Sr. Manager - Benefits, Compensation, HRIS and Analytics

Human Resourses Fremont, California


DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Sr. Manager, Compensation, Benefits, HRIS and Analytics position requires extensive experience developing and implementing effective compensation and benefits programs that drive desired behaviors, reward performance, and result in a competitive advantage for the employer. Further, extensive experience in evaluating, deploying and managing HRIS applications systems as well as providing analytics and reporting.  This is a working manager position that requires strong analytical abilities along with highly effective communication skills. Demonstrated ability to engage with and influence the actions of others is essential to success in this role. Ability to work under general direction and exercise independence and initiative in meeting goals within prescribed timelines is critical.

Essential Functions:


  • Researches, recommends and administers employee benefit programs. Surveys industry and/or community to determine company's competitive position in employee benefits.
  • Develops cost control procedures to assure maximum coverage at the least possible cost to company and employee. Ensures policies and procedures align with programs benefits (i.e. leaves of absence).
  • Administers all employee benefits programs such as retirement plans; health and benefit supplemental plans (Dental, Vision Employee Assistance Program (EAP); term life insurance plans and all Leave plans including Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD), etc. in a manner that supports the Authority’s desire to become "an employer of choice."
  • Evaluates and compares existing company benefits with those of other employers by analyzing other plans, surveys, and other sources of information.
  • Develops company cost information for new plans and makes recommendations to management concerning sharing of cost between employer and employee.
  • Conducts employee benefit meetings. Works with designated personnel and/or vendors to administer open enrollment. Prepares benefit communications as needed including announcement materials, booklets, and other media for communicating new plans/changes to employees.
  • Ensures company compliance with provisions of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and other regulatory agencies relative to benefits administration.
  • Ensures compliance with and integration of all legally required and Authority designated leave benefits, including Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California Family Rights Act (CFRA), Paid Family Leave (PFL), and Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL).
  • Reviews and approves benefit reconciliation reports and vendor billing statements.
  • Handles complex benefit inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, courteous resolution.
  • Manages and administers leaves of absence benefits and programs.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


  • Manages the compensation function for the organization. Plans, develops and implements new and revised compensation programs, policies and procedures in order to be responsive to the company's goals and competitive practices. Ensures, thorough audits, reports and personal contact, that companycompensation programs are administered consistently and in compliance with company policies and government regulations.
  • Monitors the effectiveness of existingcompensation policies, guidelines and procedures recommendingcompensation plan revision as well as new plans that are cost effective and consistent withcompensation trends and company objectives; coordinates implementation and provides guidance to management.
  • Partner with and become a trusted advisor to the HR team and business leaders to synccompensationstrategy with the performance review and career development process
  • Provides advice to management on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation and job evaluation including the design of creative solutions to specificcompensation-related programs and job descriptions.


HRIS and Analytics:


  • Lead the project to evaluate potential HRIS applications for global deployment.  Support the integration and maintenance of systems into HRIS
  • Maintain, improve all existing HR systems.
  • Build out the integration of systems & applications to drive automation in all People Operations processes
  • Serve as the HR systems SME and support HR process improvements, problem solve technical issues, and answers general system questions
  • Partner with implementation vendors, EE Experience, HRBPs, Finance and IT to develop data interfaces and systems integration
  • Ensure alignment between our projects and Mattson’s vision, mission, and top line goals
  • Act as a gatekeeper for all data going into and out of HRIS system to ensure data integrity
  • Develop standardized data definitions across functional areas e.g. Finance, LOBs and HR
  • Responsible for testing reports or HRIS technical improvements for new and existing programs
  • Support and maintain accuracy of data in 3rd party reporting tools
  • Coordinate testing of reports owned by various functional users
  • Develop an audit control process with key stakeholders (HRIS, Recruiting, Employee Experience,Compensation, Benefits & Payroll)
  • Evaluate the ongoing effectiveness of data security to ensure the confidentiality of employee data and secure processes for transmitting data externally and internally
  • Be a liaison with technology departments on projects requiring IT support
  • Help design and provide a standard set of human capitol analytics reports & metrics to enable data based business decisions.
  • Develop standardized reporting and reporting templates for HR processes
  • Work on streamlining common reporting needs and encouraging self-service reporting for more routine reporting needs
  • Work with functional users to create functional requirements for all reporting requests (self service, HRIS reports, etc.)
  • Build processes to automate HR data reporting and management reporting tools


  • BS or BA
  • 5+ years of compensation experience with in-depth knowledge of compensation best practices
  • 5+ years of benefits program experience with in-depth knowledge of all related matters
  • Exceptional analytical, Excel modeling, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and consultative skills; able to translate data in an empathetic manner to different audiences
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times a must

Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:

  •   Successful completion of required Safety training.
  •   Remain informed about safety and health regulations affecting the      operations of supervision.
  •   Ensure each employee is able to safely complete each task to which he/she is assigned.
  •   Investigate accidents and incidents that have occurred; identify the corrective action necessary to prevent a similar accident from occurring.
  •   Ensure equipment and machines are maintained in safe operating condition.
  •   Report to the Safety Officer any unsafe or unhealthy condition which cannot be corrected.
  •   Follow all safety and health regulations and work practices, including personal protective equipment where applicable.