Compensation and Retirement Plan Manager

  • Location: Boston, MA, Massachusetts
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #37295
  • Salary: $110,000

Role Overview:
Our client, a leading provider of transportation services, is seeking a Compensation and Retirement Plan Manager to oversee the administration and compliance of U.S. retirement plans. This role will be based in their Boston office with a hybrid schedule requiring at least three days per week on-site.

Compensation: $110,000.00 – $120,000.00
Location: Boston, Massachusetts (Hybrid)

Responsibilities of the Compensation and Retirement Plan Manager include:
•    Manage end-to-end operations of our client's U.S. retirement plans (80% of role)
•    Partner with plan administrators to ensure accurate contributions, distributions, plan amendments, and regulatory compliance
•    Execute nondiscrimination testing, 5500 filings, and annual audits
•    Serve as liaison between participants, beneficiaries, consultants, and administrators
•    Design and implement participant education materials and meetings
•    Evaluate plan investment options and recommend design changes
•    Assist with the implementation and communication of the Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation plan
•    Oversee annual compensation review process and maintain salary/job grading framework (20% of role)
•    Advise on ad hoc salary benchmarking and review internal equity
•    Run monthly audits to ensure system accuracy and sync with Payroll
•    Implement new Union 401k and pension plans for new contracts
•    Prepare mandatory reporting and monitor participant data/metric

Qualifications of the Compensation and Retirement Plan Manager include:
•    Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, HR or a related field
•    5+ years of experience in retirement plan administration and analysis
•    Strong knowledge of defined contribution, defined benefit, and multi-employer plans
•    Experience with 5500s, nondiscrimination testing, audits, and plan documents
•    Familiarity with implementing new retirement plans highly desired
•    Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, formulas)
•    Experience with UKG and PeopleStrategy Workforce a plus
•    Exceptional communication, customer service, and problem-solving abilities
•    Highly organized with keen attention to detail
•    Ability to perform complex calculations and analysis
•    Commitment to maintaining strict confidentiality

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, Atlantic Group will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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Job ID: 37295