Total Rewards Manager

Chicago, IL |$120-140K | Job ID: 111229

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Job Description

Our client, an industry leader who is redefining their culture and identity, is looking for a Total Rewards Manager to lead their health and welfare benefits programs end-to-end. This role will play an integral part in the attraction and retention of top talent as the organization redefines their company culture by designing, implementing and maintaining competitive benefits programs.

The Total Rewards Manager will be the subject matter expert on all aspects of health and welfare benefits, as well as support for pension/401K programs. This role will own the relationship with any external partners/vendors, holding them accountable through scorecards and other reporting. Reporting to the Vice President of HR, this role will also support other Total Rewards priorities including but not limited to compensation administration, rewards, and recognition.

Total Rewards Manager Responsibilities:

  • Act as subject matter expert on all health and welfare benefits needs across the organization, driving benefits strategy
  • Oversee annual enrollment process from planning to managing employee communications, presenting benefits plans to all employees
  • Oversee implementation of new benefit programs and suggest changes to current programs
  • Work with vendors and brokers to ensure the best plans for employees, holding external partners accountable through scorecards
  • Ensure compliance with all related benefits and total rewards laws and regulations, such as the Affordable Care Act, ERISA, etc.
  • Conduct annual cost/benefit analysis for benefit plans and make recommendations of changes
  • Create and present reports regarding benefit costs, savings opportunities and program enhancements through the HRIS system
  • Maintain employee records in HRIS and work closely with payroll department on benefits deductions and auditing contributions into retirement plans
  • Serve as a member of the Wellness Committee, coordinating meetings and ensuring the committee goals are aligned with the benefit plans and corporate goals
  • Support new hire orientation and on-boarding for benefits paperwork and explanations
  • Support 401K benefits administration and strategy as needed
  • Support other aspects of Total Rewards, such as compensation, compliance, wellness and rewards and recognition as needed
  • Serve as administrator for various HR systems including Paylocity, Halogen, Bswift/Web Benefits and others

Total Rewards Manager Requirements:
  • 5-7+ years of progressive benefits experience with a focus on health and welfare benefits in a corporate setting
  • Knowledge of Illinois State and Federal employment laws, ERISA, FMLA, COBRA, ADA, ADEA and FLSA compliance regulations and HR practices
  • Excellent understanding of benefits plans, strategies and compliance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Planning, organizing, prioritizing and time management skills
  • Management experience strongly preferred; ability to coach and mentor direct reports and other members of the total rewards team
  • Strong understanding of Paylocity or other HRIS systems with benefits modules preferred

If you are interested in this Total Rewards Manager role, please apply today!

Thank you,

Rachel Foos
Recruiter – Human Resources
LaSalle Network

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.