Comcast Spectacor

  • Senior Manager, Benefits

    Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Spectra Corporate
    Location Name
    Wells Fargo Center
    Human Resources
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    Responsible for assisting with designing, implementing, administering, and evaluating all benefits programs. Works in close consultation between benefit vendors, legal counsel, benefit broker, human resources, and payroll. Negotiates with vendors on rates, services, and administration. Develops analyzation tools for employee population needs, market trends, and regulatory compliance. Ensures that all programs adhere to current regulations and adhere to the organizations strategic objectives.



    • Work with committees and councils including, but not limited to 401(k) investments, ERISA compliance, plan budgets, and vendor selection.
    • Project manage full benefit program design: Develop census data, recommend cost sharing data, determine plan details, create eligibility rules, and create contribution rate structures.
    • Develop Summary Plan Descriptions and Statements of Benefit Coverage with Legal Counsel.
    • Design and implement the open enrollment process, including technology, communications, and training
    • Work with Payroll to ensure benefit deduction codes meet company and vendor needs.
    • Anticipate and initiate benefit plan changes and modifications as needed.
    • Research and compare current benefit plans with marketplace benchmarks by participating in area and industry surveys.
    • Compose and send Requests for Proposals to benefit vendors. Vendor types may include, but are not limited to Health & Wellness, 401(k), Life/AD&D, Disability, and Thrift.
    • Manage new vendor implementation and maintain ongoing relationships with current vendors.
    • Maintain claims data and report on trends for self-funded plans.
    • Develop and deliver electronic and print communications related to plan changes, new hire enrollment, COBRA enrollment, and open enrollment for all benefit types.
    • Assist Field HR with escalated issues surrounding plan coverage, enrollment, eligibility, plan termination, convertibility, and other areas as needed.
    • Perform periodic benefit audits and analyze to ensure Spectra is adhering to ACA, ERISA, IRS, and COBRA regulations.
    • Audit, reconcile, and pay all monthly benefit invoices.
    • Mediate between employees and vendors for life event benefit changes.
    • Update and maintain a 401(k) holdout register
    • Process 401(k) rollovers, distributions, and loans with vendor.
    • Keep up to date with new compliance laws and regulations pertaining to employee benefits.
    • Send out compliance notices as mandated by law.
    • Ensure benefit plans comply with union contracts and labor relations activities.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.




    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    • Demonstrate advanced leadership skills.
    • Ability to project manage short-term and long-term goals.
    • Collaborate between HR, other Spectra departments, field partners, and benefit vendors
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment on matters of significance.
    • Demonstrate advanced multitasking and organizational skills.
    • Demonstrate attention to detail and ability to evaluate complex processes and documents.
    • Ability to collaborate, openly communicate, and resolve conflicts efficiently.


    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree plus 5 years of Benefits Administration, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
    • SHRM-CP or PHR preferred.
    • Experience with different state regulations required, multinational experience preferred.
    • Experience with unions preferred.










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