We are seeking a motivated and organized, Director, Compensation and Benefits. The Director supports the Senior Vice President, Human Resources (SVP, HR) in the day to day administration and management of compensation and benefits planning and plays a highly visible role in administering company-wide benefits and compensation for APhA. In addition, the incumbent serves as the liaison for compensation/benefits actions and activities with the Payroll function in Finance/Accounting.
The Primary Responsibilities Are:
Health, Welfare and Pension Benefits:
Manages all planning and activities related to the organization’s health, welfare and pension plans; works with the SVP to recommend design and/or plan changes to maximize APhA’s market competitiveness and assure on-going compliance.
Works directly with benefit plan brokers, recordkeepers and plan fiduciaries to develop plan options, document and administer plan decisions; holds benefit plan providers and vendors to high standards of performance and service.
Administers all aspects of APhA’s medical, dental, life, short term disability, long term disability, flexible spending accounts, vision and COBRA plans; works with brokers on strategy and manages/implements each Open Enrollment cycle.
Administers all aspects of APhA’s 401(k) and any other qualified defined contribution pension plans; maximizes employee participation and assures timely and effective employee education; coordinates and manages regular plan administrator committee reviews of qualified pension plans
Responsible for the organization’s compliance with ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA, PPACA, FMLA, OSHA and Worker’s Compensation; remains current on all laws and regulations with regard to health, welfare and pension plans regulations/laws.
Coordinates successful annual audits of qualified pension plans, i.e. 401(k) by external auditors.
Supports the SVP, HR in compensation planning/administration, including annual review/promotion processes, incentive compensation, parity analyses, etc. to ensure internal and external equity.
Makes recommendations regarding APhA’s total compensation philosophy as well as compensation systems, structures and methodologies.
Prepares annual salary increase projection models, and compensation increase planning documents for managers to prepare recommendations; coordinates submissions and reviews recommendations for calibration against performance appraisals and compliance with prescribed increase guidelines.
Bachelor’s degree in the Behavioral Sciences, Human Resources, or Organizational Development
A minimum of five years of HR and/or compensation and benefits experience. CEBS certification strongly preferred. PHR/SPHR, SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP preferred.
Expertise in bringing a strategic perspective to the compensation and benefit function.
Knowledge of Federal/State laws and regulations, including but not limited to ERISA, FMLA, COBRA, Workers Compensation, OSHA, HIPAA, PPACA.
Knowledge in and skill in management and administration of compensation, welfare benefit and defined contribution plans.
Some knowledge of payroll systems, with ADP preferred.
About Americna Pharmacists Association
The American Pharmacists Association, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, is a 501 (c)(6) organization, representing more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others interested in advancing the profession. APhA, dedicated to helping all pharmacists improve medication use and advance patient care, is the first-established and largest association of pharmacists in the United States. For more information, please visit www.pharmacist.com.