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Retirement Specialist in Westlake Village, CA at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 1/1/2019

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Job Description

Job Code: 82283321990

Category: Human Resources

Performs task related to the administration of the Corporate Defined Contribution Retirement Savings Plans and Canadian Pension Retirement Savings Plans. Creative problem solver, ability to embrace the use of technology to achieve departmental retirement plan project goals and initiatives. Desire to learn and grow in the retirement field.


  • The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job or position.  Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately.  An associate might or might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.
  • All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.
  • Associates are held accountable for successful job performance. Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein.
  • In performing functions, duties or tasks, associates are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.  Associates are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.
  • All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures.  In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, associates are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.
  • Interpret and understand Define Contribution and Define Benefit plan documents
  • Exercise knowledge of DOL/IRS and ERISA regulations
  • Establish rapport and effective communication relationships with diverse audiences
  • In-depth data analysis, accuracy of data, compilation of data from various sources
  • Manage projects efficiently and timely
  • Manage and organize large retirement plan communications mailings
  • Interact with third party vendors and colleagues throughout organization in US and Canada
  • Assist with retirement plan merger and acquisition projects   
  • Assist with annual retirement plan audits and testing requirements

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   The following are the minimum qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.  Please note that the minimum qualifications may vary based upon the department size and/or geographic location.


  • Associates Degree preferred, High School Diploma required
  • 5+ years of directly related retirement administrative experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company.

Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

  • Ability to analyze complex data
  • Excellent planning, organizing, and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Strong customer and results orientation
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Ability to be an effective team member and manage various projects
  • Ability to assist in facilitating progressive change
  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel- advanced/VLOOKUP, Access)

Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Demands

With or without reasonable accommodation, a candidate must have the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions described.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Successful passage of background, reference, psychological, and controlled substance tests.
  • Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Computer usage.
  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular talking and hearing.
  • Frequent sitting.
  • Occasional walking, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling.
  • Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds.
  • Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work primarily performed in an office environment.