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Employee Benefits Senior Consultant

  • Location: United States, Michigan, Detroit

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Employee Benefits Senior Consultant


From day one, experience our difference. Our different consulting groups focus on our clients’ critical business needs. From Transaction Advisory Services to Employee Benefits Consulting and everything in between, our integrated solution approach is designed to help enable and manage growth, leverage resources, and mitigate costs and risks. At Plante Moran, we have a privilege of serving clients and providing consultative services as they face challenges and seek new opportunities.


Your role.

Your work will focus on the legal aspects of employee benefit consulting and include, but not be limited to:

  • Considering Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and tax issues associated with employee benefit plans, executive compensation agreements, mergers and acquisitions, payroll and human resources functions.
  • Assisting with international issues.
  • Serving employee benefit consulting functions, such as writing internal and external ERISA and tax alerts on current developments and emerging planning techniques.
  • Assisting with internal ERISA and tax education functions.
  • Developing relationships with clients and demonstrate professionalism and dedication to clients.

The qualifications.

  • 2-5 years of experience in an employee benefits related field, professional legal, tax, or accounting services environment are preferred, but not required.
  • Graduation from an accredited law school, and actively preparing for or have passed the Bar Exam; JD preferred.
  • Strong interest in the tax law, as demonstrated by courses completed or planned before graduation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of employee benefit laws, ERISA, tax laws, IRS Code and Regulations, Department of Labor compliance and resolution.
  • Superior problem solving ability, analytical skills, and communication skills (written and spoken).
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Position may be filled as a Consultant or Senior Consultant based on experience level.
  • Qualified individuals must either reside in or near the Metro Detroit area or be willing to relocate to the area for this opportunity. 

Our difference.

We are a nationally recognized public accounting, consulting, and wealth management firm, consistently ranked as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” and “20 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services.” At Plante Moran, we live by the Golden Rule, fostering a relatively “jerk-free” culture with the lowest staff turnover rate in the industry. Our supportive network of well-rounded professionals is excited to catapult your growth and help pave your pathway to professional excellence.


Apply now. Experience our difference.


This is an exempt position, so you may have to work hours that exceed the standard 40-hour work week.


Plante Moran is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Interested applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship, with the exception of candidates that are bilingual in Japanese and English. 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.