Job Openings >> Special Projects Administrator aka "You break it, I fix it" Administrator
Special Projects Administrator aka "You break it, I fix it" Administrator
Title:Special Projects Administrator aka "You break it, I fix it" Administrator
Location:Any Location or Remote

Have you mastered the run of the mill 401(k) administration and testing? Have you already read about the newest EPCRS program? When you hear “410(b)(6) transition period” do your ears perk up with excitement? Do you want the flexibility and convenience of working fully remote from home? Are you tired of working insane overtime?

Nova 401(k) Associates is looking to expand its special project team and is looking for an individual to work on non-routine billable special projects.  We offer a fully remote work experience and a 37.5 hour work week.  A signing bonus may be available for highly qualified applicants.

The position will focus on a variety of special projects work including: mergers and acquisitions, late contribution calculations, prior year compliance testing, 5500 preparation filings under the DOL’s Delinquent Filer Voluntary Compliance Program (DFVCP), controlled group coverage testing, missed deferral opportunity calculations and much more!

Nova 401(k) Associates is a vibrant and growing national third party, non-producing administration firm. We have a nationally recognized sales team allowing us to grow each year. Our growth provides advancement opportunities for our professionals. Thousands of in force Nova plans and hundreds of new clients every year give rise to a constant flow of exciting special testing projects, corrections projects and mergers and acquisition projects every day!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare prior year testing reports, 5500s, 5330s and earnings calculations as necessary
  • Work on mergers and acquisition projects
  • Communicate with clients, advisors and other team members at Nova
  • Manage and prioritize workload towards weekly goals in a results oriented team environment
  • Work with other Nova departments, record-keepers and advisors to obtain information necessary to complete project work
  • Perform work according to Nova policies and procedures
  • Consult with internal Nova staff regarding correction work
  • Attend weekly team workflow meetings with the Special Projects Team Leader


  • Five (5) or more years of 401(k) plan administration experience (10 or more years preferred)
  • Experience with ASC (preferred, particularly for less experienced applicants)
  • Experience with DGEM (preferred)
  • Experience with Pension Pro (preferred)
  • Excellent knowledge of ADP/ACP, 415, 410(b), Top Heavy and 401(a)(4) non-discrimination testing
  • Knowledge of issues that arise in qualified plans in a mergers and acquisition setting
  • Knowledge regarding self-corrections under the DFVC and EPCRS programs (preferred)
  • Knowledge of defined benefit plans a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior Excel skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • High level of critical thinking
  • Committed to lifelong learning and coachable
  • NIPA or ASPPA credentials
  • Circular 230 professionals (such as ERPAs) preferred
  • College degree

We get it. We listen. We communicate.


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