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Company Name: Foot Locker
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Job Title: Manager, Benefit Operations
Date Posted: 05/07/2019

Description:

DEPARTMENT: Total Rewards
REPORTS TO: Vice President, Benefits

Position Summary

Foot Locker, Inc., the world's leading retailer of athletically inspired shoes and apparel, is seeking a Manager, Benefits Operations. The Manager, Benefits Operations will lead Foot Locker’s benefits administration team to execute all North American benefits operations involving health care, disability, life, retirement, wellness and recognition programs. The Manager, Benefits Operation will leverage benefits and data expertise to manage projects with internal and external stakeholders. The Manager, Benefits Operation will partner with the Manager, HR Services to provide a high touch associate experience and compliance with all applicable labor laws and will collaborate with cross functional teams to successfully execute Foot Locker’s Total Rewards strategy.
Foot Locker, Inc. operates approximately 3,500 athletic retail stores in 27 countries in North America, Europe and Australia under the brand names Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Footaction, Champs Sports, SIX:02, Eastbay, Runners Point and Sidestep. Our global house-of-brands inspires and empowers Youth Culture. We attribute our success to the drive and intelligence of our Associates. Operating in team-driven culture, our goals and achievements as a company are boundless! Relentlessly committed to fuel a shared passion for self-expression, we create unrivaled experiences at the heart of the sport and sneaker communities through the power of our people. If you want to be a part of something bigger than you can imagine, you’ve come to the right place!

Responsibilities

  • Lead delivery and execution of associate benefits lifecycle including new hire enrollment, qualified life changes, separation from service and the Annual Enrollment
  • Evaluate benefit design changes with benefit directors to determine changes to current processes, partnering with HRMS and HRIT to evaluate impact to HR systems
  • Communicate with HR and Payroll teams to determine the impact to administration including vendor coordination
  • Drive efficiencies and compliance by managing process design, documentation and training initiatives
  • Oversee team’s administration of benefit plans in PeopleSoft and all applicable changes
  • Responsible for achieving high levels of quality service and evaluating/reporting on quality and service controls within team
  • Directly manage four benefits administrators and specialists that partner with internal stakeholders and external vendors to drive Foot Locker benefits portfolio
  • Participate in discussions concerning compliance with internal and external policies, local and federal regulations and internal procedures
  • Partner closely with HR, Legal and Payroll to provide hands-on support establishing credibility based on knowledge and experience with administrative initiatives, delivery and special projects
  • Manage multiple projects from inception to completion including analyzing and determining the most effective solutions to sustain our Total Rewards programs while collaborating with stakeholders
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge and expertise in benefits compliance and delivery services
  • Contribute to communications regarding benefit plan documents, policies, procedures and summary plan descriptions

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of hands-on work experience in all aspects of benefits administration (HRMS, process improvement, compliance, reporting)
  • Experience managing a well-established team preferred
  • Proven ability to lead team, create a sense of accountability and promote team environment
  • Process and results oriented possessing strong analytical skills
  • Must be hands-on and willing to work at the tactical and strategic levels
  • Proven technical experience successfully managing multiple team projects simultaneously and producing high quality deliverables on time
  • Passion about analyzing processes, solving problems and sharing solutions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Familiar with DOL, IRS, HIPAA and ERISA regulations governing benefit plans
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft a plus

Compensation:

A generous salary and benefits package are offered.

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should apply through Foot Locker's website:  https://www.sneakerjobs.com/us/en 


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Company Name: MetLife
Location: Warwick, Rhode Island
Job Title: Senior Communications Specialist
Date Posted: 01/11/2019

Description:

Role Value Proposition

MetLife Auto & Home is one of the leading group auto and home insurance brands. Your job, should you choose to accept it, is to bring to life MetLife Auto & Home’s story through internal communications that motivate and inspire our associates.  

We’re looking for a genuine storyteller who is adept at understanding how to craft employee-specific messages that drive action and engagement.  Our new colleague will have a talent for interpreting what he/she hears from senior business leaders to develop, manage and execute internal communication strategies that are fresh, interactive and engaging. 

The Senior Communications Specialist is a communications professional who likes to dig deep into an organization and identify effective ways to drive associate engagement. Internal communications will be strategic and tactical – creating awareness, excitement and understanding of key business initiatives that enhance the way MetLife Auto & Home does business and provides best-in-class experience for its customers. 

This person will be responsible for leading employee engagement efforts to support more than 2,900 associates in MetLife Auto & Home’s 10 offices across the U.S. through internal social platforms, video, blogs, interactive events and other innovative channels. He/she must have the ability to work independently as the position is located at the business headquarters in Warwick, R.I., reporting into the Communications team based in New York, N.Y. 

A skilled writer and team player able to collaborate with peers across business functions, he/she must be comfortable in fluid situations, exhibit high organizational and emotional intelligence, and demonstrate the agility needed to thrive in fast-paced environments.

Key Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with the broader communications team, develop and execute an engaging communications strategy that brings to life the business’  strategy and transformation for all associates
  • Partner with senior leaders and subject matter experts across the business to understand and simplify complex ideas and strategies to make concepts and content relevant to employees
  • Write and produce multi-media content that engages audiences
  • Work effectively across functions with colleagues at all levels within the organization 
  • Effectively manage and deliver communications through a variety of channels using current and emerging technology including social media, online community websites, video, etc.
  • Integrate with the marketing, social media teams to develop and execute holistic two-way communications campaigns

Requirements:

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5+ years of experience in communications and/or public relations.
  • 5+ years of experience working with business-to-consumer and/or business-to-business companies (or combination of the two).
  • 3+ years of experience with traditional media, social media and new media channels with demonstrated results using them internally and externally to engage stakeholders.
  • Strong and effective writing skills.
  • Proven track record of success in executing internal communications programs.
  • High proficiency in written and verbal communication.
  • High energy and strong work ethic.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to take initiative, share perspectives and make things happen.
  • Recognized team player who willingly shares knowledge and information with others.
  • Sound judgment as a communications professional.

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, or related field preferred.
  • Agency experience a plus.
  • Professional approach to working with senior level executives and providing counsel regarding media relations, media training and other relevant communications issues.
  • Ability to explain complex concepts and make them relevant to multiple audiences.

 

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

Compensation:

Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Contact Information:
Note:

For immediate consideration, please click here https://jobs.metlife.com/job/Warwick-Senior-Communications-Specialist-RI-02886/529740300/. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.


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Company Name: MetLife
Location: Warwick, Rhode Island
Job Title: Sr. Communications Specialist
Date Posted: 04/08/2019

Description:

Role Value Proposition

MetLife Auto & Home is one of the leading group auto and home insurance brands. Your job, should you choose to accept it, is to bring to life MetLife Auto & Home’s story through internal communications that motivate and inspire our associates.

We’re looking for a genuine storyteller who is adept at understanding how to craft employee-specific messages that drive action and engagement.  Our new colleague will have a talent for interpreting what he/she hears from senior business leaders to develop, manage and execute internal communication strategies that are fresh, interactive and engaging.

The Senior Communications Specialist is a communications professional who likes to dig deep into an organization and identify effective ways to drive associate engagement.  Internal communications will be strategic and tactical – creating awareness, excitement and understanding of key business initiatives that enhance the way MetLife Auto & Home does business and provides best-in-class experience for its customers.

This person will be responsible for leading employee engagement efforts to support more than 2,900 associates in MetLife Auto & Home’s 10 offices across the U.S. through internal social platforms, video, blogs, interactive events and other innovative channels. He/she must have the ability to work independently as the position is located at the business headquarters in Warwick, R.I., reporting into the Communications team based in New York, N.Y.

A skilled writer and team player able to collaborate with peers across business functions, he/she must be comfortable in fluid situations, exhibit high organizational and emotional intelligence, and demonstrate the agility needed to thrive in fast-paced environments.  

Key Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with the broader communications team, develop and execute an engaging communications strategy that brings to life the business’ strategy and transformation for all associates
  • Partner with senior leaders and subject matter experts across the business to understand and simplify complex ideas and strategies to make concepts and content relevant to employees
  • Write and produce multi-media content that engages audiences
  • Work effectively across functions with colleagues at all levels within the organization
  • Effectively manage and deliver communications through a variety of channels using current and emerging technology including social media, online community websites, video, etc.
  • Integrate with the marketing, social media teams to develop and execute holistic two-way communications campaigns

Requirements:

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of experience in communications and/or public relations
  • 5+ years of experience working with business-to-consumer and/or business-to-business companies (or combination of the two)
  • 3+ years of experience with traditional media, social media and new media channels with demonstrated results using them internally and externally to engage stakeholders
  • Strong and effective writing skills
  • Proven track record of success in executing internal communications programs
  • High proficiency in written and verbal communication
  • High energy and strong work ethic
  • Positive attitude and willingness to take initiative, share perspectives and make things happen
  • Recognized team player who willingly shares knowledge and information with others
  • Sound judgment as a communications professional

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, or related field preferred
  • Agency experience a plus
  • Professional approach to working with senior level executives and providing counsel regarding media relations, media training and other relevant communications issues
  • Ability to explain complex concepts and make them relevant to multiple audiences

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 

Compensation:

Generous salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates can apply here: https://jobs.metlife.com/job/Warwick-Senior-Communications-Specialist-RI-02886/529740300/ 


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Company Name: Nike
Location: Beaverton, Oregon
Job Title: Global Total Rewards Operations Manager
Date Posted: 09/17/2018

Description:

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike, Inc.’s rapid pace of innovation demands a Legal team that is always on the offense. And they’re always on their game – with the mission to advance and guide Nike’s business through innovative, offense-minded counsel. Nike attorneys, paralegals and other specialists in law provide inventive approaches and superior counsel to Nike’s global business. As Nike changes the future of sport, the Nike Legal team drives competition, ingenuity and integrity in the marketplace.

To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate your strategic planning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills alongside your ability to engage key stakeholders and bring people along on the journey.  You will partner with your peers on the Global Strategy and Operations team to deliver services back to the organization in alignment with key goals and initiatives. You will work with your key stakeholders to identify, plan, and report relevant KPIs to enable data-driven business decisions.  Additionally, you must be able to work as a selfless collaborator, partner with multiple stakeholders, and use systems thinking to frame-up and solve problems.  
 
Finally, you'll need to demonstrate a strong ability to rapidly assimilate and work successfully in a highly matrixed organization and forge partnerships with peers, customers, and stakeholders across all levels of the organization.

Requirements:

DECISION-MAKING AND JUDGMENT
  • Demonstrated ability to drive clarity in the face of ambiguity; be curious; be resourceful enough to find solutions on your own; a self-learner
  • Proactive disposition; ability to create your own path
  • Critical thinker with innovative problem-solving skills
  • Detail minded with strong organizational skills to prioritize multiple tasks and manage time
  • Ability to quickly understand new information and apply accordingly
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, team environment
  • Ability to present and apply creative alternatives for improvement
  • Deliver quality with minimal instruction
  • High degree of professionalism and personal responsibility
  • Constant team player attitude and ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
  • Ability to work effectively within a matrix organization, at all levels, to produce results while challenged within stressful deadlines and time constraints
COMMUNICATION SKILLS
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships across a broad set of stakeholder groups
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a group to achieve a common goal
  • Demonstrates patience, ability to negotiate effectively and network within/outside of the organization
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively to all levels of the organization
  • Strong communication and influencing skills across a broad stakeholder group
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable giving presentations and training sessions
  • Ability to network in a matrix based, global environment
REQUIRED COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Strong computer skills in Windows-based software (Microsoft Office)
  • Skilled in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint/Key Note

Compensation:

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should apply here:  https://nike.taleo.net/careersection/10020/jobapply.ftl?lang=en&job=00392794. (Job ID 00392794}


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Company Name: Sony
Location: Culver, California
Job Title: Compensation and Benefits Analyst
Date Posted: 03/20/2019

Description:

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.

Reporting to the Vice President, Compensation & Benefits, the Compensation and Benefits Analyst supports administration of compensation and benefits programs. Serves as a technical resource to Directors of People & Organization on compensation and benefit matters. Assists department management with the development/improvement of new/existing compensation and benefits programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluates jobs based on market data. Compiles, ages, and analyzes market data for compensation action requests and benchmarks positions for salary increases.
  • Recommends the placement of jobs in salary structures based upon their estimated market values.
  • Participates in the planning, costing, and implementation of employee annual and off-cycle salary increases.
  • Participates in administration of pay-for-performance programs.
  • Develops and maintains job profiles as required. Reviews and approves job profile modifications.
  • Researches external market and economic trends.
  • Completes salary survey questionnaires and submits compensation data to objective third-party consultants for their use in creating compensation surveys.
  • Regularly monitors and provides analysis of key compensation and benefits statistics, data, trends, and best practices to assist clients when making data driven human resource decisions and for more effective planning.
  • Serves as a resource for organization in compensation and benefits policy and provides support for People & Organization issues.
  • Analyzes current benefits to evaluate the usage, services, coverage, plan experience, and competitive trends in benefits programs and develops specific recommendations for review by management.
  • Assists with implementation of new compensation and benefits programs.
  • In partnership with the Director, Benefits, executes the annual open enrollment process for health benefits; including benefit communications, health fairs, system (plan) setup and review of data transmission files to third-party vendors.
  • Schedules and coordinates wellness activities and communications.
  • Documents and maintains administrative procedures for benefit processes.
  • Researches and prepares ad hoc reports, compiles metrics for analysis and assists with financial reporting.
  • Provides analysis of data edits from internal systems to determine the actions needed to rectify data integrity issues.
  • Researches and compiles benefits data for audits and other legal inquiries, as directed.
  • Assists with daily service functions and frequent ad hoc requests, escalating issues as necessary.
  • Ensures compliance of compensation and benefit programs with all applicable laws and regulations (i.e., California Wage and Hour law, FLSA, ERISA, etc.).

Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources or related discipline.
• 1-2 years of experience working as a Compensation/Benefits Analyst or HR support role preferred.
• Strong analytical decision-making skills to include the interpretation of data.
• Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel with an intermediate-to-advanced level of proficiency with Excel.
• Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple departments/management levels.
• Ability to think strategically and deliver tactically.
• Demonstrated strong project management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload, take initiative and manage multiple tasks without close supervision and adapt to changes while consistently meeting deadlines.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; establish strong working relationships with employees, managers, vendors and maintain confidential and sensitive information.
• Comprehensive knowledge of HR systems, compensation laws (i.e. FLSA, ADA) and strategies.

Compensation:

Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should apply online: https://www.sonypicturesjobs.com/


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Company Name: Sony
Location: Culver City, California
Job Title: Director, Benefits
Date Posted: 03/20/2019

Description:

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) seeks a Benefits Director to join our People and Organization (HR) department in Culver City, California. Under the general supervision of the Vice President, Compensation & Benefits, the qualified candidate will help plan, develop and manage cost-effective benefit and wellness programs that support the company’s needs and business objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees administration of the Company's various employee benefit plans such as health, vision, dental, life and disability, Section 125, deferred compensation, and retirement benefits.
  • Oversee and manage all types of Leave of Absences; including Federal, State and Personal working in tandem with disability administrator.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; obtaining qualified opinions; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Resolves employee questions and problems by interpreting benefit policies and procedures.
  • Assist Benefits Analysts where needed in addressing high level issues; escalations; auditing data ensuring processes and policies are followed.
  • Maintains and fosters relationships with vendors to ensure timely and accurate services and communications in order to enhance the Company’s ability to deliver positive benefit services to our employees.
  • Contributes to plan analysis, strategy, design, benchmarking and reporting of benefit programs. This also includes the review of claims experience, utilization trends, program enrollment and the drafting of Executive Dashboards.
  • Plans and executes annual open enrollment for relevant benefits, including communications, coordination with internal and external vendors and consultants.
  • Provide necessary financial data to assist in preparing budgetary recommendations and presentation materials.
  • Achieves financial objectives by reconciling benefits accounts, analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Contributes to the development and evaluation of Request for Proposals (RFPs), from respective program vendors.
  • Applies continuous improvement practices by assessing current processes and procedures and providing recommendations for best practice applications.
  • Work with People and Organization internal team, Payroll and vendors to ensure employee data integrity is maintained in order to support accurate interfaces.
  • Recommend and implement an integrated and comprehensive employee wellness program; including Wellness Workshops and annual Wellness Fair.
  • Develops and recommend wellness campaigns and challenges.
  • Acts as a wellness champion and plays pivotal role with wellness groups.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience administering benefit programs or generalist work
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to articulate clearly both with the written and spoken word, with ability to influence by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience or nature of information
  • Detailed knowledge of labor laws, business operations and human resources a plus
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of and exposure to design, development and administration of leave and voluntary/work-life benefit programs
  • Team player with the ability to collaborate with multiple internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization to accomplish positive results
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities with a proven ability to pay close attention to details and show strong initiative
  • Able to take initiative, effective at prioritizing multiple projects, comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Proficient in MS Office applications and Adobe Acrobat

Compensation:

Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should apply online: https://www.sonypicturesjobs.com/


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Company Name: Starbucks
Location: Seattle, Washington
Job Title: Manager, Disability and Leave of Absence, HR Operations
Date Posted: 05/02/2019

Description:

Now Brewing – Manager, Disability and Leave of Absence, HR Operations! #tobeapartner
 
From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrated coffee and the rich tradition, but that also brought a feeling of connection. We are known for developing extraordinary leaders who share this passion and are guided by their service to others.
 
We are looking for a results-oriented, driven, resourceful leader to lead our leave of absence team and manage our outsourced leave of absence administrator.  This role will drive continuous improvement and operational excellence with an internal team and with the outsourced leave of absence administrator.  This position plays a key role in delivering a world-class partner experience that supports partners through the leave of absence process, as well their managers and partner resources support teams.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to show your strong subject matter expertise in disability and leave of absence and to help educate others.
 
As a manager, partner resources operations, you will…
  • Grow and develop your direct reports through your coaching and mentorship.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities within our outsourced leave of absence administration model.
  • Manage, implement, and communicate company policies and state and federal laws.

 

Requirements:

We’d love to hear from people with:
  • A results-oriented, driven, resourceful leader with strong vendor management skills
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state disability laws and local leave of absence regulations, specifically ADA/ADAAA and FMLA.
Join us and be part of something bigger.  Apply today!
 
Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.

Compensation:

A generous salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Contact Information:
Note:

Intereste candidates should apply here:  https://starbucks.taleo.net/careersection/application.jss?lang=en&type=1&csNo=10760&portal=20160130812&reqNo=1119019&iniurl.sns_id=gmail&isOnLogoutPage=true


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Company Name: Thomson Reuters
Location: Eagan, Minnesota
Job Title: Benefits Analyst
Date Posted: 05/06/2019

Description:

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.  More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.

 

Role Purpose

Primary responsibility is to assist with day-to-day administration and strategic analysis of US benefit programs with broader global support as needed. This role has a heavy emphasis on financial administration including benefit invoice processing, budget forecasting, and financial account reconciliation. In addition to coordinating with benefit vendors on day-to-day administration, the role performs comprehensive and strategic benefit analytics to advise on programs which align with the Total Reward architecture and organization’s objectives.  This analysis involves issues of diverse scope which requires evaluation and research of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current benefit and business trends.

Responsibilities

Financial Administration & Management

  • Reviews and processes invoices for accuracy and proper cost center account coding
  • Analytical support for budget forecasts
  • Point of contact for payment escalations
  • Coordinates monthly reconciliation and funding for non-qualified plans, retiree medical supplemental payments, etc.
  • Reconcile account discrepancies 
  • Analyzes benefit plan expenditures and prepares financial forecasting
  • Supports Sourcing for cost savings/avoidance opportunities

Analytics, Data Management & Plan Research/Design

  • Conducts complex analysis of benefit plan utilization, trends, and spend
  • Organize data to create high-impact management dashboards & metrics reports
  • Complete benchmark surveys and assess results.  Prepare meaningful and comprehensive reports for management and benefit committee meetings
  • Audit plan vendor records against payroll and other internal HR databases to ensure overall benefit plan data integrity
  • Monitor vendor interface process to ensure transactions are operating as intended 

Operations

  • Coordinate with vendors on day-to-day administration of Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit retirement plans
  • Ensure benefit transactions, reporting and communications are timely, accurate and compliant 
  • Understand the daily work processes and look for process improvement opportunities
  • Primary contact for routine escalations
  • Assist in M&A and divestiture data gathering, due diligence, plan comparisons and high-level summary analysis
  • Track vendor contractual provisions, Performance Guarantees, and renewals
  • Work with HRIS system support staff to ensure Workday HR system data integrations accurately capture plan requirements, monitor change orders/HRIS defects, and conducts appropriate systems testing and auditing
  • Coordinates annual DC match true-up contributions and communications

Compliance & Governance

  • Prepare data request, reconcile data discrepancies and analyze compliance testing results
  • Oversee document retention library using SharePoint
  • Gather information for annual plan audits, valuations, internal controls (Sarbanes-Oxley)
  • Oversee Form 5500 filings, submit state and local filings (i.e., San Francisco, Massachusetts)
  • Disseminate plan documents, SPDs, SARs, Annual Funding Notices, HCCS, and other required benefit plan notices
  • Supports data gathering and comprehensive reports for retirement committee governance meetings   

Communications & Engagement

  • Ensure accurate benefit content within various internal and external platforms
  • Supports initiatives related to improving user experience and program engagement 
  • Creates awareness and supports engagement through various communication channels   
  • Responds to employee questions

Project Management

  • Supports benefits team on special projects and initiatives
  • Creates system change orders

 

Requirements:

  • Experience with a wide variety of benefit programs including retirement (DB, DC, and non-qualified plans), health & welfare plans, ancillary benefits, and HR policies
  • 3+ years’ experience in a benefits-focused role
  • Strong finance / accounting background 
  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Knowledge of common practices, industry issues, and business trends concerning benefit programs, including insurance vendor marketplace, plan designs, and benefit cost factors
  • Demonstrated analytic and problem-solving skills in a dynamic environment with competing demands on time and resources
  • Effective communicator at all levels, and customer service driven
  • Ability to apply rigorous statistical metrics and execute processes to analyze and measure the effectiveness of benefit programs and initiatives
  • Anticipates customer needs and identifies solutions
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (e.g. competent with pivot tables and V-look-ups) and HR system knowledge (e.g. Workday)
  • Strong working knowledge of IRS, DOL, ERISA, HIPAA, ACA, COBRA and FMLA regulations
  • Team player that is responsive and eager and independently contributes to projects and initiatives and works with minimal supervision
  • Experience working in a large, global organization is preferred

 

Compensation:

A generous salary and benefits package are offered.  To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers.

 

Contact Information:
Note:

Interested candidates should apply here:  https://thomsonreuters.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External_Career_Site/job/USA-Eagan-610-Opperman-Dr/Benefits-Analyst_JREQ126047/apply.

To view this job description online, click here:  https://thomsonreuters.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External_Career_Site/job/USA-Eagan-610-Opperman-Dr/Benefits-Analyst_JREQ126047.


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Bring the value of CEB membership to your local area! Regional Meetings are easy to implement by following the steps on the CEB Regional Meeting Road Map - click here and you're on the way.

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