Expectations for All Employees
Support MVP’s mission, vision, and purpose by exhibiting excellence and competence, knowledge and experience, commitment in our professional relationships, and accountability and ownership. Adhere to Company policies while providing quality and proactive service to both internal and external clients.
Position Summary and Principle Duties/Responsibilities
Under the supervision of Management, specifically the Director of Recordkeeping and Chief Compliance Officer, this position performs and analyzes results of all plan compliance testing/calculations using MVP’s compliance system along with other custodian websites and Workflow software. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize the workload within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
- Communicate directly with internal staff in a clear, concise, and professional manner.
- Receive and review census data; determine eligibility, vesting, HCE/key employee status, etc.
- Calculate and analyze employer contribution scenarios to maximize employer funding dollars and objectives using safe harbor, matching, profit sharing, QNECs, etc.
- Perform all required compliance testing including ADP/ACP testing, coverage testing, 402(g), 415, 414(s), 401(a)(4), top heavy, etc.
- Identify, analyze, and calculate proper correction methods using EPCRS principles and methods
- Interpret related-employer scenarios including controlled groups and affiliated service groups
- Train and educate staff as necessary on a multitude of compliance topics
- Keep abreast of regulatory changes affecting retirement plans
- Promote a positive and proactive attitude within MVP and with plan sponsors, participants, and advisors
- Coordinate with other MVP teams to ensure service standards are met
- Other duties as assigned by Management
- Strong written and verbal communication experience, including the ability to explain complex compliance situations and resolutions in a clear and understandable manner
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in 401(k) plan administration required
- Proficient in MS Office products, particularly Excel and Outlook
- Ability to work independently and multi-task
- Excellent analytical and independent-thinking skills
- Comprehensive understanding of rules and regulations affecting retirement plans
- Able to perform both simple and complex Employer profit sharing calculations including new comparability formulas to optimize employer contributions and meet Employer funding objectives
- Positive attitude and client dedication
- Detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving and organizational skills
- Strong time management capabilities in a deadline-driven environment that works within tight timeframes
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Math, or similar area a plus
- SRT/ASC experience a plus
- Industry designation exemplifying competency required, e.g., QKA, APA, QKC, QPA, CPC, etc.
Work Conditions and Environment – Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this role.
- Office/Home office environment: indoors sitting at least 6 hours a day working on a computer with multiple monitors, keyboard, and mouse; answer calls using headset and/or hands-free
- Some lifting up to 15 lbs.
- Team and staff meetings as needed
- Use of multiple methods of communication, including softphone, email, instant-messaging, and screen-sharing.