Specialist, TPA Client Svcs. at Nationwide (Columbus, OH)

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Are you passionate about being part of a team that delivers extraordinary care to help individuals and businesses prepare for and protect their retirement? If so, then Nationwide Financial could be the place for you!

Job Description Summary
Our work helps people retire more successfully, with products and services that support financial well-being of retirement plans and their participants. With strong teamwork and an outstanding culture, we combine technical expertise with relationship management to create better futures for these plans. If you are ready to put your knowledge of financial products and services to use, can anticipate and solve challenges and provide outstanding customer service, we want to know more about you!

As a Specialist, you'll maintain relationship by working with producers, plan sponsors, actuaries, third-party administrators (TPAs) and PPAs with the ongoing administration of plans, providing assistance to clients with governmental audits, preparing and conducting meetings, providing expertise and support to sales personnel, developing presentations to share with prospective customers. You will act as a liaison between Nationwide Financial and our small to mid-size PPAs, TPAs and plans sponsors.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
  • Drives and implements continuous improvement ideas for customer service activities.
  • Communicates with plan sponsors and their representatives, IP, TPA and PPA about the administration of qualified retirement plans.
  • Serves as point-of-contact for plan sponsors, IPs, TPAs and PPAs. Develops and maintains relationships with internal/external clients and business partners.
  • Identifies business needs, service requirements, key issues, alternative solutions and resources for the clients and business. Influences and advises plan sponsors, administrators and investment professionals on process and service options.
  • Creates and uploads participant vesting files.
  • Processes loan reconciliations/loan management system (LMS) conversions.
  • Manages incoming phone calls and email queues from front line administrator staff, plan sponsors and investment professionals. Gatekeeper for customer emails and routing to appropriate location.
  • Supports payroll, statement management and updates, billing and invoices, audit questions, distributions and refunds, tax reporting, default suspense set up and maintenance, auto enrollments, Roth, Roth conversions, online enrollments, 5500 and Schedule C reporting, Automatic rollovers, trust reporting, suspense, data file creation and automatic asset rebalancing.
  • Researches, coordinates and communicates issue resolution with plan sponsors, administrators and investment professionals. Identifies and resolves technical issues.
  • Trains and assists administrator front line staff on Nationwide websites and applications. May perform onboarding for new plans; trains and assists with functional training.
  • Organizes and sends mass communications to administrators and plan sponsors (TPA).
  • Reviews and makes updates, as a subject matter authority, to external marketing collateral and user guides.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Manager and does not have direct reports.

Typical Skills and Experiences:

Education: High school graduate or equivalency. Undergraduate studies desirable.

License/Certification/Designation: FINRA Series 6 license required. Associates must acquire the license within the time period designated by the business unit. If an associate is unable to acquire required license within the designated time period, the associate will be ineligible to continue in the position.

Experience: Three to five years of financial services industry experience; Nationwide Financial (wholesale distribution model) experience preferred.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Basic knowledge of retirement plans; begins pursuing and completes ASPPA RPF 1/2 courses and Sunguard/Corbel Retirement Plan Elements online course. Basic digital literacy; aptitude to learn new systems; ability to manage high volumes of work; proven customer service skills; interpersonal skills; teamwork approach. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to prioritize. Ability to analyze and recommend solutions to business issues.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager's leader and HR Business Partner.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions:

Overtime Eligibility: Exempt (Not eligible)

Working Conditions: Normal office environment.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.
More Information on Nationwide
Nationwide operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Scottsdale, AZ and Columbus, OH. Nationwide was founded in 2022. It has 29597 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 86 open jobs at Nationwide, click here.
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