Benefits & Compensation Manager
Waukesha, WI Human Resources
Job Type

Under the direction of the Sr. Human Resource Services Manager, the Benefits & Compensation Manager is responsible for implementing, developing and evaluating compensation and benefits programs to enhance ability to attract, engage and retain key talent while ensuring alignment with our compensation philosophy, best practices, business strategies, and financial objectives. Programs include base pay, annual bonus, sales incentives, equity, awards and a broad range of benefits. Daily administration of the company’s compensation and benefits programs. Act as a centralized resource for employees with benefits questions. Responsible for researching and resolving all concerns, assuring employee satisfaction with benefits. Provide or direct employees to information and resources to improve understanding and utilization of the total rewards package. Act as an advocate to work directly with vendors in resolving employee issues. Additional duties including administering benefit processes, reporting and tracking benefits, outside vendor support, and audits.  

  • Administers medical, dental, prescription drug, vision, flexible   spending, HSA, 401(k), STD, LTD, Life, tuition reimbursement, vacation,   holiday, scholarship program as well as compliance with FMLA and COBRA for 1,000   plus employees. In partnership with Sr. HR Services Manager, analyze current   benefit programs and recommend potential changes.
  • Lead the analysis and implementation of compensation programs including   merit, range progressions, equity and bonuses. Ensure compensation programs are in   compliance with regulatory requirements. Analyze pay practices and programs to determine market competitiveness. 
  • Analyze, develop and recommend salary ranges for jobs using market   data. Includes survey participation   and data analysis. Job description   creation and review. Obtain, analyze,   and recommend geographic differentials. Conducts FLSA assessments.
  • Create and manage Employee Wellness Program.
  • Assist with 401(k) annual audit including gathering reports/information   and ensuring a timely submission to IRS of Form 5500 filing.
  • Develop reporting metrics and benchmarking regarding current plan   performances and costs, including risks and opportunities. Creates, communicates and distributes   annual Total Rewards Statements.
  • Provides employee benefit orientations for all salaried new hires.
  • Support the leave of absence and disability process including   communication with payroll.
  • Write, communicate and post to CentroNet monthly benefits newsletter as a tool to   continuously educate employees with a deeper dive on their benefits to   maximize utilization.
  • Leads and manages open enrollment process with outside vendor,   including coordinating open enrollment employee meetings, developing   communications and ensuring renewal changes are reflected in HRIS and   materials. Set-up and provide support   for employees, interaction with benefit service providers and insurance carriers. Also includes new hire and life event   processes.
  • Act as a primary contact for employee benefit questions and issue   resolution. Contact third party   vendors as needed to resolve issues and coverage questions. 
  • Process monthly billings and prepare payment of invoices for vendors. Audit benefit insurance invoices. 
  • Processes enrollment and termination reports to the 401(k)   administrator on a regular basis including annual 401(k) Census and quarterly   audits. Monitor and administer ACA lookback   and enrollment procedures to produce annual 1095-c forms.
  • Maintains all records related to company benefit plans and compliance   with applicable laws.
  • Partner, collaborate and communicate regularly with HRIS, Payroll, and   local HR Reps to resolve any questions, issues or concerns. 
  • Creates and maintains SOP for benefits and trains other team members as backups.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or relevant field.
  •  7-10 years progressive. 
  • Must be detail-orientated with excellent customer service skills. 
  • Maintains confidentiality of all payroll, medical, benefit and employee related information.
  • CEBS and/or PHR and/or CCP preferred.
  • Advance expertise with Microsoft Office, MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel including v-lookup, pivot tables and charts. 
  • Experience with HR Management Systems.