Benefits Manager – TaylorMade Golf – Carlsbad, CA

  • 08/24/2022 2:43 PM
    Message # 12894822
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Benefits Manager – TaylorMade Golf – Carlsbad, CA

    We are looking for a Benefits Manager to develop, implement, and maintain all benefit programs in North America, including, but not limited to, health and welfare plans and retirement plan. Create engaging employee benefit communications and design innovative ways to inform employees and encourage participation in benefit programs. Interpret policies, procedures, and regulations, audit and analyze data, determine benefit eligibility. Manage ongoing benefit enrollment, including benefit orientations and annual open enrollment. Ensure programs are competitive, equitable, and meeting employee needs while supporting company strategic business objectives.

    Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities

    Administer all company benefit programs and related processes to ensure benefit programs are effective, efficient, compliant, and in alignment with the overall business strategies and objectives

    Manage vendor relationships to ensure regular, clear communication and appropriate benefit administration and support of employees

    Respond to employee inquiries related to benefit plans and programs

    Coordinate with benefit plan vendors to resolve administration and escalated employee issues

    Provide ongoing employee benefit orientation and manage enrollment process

    Create, implement, and manage open enrollment each year, including collaboration on plan design (internally and externally), Workday configuration, and open enrollment communication concept and execution

    Collaborate with health and welfare broker in support of benefit plan administration, review, and design

    Measure effectiveness of existing benefits programs, including utilization, employee impact, and cost. Based on analysis, provide recommendations, collaborate with stakeholders, and implement any new offerings.

    Support the plan design process by understanding benefit options to ensure competitiveness in the market landscape, considering employee experience, impact, and cost implications

    Responsible for continuous improvement and operational efficiencies

    Ensure company compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by staying up to date on existing and new legislation, utilizing outside legal and other professional vendors

    Administer retirement plans ensuring compliance in all areas, including employee and employer match contributions, loan administration, committee meetings, employee education

    Responsible for compliance testing and reporting for benefit and retirement plans, including discrimination testing and 5500 filings

    Review and audit employee benefit data between vendor and TaylorMade records to ensure accuracy

    Participate in benefit surveys to benchmark benefit plan design

    Maintains files and records for various benefit programs

    Receive and track benefit invoices, process payments with A/P

    Performs other related duties and assignments as required

    Education, Training, Professional Certification and Work Experience

    7+ years of benefits management experience in mid-sized, fast paced corporate environment required

    Experience using HR system for benefit administration and ACA reporting required

    2+ years’ experience writing engaging and informative employee benefit communications

    Workday benefit administration experience strongly preferred

    Benefit module configuration experience in Workday preferred

    Canada benefit administration experience preferred

    Experience updating company intranet preferred

    Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred

    Knowledge and Skills Requirements

    Well versed in regulatory compliance, with working knowledge of applicable state and federal benefit laws and regulations including, but not limited to, ERISA, IRS, DOL, HIPAA, GINA, COBRA, FMLA, and Health Care Reform

    Outstanding judgment and ethical standards. Ability to hold and maintain confidential information.

    Ability to interface with all levels of the company in providing benefit support, often on confidential, highly sensitive matters

    Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal, required. Ability to clearly present complex information to all audiences.

    Excellent organizational skills

    Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook). Ability to analyze and work with large data sets.

    Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross functionally and influence outcomes

    Work Environment / Physical Requirements

    Primarily office environment, heavy computer use

    Occasional domestic travel

    Light physical effort equal to frequent lifting or moving of lightweight materials (25 lbs)

    Required to sit, stand, bend and reach.

    TaylorMade Golf Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation.


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