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Employee Benefits Consulting Manager

  • Location: United States, Michigan, Detroit

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Employee Benefits Consulting Manager


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Plante Moran is one of the largest public accounting and management consulting firms in the nation, and is honored to be consistently recognized as one of the nation’s “100 Best Companies To Work For” by FORTUNE magazine.  We think what makes a great Firm is its people and we strive to provide unsurpassed opportunity and an unequaled culture to talented, self-motivated individuals who have a passion to serve and a hunger to thrive. We have a 'relatively jerk-free' policy here at Plante Moran which makes us different. It makes us better. It helps us thrive. 

Position Highlights: The Employee Benefits Consulting Manager develops innovative and strategic ideas to identify and solve prospects’ and clients’ benefits needs and issues. Also provides high level analysis and preliminary review of client deliverables.


The Manager will assume a mentorship role on the team and be a key to future leadership by building strong client relationships and promoting all areas of employee benefits consulting and compliance including solid working knowledge and technical expertise in the following areas: plan design of qualified and nonqualified plans, welfare plans and trusts, general nondiscrimination testing, fiduciary responsibility, and governmental compliance programs. This will be accomplished by building and developing new client business and cultivating new business within the existing client base.


Position Requirements:   7+ years of experience within the middle market; Bachelor’s degree; experience with data collection and analysis; plan design and administration for defined benefit/defined contribution plans, knowledge of employee benefit laws, ERISA laws and regulations, Internal Revenue Code and regulations, compliance and resolution programs. Experience building and cultivating new client business. Position may be filled as a manager or senior manager based on applicable experience. 


Travel & Hours: Qualified individuals must either reside in or near the Metro Detroit, Columbus or Chicago areas or be willing to relocate to the area for this opportunity; Limited travel throughout our geographic footprint. Position will require hours that exceed a standard 40 hour workweek.


Lastly:  Plante Moran is committed to a workplace that provides equal employment opportunity. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Plante Moran will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Plante Moran does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Anyone interested in opportunities with the firm must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system, and only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and become the property of Plante Moran.   


The specific statements above are not intended to be all-inclusive.


Thanks for expressing interest in Plante Moran and this career opportunity.



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