17 days old

Benefits Manager

New York, New York 10010
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time


Macmillan is a global publishing company with prominent imprints around the world, publishing a broad range of books and digital products for the consumer and education markets. 

U.S. publishers and brands include Bedford/St. Martins, Celadon Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Flatiron Books, Hayden-McNeil, Henry Holt & Company, Intellus Learning, Late Nite Labs, Macmillan Audio, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Picador, Sapling Learning, SkyFactor, St. Martin's Press, Tor Books, W.H. Freeman, and Worth Publishers. 

In the UK, Australia, India, and South Africa, Macmillan publishes under the Pan Macmillan name. The German company, Holtzbrinck Deutsche Buchverlage, includes among its imprints S. Fischer, Kiepenheuer and Witsch, Rowohlt, and Droemer Knaur.

Macmillan is part of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a large family-owned media company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to reflecting a broad representation of differences --race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective — in our workplace. The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Holtzbrinck Publishing Holdings LP


Major Responsibilities:

• Well versed and complies with Federal, State and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, obtaining qualified opinions, enforcing adherence to requirements and advises management on needed actions. 
• Oversees STD/FMLA/NYPFL and other state leaves, including Canadian leaves. Manage multifaceted leave cases.
• Conducts New Hire benefits orientation. 
• Oversees the reconciliation and issuance of payment for monthly insurance bills in a timely manner.
• Oversee ACA administration.
• Manage Workers Comp claims. 
• Collect and analyze data for our group 401(k) plan non-discrimination testing as well as compile data for other various testing that is required for some of the other benefit plans.
• Works closely with payroll to ensure accuracy of benefits deductions.
• Play integral role in the open enrollment process.
• Provide client support when issues arise. 
• Manage Wellness Initiatives - Flu shots, CPR training.

Required Skills / Knowledge:

• Various facets in human resources with a concentration in Benefits Administration.
• Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently.
• Knowledgeable and familiar with ERISA, FMLA, Disability, HIPAA, Section 125 plans, Deferred Contribution plans, Company’s policies, procedures and regulations regarding employee benefit issues and privacy requirements.
• Strong computer skills, including Excel, Word, GMail and HRIS database.
• Sharp attention to detail. Must be able to travel occasionally; and work overtime as needed.

Experience Needed:

• A minimum of 5 years of experience in benefit administration.

Educational Background Required:

• Bachelors or Master’s Degree in business or Human Resources.


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