Executive Retirement Benefits Consultant

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Dearborn, MI

The Auto Club Group

AAA was founded over 100 years ago for the purpose of lobbying for driver and passenger rights, fair laws and safer vehicles — all to better promote the love of the open road and the adventure of driving. Since then, AAA has grown to over 50 million members strong, while providing valuable membership services such as roadside assistance. Additionally, AAA has broadened its horizons to include all types of travel-related services, as well as offer a variety of insurance and financial products and services. Today’s AAA is a national federation comprised of more than 50 individual clubs throughout the United States and Canada. Whether you’re traveling around the world or to the corner grocery store, planning a honeymoon or weekend road trip, learning to drive or in need of a battery boost, the best way to begin your journey is with AAA. http://michigan.aaa.com/

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <div id="overview" class="job-summary-section ng-scope"> <div class="full-text ng-binding"> <div>The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance, and financial services offerings to approximately&nbsp;13.5 million members and customers across 14 states and 2 U.S. territories through the AAA, Meemic, and Fremont brands. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second-largest AAA club in North America.</div> </div> </div> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: -199px; top: -20px;">&nbsp;</div>
Responsibilities: <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">The Auto Club Group is seeking a prospective&nbsp;<strong>Executive Retirement Benefits Consultant</strong>&nbsp;who will serve as the administrator of all executive retirement programs for the organization. &nbsp;</span></p> <p align="left"><span style="font-family: Arial;">In this position, you will have the opportunity to:</span><span style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;</span></p> <ul> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Ensure a firm understanding of all aspects of every executive retirement plan to include, but are limited to the plan description, associated regulations, qualifications, impacts, implementation policies, and consequences for violations.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Maintain knowledge of current federal regulations and industry practices relative to executive retirement programs.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Make recommendations on plan updates and/or new plan implementations.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Collaborate with General Counsel, HR Senior management, and third-party plan trustee on the review of the current plans, creation of new plans, determining appropriate responses to questions, resolving issues, communicating determinations and explanations of plan requirements and necessary actions.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Understand, interpret, and when necessary update all associated Summary Plan Description documents.&nbsp; Responsible for monitoring and updating HR information on the benefits web, retirement packet, summary of benefits, and other HR forms.</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Ensure that General Counsel and all necessary parties approve all updates and communications.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Serve as the point of contact for executives regarding plan questions and execution of necessary actions.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Creation of checklists for each level of the executive that details all plans those executives are eligible to receive.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Effectively communicate the rules of the executive plans to executive leadership.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Explain various options such as benefits, tax, and financial issues.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">Calculate retirement benefit projections.&nbsp;</span></div> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Assist executives in preparing the necessary paperwork to complete the retirement process.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Work in cooperation with the trustee for pension distributions.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Monitor and address specific distribution concerns.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Prepare necessary paperwork and forward it to appropriate individuals for processing.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Conduct regular consistent internal audits of aspects of all programs.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Ensure that all policies, procedures, and transactions align with corporate and regulatory requirements.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Identify and communicate all audit results, identify issues/errors, and means to address said issues with management.</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Serve as the point of contact throughout the process of issue resolution, communication and possible plan updates.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Work with internal and external Auditors on required audits.&nbsp;</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Participate in special projects.</span></p> </li> </ul> <div><u><span style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;</span></u></div> <p align="left"><span style="font-family: Arial;">With our powerful brand and the mentoring we offer, you will find your position as an&nbsp;</span><strong><span style="font-family: Arial;">Executive Retirement Benefits Consultant&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="font-family: Arial;">can lead to a rewarding career at our growing organization.</span></p>
Requirements: <div><u><span style="font-family: Arial;">Education:</span></u></div> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: Arial;">Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Business Administration or a related field</span></li> </ul> <div><u><span style="font-family: Arial;">Experience:</span></u></div> <ul> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">10 years of experience with Executive Retirement plan administration to include:</span></p> <ul> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Developing, implementing, and analyzing executive retirement plans</span></p> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">Monitoring and updating plans</span></div> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">Communicating with executive leaders</span></div> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Maintain an advanced understanding of federal regulations and industry practices relative to executive retirement programs</span></p> </li> <li> <div align="left"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Report preparation</span></div> </li> <li> <p align="left"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Servicing employees by investigating and resolving inquiries/problems promptly</span></p> </li> </ul> </li> </ul> <div><u><span style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;</span></u></div> <div><u><span style="font-family: Arial;">Knowledge and Skills:</span></u></div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Advanced Knowledge of:</span></p> <ul> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Retirement plan design and details (Non-Qualified Deferred Comp Plans and SERP)</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Legislation about Non-Qualified Deferred Comp Plans and SERP</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Legislation about Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO&rsquo;s)</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Human Resources policies and procedures</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Defined benefits pension plan administration</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Legal issues affecting 401(k) plans</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Government regulations about defined benefit &amp; defined contribution plans</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Defined contribution plan administration</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Use of an HRMS (i.e. Defined Benefits Calc, TBA, PeopleSoft) for pension administration</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">ERISA requirements regarding COBRA administration</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">401(k) plan administration and processing support</span></p> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;</span></div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Ability to:</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Provide guidance and direction to&nbsp; executive-level employees regarding various retirement options</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Conduct retirement seminars</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Counsel executives regarding the financial benefits of various tax-deferred savings program (TDSP) options</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Communicate effectively with others in a work environment and with the public</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Present complex information in a clear and concise manner</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Interpret and apply personnel policies and/or employee benefit provisions</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Work under pressure to meet deadlines</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Make recommendations regarding benefit procedures, policies, and guidelines for various benefit programs</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Strong problem solving, analytical and organizational skills.</span></p> <div align="left"><span style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;</span></div> </li> </ul> <p align="left"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Successful<strong>&nbsp;Executive Retirement Benefits Consultant</strong>&nbsp;will possess effective communication skills, ambition, motivation, and drive!<br /></span></p> <div align="left"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Important Note:</span></div> <p align="left"><span style="font-family: Arial;">The above statements describe the principle and essential functions, but not all functions that may be inherent in the job. This job requires the ability to perform duties contained in the job description for this position, including, but not limited to, the above requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants, as needed, to enable them to fulfil these requirements.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">The Auto Club Group, and all of its affiliated companies, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. &nbsp;All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.</span></p>