Manager Benefits Job Description Sample
The Benefits Manager is responsible for administration of employee benefits. The position provides benefits guidance and assistance to a variety of employees who are geographically disbursed throughout the US. The position will identify inefficiencies and make recommendations related to process improvement and benefits plan design.
Administers and manages employee benefits programs such as medical, dental, vision plans; life insurance plans; retirement plans; leave programs; and wellness programs.
Handles escalated benefit inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, courteous resolution.
Maintain and administer the leave of absence process with third party FMLA/disability and workers compensation carriers and vendors.
Develop benefit information and statistical and census data for internal reporting, actuaries, and insurance carriers.
Communicate and build relationships with internal team members, benefit plan consultants, and vendors regarding benefit policies, eligibility and coverage issues, and enrollment procedures.
Partner with internal business partners to help streamline processes.
Play an active role working with risk management team to reduce and close worker's compensation claims.
Participate in building out various benefit programs and projects.
Conducts both in-person & remote employee benefit seminars during New Hire Orientation and Annual Enrollment.
Reconcile benefit invoices.
Support system implementation and conversion within the HRIS, payroll and benefit systems.
Assist with employee data management and supports HRIS team to ensure existing and new benefit programs and participants are properly set-up within the system.
Plans, develops, and/or participates in area and industry surveys. Analyzes results of surveys and develops specific recommendations for review by management.
Conducts benefit portion of New Hire Orientation.
Participates in and help supports various audits related to workers compensation and the 401(k) plan.
Will participate in the preparation of government filings such as Form 5500, Summary Annual Reports, Non-Discrimination testing, OSHA reporting.
Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Requirements
Minimum of 8 years of benefits administration experience and training.
Self-starter with the ability to successfully work independently or as part of a team.
Ability to analyze, problem solve and clearly communicate to all levels of staff throughout the organization.
Ability to maintain close attention to detail in work performed.
Experience with HRIS and Benefits Administration systems, with a preference in ADP Enterprise and/or ADP Service Engine.
Knowledge of plan provisions and IRS and ERISA requirements.
Solid knowledge of California Benefits and Leave laws.
Excellent in excel and demonstrate high level of accuracy.
Previous experience in a consumer products/ retail organization is preferred.
Ability to organize and review large sums of data.
Must maintain the highest level of confidentiality in all work performed
Bachelor's Degree from four-year College or University
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Certified Benefit Professional (CBP) Certification (Preferred)
GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
HomeServe USA, ranked as a 2017 Top Work Place, provides emergency repair plans which are like roadside assistance for your home. Our vision is to become the top-of-mind solution for consumers when something goes wrong in their home. Our incredible growth is fueled by a dynamic team who values collaboration, innovation and delivering exceptional customer service, all while working in a fun and friendly environment. HomeServe USA is part of a global organization that serves millions of customers in the US, UK, France, Italy and Spain. Come see why you should work for HomeServe USA!
The Manager, Benefits will focus on the analysis, development, implementation and administration of cost-effective benefits programs within HomeServe USA.
Play an integral and hands on role in the implementation, administration and analysis of HomeServe USA employee benefits programs.
Analyze, evaluate, and coordinate benefit and wellness services, coverage, and options available to determine programs that best fit the HomeServe's strategic objectives.
Participate in negotiations with benefit plan providers, vendors, auditors and consultants for services, premiums and plan administration.
Manage benefit compliance initiatives to meet Federal and State requirements. Keep apprised of federal, state, and local compensation laws and regulations to ensure compliance
Analyze benefit plans for cost control and risk assessment factors.
Prepare and present benefit plans and ensure all plan documentation is up-to-date and amendments are made as required.
Manage and coordinate US open enrollment activities and all health and wellness activities.
Participate in annual regulatory filing and testing requirements such as Form 5500s, etc.
At least 5+ years of progressive, related benefits administration experience working with vendors, auditors, legal counsel and other third-party providers for annual renewal, plan design, compliance and plan interpretation discussions.
Must have knowledge of government regulations and filing/compliance requirements affecting employee benefits programs, including ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, Section 125, HIPAA and DOL requirements.
Experience working with HRIS for benefit administration and reporting.
Demonstrated ability and success directing the work of others
Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and deadlines, and solve challenging problems in a fast-paced, environment while also working collaboratively in a team environment
Self-directed and comfortable with accountability for meeting objectives
Possess high level of confidentiality
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and strong interpersonal skills
Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
In return we offer
Career development and advancement opportunities
Business-casual attire throughout the week
Friendly, open and team oriented work atmosphere
Excellent benefits including generous medical, vision, dental and life & disability insurance
401(k) plan with a company match
HomeServe USA is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer.
Under the general direction of the AVP of Total Rewards, this position is responsible for planning, developing and managing cost-effective benefit programs that support the company's needs and business objectives. The position also supervises a Benefits Administrator and Benefit Analyst.
ResponsibilitiesSupervises the Benefits Administrator and the Benefits Analyst including: managing workload, coaching, developing their skills and managing performance while providing significant input on hiring, salary and performance decisions.Administers employee benefits programs such as retirement plans, section 125 health care plans, life insurance plans and disability programs. Also, oversees miscellaneous benefits such as Tuition Reimbursement and Scholarships, Employee Support, and Holiday Gift cards.Evaluates and compares existing company benefits with those of other employers by analyzing other plans, surveys, and other sources of information.
Plans, develops, and/or participates in area and industry surveys. Analyzes results of surveys and develops specific recommendations for review by management.Monitors monthly costs of plans. Prepares annual cost analysis of benefits as a percent of payroll.
Develops specifications for new plans or modifies existing plans. Develops company cost information for new plans and makes recommendations to management concerning sharing of cost between employer and employee.Coordinates with HR Systems, vendors and payroll for the implementation of new and changed plans. Prepares and coordinates new plans and changes by preparing announcement material, booklets, and other media for communicating new plans to employees.
Conducts employee meetings and arranges for enrollment of employees.
Conducts employee benefit seminars and rounds to all locations. Revises and reissues all communications material on benefits periodically.Prepares and executes, with legal consultation, benefit documentation such as original and amended plan texts, benefit agreements and insurance policies.
Instructs insurance carriers, trustees, and other administrative agencies outside the company to effect changes in benefit program. Ensures prompt and accurate compliance.Assures company compliance with provisions of Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Supervises preparation of reports and applications required by law to be filed with federal and state agencies, such as Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, insurance commissioners, and other regulatory agencies.
Reviews and analyzes changes to state and federal laws pertaining to benefits, and reports necessary or suggested changes to management. Coordinates company benefits, with government sponsored programs.Assures that existing and new benefit programs are adaptable to standardized computer and reporting systems. Develops benefit information and statistical and census data for actuaries, insurance carriers, and management.Handles benefit inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, courteous resolution.
QualificationsBachelor's degree required.Must have minimum of five (5) years of benefits administration experience, including both Health & Welfare & Retirement Plans; at least 2 years in a supervisory capacity.A CEBS certificate is highly desirable.Experience in a nonprofit agency setting is desirable.Must have detailed knowledge of benefit regulations.
Health And Benefits Account Manager - Voluntary Benefits Enrollment Solutions
Aon is looking for a Health and Benefits Account Manager
- Voluntary Benefits Enrollment Solutions
As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions supporting Voluntary Benefits and Enrollment Solutions, in Maitland, FL. As a Health and Benefits Account Manager
- Voluntary Benefits Enrollment Solutions, you will report directly to the Director of Client Services (DCS).
Your Impact as a Health and Benefits Account Manager
- Voluntary Benefits Enrollment Solutions
The Account Manager position is responsible for serving as a main point of contact for all assigned clients. The Account Manager is also responsible for coordinating and facilitating communication between all internal and external project team members. The Account Manager's time will vary from day to day based on current client, broker and carrier needs.
Serve as the client main point of contact for assigned cases
Assume role of Project Manager for assigned Enrollment Solutions deals
Work closely with Client Manager (CM) to understand all dynamics of client engagement
Lead implementation call content for Enrollment Solutions independently or in coordination with Client Manager
Internal project manager for relevant delivery scope, ensuring timelines met and delivery on track (coordinates with technology, communications, the Enrollment Counselors, field, etc)
Work closely with Client Manager on content for weekly call agendas and items of escalation
Daily project management throughout the program life cycle
Defining the program governance controls
Planning the overall program and monitoring the progress
Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measurements, discussing resource options with DCS
Coordinating the projects and their interdependencies; internal and external
Managing and utilizing resources across projects
Managing stakeholders' communication
Aligning the deliverables (outputs) to the projects goals with the aid of the CM and DCS
Managing the main project plan
You Bring Knowledge and Expertise
Two plus years of benefits experience, with a strong preference for voluntary benefits experience
Two plus years of project management experience
Client management experience
Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office
Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline or equivalent years of industry experience.
We offer you
A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.
Our Colleague Experience:
From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day. They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.
Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Job number: 2444967
Category: Account Management / Brokerage / Insurance
Location: United States, FL, Maitland
Manager Of Employee Benefits Programs - (Group Benefits Team Leader) - Melbourne, FL
Brown & Brown of Brevard is growing and seeking an exceptional individual with proven discipline, drive, and commitment to join our Employee Benefits team as Group Benefits Team Leader. Our clients are small to large employers and we offer them cost-effective benefit packages for their employees and dependents, that include medical, dental, vision, life, disability, HSA's, FSA's, STD, LTD, and more. The hired individual will be responsible for the implementation and management of all employee benefit programs offered to clients of Brown & Brown of Brevard, and will be responsible directly or indirectly for building, expanding and solidifying client relationships through servicing and growing an existing book of business through interacting with clients and handling service work associated with Employee Benefits insurance coverage. The individual will also lead and mentor other Employee Benefits teammates.
This position serves as a primary point of contact for all service requirements, working closely with clients to form effective business relationships through proactive client service, manage renewals efforts, and serve as a benefits resource in supporting producer's new business efforts. The Employee Benefits Team Leader should have experience with managing both Fully & Self-Insured Plans and uphold an excellent working relationship with the major insurance carriers.
Prepare client deliverables while reviewing for quality, accuracy and compliance
Analyze carrier reports, benefit plan structures, plan design and industry trends and make appropriate benefit plan recommendations.
Responsible for overall retention of accounts.
Acts as liaison between clients, Benefits Department and Insurance Carriers to resolve escalated complex service issues that require policy interpretation.
Individual would manage a book of business comprised of clients who are located both locally and nationally.
Conduct on-site meetings to communicate to employees and/or administrator about their benefit plans. This may require travel and overnight stay.
Educate, advises and aid clients on all Compliance topics including, but not limited to ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, 5500s and Health Care Reform.
Communicate due dates, timelines and expectations to clients.
Install new group insurance contracts for existing clients or new clients effectively utilizing resources to match client needs.
Be a problem solver for eligibility issues, escalated claims, billing, etc.
Provide timely response to client service calls and/ or emails.
Ensure all Quality Control requirements are met.
Facilitate Client Renewal Meetings with Producer as needed.
Meet company's continuing education and license requirements.
Assist in development and execution of annual budget and business plan
Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
5 years' experience in Employee Benefits, managing all lines of employee benefits coverage
Valid FL Life & Health License, 2-15 / 215
Valid Driver's License for occasional travel
Highly organized with strong leadership/supervisory skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills
- Bachelor's Degree
Salary Range: Negotiable
Relocation Expenses: Not covered
Cindy Moore - Southeast Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist
We offer comprehensive benefits plans that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, along with 401k and Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off plus much more.
Compensation & Benefits Manager
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field & 8 years of related experience, supporting manufacturing, automotive, and/or engineering organizations, including proven experience in Compensation, HRIS, Benefits & Medical activities.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Medical and/or occupational health management experience
Ability to analyze statistics and trends
Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills
Exhibited ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks/objectives
Strong knowledge of compensation and benefits-related laws and regulations
In-depth knowledge of compensation procedures and terms
Strong organizational and time management skills
Experience with HRIS administration and reporting, preferably in Oracle Fusion
Duties & Responsibilities:
Oversee administration of U.S. employee health and welfare benefit plans; respond to and coordinate employee communications and questions.
Oversee administration of the U.S. 401(k) plan, including year-end processes and reporting.
Manage all aspects of ACA-related reporting.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge base of benefit plan trends, standards of practice, and legal requirements; work with North American Benefits team as a subject matter expert to continuously improve benefits processes and offerings.
Manage all HR systems and drive the vision for optimizing the use of current systems.
Ensure systems are well managed to provide highly reliable data.
Work with HR team to support HRIS reporting and data analytics.
Monitor the effectiveness of compensation policies, programs, guidelines and procedures; work with North American Compensation team to recommend plan revisions which are cost effective and consistent with compensation trends and corporate objectives.
Management of the annual wage planning/merit increase/bonus process to ensure alignment with the Company's budget and a competitive structure within the market.
Strong collaboration with the North American Compensation Team, HR staff, and business leaders to perform job analyses and to evaluate new and revised positions.
Manage and implement local incentive programs.
Coordinate with regional expatriate management and recruiting teams to assist with expatriate compensation and benefits programs; manage compensation and benefits for domestic rotations within the business group.
Manage the leave of absence for FMLA, short-term disability, long-term disability process
Monitor the Workers' Compensation Program and associated costs
Oversee operations at both on-site Occupational Health Medical Department and vendor- run off-site Family Health Center and Pharmacy.
Oversee Health and Wellness Programs.
Set annual goals and objectives that align with business group objectives.
Manage, train, provide performance feedback and assign duties to direct reports to ensure productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness.
Maintain working knowledge of legislation that may affect compensation and benefits policies/practices, including ACA, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, COBRA and other applicable Department of Labor (DOL) and/or tax laws and regulations; fulfills compliance and reporting requirements.
Manage department budget of $2 million
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
- Reasonable Accommodations may be provided to qualified individuals with ADA supported disabilities
Typically, the position exerts up to 10 pounds of force and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move an inanimate object. Visual requirements include color, depth perception and field of vision. Physical requirements include standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, talking, hearing and repetitive motions. Position work environment is typically indoors in pleasant, well-lighted area with comfortable temperatures and in a controlled environment where no significant amounts of dust, fumes or odors. Unavoidable accidents and health hazards are unlikely.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field & 8 years of related experience, supporting manufacturing, automotive, and/or engineering organizations, including proven experience in Compensation, HRIS, Benefits & Medical activities.
Global Health And Benefits Consultant/Project Manager
As a Consultant/Project Manager within our Global Health and Benefits team, you will support our multinational clients in the delivery of consulting services to their headquarters and in the coordination of both local consulting and local broking services in the area of medical and other insured benefit programs.
Generally, Willis Towers Watson's Global Health & Benefits (H&B) Line of Business helps our clients in the design, establishment, financing, operation, oversight and monitoring of their medical and other insured benefit programs around the world.
Act as the day-to-day contact that is able to provide updates on local country activities and proactively identify and escalate issues
Provide proactive advice around the opportunities to optimize the way benefits are managed globally (effective use of local resources, brokers, consultants, third party providers).
Keep abreast of changes in legislation, market practice or otherwise, to identify issues that clients should be addressing.
Support the use of technology, including BenefitsManager, BenTrack, BDS, BenVals and other tools to help clients to maximize the value from the information collected.
Identify opportunities for integrating our services with other consulting services offered by Willis Towers Watson and working with Senior Consultants to support the cross-selling of those opportunities.
Coordinating local consulting and local broking services
Work with the Global Benefits Center (GBC) to ensure updates to the status trackers and population of data in the appropriate benefits inventory tool or databases
Effectively manage projects using established project management tracker and technology to deliver a successful project across all countries;
Work with relevant parties (including the local H&B teams) to ensure local broker-of-record letters (or similar) and statements of work are in place;
With support from the GBC, engage in dialogue with in-country consultants/brokers as needed, to ensure local issues are resolved;
Participate in regular (as necessary) calls both internally and with the client to communicate progress and resolve outstanding matters;
Review local broker reports and other communications to ensure consistency of style and message, as appropriate;
Deal with issues that arise, and escalating as appropriate;
Ensure that the wider Global H&B team is kept appraised of issues and brought in to conversations as necessary;
Develop regional financial and stewardship reports, as required
At least 5 years of hands on experience in employee benefits, global benefits experience a plus.
A keen interest in the International benefits arena.
Self-motivation and the ability to work effectively in teams, including remotely with colleagues in other countries
Strong project management skills.
Strong desire to deliver to clients' high quality results, consistently and a proactive approach to working with clients.
A keen desire to learn
The ability to deal positively with change
The ability to use MS Excel to manipulate and analyze data, as well as a working knowledge of MS PowerPoint and MS Word.
Bachelor's Degree required and experience living or working outside of the US is helpful.
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.
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Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 42,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.
Firm-Wide Health & Welfare Benefits Manager
The Health & Welfare BenefitsManager (HWM) serves as the subject matter expert on all health & welfarebenefits, leave of absence programs and provides backup support for managementof the firm's retirement benefit plans. In addition, the HWM takes an innovative, holistic approach to"benefits" to including both traditional benefits and non-traditional offeringslike wellbeing, mindfulness, and work-life integration strategies. The HWM will be excellent at delivering thestandard benefits that people expect but also push the envelope in thinkingabout non-traditional benefits that will appeal to our evolving workforce. The HWM is responsible for collaborating acrossservice lines (e.g., Finance & Accounting, IT, Communications, etc.) aswell as other People & Culture operational and functional areas (Embedded HRTeams, Mobility Services, P&C Technology, National Talent Acquisition,Strategic Learning, Employee Relations, and Diversity & Inclusion),Communities of Expertise (CMoEs), and the National Service Line HR BusinessPartners in the execution of a business-aligned Total Rewards agenda.
Reporting to the Director ofCompensation and Benefits, the HWM works with Partners/Functional Leaders and
Regional HR/Talent Director to support consistent delivery of health &welfare offerings across the various offices and ensures vendor solutions aredelivered with excellence to meet these needs. The HWM is responsible for delivering "high touch" people experiencesrelated to benefit matters, including the experience delivered during new hireonboarding communication of benefits, responding to benefit related employeeissues, and general health & welfare programs for the firm. This role is critical in executing ensuringcompliance with all benefit regulatory and reporting matters, maintainingup-to-date benefit plan documents, firm leave policy documents, managing vendorrelationships, and providing exceptional internal support across our People& Culture Community and our Firm.
Become knowledgeable and supportive ofthe strategy and business priorities of the firm and ensure alignment ofH&W strategy to those of the firm.
Usesdata and metrics to make critical decisions; identifies patterns and reportsfindings & trends.
Supportsthe execution of the firm strategy by providing leadership, creative vision andproject management in the design, implementation and administration of a holisticH&W platform that includes traditional benefits as well as innovativestrategies like wellbeing, mindfulness and work-life integration strategiesthat support the "whole self" and align with and support our employment brandproposition.
Managesplan compliance risk management and other regulatory compliance matters incollaboration with ERISA counsel, broker/consultants, vendors, and P&CLeadership.
Partnerswith Talent Acquisition and Embedded Service Delivery leaders to ensureeffective and consistent messaging of programs to partners, employees and newhires.
Manages,mentors, and coaches staff within his/her scope.
Ensuresquality in the delivery of all products
Implementeffective communication and education strategies with leadership and employeesregarding holistic work/life solutions and total rewards aligning with theemployment brand
Ensure properdocumentation and housing of plan procedures and documents, including annualupdates of H&W Cafeterian plan documents, policy documents, notices, etc.
Ensurescompliance with federal and state regulations and firm policies surroundingleaves of absence
Support C&BDirector in managing H&W budget
Work with C&BDirector, brokers/consultants on plan design recommendations, vendormanagement, vendor renewals and pricing/claims projections
Continuallyevaluate the effectiveness of the benefit programs, practices, and procedure. Participate in the design and lead administrationof life, health, and disability insurance programs, voluntary benefits.
Develop, propose,and implement new employee benefit programs to capitalize on competitiveopportunities.
Responsiblefor compliance with all legal requirements of various employee benefit programs.
Responsiblefor supervision of vendors including benefits consultants, brokers, trustees, etc.May make recommendations for vendor changes and/or collaborate on vendorselection.
Completionand review of annual 5500 filings, non-discrimination testing and othercompliance reporting requirements
Direct employeebenefit administration and escalated problem solving.
Qualifications (Personal Characteristics,Skills/Abilities, Academic):
Theideal candidate will be:
A business-minded people leader with several years ofincreasingly responsible Health & Welfare positions with demonstratedability to thrive in a culture that is collaborative, service-oriented, andconsultative.
A functional Health & Welfare specialistwho delivers services with a pragmatic approach to business partnership andoperations.
An outstandingcoach and mentor with engaging and approachable personality. Will have experience working successfullywith all levels of staff, from front-line through senior executive.
Experience inprioritization and negotiation with demonstrated ability to beeffective in supporting multiple business leaders/ partners working acrossdifferent business units.
Highlycollaborative and action-oriented, with strong communication skills; someonewho can build collaborative relationships across a matrixed organization.
Confident andstrong personal initiative as someone who is willing to get into the details,roll up their sleeves, and do whatever it takes to get the job done.
Operationallyfocused with ability to think creatively and deliver tactically.
Metrics-focusedwith ability and history of using analytics to solve problems and developsolutions.
TheIdeal Candidate Will Possess:
Bachelor's degreein related field
PHR or SPHR certification andprior Health & Welfare consulting experience preferred
Demonstrated experience inimplementing Health & Welfare strategies.
Demonstrated experience indefining and implementing detailed Health & Welfare business processes.
Strong verbal andwritten communication & presentation skills.
A reputation fordiscretion, integrity, judgment, responsiveness, strong attention to detail andcommon sense.
Past experiencefunctioning as an Health & Welfare Manager, ideally in a matrixedenvironment within a services industry a plus.
Experience in managing, mentoringand developing a team of Health & Welfare practitioners
Solid PC skills with proficiencyin MS Office.
Ability to travel on occasion.
Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits please visit www.grantthornton.com.
Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits please visit www.gt.com.
Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.
Employee Health And Welfare Benefits Manager
Title: Employee Health and Welfare Benefits Manager
Location: Melbourne, Florida
Requisition ID: CHQ20172605-19086
Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers' toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com.
Harris is seeking a career level professional who desires to work in an environment where nothing is routine! This position will work with other leaders to contribute to the administration and vendor management of the U.S. health and welfare benefit programs.
Project manage benefit implementations and other special projects
Manage disability administration
Manage annual enrollment, including communications
Oversee system and vendor updates
Manage vendor relationships
Analyze and recommend solutions to appeals, employee escalations
Develop and run database queries to perform data analyses and audits (experience with PeopleSoft is desirable)
Create/Update Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs)
- BS or BA degree with concentration in business management, finance, accounting, human resources or related field
- 5 or more years of administering employee health and welfare benefits plan for a Fortune 1000 company
- 2 or more years of supervisory experience required
5 or more years of demonstrated successful project management experience
Ability to navigate complex issues while maintaining attention to detail
Excellent written and oral presentation skills
Strong demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
Expert computer skills, especially in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent organization, prioritization and customer service skills to effectively follow-up on complex and detailed work activities
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive employee and company information
If you're looking for a supportive and collaborative team environment with an opportunity for growth and development in a global organization, apply with the Harris Global Benefits team today!
Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.
By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.
Location: USA - FL - Melbourne
Activation Date: Friday, May 26, 2017
Expiration Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Compensation & Benefits Manager
Summary of Position:
Enhancing Compensation & Benefits capabilities in the region
Ensuring a compelling Compensation & Benefits proposition for employees
Flawless execution of annual Compensation & Benefits processes
Embedding a pay for performance culture
Defining effective communication of Compensation & Benefits
Manage the overall compensation process for assigned portfolio, including the annual salary review cycle and variable pay programs including long term short term incentive plans.
Provide corporate context on competitive pay practices based on internal and external benchmarking and implementation of benefit programs
Review technology systems related to compensation and be able to identify enhancements that can create efficiencies, update business rules due to process changes and provide training to clients and HR leaders
Conduct market analysis and financial modeling for assigned portfolio, with the ability to present outcomes and recommendations to business leaders in a concise manner
Create and guide the structure and communication of various pay programs
Research and analyze Compensation & Benefits trends to help determine pay design and administration guidelines in accordance with the firm's compensation philosophy and policies
Review compensation policies to ensure continued alignment with legislation and best practices. Provide guidance for policy application issues as required
Lead and manage development projects related to Compensation & Benefits
Work collaboratively with other HR, Talent groups, Operations, and Finance to advance and manage financial and compensation planning activities
Provide subject matter expertise, insight, and understanding to the business
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