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Retirement Plan Administrator

Guidant Financial

in Bellevue WA / Telecommute

At Guidant Financial, we empower entrepreneurs by disrupting how they fund and grow their small businesses.  Our team is growing rapidly and so is our impact - we’ve helped over 14,000 entrepreneurs and created over 80,000 jobs. Our purpose goes beyond supporting entrepreneurs; we want our employees to feel equally empowered to forge their own career path.  By joining our team, you’ll play a key role in helping us move from a service to a technology company and will have an opportunity to shape our company’s future.  If you have a passion for entrepreneurship, a hunger to learn and love working alongside others who feel the same, let’s talk!


  • Passion: You champion our mission and think like an entrepreneur.
  • Adaptability: Change isn’t scary.  You embrace opportunities to adapt and bring others along.
  • Community: Connection is important.  You lift others up because when they grow you grow.
  • Excellence:  You thrive outside of your comfort zone.  You jump at the chance to make things better and have insatiable curiosity.

About the role

Do you thrive on teaching people about their 401(k) plan and crunching numbers? Love a fast-paced environment where you’re able to mentor co-workers and help clients succeed? We may have the perfect job for you! We’re currently searching for a full-time Retirement Plan Administrator to work in our Plan Administration department. The ideal candidate will have immaculate attention to detail and experience performing annual 401(k) plan testing. 

What You’ll Work On

  • Work with clients to obtain necessary information to prepare the annual reporting and testing.
  • Perform different types of testing, including but not limited to: discrimination, coverage and top heavy testing.
  • Calculate allocations, distributions and matching contributions for 401(k) plans.
  • Accurately reconcile plan assets.
  • Prepare participant loan origination documents.
  • Prepare required government filings, including the annual 5500 return.
  • Educate clients in regards to the administration of their 401(k) Plans.

About You

  • The position requires a minimum of 3 years’ experience in administration for defined contribution plans, including testing and preparation of annual 5500 returns.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of rules and regulations associated with 401(k) plans.
  • Applicant must have experience working with pension administration software.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills.
  • Applicant must be able to work independently, multi-task and establish own priorities based on workload and client need.
  • Ability to work as part of a team to meet company objectives.
  • Demonstrates adequate math and analytical skills.


  • Prefer Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Mathematics.
  • Prefer relevant ASPPA or NIPA certifications.

What we offer

  • Start-up culture with long-term stability
    • Privately held and bootstrapped by founders
    • Smaller teams, bigger impact
    • Profitable company with year over year growth
    • Opportunity to learn business strategy
  • Opportunity to grow with us
    • Career Development Planning
    • Employee Run Book Club
    • Mentorship
    • Emerging Leader Program
    • Entrepreneur Guest Speakers
    • Job shadowing and cross-functional projects
  • Close-knit Community: Bring your whole self to work
    • Casual dress
    • Companywide celebrations
    • Lunch with Founders
    • Culture and Wellness Committees
    • Quarterly breakfast served by leadership
    • Community involvement and service events
    • Annual Office Olympics
    • Quarterly teambuilding
    • Weekly all-company stand-up meetings
  • Competitive benefits and perks
    • Starbucks Coffee Machine
    • Fully paid ORCA card
    • Paid parental leave
    • Employee Referral Program
    • 10 year anniversary trip
    • Plenty of PTO, starting with 3 weeks your first year
    • Ping Pong and game room
    • Generous 401k match
    • Diverse healthcare plans, with options for 100% employer paid coverage
    • Subsidized gym with personal trainer
    • Company sponsored intramural teams

How to Apply

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