Total Rewards Program Manager
Sheboygan Falls, WI 
Posted 22 days ago
Job Description

Total Rewards Program Manager

The Total Rewards Program Manager will support the planning, designing, implementing, and administering of a comprehensive total rewards program for the Company. This position will research and bring in-depth understanding of external best-practices and innovative trends to support the strategic direction of the company.

The primary function of the position is to partner with the total rewards team. This includes health and welfare plans, retirement plans, life insurance, time off, wellness programs and any other employee benefit plans offered. The position is a lead for payroll process. The selected individual will also assist in evaluating and recommending compensation strategies to attract and retain talent.

  • Resource for employees and managers regarding benefits-related questions.
  • Researches, analyzes, evaluates, benefit plans and programs.
  • Benchmarks and identifies best practices around benefit programs.
  • Remains current on benefit and compensation legislation, compliance, regulatory changes, ACA reporting and aligns internal processes with data.
  • Manages the implementation and administration of benefit plans and annual open enrollment activities.
    Collaborates with vendors and external partners.
  • Responsible for the integration of newly acquired businesses into current benefits program.
    Point-of-contact for benefits and payroll audits.
  • Support the management of our rewards and recognition program, and compensation planning for the company including communication strategies and activities.
  • Create reports, metrics, data support benefit plan recommendations.
  • Support and backup payroll.
  • Project manager for HRIS system as it relates to payroll and total rewards, including set-up and maintenance of benefit/payroll programs.
  • Develops and implements benefit and payroll processes and measurable metrics for the effectiveness of new initiatives and programs.

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, human resources, or related field or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) certification, PHR or SHRM-CP a strong plus.
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in Total Rewards (Compensation, Benefits, Payroll, Wellness).
  • Previous HRIS (UKG) and payroll experience a plus.
  • Strong knowledgebase of the regulatory and legislative language related to Total Rewards programs (FLSA, Sec 125, ERISA, 409A, HIPAA, etc.).
  • Vendor-relations and multi-state employers preferred.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to identify and implement process improvements and resolve complex issues.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and interpersonal.
  • Strong organizational/prioritization skills with an ability to multi-task to manage multiple projects while maintaining a keen focus on details.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; advanced Excel skills.
  • Self-starter with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated operational, relationship-building, project management, vendor management and leadership skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 7 years
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