Careers

We are a Third Party Administration and Consulting firm headquartered in Eugene, Oregon. We provide administration, regulatory compliance, fiduciary guidance and a high touch service to businesses sponsoring Defined Contribution plans in the Pacific Northwest. We have been in operation since 1986. Our firm has an excellent reputation for service, quality and expertise.

• Opportunities •

As a growing company, we are regularly seeking new staff members to help serve our increasing client base effectively.

• Culture and Values •

Our employees are the foundation of our business. While the expectations of quality, hard work and commitment to our clients may be high, we are dedicated to a long-lasting partnership with our employees. We understand the importance of balancing the demands of work with life outside of the office.

We are seeking individuals who desire to stretch their potential and advance in retirement plan administration and consulting. We foster a collaborative, proactive, team environment aimed at meeting client needs. Success in our firm is largely based on the emphasis we place on client relationships.

The accuracy and quality of our work is dependent on our collective attention to detail and there is oversight and review of all work performed.


Expectations

It is expected that employees will strive to develop excellence in qualified plan consulting and administration, including knowledge of ERISA and subsequent legislation, the Internal Revenue Code and various rulings and regulations issued by the IRS and DOL. In addition, it is expected that employees will develop a thorough understanding of plan documents and application to plan administration.

• Requirements •

No formal experience in this industry is necessary however a business and accounting background is preferred along with the following:

  • Four year college degree in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting, Math, Finance and/or Economics
  • Proficiency with Adobe, Excel, Word and Outlook software
  • Strong work ethic
  • Outstanding math, research, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Pride in accuracy
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work within deadlines
  • Ability to recognize and demonstrate efficiency
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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  • Capable of bridging the gap between technical and operational concepts
  • Personable and highly effective at working with people
  • Ability to work independently or as a team
  • Capacity to handle pressure
  • Self-starter
  • Flexible and versatile
  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness and desire to learn and grow
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    Professional Development

    Training is done in-house and all employees work through the credentialing program offered by the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) to ultimately achieve the Certified Pension Consultant (CPC) designation. In addition to the education provided by this program, we provide other continuing education courses and support attendance in webcasts and conferences that are necessary or beneficial for future development.

    • Benefits •

    We provide competitive compensation and benefits including:


    • Paid Holidays
    • Vacation
    • Sick Leave
    • Medical Benefits
    • Cafeteria Plan

    • Profit Sharing 401(k) Plan
    • Business Expense Reimbursement
    • Business Development and Continuing Education Reimbursement
    • Rewards
    • Recognition
    • Casual Friday


    • Contact Information •

    If you feel you may be a good fit, please send your cover letter and resume to:
    Heidi Bigley
    71 Centennial Loop, Eugene, OR 97401
    Email: hbigley@ppnw.net
    Fax: 541.852.4869