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Pension Specialist
Ref No.: 18-02906
Location: Denver, Colorado
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 18.00 - 18.00 /Hour
Pension Specialist
Contract to Hire
Denver, CO



Immediate contract to hire opening for a Pension Specialist in downtown Denver. Growing and reputable organization. This position requires a passion for client/customer satisfaction as well as the desire to continually tackle new challenges. Also, this position often requires the handling of sensitive information with professionalism and integrity. As part of our dynamic environment and team you will feel a strong sense of accomplishment as you develop your technical, interpersonal and administrative skills as well as see your efforts contribute to meeting the needs of our clients. Our supportive, team oriented approach will motivate you to do your best while also helping others.

Performance Objectives:
- Challenging and varied work that fosters continuous development of technical and administrative skills
- Develop a strong understanding of the Retirement line of business
- Maintain all deadlines and perform work with high accuracy
- Demonstrate flexibility to adapt to different people and work assignments
- Assist in drafting simple routine administrative procedures and documentation
- Demonstrate strong organizational skills, including prioritizing work and coordinating several projects at one time
- Provide advanced level support in the full Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel
- Ensure quality control/proofreading/editing
- Seek and participate in key learning and development opportunities/maintain steady progress

Clients:
- Processes incoming and outgoing mail, coordinate mass mailings and simple word merges
- Prepare pension benefit packages in accordance with plan provisions and established procedures
- Prepare simple routine benefit calculations using established procedures
- Review payment election forms and enter individual payments and trust changes
- Perform data entry and process ongoing data change requests
- Assists in workflow management by entering requests in the system (or other tracking application) and assigning work to appropriate team members
- Gather information for pension calculations

People:
- Build strong relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams
- Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels
- Work in a supportive, team-oriented environment that motivates people to do their best

Requirements:
- Exceptional problem solving, critical thinking and customer service skills
- Strong organizational skills, with proven experience prioritizing work and coordinating several projects at one time
- Ability to take full ownership of assigned work
- The innate desire to produce high-quality work and earn respect
- Flexibility: able to adapt to different people and work assignments
- A strong focus on detail and accuracy of work
- A learning orientation
- Strong interpersonal and project/time management skills
- Ability to communicate openly and effectively both verbally and in writing
- Strong technical aptitude
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- 1 to 3 years experience in a professional services environment
- Experience providing administrative support to multiple parties simultaneously

Preferred:
- Bachelor's degree a plus
- Microsoft certification a plus


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