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Senior Benefits Advisory And Compliance Consultant

Company name

Willis Towers Watson.

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Date Last Verified

Jan 12,2019

Valid Through

Apr 27,2019

Posted on

Mar 18,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Cleveland, OH, United States

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Practice Area
ERISA/Executive Compensation >> ERISA/Executive Compensation
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Senior Benefits Advisory and Compliance Consultant
Duties: Will be responsible for developing new business, leading and delivering large, strategic client engagements and serving as strategic advisor to multinational clients concerning their compliance and broader retirement/benefits issues. Contribute thought leadership to the overall development of the Benefits Advisory and Compliance (BAC) practice. Primary accountability for creating and executing a business strategy to penetrate the local and regional market and introduce new clients to the firm in order to meet annual revenue goalâ—¦Identify opportunities to cross-sell new products and services. Coordinate with existing sales and Client Relationship Management teams to identify, develop and close strategic sales opportunities. Build relationships with internal and external sources to maximize the penetration of key target accounts. Lead and manage multiple client engagements. Finalize and present quality deliverables to clients. Establish a trusted advisor role with clients and provide consistent, superior relationship management. Lead large BAC consulting client engagements. Build leveraged teams that work effectively together. Develop plans for execution of large, global engagements. Ensure project managers are maintaining team progress against established budget, timeline and quality standards (while you have overall responsibility, consultant level staff typically serve as day to day project managers). Serve as senior BAC strategist and subject matter expert on client assignments. Perform technical review of work products. Contribute to the development of new tools and approaches related to BAC consulting. Demonstrate extensive leadership ability by mentoring and leading other consultants. Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams. Oversee analysts and consultants in the delivery of BAC projects.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Undergraduate degree required; JD Degree highly preferred. Also, CPA, ASPA, NIPA, QKA or CEBS certifications desirable. Proven experience and success in employee benefits/retirement consulting with a focus on compliance. Prior experience in a professional services firm or legal environment preferred. Experience and success delivering compliance solutions to corporate and not-for-profit organizations (e.g. plan governance, government filings, plan documentation, testing). While extensive 401(k), 403 (b), and DB plan knowledge is necessary, experience with H&W and executive benefits is an added plus. Deep knowledge of IRC, ERISA and other relevant laws and regulations affecting employee benefit plans. A broad understanding of human capital strategy and the ability to contribute to cross-practice client engagements. Proven ability to generate revenue. Track record of success in managing large client relationships and leading global teams. Experience in managing multiple people and projects and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget. Proven ability to recognize and diagnose issues, work in teams, and leverage the resources of other related practices to address client challenges.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Willis Towers Watson.
1001 Lakeside Avenue
Suite 1900
Cleveland, OH 44114-1172