is a requirement to either hardwire your equipment directly to the internet router or ensure your workstation is in close proximity to the router. Please ensure that you are able to meet these expectations before applying.
At Ascensus, we aspire to make a difference for others. We are a technology-enabled services company that helps people save for retirement, education, and healthcare through our network of institutional, financial advisor, and state partners. Our culture is guided by sound principles, is committed to high standards, operates with transparency, and welcomes diversity—housed within our Core Values: People Matter. Quality First. Integrity Always.®
As a leading independent recordkeeping services partner, retirement plan third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator, we aim to hire associates who find pride in going to work every day knowing that they help more than 12 million people save for what matters.
Ascensus helps millions of people save for what matters—retirement, education, and healthcare. We’re also one of the savings plan industry’s leading providers of outsourced services. Our technology, market insights, and business knowledge enhance the growth and success of our partners, their clients, and savers. Ascensus is the largest independent recordkeeping services provider, third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator in the United States. For more information, visit ascensus.com.