Manager, Global Benefits
Company: CFA institute
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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CFA Institute is the world's largest association of investment
management professionals. As a global, independent organization,
with a community of more than 175,000 members and 150+ member
societies, we lead the investment profession by promoting the
highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence
for the ultimate benefit of society.
At CFA Institute, we care about our employees' mental, physical,
social, and financial well-being. That's why we are committed to
providing a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that offers
flexibility to make choices that meet their needs:
- Health & Well-being benefits that are amongst the best in the
industry with full comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision for
employees and their family members
- Comprehensive Leave and Time Off plans
- A focus on Financial Well-being means that we stack our
retirement benefits against the most competitive standards.
- Flexible work arrangements
- Wellness, Education, and Employee Assistance Benefits
Job Description Summary:
The Manager, Global Benefits provides operational leadership and
functional subject matter expertise in support of the design and
delivery of the CFA Institute's Total Rewards strategy. This
position will manage the organization's full suite of global
benefits offerings, including its health and welfare plans,
retirement plans, leave programs, well-being programs and other
As a member of the Total Rewards team, this position participates
in other work within the team's responsibility, including special
projects and employment-related programs. This position is
responsible for and will be held accountable for the appropriate
handling of highly confidential matters and materials.
The position will be located in Charlottesville, VA, New York, NY
or Washington, DC and will report to the Director, Total
As the Manager, Global Benefits, you will have the opportunity
Be responsible for managing the organization's employee benefits
programs and related procedures to ensure successful adoption and
compliance with all applicable laws.
- Continually evaluate existing benefits programs and processes;
make recommendations for enhancements or improvements in support of
strategic initiatives or as triggered by changes to available
environments, regulation, technology or business needs.
- Manage the annual benefits renewal and open enrollment
processes globally, including plan and vendor evaluation, cost and
utilization analyses, and data audit and reconciliation.
- Ensure benefits programs and processes are documented and
compliant with People & Culture (P&C) strategies, policies and
- Ensure benefits-related documentation, supporting materials and
communications are thoroughly reviewed for accuracy, updated in a
timely manner and compliant with respective plan or governmental
- Coordinate benefits-related data requests and provision to
ensure the timely and accurate submission of data for compliance,
audit, reporting and other plan administration purposes.
- Develop, implement and maintain global well-being programs
taking a holistic approach to include physical, behavioral,
financial and social wellness.
Serve as the point of contact and subject matter expert for
employee benefit inquiries, projects, and activities. Additionally,
serve as one of the company's representatives to the organization's
benefits consultant(s), broker(s), carriers, vendors, and legal
- Respond to employee questions and requests as they relate to
the organization's benefit programs and processes. Interpret and
explain complex policy and coverage information, plan documents and
other benefits-related topics and materials in easy to understand
terms appropriate to his/her/their audience
- Identify benefit education and communication needs and
opportunities. Partner cross-functionally within and beyond the
P&C Team and, when appropriate, leverage a trusted network of
managers and employees to develop and deliver upon robust
- Effectively manage and leverage vendor and third-party
The skills and experience necessary for this role are:
- Minimum 3 years' direct experience in global employee benefits
administration with extensive knowledge of best practices and a
demonstrable interest in international issues
- Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation or
- Extensive knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply
applicable laws and regulations relating to employee benefits
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to compile, analyze,
interpret and present employee information and data accurately and
with attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal skills including a professional and
diplomatic demeanor. Must demonstrate outstanding judgment and
mature business skills with ability to establish strong rapport at
- Excellent communication skills including written, verbal,
listening, and presentation. Demonstrable ability to interact with
employees across the organization at all levels.
- Ability to handle highly confidential matters and materials
with discretion and a high degree of professionalism
- Flexibility in competently juggling competing priorities and
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. CFA Institute prohibits both
discrimination and harassment with regard to all identifying
characteristics: any individual employee, group of employees, or
prospective employee on the basis of race, color, national origin,
citizenship or immigration status, religion, creed or belief, age,
marital or partnership status, marital or family status, care giver
status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual and other reproductive
health decisions, physical abilities/qualities, disability, sexual
orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, predisposing
genetic characteristic, military or veteran status, status as a
victim or witness of domestic violence or sex offense or stalking,
unemployment status, infectious disease carrier status, migrant
worker status, educational background, socio-economic status,
geographic location and culture or any other basis protected by
applicable law. This policy impacts all aspects of employment,
including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, compensation,
training, development, promotion, demotion, layoff, recall,
furlough, transfer, leave of absence, and dismissal. This is a
global policy that applies to all CFA Institute employees,
regardless of location.
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