Benefits & Compensation Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512291-642651
    • Job Location: San Francisco, CA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 02, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Club House Name: Administrative Office
    • Job Status: Full Time
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Job Description:



The Benefits & Compensation Manager is responsible for the management and administrative oversight of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco’s benefits and compensation programs; this is often of confidential nature. S/he is a member of the Human Resources team and works closely with the Finance Department.  The Benefits & Compensation Manager will identify best practices and emerging trends related to employee benefits and compensation.  S/he will recommend and implement policies and procedures to improve and streamline systems in payroll and benefits administration. This position directly supervises the Payroll Administrator.




Benefits - 40%

  • Provide day-to-day and administrative oversight of BGCSF’s benefit programs, to include medical, dental, vision, disability, FMLA, Life, 401k and other optional benefits, in accordance with applicable laws.
  • Manage business relationships with consultants, auditors, and insurance vendors as necessary to support benefits administration.
  • Provide recommendations and analysis of all benefit changes and new programs consistent with employee feedback, peer comparability and fiscal responsibility, including oversight of RFP process to the Senior Director of Human Resources.
  • Negotiate rates and contract terms for group insurance policies, third-party administrators, and consultants subject to the approval of the Senior Director of Human Resources.
  • Regularly seeks out the improvement of benefit offerings and service to employees.
  • Administer annual benefits survey to monitor and measure employee satisfaction with BGCSF’s benefits.
  • Ensure benefit programs are competitive, and control costs by managing benefit design, vendors, and streamlining processes/systems necessary to maintain programs.
  • Prepare, review and submit annual reports (e.g. IRS Form 5500, Discrimination Testing, Audits etc.)
  • Keep current with regard to city and state laws and regulations impacting employee benefit programs to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure statutory compliance with FMLA, ADA, COBRA, ERISA, OSHA, and HIPPA.
  • Manage open enrollment process and related communications/implementation.
  • Administer all leaves of absence programs; maintain all paperwork to ensure compliance with applicable laws.
  • Manage Workers Compensation and Unemployment Compensation programs; maintain all accident reports, file Workers Compensation claims for staff and member accident policy claims on behalf of members.
  • Establish safety programs in collaboration with facilities; oversee employee ergonomics and return to work programs to prevent and minimize workers comp injuries.
  • Acts as the “go to” benefits subject matter expert for staff.


Payroll – 35%

  • Manage the Payroll Administrator.
  • Ensure that all payroll functions, including payroll compliance, processing, reporting, and training are accurate, timely and meets all deadlines.
  • Ensure the reliability of the salary information in the HRIS system.
  • Serve as a back-up to run payroll when needed.


Compensation – 25%

  • Assist management with wage and salary reviews, communicating equity, determining rate adjustments and implementing new rates.
  • Manage BGCSF’s salary administration program including administering salary adjustments in relation to annual performance evaluations, promotions, reclassifications, and increases in the salary structure.  Recommends changes in the compensation structure, position evaluations, salary ranges and annual salary adjustment levels.
  • Review and update salary ranges and budgeted hours for all position as needed.
  • Participate in salary surveys and analyze results.
  • Assist Senior Director of Human Resources managing the Performance Management program. 



Experience and Skills:


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience and progressive management in all facets of employee benefits, including health, compensation, and retirement plans.  
  • Knowledge and understanding of best practices, plan administration, and application of legal and regulatory requirements such as Federal and State employment laws: ERISA, FMLA, FLSA, EEO, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
  • 3-5 years of payroll experience.
  • Certifications preferred: CCP (Certified Compensation Professional, CBP (Certified Benefits Professional), PHR (Professional Human Resources Certificate), or SPHR (Senior Professional Human Resources Certificate).


  • Strong analysis/quantitative skills and the ability to translate analysis into actionable tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills; strong team player.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Personnel management.
  • Compensation & benefits management.
  • Employee relation skills.
  • Ability to make decisions and to set priorities in task completion.
  • Ability to interface effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational leadership qualities.
  • Ability to manage HR systems:  payroll, 401(k), forms, procedures, etc.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).


  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for at least 1 hour
  • Must be able to sit at computer workstation for long time periods




The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.