Prominent Taft-Hartley benefit funds, located in Queens, NY, are currently seeking an Assistant Fund Administrator. This position reports directly to the Fund Administrator and Board of Trustees. The Assistant Fund Administrator has overall
responsibility for assisting in the oversight of all aspects related to the administration of the Welfare, Pension, and Annuity Funds. Specifically, the Assistant Fund Administrator has overall day-to-day management responsibility for the operational,
technical, and organizational administration of the Funds. The successful candidate will work with the Fund Administrator to ensure prompt and accurate delivery of benefits to participants.
This is a working management position. The
Assistant Fund Administrator must effectively direct, work alongside, motivate, oversee training and evaluate performance for the Fund Office staff. The Assistant Fund Administrator must interact collaboratively with the Fund Administrator, participants,
employers, professional advisors, Trustees and colleagues at all levels both inside and outside the organization.
In addition, the Assistant Fund Administrator will provide direction and guidance regarding departmental management, program
implementation and special projects; provide guidance relative to the various rules, policies, procedures, and priorities of the Funds; and, ensure that all operational procedures are in compliance with plan rules and local, state, and federal
He or she will assist in submission of government mandated forms, prepare special reports (enrollment, compliance, consultants, etc.) and assist in preparation of materials for Board of Trustees meetings. The Assistant Fund Administrator
is responsible for effectively communicating plan and policy changes to Fund Office staff, participants, employers, unions, attorneys, and actuaries/consultants as well as other colleagues as needed.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s
degree or comparable experience (MBA and/or CEBS preferred) and a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in benefit plan administration (health and pension) or relevant related experience. Five (5) or more years of supervisory experience required.
Experience in Taft-Hartley or collective bargaining environment preferred. In addition, candidate should have a strong financial background, solid knowledge of employee benefit plans, ERISA, HIPAA, and other government related/legislative regulations and
be proficient with current industry technology. The ideal candidate will also have strong project management skills, demonstrated strong leadership and judgment skills, be detail oriented and highly organized, have strong analytical skills including the
ability to interpret financial and operating information, be a team player and have excellent interpersonal, communication, and public relations skills.
The Funds are an affirmative action employer and encourage applications from all
qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability.