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COMPLIANCE AUDITOR - EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLANS (EB) - FULL-TIME ROLE
(CHICAGOLAND REGION)

Sikich LLP www.sikich.com is a global company specializing in technology enabled-professional services. With employees across the nation, Sikich draws on a diverse portfolio of technology solutions to deliver transformative digital strategies and ranks as one of the largest CPA firms in the United States. Our dynamic environment attracts top-notch employees who enjoy being at the cutting edge and seeing every day how their work makes a difference.

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EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLAN SERVICES

Our employee benefit plan professionals are quick learners and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. These individuals provide a range of services to clients, from preparing client reports to providing strategic and tactical accounting advice to clients. Sikich’s employee benefits team focuses on utilizing financial statements and audit intel to review and compile financial information to complete a successful and accurate audit of clients’ benefit plans. They are hands-on, communicative professionals with the confidence to offer effective recommendations to their many clients.

 

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Responsibilities

  • All facets of annual administration and compliance testing and reporting for defined contribution plans including contribution calculations and Form 5500 reporting
  • Performing plan audit procedures on plans primarily relating to participant testing with the CPA team, including, identifying non-compliance with plan document provisions and assisting with corrective action strategies
  • Day-to-day contact with clients and their available representatives
  • Perform research relating to employee benefit plans
  • Respond to consulting and administrative questions from clients
  • Deliver exceptional support to Sikich teams and clients virtually as needed.

 Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 2+ years of employee benefit administration experience with a third party administrator preferred
  • 1+ years experience working in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple tasks and competing priorities.
  • Proficiency with computerized employment benefit software and plan document language (Relius Administration experience a plus)
  • Strong technical knowledge of ERISA and IRS regulations pertaining to retirement plans
  • Ability to manage multiple engagement and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Comfort with virtual work environment.

 

Sikich Benefits
Our employees enjoy expansive benefit offerings, ranging from wellness programs to our flexible time off policy. Sikich prioritizes our employees’ personal welfare; making sure our staff’s health, family time and well-being are not compromised in order to further their career.

Flexible time off policy, we encourage every full-time employee to take off at least four weeks for personal, vacation or sick leave. This benefit is activated as soon as you start with the firm.

Holiday break, we observe firm-wide office closure during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Wellness program, we provide a wellness program to engage, challenge and empower you to take responsibility for your own well-being. Activities can be tracked through our wellness provider to obtain gift cards or other rewards.

We also offer:

  • Health, dental, vision, life and accident/death/disability insurance options
  • HSA employer contribution
  • 8 paid holidays annually
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave due to the birth of your child or the placement of an adopted child within your home
  • 3 weeks of paid paternity leave for fathers for the birth of their child
  • 401(k) with employer contributions
  • CPA bonus with 4 paid exam days & 4 paid study days
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Client referral bonus program
  • Pet insurance
  • FORCE – our community volunteer program (each employee may use up to 4 hours of paid time annually to volunteer and make a difference in their local communities)

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Sikich LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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