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Southern Company Retirement - Consultant in Atlanta, Georgia

Retirement - Consultant


Retirement Analyst

Job Description

This role will report directly to Retirement Manager.

Position will perform analytical tasks supporting the day-to-day management of the Employee Savings Plan, Pension Plans, and Non-Qualified Plans to ensure data integrity and proper plan administration, project support for the financial wellbeing programs including employee communications, education, financial planning, and data review.

Candidate will grow toward a strong knowledge of Retirement Programs, Total Rewards, and retirement legislation (ERISA). They will also facilitate partnerships with payroll and support our Operating Companies researching and identifying retirement needs and issues.

The position will be located in Atlanta. Currently the Retirement Team is virtual and plan to return to office in a hybrid manner.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Perform payroll biweekly processes and reconciliations to ensure the proper administration of the ESP and pension plan

  • Assist in creating employee communications to encourage better utilization of our programs

  • Assist with employee payments and administration of our nonqualified plans

  • Provide vendor support for our executive financial planning program

  • Perform data analytics for retirement program utilization and identify process efficiencies

Educational Requirements

  • A BS/BA degree with major or concentration in Mathematics or Finance is encouraged

Experience, Knowledge, & Skills

  • Strong inquisitive nature and innovative mindset – asking questions and looking for ways to create efficiencies and effectiveness

  • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint proficiency

  • Positive attitude and team player

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, a commitment to accuracy, and attention to detail

  • Organizational and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and meet deadlines

  • Ability to proactively build relationships and collaborate with both internal customers and external vendors

  • Self-starter with a desire to quickly learn new tasks and inquisitive for future career growth

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Other Locations: United States

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

Southern Company Headquarters - 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW (30ATLANTA)

30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: SCS2009830