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Compensation Association

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Compensation and Benefits Analyst

Listing Date :

Employer :
The Manitowoc Company

Location :
Milwaukee, WI

Estimated Pay :

Job Summary:

Compensation & Benefits Analyst supports Human Resources Department and is responsible for effective administration of benefits and compensation programs to ensure competitive positioning, corporate alignment and compliance with company guidelines and legal requirements.



Provide assistance in the administration and communication of benefit plans and programs. This includes but is not limited to the following:

Responsible for effective administration and communication of health & welfare and retirement benefit programs in accordance with plan provisions and legal requirements including ERISA, ACA, HIPAA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, FLSA and other regulations that may govern benefit plans and administration.

Serve as a main resource for employee benefits questions; providing benefits information and answering questions in a timely manner, resolve employee escalations

Act as a liaison between the Company and benefit carriers/vendors to ensure effective administration as well as the identification and resolutions of problems

Coordinate new hire communication and benefits enrollment and assist with annual Open Enrollment process

Assist management with research on competitive plan offerings, evaluate trends, analyze plan features and plan utilization and assess cost implication of plan changes.

Assist during plan audits and preparation of plan compliance reporting, including Form 5500s, 1095-C, etc.

Reconciles and prepares benefits vendor invoices for payment, generates self- billing calculations, and coordinates claim funding process to ensure timely payments.

Gather benefit census and utilization data and assist in cost/utilization analysis report preparation. Gather data or create and generate ad hoc reports as needed; and

Partners with the HR team in implementation of processes and process improvements.

Provide value added assistance with compensation programs. This includes but is not limited to the following:

Participate in the planning, design, implementation and administration of equity and cash programs

Participate in the successful completion of the annual merit and bonus planning process. Work with HR partners in systematic bonus and merit submission, review, audit and recommend approvals

Recommend enhancements and changes to compensation programs to improve administrative procedures, workflow efficiencies aligning programs to achieve corporate goals

Conduct internal and external research and analysis on a variety of compensation issues. Research, analyze and propose resolutions to compensation related issues consulting with experts and management for advice or approval on escalated issues

Participate in and conduct salary surveys including the analysis of survey data and maintenance of salary survey database;

Provide guidance and support to management and staff in the administration and interpretation of compensation guidelines and pay practices

Partner with managers and HR Generalists in the creation and revision of job descriptions. Ensure that new and revised job descriptions are posted to the intranet. Create new job codes in the system and process Job Action Forms

Responsible for providing and maintaining compensation-related data in HRIS system. Coordinate with HRIS to ensure the personnel/payroll system is updated with appropriate information

Prepare quarterly bonus data for various departments and coordinate with Payroll for processing; and

Participate and provide company data for compensation surveys

Requirements :

A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, business or related area or equivalent professional experience

Minimum three years’ experience in compensation and benefits administration. o Working knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems o Knowledge of compensation and benefit compliance regulations

The interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with all levels of MTW personnel, internal and external in a professional confidential manner; strong customer service skills (both face-to-face and telephone interactions).

Intermediate analytical skills

The organizational skills necessary to prioritize and to work independently o The written and verbal communication skills necessary to effectively communicate information, write letters and memos, and present benefits materials at employee orientation

Strong working knowledge of MS Office, especially MS Excel

Contact Info :

Please apply via the link below or on Manitowoc's career page job=18001489á=en

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