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Compliance Advisor

Securian Financial Group

in Saint Paul, MN

General information: 

Department:   Plan Sponsor Servicing/Compliance

Salary range:  $58,900 - $79,700/year depending on qualifications and experience

This position may be filled at 2 different experience levels. The senior level is eligible for a target bonus of 5%.

What you would do in this job: 

  1. Analyze and interpret existing, new and proposed qualified retirement plan regulation, legislation and other guidance and litigation impacting qualified plans.
  2. Research and interpret laws and regulations and consult with key constituents to assure plan and Securian Retirement compliance.
  3. Serve as consultant and subject matter expert to clients, Field and related distribution, and Home Office associates regarding compliance related issues affecting current or new qualified retirement plans. This includes divisional projects, committees and other initiatives.
  4. Provide insights to Home Office associates, Field and related distribution, and current or prospective clients on technical issues and regulatory requirements involving qualified plans as well as complex plan design options.
  5. Enhance marketing, sales and retention efforts by advancing alternative approaches based on knowledge of applicable law and regulation.
  6. Develop and provide communication and training sessions on various legislative, regulatory, and litigation issues to clients, Field and related distribution, and Home Office associates. This also includes providing qualified plan related training for new associates and ongoing training on topics of interest identified by Plan Sponsor Servicing.
  7. Assist in the creation and distribution of educational pieces designed to address technical issues of import.
  8. Negotiate with IRS, DOL and other governmental officials on behalf of clients and Securian Retirement to resolve differing interpretations of qualified retirement plan laws, regulations, and/or ML prototype document language.
  9. Interpret and draft plan documents and other related legal documents. Also assist in maintaining ML preapproved documents and completing periodic plan restatement projects.

What we'd expect from you: 

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, math and computer skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Self-direction and ability to work independently, as well as strong teamwork skills.
  • Ability to develop professional written and oral presentations. Also demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills to cultivate and build strong relationships with general partners, intermediaries, internal stakeholders at various levels and external clients and partnerships.
  • Strong organizational, leadership, and project management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced service environment, with high degree of flexibility to adapt to changing priorities in an ever-changing environment.

Preferred skills for this job: 

  • In depth knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply all law and related regulations affecting retirement products and qualified plans.
  • Ability to travel as required for new business opportunities as well as periodic client presentations.

What you could expect from us: 

Appreciating diversity and the unique contributions of each associate, Securian fosters a workplace where people can develop and reach their potential. The Company offers opportunities for long-term, career growth in a wide range of fields.

We encourage associates to prepare for future responsibilities and career success by pursuing professional and educational opportunities, and offer an extensive on-campus curriculum of industry programs and customized courses through our Training and Development department.

Providing a family-friendly workplace, we encourage associates to maintain a balance between work and personal activities, and offer a variety of life balance programs and benefits. We understand there's more to life than work.

We also contribute to the health and vitality of the communities where we live and work through our tradition of volunteerism and philanthropy.

The advantages we offer - opportunities for advancement, a positive and flexible work environment, a comprehensive and valuable benefits package, and a commitment to our community - result in an excellent associate retention level.

Physical job requirements: 

  • Ability to work at least 40 hours per week
  • Ability to utilize keyboard, mouse and computer for approximately 1-4 hours per day
  • Ability to utilize telephone for approximately 1-4 hours per day

The physical job requirements described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal employment opportunity: 

Securian Financial Group, Inc. considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, Veteran status or sexual orientation.  All applicants will be considered solely on the basis of their qualifications.

How to Apply

Please apply via our webstie Job ID 17029.

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