Benefits Manager - New York City

Job Title: Benefits Manager - New York City
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, New York, United States
Reference: RJ/13009
Contact Name: Rosh Jayawardena
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 13, 2017 05:58

Job Description

A Global Professional Services Firm is looking to hire a Global Benefits Manager to be based in New York City to drive and manage the direction of their benefits function across several key regions.


  • Leading global firm
  • Global Role
  • Leading a team


Reporting to the Head of Benefits, you will be responsible for the maintenance, administration and compliance for all benefit plans globally. This includes overseeing a team of 6 (analysts) to drive accurate administration of benefits daily, working with global insurance and procurement teams, driving wellness initiatives locally, regulatory compliance, annual reporting (IRS form 5500 and 401K plans), key projects as required and coaching/advising/supporting the offshore Shared Service function as an SME in Benefits.


The ideal candidate has an extensive working with benefits planning, design and strategy. This will include working knowledge in health & welfare and voluntary benefit plans, detailed understanding in: ERISA, PPACA, HIPAA, COBRA, FMLA and other necessary regulatory requirements; experience in IRS filings. You must be comfortable working in both a fast paced and Matrix style environment. This role requires extremely strong communication skills, people management experience, analytical/numerical skills and attention to detail.


In addition you must have:


  • At least 7 to 10 years in managing and administering benefits and 401k plans
  • Experience within Financial Services, Professional Services, Consulting
  • Management/People management experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree


For further details please contact Rosh Jayawardena on Job Code RJ/13009.



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