Associate Consultant
Morneau Shepell
Halifax, CA
6d ago

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At Morneau Shepell, we offer more than career opportunities, we provide career opportunities to make meaningful contributions to people’s lives.

The extraordinary expertise of a more than 6,000-strong workforce is harnessed to support the employees and families of the organizations we serve.

Our innovative programs have a lasting impact on the health, financial security and productivity of 24,000 workplaces.

Associate Consultant

Pension Administration Department


The incumbent works in a team environment to provide pension administration services to clients, maintain and develop client relationships, manage large client implementations, and supervise the work of other team members.


  • Manages projects & responsible for overall client service delivery on large client including :
  • Annual updates & statement production
  • Scope & technical analysis of plan provision changes
  • Data integrity & In-bound payroll interface
  • Accuracy of calculations & compliance with pension plan provisions
  • System user support services
  • Overall interrelationship of data, system parameters, user experience, member communications
  • Oversee full suite of services & system functionality
  • Ensures that quality control and service standards are attained
  • Participates and assists in / with client meetings and communicates with client on regular basis
  • Reviews complex calculations for terminations, retirements and death benefits
  • Functions as a team leader overseeing work for staff
  • Provides feedback to manager regarding performance of staff
  • Liaises with the actuary regarding membership data for valuations
  • Reviews and sends monthly invoices to clients
  • Understands the client’s perspective and priorities, and works with the client to resolve administrative issues
  • Assist in development of new business with existing clients and prospective clients
  • Participates / manages special projects as required
  • Acts as a resource to the entire DB Pension Administration practice
  • Succeeding as a Associate Consultant will require the following core qualifications and skills

  • Minimum five years of DB Pension Administration experience
  • Post-secondary education and related courses in Mathematics
  • Passed Society of Actuaries’ Exams, and ASA designation is an asset
  • Courses in Pension Administration is an asset
  • Knowledge of all provincial pension and tax legislation
  • Exceptional customer focus with strong professional acumen
  • Excellent communication, project management and presentation / meeting management skills.
  • Strong leadership and team building skills
  • Highly organized, ability to take initiative and be independent
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to mentor and coach other team members.
  • A good understanding of office software, particularly MS Word, Excel, and Access
  • Experience with pension administration software Ariel is an asset
  • Bilingual (English and French) an asset
  • Job Grade : MS4

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