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Lead Plan Admin Analyst


in Remote / Lincoln NE

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This position is remote and does not require regular in-office presence.

At Ameritas, fulfilling life is what we do daily. We continuously strive to help our customers and employees enjoy life at its very best by reducing uncertainty, helping grow assets and protecting what is most cherished. We're here to help people put worry behind and the future ahead and help enable a life that's rich in family, happiness, health and financial security. When lives are fulfilled, our mission is fulfilled.

This position helps support BlueStar a subsidiary of Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. BlueStar is a full-service recordkeeper and third-party administration specializing in open architecture retirement plans built on a proprietary high-tech and high-service delivery model. They serve 75,000 participants and administers over $4 billion in plan assets.

The Lead Plan Administration Analyst provides administrative services for qualified retirement plans including, but not limited to annual compliance testing, contribution calculations, and preparation of the Form 5500. This role keeps plans qualified by making sure all regulatory deadlines are met and working with clients to resolve compliance issues.  This position works with and advises other departments on plan compliance matters.

What you do:

  • Communicate by phone or written correspondence with plan sponsors and their advisors regarding compliance related matters.  
  • Administer large and complex plans according to plan documents
  • Calculate employer contributions, including for cross tested plans
  • Prepare earned income calculations
  • Perform annual plan compliance testing, including ADP/ACP, Top Heavy, 410(b), 401(a)(4) and 402(g) and work with client on corrective measures for failed tests
  • Prepare and file Forms 5500 and 5330
  • Provide support for plan audits
  • Utilize multiple systems to administer plans efficiently and by regulatory deadlines
  • Guide clients through correction programs such as EPCRS and DFVC
  • Research plan related compliance matters using available resources

What you bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required
  • 2-4 years Retirement Plans experience
  • Ability to manage data and process financial transactions with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to maintain data security by following all data security guidelines and by bringing any potential security threats to the appropriate contact's attention for further review
  • Excellent mathematical and Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving abilities
  • QKA or equivalent designation preferred

What we offer

 Our company motto is “Fulfilling Life” and we take that job seriously, with a heavy commitment to volunteering and community support, employee well-being, and providing quality products and services that help our customers create a brighter future.

  • Being a mutual-based organization, the return on our investment goes back into the company, to benefit our members/customers.
  • We’re committed to professional development, opportunity, inclusion, and diversity. Team building and collaboration are also priorities.
  • A total rewards package with all the comprehensive health and welfare benefits you’d expect, including competitive pay and incentives, 401(k), flexible work schedules and time off to care for yourself and others.
  • Additional popular benefits, including tuition reimbursement, and student loan repayment, an incentivized well-being program, adoption assistance, paid time off for volunteering, training, and career development opportunities.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Ameritas has a reputation as a company that cares, and because everyone should feel safe bringing their authentic, whole self to work, we’re committed to an inclusive culture and diverse workplace, enriched by our individual differences. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that hires based on qualifications, positive attitude, and exemplary work ethic, regardless of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. Salary Range: $56,512-$84,768

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