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Director of Benefits in Manhattan, New York at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 2/16/2019

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Job Description

The Jewish Board is seeking a friendly and innovative Director of Compensation and Benefits to join our HR team. In this role you will work in close partnership with internal HR staff and external service providers to develop, launch, and administer programs to meet the complexities of a changing regulatory environment and to meet the dynamic needs of a rapidly growing employee base. The position is responsible for maintaining a high level of employee satisfaction by proactively identifying potential problems, and quickly resolving issues. The ideal candidate is an analytical thinker who enjoys working with data and knows what it takes to succeed in a high-growth, complex non- profit organization
RESPONSIBILITIES (include but, are not limited to)
  • Plan and conduct open enrollments and benefits conversion
  • Interface with brokers on plan changes and problems
  • Prepare census information for renewals and new quotes
  • Establish KPIs to track the effectiveness of compensation and benefit programs
  • Develop and implement a high touch communication and training programs on compensation and benefits topics for all employees to promote understanding and effective utilization of programs
  • Educate staff members on pension benefits and contributions (union and non-union staff); Enroll participants in retiree benefits
  • Partner with AP to process Medicare Part B Eligible reimbursements; Process payroll information: medical, dental, TDA, voluntary benefits, pension
  • Oversee HR Generalists in leave of absence process and exit COBRA processing
  • Prepare annual FAS 106 valuation information; Oversee 5500 reporting
  • Design and lead annual company compensation review process (salary, short-term incentives and long-term incentive) including input on budgeting, and competitive information to ensure practices are market competitive
  • Work closely with internal business leaders in all compensation & benefits matters including compensation benchmarking, salary reviews, incentive plan design
  • Conduct, compile and present research, analysis and modeling to support design of competitive and motivational compensation and benefits programs that align with corporate goals and strategies
  • Supervise HR Coordinator in the following areas: benefits enrollment, changes and terminations to Plans, communication to staff on benefits changes
  • Stay abreast of benefit trends and Government legislation; Implement necessary Government requirements
  • Prepare Medicare match for CMS
  • Develop and produce self-bills for a variety of life and long-term disability plans
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Minimum education level of a BA in a related discipline preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of the ACA regulations and self insured products required
  • 5 - 7 years’ experience in employee benefits administration required
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines is important
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to make sound judgments regarding the implementation of routine operational issues  
  • Advanced experience with spreadsheet packages; Excel preferred; Experience with HRIS systems required