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Job Title : Associate, Benefits Operations Lead (Americas)
Location : Wilmington, US
Job Category: Human Resources
About this role
As an Associate within BlackRock’s Global Total Rewards Operations function, the position is a lead role for America Benefits operations and will work with a team of HR professionals in a fast paced and dynamic work environment. The role will be responsible for providing operational delivery of financial, health & life benefits programs as well as other life management benefits.
In addition, this role will liaise with other team members, as needed, within the Global Total Rewards Operations with all aspects of total rewards (compensation, benefits talent mobility and tax) operations. There will be growth and learning opportunities within other areas of total rewards and broader HR operations.
Key responsibilities include:
A great opportunity for mid-level candidates to expand & stabilize Global Benefits Operations function within HR Platform & Infrastructure team.
Partner with and across while developing and understanding of internal HR teams, e.g., Payroll, Rewards, Recruiting, Talent Development and HR Business Partners. Connect dots and understand the interdependencies b/w various HR functions.
Be responsible for operational support for the delivery of BlackRock’s global benefits programs (financial and personal wellness and work/life initiatives)
Liaise with other HR partners and teams to get sophisticated employee queries resolved
Actively support benefits contract renewals in partnership with benefits provider and Global Benefits teams
Invoice processing for all vendors including tracking of payments and outstanding invoices
Analytics support for creating and reviewing monthly exception reports and undertaking detailed review of reports and resolving with the relevant partners
Periodic reconciliations of benefits funding, headcount & corporate deposits
Providing payroll inputs to the payroll team for any benefits related instructions
Build deep understanding of the global benefits and be able to act as competent back –up
Vendor management and addressing ongoing operation queries with vendors
Constantly identify & drive process improvement and standardization opportunities
Holds self and others accountable for delivering results that have a clear, positive impact on business performance and our clients
Challenges the status quo to deliver solutions that improve performance and the clients’ experience
Leverages subject matter expertise to generate insights and business solutions
Actively considers risk management and continually finds opportunities to improve processes to reduce risk
Conduct periodic audits and reconciliations of processes, build/ follow proper controls to mitigate risk
Continuously identify and drive process improvement and standardization opportunities to provide an exceptional employee experience, identify areas for automation and reduction of risk
Balance day to day responsibilities with key project work and professional development opportunities
Connect with peers (within team and across regions) to share best practices, ideas and solutions
Invest in building an impactful team, understand their career aspirations and development opportunities
Leads project on other initiatives such as vendor optimization, HR Operational Excellence and intranet updates
Provide peer review support and back up for other team members
Develop and maintain process documentation
Provide support on ad hoc projects
Knowledge/ Experience required:
More than 5 years of proven experience in global benefits programs and operations
Team Management experience across different cultures/time zones
Must be open to work in flexible hours
Broad knowledge of HR concepts, processes, and their interdependencies
Financial services and/or investment banking proven experience is preferable
Capable of grasping new concepts quickly and applying it in a productive manner
A high level of attention to detail
Organized and process oriented
Ability to work independently, solution-oriented
Ability to lead and collaborate with a remote team
Desire and ability to provide outstanding service to internal clients
Strong planning and organisational skills with the ability to manage and control their own priorities to meet deadlines
Ability to identify, analyse and develop improvements to processes and/or procedures
Discretion in dealing with confidential information
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
Our hybrid work pilot
BlackRock’s current hybrid work pilot is designed to help you experience the best of both worlds: the opportunity to connect with colleagues in person and the flexibility to work remotely, with greater time to focus on what’s important to you. In line with local health guidance and regulations, employees are generally expected to work 3 days in the office and 2 days from home (on average) each week. For some business groups, more time may be required in the office, while greater flexibility may be in place for others. Our “One BlackRock” culture means you’ll be supported to collaborate with your new colleagues while bringing your full self to work – wherever you are.
The health, safety and well-being of our people will always be our top priorities; we will continue to monitor local conditions and health advisories in making decisions about our work environments.
At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.
This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.
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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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