As a Benefits and Pensions Financial Specialist, you will be a member of a dynamic team reporting to the Finance Leader of Benefits Finance. You will provide support in the financial management and administration of the corporate employee benefits program, the Municipal Employees Benefit Association of Calgary (MEBAC), the Retirees Benefit, and the Firefighters Benefit plans. Primary duties include:
Prepare financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, and rate setting.
Provide standard and customized financial, management, and investment reports to Finance management, other senior City managers, the MEBAC Executive, plan administrators, governance committees, and other external parties.
Prepare periodic and annual financial statements and regulatory returns, working papers, and supporting schedules for audit and actuarial purposes.
Process and record monthly financial transactions for benefit contributions and payments to service providers and legislative agencies, in accordance with agreements and regulatory requirements.
Analyze and reconcile related general ledger accounts and source documents
Liaise and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in the ongoing operation of the benefit plans; assist with the development, monitoring, and training on policies, procedures, risk management, internal controls, and financial systems.