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Compensation and Benefits Manager

Company: Cardno
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Join Cardno as a Compensation & Benefits Manager.

Job Description:

Cardno is looking for an experienced Compensation & Benefits Manager to join our Human Resources team. You will lead the development, implementation, and administration of compensation and benefits programs, policies, and procedures. Manage common compensation functions, including survey participation, market comparison salary evaluation, salary structure development and associated analysis. Manage common benefits functions, including life, health, wellness and disability insurance, leave of absence and retirement benefits. Work with the benefit brokers to ensure Cardno's benefits programs remain competitive and conform to current compensation strategy. You will report to our HR Director and will lead the Benefits Team, consisting of 3 direct reports.

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Design programs including compensation programs, health, and wellness, leaves of absence and retirement programs, including voluntary benefits programs.
  • Work with the talent acquisition team and management to manage market issues related to hiring and retaining employees, as it relates to compensation and benefits.
  • Respond to benchmarking requests and analysis; provide quality advice and recommendations to management on pay decisions.
  • Work with HR team to ensure all programs, policies, and procedures comply with current legislation.
  • Select and participate in salary and benefits surveys to ensure that compensation and benefits programs are competitive with the external market.
  • Oversee daily workflow of the benefits department and provide constructive performance evaluations.
  • Coordinate annual benefits open enrollment and related-costs review together with management, benefit brokers and other external providers.
  • Coordinate the benefits contract process with benefits plan providers, vendors, auditors, premiums, and plan administration.
  • Oversee planning and implementing of open enrollment activities for medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending and HSA benefits.
  • Oversee employee benefits and wellness education events, communications and plan provider information sessions.
  • Reconcile benefit premium collection and payments to vendors and validate all benefit plan eligibility and enrollment data for new hires, terminations, and plan year enrollment changes.
  • Manage administration of the 401(K) plan, including employee communications, coordination of Investment Committee meetings, vendor management/relations, annual audit, discrimination testing, and compliance mailings.
  • Ensure compliance with ERISA, IRS, DOL, FMLA, USERRA, ACA, and other federal, state, and local laws as applicable; partner with the Director of HR, broker, and legal counsel.
  • Work with the communications team to provide communications, enrollment materials and presentations associated with the benefits programs to educate and promote benefits to employees
  • Develop compensation and benefits related HR systems solutions with the HRIS team.
  • Help with strategic projects as assigned to enhance benefit offerings or evaluate new programs.
  • Thorough knowledge of COBRA, HIPAA, and ERISA requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Human Resources, Business or related field is required.
  • 10 years of progressive experience in compensation and benefits administration is required.
  • 5 years of HRIS Software experience is required.
  • Experience using HRIS systems (Workday) and managing benefits and compensation via HRIS
  • Strong Excel knowledge
  • Consider both the short-term and longer-term impact of decisions and keep goals in mind throughout the process.
  • Demonstrate an ongoing awareness of budget by regularly tracking expenses against budget projections to ensure that spending levels can be adjusted.
  • In-depth familiarity with HRIS, benefits and compensation systems and structures.
  • Take on moderately complex tasks with instruction and limited supervision.
  • Oversee and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Integrity and ability to hold confidential information.

Benefit eligible employees are offered a variety of plans to help address their health and welfare needs, as well as the needs of their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes competitive pay. medical, dental, vision, EAP, paid parental leave, health and financial wellness programs, life and disability coverage as well as a 401(k) retirement plan with a company match.

Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants

Cardno has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources.

Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.

Keywords: Cardno, Clearwater , Compensation and Benefits Manager, Other , Clearwater, Florida

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