Human Resources - Senior Benefits Analyst

Gannett Co. Inc. Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 2 months ago

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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Human Resources - Senior Benefits Analyst

The Benefits Team of Gannett's People Resources Division designs, implements and manages programs critical to the health and well-being of the Company's most critical resource, our employees. We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Benefits Analyst that offers exposure to a wide range of programs in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for a self-starter who can balance day-to-day, hands-on responsibilities with a role in strategic, multi-year planning. This position will have a strong focus on health and wellness programs.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Independently manage the ongoing delivery of benefit programs, as assigned, with a particular emphasis on health and wellness programs

  • Review various benefit programs to ensure compliance with federal/state regulations and plan documents, educate and inform team leaders and managers on legislative updates, best practices and business impacts as they occur

  • Work with third party vendors and consultants, coordinating service contracting and ensuring ongoing performance standards are being met

  • Contribute to the development, recommendation and implementation of future plan designs and assist with strategic benefits planning

  • Key contributor to all aspects of Open Enrollment - preparation, system testing, vendor management, communications, education, presentations and execution of plans

  • Partner with internal stakeholders to deliver and design the benefits section of the New Hire Orientation and benefits portal.

  • Create, coordinate and execute communication campaigns and other required notices for employees (e.g. SPDs, SMMs) and other stakeholders on benefit programs

  • Resolve and/or research complex employee benefit issues that are escalated by internal employee services staff, HR business partners and vendors

  • Ability to present and explain benefit initiatives to internal stakeholders and partners such as Human Resource Business Partners

  • Skilled in reporting and data analytics to support and produce critical metrics used in effective decision-making around benefit design and administration

Key Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree and approximately 5-7 years of experience in Benefits

  • Strong organizational, analytical, problem solving and project management skills

  • Must be proficient with the use of current Microsoft Office tools, with a primary focus on Excel

  • Prior experience with ACA compliance and reporting preferred

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines

  • Ability to work well with various groups and individuals across the organization

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • SHRM or CEBS preferred

  • Ceridian Dayforce experience a plus

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

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Human Resources - Senior Benefits Analyst

Gannett Co. Inc.