Kansas City, Missouri

Section 1: Position Summary

The Mail Operations Representative is accountable for providing high quality services to 529 plans via mail requests and following documented procedures.  This position provides client services to 529 plans by managing incoming mail requests from account owners and advisors seeking information or executing requests on specific accounts, product or plan information, and policies and procedures.  Accountable for but not limited to mail operation functions including sorting/opening mail, mail preparation, scanning, and archiving/retrieving documents.  The ideal candidate must be able to work in a team environment and have a flexible schedule and be able to work in a fast paced, time sensitive environment.

Section 2: Job Functions, Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meet and/or exceed department standards for productivity and quality
  • Review financial vouchers ensuring all batches are in good order within proprietary systems.
  • Utilize remote check deposit software to transmit time sensitive checks to the bank.
  • Sort and prepare incoming mail based on plan, transaction type and documented procedures.
  • Scan and archive prepared batches.
  • Utilize document capture and storage applications to process requests.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and team-oriented attitude in support of 529 plan business..
  • Provide exceptional client service skills.
  • Demonstrate strong problem resolution skills.
  • Solid organizational and communication skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Complete core corporate training and develop solid knowledge of systems.
  • Self-motivation to consistently improve job knowledge to advance service capabilities.
  • Stay up-to-date on 529 and financial services industry knowledge in support of clients.
  • Provide suggestions on how to improve quality and/or productivity.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work ensuring high priority tasks are completed within a timely matter amongst a team environment
  • Willingness to assist other functional areas.
  • Be a willing participant or take ownership of projects assigned to unit.
  • Responsible for protecting, securing, and proper handling of all confidential data held by Ascensus to ensure against unauthorized access, improper transmission, and/or unapproved disclosure of information that could result in harm to Ascensus or our clients.
  • Our I-Client service philosophy and our Core Values of People Matter, Quality First and Integrity Always® should be visible in your actions on a day to day basis showing your support of our organizational culture.
  • Assist with other tasks and projects as assigned

Supervision  

  • N/A

Section 3:  Experience, Skills, Knowledge Requirements

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 6 months experience in a professional work environment preferred
  • A team player with a strong analytic mindset with advanced problem solving, organizational and communication skills
  • Detail oriented, PC/keyboard proficient, flexible, self-motivated, ability to multitask and work well under pressure
  • Prior financial service industry experience or Cashiering/Reconciliation experience
  • Series 6 and 63 licenses are preferred

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer


At Ascensus, we aspire to make a difference for others. We are a technology-enabled services company that helps people save for retirement, education, and healthcare through our network of institutional, financial advisor, and state partners. Our culture is guided by sound principles, is committed to high standards, operates with transparency, and welcomes diversity—housed within our Core Values: People Matter. Quality First. Integrity Always.®

As a leading independent recordkeeping services partner, retirement plan third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator, we aim to hire associates who find pride in going to work every day knowing that they help more than 12 million people save for what matters.

 

Ascensus provides equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to ancestry, race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, criminal conviction record or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local laws (“Protected Status”). 
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Kansas City, Missouri

Ascensus helps millions of people save for what matters—retirement, education, and healthcare. We’re also one of the savings plan industry’s leading providers of outsourced services. Our technology, market insights, and business knowledge enhance the growth and success of our partners, their clients, and savers. Ascensus is the largest independent recordkeeping services provider, third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator in the United States. For more information, visit ascensus.com.

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