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Director, Retirement Plan and Benefits Consulting

Location: Dallas, TX, United States
Date Posted: Apr 3, 2024

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Director, Retirement Plan and Benefits Consultant

A&M is a group of entrepreneurial, action and results-oriented professionals who take a hands-on approach to solving our clients' problems and assisting them in reaching their potential. Our culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging workguided by A&M's core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversityare why our people love working at A&M.

We provide tax, turnaround management, restructuring, performance improvement, and corporate advisory services. Our tax practice is unique in that we offer the opportunity to work without audit conflict and truly act a trusted business advisor. We provide our teams with opportunities and support to develop and cultivate careers that are most meaningful to them and reward them based on their achievements.

A&Ms Compensation and Benefits group provides a full range of compensation and benefit services and solutions including: Internal Revenue Code compliance for retirement plans and executive compensation, M&A, due diligence, operational reviews and enhancements, and compensation benchmarking analysis.

This firm is seeking an ambitious, career-driven Director-level professional who is looking for an entrepreneurial, fast paced environment where teamwork is an integral part of our everyday practice. As part of the team, you will be responsible for work on a variety of consulting projects focusing on qualified retirement plans.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide consulting expertise to clients on matters such as plan design, merger and acquisition activity, fiduciary responsibility, and operational compliance
  • Conduct complex nondiscrimination testing for qualified retirement plans, including issues related to complex controlled groups with multiple qualified plans
  • Assist in the identification of compliance issues in qualified retirement plans, calculate corrections and draft submissions for the IRS and DOL correction programs
  • Perform tax research and draft summaries of conclusions
  • Review the calculations and work product of peers for accuracy and reasonableness, serving as a thorough reviewer of data and results, and draft correspondence to clients
  • Interpreting and applying laws, regulations, judicial precedent and other guidance
  • Draft memoranda detailing the application of complex tax and ERISA provisions
  • Manage risk, resources, staffing and financial performance for multiple engagements at once including billing, collections and project budgets
  • Identify key tax issues and accurately quantify the impact to in a clear, concise, and thoughtful analysis
  • Build client relationships and demonstrate a working knowledge of client businesses
  • Conduct day-to-day management of accounts to ensure delivery of timely and accurate work product
  • Supervise, develop, mentor, and motivate our Associates, Senior Associates and Managers by actively participating in their advancement through on-the-job training, providing performance feedback, counseling, and fostering our team-based atmosphere
  • Manage workload and deadlines for Associates, Senior Associates, and Managers with a focus on quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the project teams
  • Demonstrate commitment and desired behaviors while working with others that have diverse experiences, skills and perspectives
  • Regularly supports business development efforts. Sees opportunities for add on work, thought leadership, new client pitches, and optimizing the compliance process

How will you grow and be supported?

At A&M, we know our people drive our growth, and we're focused on providing an employee experience that supports professional and personal development. We provide our team with a robust performance development process which encourages continuous learning and development that rewards you for your contributions. We have the best technical and formalized on-the-job training and offer endless opportunities for professionals to acquire new skills. We also prioritize your well-being and provide personal tools and resources to support you through your personal journey.Click to learn about our commitment to your well-being. Our Tax professionals consistently share their favorite attributes of A&M are the growth opportunities, our unique, entrepreneurial culture and of course, the fun we have together. The possibilities are endless for high performing and passionate tax professionals.Click to learn more about why A&M is a great place work.

Education and experiences:

  • Bachelors Degree required; Juris Doctor, Masters in Tax, licensed CPA, or specialty compensation and benefits certification preferred.
  • 6+ years of experience working with technical issues regarding qualified retirement plans
  • Experience in a management role
  • Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Office applications, especially Microsoft Excel
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Must be able to take active role as part of a team
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Strong ability to explain complicated concepts in an understandable manner to a variety of audiences
  • Capacity to learn quickly and willingness to try new things
  • Flexibility to engage concurrently on multiple complex projects

Compensation Statement

The annual base salary is $130,000 - 140,000. In addition, A&M offers a discretionary bonus program which is based on a number of factors, including individual and firm performance. Please ask your recruiter for details.

Benefit Summary

Regular employees working 30 or more hours per week are also entitled to participate in Alvarez & Marsal Holdings fringe benefits consisting of healthcare plans, flexible spending and savings accounts, life, AD&D, and disability coverages at rates determined from time to time as well as a 401(k) retirement plan. Provided the eligibility requirements are met, employees will also receive a discretionary contribution to their 401(k) from Alvarez & Marsal. Clickherefor more information regarding A&Ms benefits programs.

Alvarez & Marsal recruits on an ongoing basis. Candidates are considered as they apply, until the opportunity is filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply expeditiously to any role(s) that they are qualified for and that are of interest to them.

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Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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