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Total Rewards Manager

Date: Apr 30, 2022

Location: Columbus, GA, US

Company: W.C. Bradley Co.

Job Summary

W.C. Bradley is looking for a Total Rewards Manager to be a key figure in our Human Resource Department.  This role will help lead the development, implementation, and administration of compensation and benefits programs, policies, and procedures.  This role will manage common benefits functions, including life, health, disability insurance, retirement benefits, and paid time off. It will also be responsible for administering common compensation functions, including survey participation, job evaluation, salary structure development, incentive plan design, and associated analysis. The objective is to ensure that our company's compensation and benefits programs remain competitive and to effectively administrate and communicate the total rewards package to our team members.

Duties and Responsibilities

•   Administrates and communicates pay structures, grades, compensation budgets, and guidelines. 
•    Advises managers on making effective pay decisions that support employee engagement and comply with compensation policy and budgetary guidelines. 
•    Evaluates jobs and develops and maintains job descriptions and job architecture. Participates in compensation surveys, conducts research and analysis on market competitiveness, pay equity, and compensation trends. 
•    Conduct Annual Pay Equity Analysis and make recommendations for remediation and/or corrective actions, where found
•    Produce necessary reports for Affirmative Action Reporting, 401K Audits, and other related processes.
•    Administer the overall benefit program for the Company; execute the strategy as directed.
•    Administer and manage the operation of various employee benefit programs; analyze, develop, implement, and evaluate relevant policies and procedures; advise senior management on the program operations, including premium rate determinations and significant administrative issues. 
•    Ensure all benefit programs are compliant with statutory and regulatory requirements to include applicable reporting, disclosure, and educational requirements (i.e., 5500’s and 1095/1094).
•    Manage and maintain all benefit enrollment/administration systems; ensure systems and information resources are up-to-date, available, and easily accessible.
•    Manage the preparation and distribution of benefit program information and enrollment materials.
•    Report on benefit offering effectiveness; understand the market norms for benefit programs; conduct utilization analysis and make recommendation to management on program enhancements.
•    Consult with insurance brokers to obtain trend data, benefit, and plan design offerings, as well as costs; respond to insurance proposals and make recommendations for benefit offering changes; collaborate with the contracted employee benefits broker in the design and actuarial review of benefit programs.
•    Communicate benefit program information to HR Team and/or team members; assist employees in understanding available benefit choices and options available; serve as an advocate on behalf of the employee to resolve semi-complex to complex issues.
•    Prepare and manage the annual budget for all benefit programs; maintain and evaluate financials and program cost; prepare specifications and review contracts for provider and employee benefit program services; manage internal and external audits of various benefit programs.
•    Develop and maintain a strong business partner relationship with payroll, finance, company stakeholders, service providers, contracted consultants, benefit brokers, and Third Party Administrators; ensure the Company its employees and its shareholders are provided high level of service both internally and externally.
•    Monitor claims administration and assist in settling or resolving claim settlements as necessary.
•    Manage and maintain benefit program records; build, maintain, and provide reports as required or requested.
•    Maintain an up-to-date knowledge base of benefit plan/program trends, standards of practice, as well as legal requirements and proposed changes.

Qualification Requirements

Minimum Education:   Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Finance, or related field.

Minimum Work Experience:    

  • Three (3) years of progressive experience developing and administering employee health and benefit programs. 
  • One (1) year of experience developing and administering employee compensation programs.
  • Related experience with international benefit and/or compensation programs would be strongly considered
  • A background in mathematics, statistics, or actuarial studies would be strongly considered.

Preferred License(s) / Certification(s):    

  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources, Certified Benefits Professional (CBP), and/or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) is preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•    Knowledge of employer benefit & compensation program standards of practice.
•    Knowledge of U.S. federal and state statutory requirements governing benefit and compensation programs (i.e. COBRA, HIPAA, FMLA, ERISA and PPACA).
•    Knowledge of U.S. federal and state employment law as well as other relevant statutory requirements.
•    Knowledge of multi-state benefit program strategies.
•    Knowledge of benefit administration systems/solutions.
•    Knowledge of and proficiency using a HRIS, payroll, and benefit database solutions (i.e., SuccessFactors and ADP).
•    Proficiency using a Personal Computer (PC) to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
•    Strong mathematic skills and the ability to conduct a complex statistical analysis.
•    Financial management skills and the ability to monitor and proactively manage a significant budgetary expense.
•    Strong contract negotiation skills and the ability to provide business partner engagement opportunities which are both service and financially equitable.
•    Strong project management skills and the ability to effectively coordinate multiple complex projects.
•    Time management skills and the ability to effectively meet the needs of the business.
•    Good communication skills and the ability to communicate in English effectively both verbally and in writing.
•    Interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain positive business relationships with persons of varying personalities both within and outside the company.
•    Ability to represent the Company in a positive and respectful light both externally in the community and in professional engagements.
•    Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
•    Ability to work in a constant state of alertness

Physical Requirements

Represents the appropriate physical requirements of the job in the course of the work.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of this job.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA

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