Sheet Metal Workers National Pension Fund

Sheet Metal Workers National Pension Fund

Contribution Compliance Auditor

Based in Falls Church, VA


POSITION TITLE: Contribution Compliance Auditor
DIVISION: Operations – Compliance Team
PAY RATE: Salaried

The Contribution Compliance Auditor is a member of the Compliance team. The team’s responsibility is to ensure employers are compliant with their obligations to the National Benefit Funds consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreements, SMART Constitution, Collection Policies, Trust Documents, and Plan Rules. The Contribution Compliance Auditor is responsible for performing payroll compliance audits of participating employers in the SMART National Benefit Funds. The incumbent will work independently and as part of a team and the position requires significant travel and extended hours. Effective and tactful communication will be necessary with all levels of management, participating employers, local unions, executives, and other interested parties; while being able to effectively explain CBA and Plan rules, audit requirements and reporting issues.


  • Perform payroll compliance audits using payroll, tax and other personnel records
  • Effectively communicate with employers to obtain required information for payroll audits
  • Critical thinking to resolve complicated issues presented during the performance of an audit
  • Attention to detail to ensure thoroughness and accuracy by evaluating particular nuances of each participating employer’s participation in each fund
  • Research payroll records, reports and Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Prepare detailed audit reports and results for a number of Funds
  • Schedule and manage travel for on-site audits as appropriate and approved by Audit Coordinator or Audit & Delinquency Manager
  • Maintain electronic files for audits containing all work papers, supporting documentation and correspondence
  • Collaborate with other departments on CBA or reporting issues that require review or follow up
  • Perform additional assigned responsibilities required to support the Fund’s audit program and Operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • 1 – 3 years of compliance audit or related experience, preferably with defined benefit plans.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and other Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems independently
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize responsibilities while paying special attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations professionally and confidentially
  • Very high attention to detail
  • Strong accounting and mathematical aptitude.
  • Experience with or knowledge of payroll systems and/or Collective Bargaining Agreements is a plus
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and be flexible
  • Must be willing to travel up to 50% throughout the United States and Canada

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a copy of your résumé to Kristin Bruck.

Kristin Bruck, Human Resources Director
Email: kbruck@smwnbf.org

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