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Benefits Manager

Company: Skydance Media
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Reporting to theVP, HR Operations, the Benefits Managerwill play an integral role in owning and managing several areas of employee benefits, including 401(k) Plan Administration, Wellness Programs, Absence Management, and other employee experience programs and benefits initiatives across the organization. The Manager is responsible for providing day-to-day administration of US, and international benefits (Including Canada and Spain) as well as managing benefit program strategy, design, and compliance. #MediaResponsibilities

  • Administers employee benefit programs, such as group medical, dental, vision, life, accident, disability, voluntary/supplemental benefits, and 401(k) plan.
  • Responds to benefits inquiries on plan provisions, claim issues, benefits enrollments, status changes and other general inquiries.
  • Partners with payroll department to ensure accuracy of benefit deductions.
  • Processes and administers all leave-of-absence requests and disability paperwork: medical, personal, disability, CFRA and FMLA. Comfort level with state-specific leaves a must.
  • Leads the annual open enrollment process including participation in plan reviews, plan decisions, and managing employee communications.
  • Manages implementation of new benefit programs and employee information presentations and enrollments.
  • Works closely with TPA's and record keepers on testing, reporting, and 5500's filing.
  • Assists with ad hoc reports and projects as needed (i.e. annual open enrollment, ACA filing).
  • Manages the reconciliation and audit billing process for all bills related to benefits.
  • Creates more efficient benefits business processes to support a complex, multi-divisional organization, including physical productions.
  • Manages ACA filing and compliance.
  • Responsible for preparation and distribution of all legally required documents (e.g., summary plan descriptions, plan notices).
  • Monitors federal and state regulations concerning benefits administration in partnership with Legal to ensure compliance.Requirements
    • Excellent understanding of benefits plans, and compliance requirements (FMLA, ACA, HIPAA, federal and state laws).
    • 5+ years of increasingly responsible experience in the design, development, and implementation of benefit programs.
    • Familiarity with fully insured arrangements, as well as self-funded medical plans and their ACA reporting requirements.
    • Ability to maintain professional and approachable demeanor to effectively handle sensitive employee inquiries and maintain credible rapport.
    • Must be detail-oriented, flexible, self-motivated with strong organizational skills.Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special. Recruitment Fraud AlertIt has come to our attention that there may be fraudulent activity by individuals impersonating our Talent Acquisition team. Skydance will only contact you either from our "" email addresses or from the "" email addresses of our candidate tracking system. If you suspect that you are being contacted by an unauthorized person or believe that the correspondence you have received is suspicious, please do not click on any links or attachments in such emails and submit any questions or concerns to our information security team at.

Keywords: Skydance Media, Santa Monica , Benefits Manager, Executive , Santa Monica, California

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