As an Senior Analyst, you will be making a valuable difference every day to our high-profile client organizations. In this role you will:

• Enhance your expertise in retirement plan design and administration
• Be on a career path with growth and advancement
• Employ the most cutting-edge tools and resources and work with top talent in the industry.

Some of your responsibilities would include:

• Prepare moderately complex benefit calculations and trust instructions
• Performs technical review for straight forward pension calculations, correspondence and payment entry/trust instructions as they arise
• Interprets and drafts moderately complex administration procedures and documentation
• Resolve more complex plan provision questions and issues surfaced by less experienced Analysts
• Create internal administration manuals for clients if one does not exist (e.g. obtain and copy SPDs, plan documents, sample letters, sample calculations, etc.)
• Follow and update documentation materials as directed
• Employ Towers Watson’s Professional Excellence tools and concepts to ensure efficient and quality output/service delivery

o Adhere to plan documents and government regulations in administering plans
o Maintain complete and accurate work papers and audit trails

• Serve as day to day project manager on pension administration work:

o Manage and coach team to ensure progress against established budgets, time lines and quality standards
o Serve as primary, daily contact to clients on delivery of services
o Respond to and resolve complex issues, including those escalated by less experienced Analysts
o Review work and deliverables of Analysts
o Raise issues as appropriate to Consultants/Senior Consultants

• Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations
• Increase efficiency within client teams by identifying ways to improve processes
• Build relationships internally and collaborate collaboratively with cross-functional teams (junior analysts, consultants, actuaries, etc.) to complete tasks and ensure unified delivery of services
• Develop and train less experienced Benefits Analysts
• Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels
• Actively participate in team meetings and training activities
• Be accountable to team members for agreements and promises

• Meet chargeable hours targets
• Contribute to sales and marketing efforts by drafting proposals and responding to RFPs

The Requirements :

• Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics or any other major with significant quantitative course work and strong academic record
• 4- 6 years of defined benefit plan administration and manual calculation experience
• Strong knowledge of the fundamentals of defined benefit plan design
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• Solid expertise in Microsoft Excel and Word (i.e. pivot tables and lookup functions)
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Professional, client-focused approach to colleagues and assignments
• Seeks out experiences that may change perspective or provide an opportunity to learn new things
• Strong oral and written communication skills in French and English
• Ability to organize, set priorities, work independently and complete multiple projects within established deadlines

Equal opportunity Employer

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