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Compensation and Benefits Manager

March 29, 2018 12:35 PM | Anonymous member

Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing the compensation and benefits programs. Researches, designs, implements, and administers various compensation and benefits programs for the company. Acts as a strategic business partner to ensure that HR processes, programs, and systems align with the company goals and objectives. Leads the planning, design, and implementation of compensation and benefits programs including pay structure, variable incentive plans, social benefits/wellness and insurance. Ensures thorough audits, reports and personal contact that company compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with company policies and government regulations.


  • Monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation, benefit, and HRIS policies, guidelines and procedures; recommend plan revisions and/or new plans which are cost effective, consistent with market trends and corporate objectives, and designed to attract and retain employees; coordinate implementation and provide guidance to HR managers.
  • Manage the design, development, and administration of employee health and welfare programs, including communication to employees and former employees about benefit programs, procedures, changes, and government-mandated disclosures.
  • Work closely with third-party vendors to benchmark and identify industry and market trends and provide competitive benefit programs that support the company's goals.
  • Develop open enrollment materials, Summary Plan Descriptions and any others miscellaneous benefit communications.
  • Manage the administration of direct compensation (executive, exempt and nonexempt compensation programs) for all employees including the processing, recording and reporting of compensation-related actions taken on salaried employees.
  • Provide advice on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation and job evaluation including the design of creative solutions to specific compensation-related programs.
  • Supervise the participation in and conduct of both exempt and nonexempt salary surveys to ensure corporate compensation objectives are achieved.
  • Develops effective compensation programs, variable plan design, pay decisions, job evaluations, guidelines and procedures. Recommends plan revisions.
  • Maintain working knowledge of legislation that may affect compensation and benefits policies/practices, including ACA, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, COBRA and other applicable Department of Labor (DOL) and/or tax laws and regulations; fulfills compliance and reporting requirements.
  • Prepare data for executive management review, in collaboration with HR leadership and HR Analyst.
  • Ensure financial internal controls are adequately designed to minimize the risk of fraud, and a material misstatement in the financial statements. Also ensure the financial controls operate effectively throughout the year.
  • Partners with the finance team for employee payroll processing; including changes, updates, payroll, taxes and year-end.


  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business or related field.
  • 7 years progressive compensation and benefits experience including 2 years leadership experience.
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation, or CBP (Certified Benefits Professional) preferred.
  • Experience with Ceridian or similar Human Capital Management system.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in laws and regulations governing benefits including Affordable Care Act, ERISA, HIPAA, IRS regulations, Section 125, and COBRA.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in laws and regulations governing compensation including FLSA and Title VII.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated successful ability to build positive relationships and partnerships across the organization.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to think strategically with supporting analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Must have ability to manage projects, work independently, and communicate effectively to all areas and levels of the organization.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.

 About Wise:

Wise Foods Inc. is a leading producer of salty snacks with a long heritage. Founded in 1921, Wise is a brand of tradition and authenticity that consumers have come to know and trust over the last 90 years. Since our inception, our iconic brand has symbolized great tasting snacks for many generations of consumers including potato chips; cheese flavored baked and fried corn snacks, tortilla chips, pretzels, popcorn, corn chips, onion rings and other assorted snacks. We market our products under some of the most recognizable brand names in the salty snack industry, including Wise, Cheez Doodles, New York Deli and Bravos. We also produce private label products for a number of retailers. Products are distributed using a direct-store-door ("DSD") delivery and merchandising system and sold in major grocery retailers, neighborhood markets and urban bodegas, as well as established retailers in the mass, convenience store, drug, food service and club channels. Wise Foods is fully owned by Arca Continental, the second largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. We invite you to explore growing your career with Wise!

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