For over 125 years, Cottage Health a not-for-profit health system, located on the beautiful Central Coast of California has been providing advanced medical care for patients throughout state. Today, our nationally recognized services provide families with the patient-centered care they deserve. At Cottage Health, we rely on the contributions, creativity and skills of our remarkable staff. That's why we offer competitive compensation and benefits that include above-market salaries, premium medical coverage, pension plans, tax savings accounts, rental and relocation assistance, and mortgage assistance.
Nestled between the ocean and the mountains, Santa Barbara, California offers breath-taking vistas, beautiful flowers, an abundance of Spanish colonial architecture and a mild, “Mediterranean” climate. Santa Barbara offers the feel of a quant beach town, but has all amenities you would expect from a larger city. Once you come home to Santa Barbara, it’s hard to imagine living anywhere else.
Cottage Health is currently seeking a Senior Retirement Plan Administrator to join our amazing Human Resources team. The incumbent will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Cottage Health and Pacific Diagnostics Laboratory retirement plans. The Sr. Pension Plan Consultant will interact with the various retirement plan administrators and serves as the organization’s subject matter expert (SME) relative to pension plans. This position also acts as a liaison between the employees, the plan administrators and management. The Sr. Pension Consultant facilitates the process for new employees entering or leaving the plans as well as influences and implements new design and benefit improvements in accordance with the plan documents and in compliance with all applicable regulations and requirements.
Bachelor’s Degree and possession of a PHR or SPHR. Highly desiring certification(s) as an Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) or Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
Working knowledge of pension plan requirements, rules and regulations as defined in the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA), the Employee Retiree Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and general knowledge of pension rules and regulations related to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) • Hands on experience with plan documents, summary plan descriptions, benefit communications, Form 5500 filings, annual audits with multiple regulatory agencies, benefit calculations for defined benefit plans, and compliance testing required. • Advanced analytical and MS Office proficiency.
Minimum of 5 years in retirement administration field or financial planning.