The Federation is currently recruiting for two junior pension technicians at our head office in Saskatoon. These positions support a wide range of pension activities to assist with the pension plan administration and record management of the Saskatchewan Teachers' Retirement Plan (STRP) and the STF Employees' Pension Plan (EPP).
Categorize member requests, initiate the STRP workflow and run variance checks for accuracy of data.
Respond to certain tier 2 member pension inquiries.
Review incoming applications for retirements, terminations, service purchases, transfer deficiency payouts, and reciprocal payments;
determine if application is completed appropriately, and follow-up with members for any missing documents or information required.
Prepare data for member calculations.
Assist with finalizing calculation packages and updating related tracking spreadsheets.
Track reciprocal transfer requests and follow up with members and other pension plans on outstanding requests, prior to applicable deadlines.
Assist with monthly payroll changes, including changes to pension amounts, banking information changes, tax information changes, and coordination of monthly pensioner information statements.
Responsible for monthly and quarterly account reconciliations and data verifications, weekly income tax remittances and government filings.
Responsible for reconciliations and calculations of Pension Adjustment Reversals, including filing with the government on a quarterly basis.
Responsible for upload of manual monthly pension remittances received from school boards.
Review accuracy of data used to populate annual tax forms such as T4’s, T4A’s, and NR4’s.
Responsible for reconciliation of tax data to the general ledger and government tax notice.
Prepare and complete member search requests through CRA.
Complete voluntary contribution calculations.
Manage and maintain the paper and electronic files for STRP and EPP.
Participate in organizational development and professional growth opportunities as directed and / or required.
Develop and maintain knowledge and application of people services and other organizational policies and procedures.
Develop and maintain knowledge of the Federation’s vision, mission and values.
Carry out other related duties as assigned.
The successful applicant will have a post-secondary degree or diploma, preferably in business, mathematics or related principle, combined with two years of general office experience.
The successful will candidate will be required to complete the first two levels of the Pension Plan Administration Certificate through Humber College.
Skills, knowledge and abilities include :
Strong analytical skills.
Intermediate skills in using computer software.
High work standards and ability to manage time efficiently in a high volume work environment
Mature and positive attitude
Ability to work effectively as a team player
Organizational skills to effectively prioritize workload, multi-task and meet tight timelines.
Salary and Benefits
The salary range is $47,628 to $59,520.