Senior Manager-Benefits & Compensation (Remote)

Human ResourcesRemote, United States


American Specialty Health is seeking a Sr Manager-Benefits and Compensation to work with our Human Resources department. This position will manage and provide oversight of the administration of ASH’s health and wellness benefits programs including ergonomics, leave of absences, workers compensation, safety programs, and compensation. Responsible for implementing ASH benefit strategies through collaboration with internal resources (Finance, IT, HRIS, etc.) and external resources (Consultant/Broker, Carriers and other service providers).

Salary Range

American Specialty Health complies with state and federal wage and hour laws and compensation depends upon candidate’s qualifications, education, skill set, years of experience, and internal equity. $69,200 to $107,100 Full-Time Annual Salary Range

Remote Worker Considerations:

Candidates who are selected for this position will be trained remotely and must be able to work from home in a designated work area with company-provided technology equipment.


  • Establish and Maintain Employee Benefits Program.
  • Leads the design and implementation of benefits and wellness programs; proposes program improvements as needed.
  • Oversees leave of absences and workers compensation program.
  • Oversees the Injury and Illness Prevention Program, including Ergonomics Program and ensuring OSHA compliance.
  • Works with Vice President-HR and Talent Acquisition Manager on compensation structure and provides guidance and support on strategy and administrative functions and analysis.
  • Evaluates, designs and recommends benefit programs based on overall effectiveness, benchmarks, market assessment, business strategy and cost impact.
  • Designs, implements and directs Health, Benefit and Wellness strategies and plans including policies/procedures.
  • Ensure that benefit plans are administered in compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations including, but not limited to, ERISA, DOL, IRS.
  • Manage relationships with vendors, brokers and carriers, including monitoring of cost, service levels, processes, and accuracy of data.
  • Oversee the effective communication of the company’s employee benefits plans and program to optimize impact and understanding.
  • Leads, develops and motivates a team of professionals in accomplishing goals associated with the benefits, leave of absence and workers compensation functions and objectives.
  • Manages annual open enrollment.
  • Coordinate management meetings to review broker recommendations for benefit changes and new benefits to better meet corporate objectives for employee recruiting and retention.
  • Oversees Wellness Team including meetings, activities and events.
  • Reviews and verifies employee information processed by automated human resources information systems (UltiPro) ensuring data integrity with the processing and reporting of benefits data.
  • Oversees periodic audits on benefits administration through Ultipro.
  • Management responsibilities:
  • Supervises benefits team engaged in the above functions providing work direction; performance reviews; salary and promotion recommendations; hiring; termination and supports staff in the accomplishment of assigned objectives; projects and goals.
  • Participates in a variety of managerial responsibilities such as (but not limited to): serving on work groups; performing special projects, assignments and reports; preparing communication and attending seminars.
  • Participates in meetings with executive team regarding annual benefits renewal and quarterly 401k meetings.
  • Develops spirit of cooperation and understanding among staff.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field required.
  • At least 10 years benefits administration experience including plan strategy and design, compensation, as well as leave of absence and workers compensation.
  • At least 5 years management experience.
  • Well versed in FMLA, ADA, CFRA and PDL and state specific laws.
  • Knowledgeable of OSHA regulations.
  • Experience with EEOC and DFEH claims.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, time keeping system (Kronos preferred), and Human Resources database (Ultipro preferred).
  • Extensive knowledge of employee health and wellness programs, concepts, practices, and regulations.
  • Strong working knowledge of multi state employee benefits including leave of absences, ADA, interactive process, and workers compensation.
  • Demonstrated ability to fully understand various benefits programs, including wellness initiatives, healthcare spending accounts, fully ensured plans and self-funded plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand benefits management including compensation structures.
  • Strong knowledge of COBRA and other federal and state regulations relevant to Benefit Plan Administration including 401k and Deferred Compensation.
  • Strong communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing with tact and confidence in order to explain technical compliance and other sensitive matters.  Must be able to make group presentations.

Core Competencies

  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a positive, respectful manner and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to display excellent customer service to meet the needs and expectations of both internal and external customers.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal communication skills to identify critical core competencies based on success factors and organizational environment.
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, multi-task and manage time.
  • Demonstrated accuracy and productivity in a changing environment with constant interruptions.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze information, problems, issues, situations and procedures to develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to exercise strict confidentiality in all matters.


Primarily sedentary, able to sit for long periods of time, able to answer telephones.

Physical Requirements

Ability to speak, see and hear other personnel and/or objects.  Ability to communicate both in verbal and written form.  Ability to travel within the facility.  Capable of using a telephone and computer keyboard.  Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. 

Environmental Conditions

Work-from-home (WFH) environment.

American Specialty Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact our Human Resources Department at (800) 848-3555 x6702.

ASH will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.