Manager of Retirement Plan Department

Bartlett, IL 60103 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 05/23/2023 Industry: Employee Benefits & Retirement Services Job Number: AS8.8.2 Pay Rate: $85K - $110K Experience:

Job Description

Financial Services Firm in the Northwest Suburbs looking to a hire a manager of their 401(k) department. 

This manager will oversee 3 Third Party Retirement Plan Administrators and act as their technical resource and people manager. A great opportunity for someone with some leadership experience who is ready to manage a team. This will be a hybrid remote opportunity, half in-office, half remote. 


  • Manage a team of 3+ retirement plan administrators. 
  • Aid in conversations regarding plan design, budgeting, and hiring/firing. 
  • Consistently provides a high level of customer service in terms of response rate and problem resolution.
  • Performs non discrimination and other testing and providing strategic alternatives for correction of failures and presents options to improve future non discrimination test results.
  • Prepares signature ready Forms 5500 and other government fillings.
  • Effectively communicates the necessary regulatory information and testing requirements to clients in a way that can be easily understood by individuals who are not in the business.
  • Works with internal associates, clients, and vendors to ensure accurate and timely response to all outstanding client/plan issues 
  • #LI-AS1


Job Requirements

Desired Skills And Experience

  • ASPPA Credentials are always appreciated
  • Experience with Datair, FTWilliams and Pension Pro are a plus
  • Excellent customer service skills including the ability to manage client expectations and provide superior follow-up service.
  • Advanced working knowledge and understanding of retirement plan administration and associated regulations and IRS tax rules.



Meet Your Recruiter

Arbella Solayman
Retirement & Actuarial Executive Recruiter

About Me: 

Whether it's...

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I'm confident in my ability to ask enough questions, listen, and truly understand the various factors when making career decisions.

For every 3 candidates that get an interview through me, 1 gets hired. Let me help you find your next home in the retirement industry. 

My Background: 

Born, bred, and fed in Chicago. I was a bandwagon Blackhawks fan in 2013, but have since been accepted into that fan community! I come from a big family where the rice and kabobs are always flowing at Sunday dinners.

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"I had the pleasure of working with Arbella for 2 months while changing jobs and it could not have been a greater experience. Arbella has the ability to make you feel like you are her only client, which is something that can be hard to find when working with recruiters. She was awesome with guiding me through the interview process, coordinating interview times with my future employer and gathering feedback. Arbella was always quick to follow up with me and never left me in the dark. If you are looking for a new opportunity in the retirement services industry you couldn’t be in better hands."

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