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Robert Half International Pension Analyst in PORTLAND, Oregon


Are you looking for a new challenge to expand your career? Are you a recent grad with a Finance/Accounting/Economics degree looking to take the first step into a very stable industry? If so, a Pension Analyst opportunity is available with one of Accountemps' clients in NE Portland that could be the right match for you. This is a great entry-level Pension Analyst position that provides the opportunity to offer daily support to the pension and benefit departments as well as solve routine/standard problems with limited discretion. Candidates that are comfortable with handling a large amount of information and working directly with customers on a regular basis, you should apply for this position! If you are a solution-oriented critical thinker with a passion for analysis, this is the Analyst opportunity for you!

If you are interested and immediately available, please apply online now or call Sarah Schiesser at 503.222.9778 for more information!

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Correspondence and posting entries related to specific pensions and plans.

  • See participants in the office by appointment or drop in.

  • Determine funds needed on a monthly basis.

  • Analyze large amounts of data.

  • Communicate with Actuaries, Legal Counsel, Auditors, Trustees and Consultants in both verbal and written form.

  • Balance monthly pension reconciliations.

  • File monthly/quarterly/annual tax reports.

  • Become proficient on the Informix system which is used on all defined contribution plans.


  • One + year of relevant experience

  • BA/BS degree in finance or a related field

  • Acute attention to detail

  • Substantial computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, as well as databases and customer database systems

  • Can work independently with minimal supervision

  • Strong communication and social skills and able to converse effectively with legal counsel, actuaries, customers, etc.

  • Benefits analysis experience highly desired

  • Foundational knowledge in bank reconciliations

  • Pension plans experience desired

  • Skills in problem solving through statistical analysis or with large data sets highly desired (such as in derivatives, structured finance, or business analytics or in a similarly demanding and analytical role)

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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Salary: $16.00 - $19.00 / Hourly

Location: PORTLAND, OR

Date Posted: September 15, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 03600-0011560138

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance