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Company Firestone Walker Brewing
Company Description

Firestone Walker Brewing Company began as a small brewery with roots in the wine country on California’s Central Coast. Now a regional craft brewery, our singular purpose remains – to craft the world’s best beers. Passionately in pursuit of the perfect beer… and never satisfied.

Job Title Compensation & Benefits Specialist
Job Responsibilities

Job Summary: The Compensation and Benefits Specialist coordinates the employee compensation and benefits programs, ensuring that the salary program is fair and competitive, that employees are paid accurately, and that the wide array of benefits programs are managed effectively and in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and standards. The Comp/Ben Specialist will also collect, compile, and analyze HR data, metrics, and statistics, and apply this data to make recommendations related to recruitment, retention, and legal compliance. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Specifically, the responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Administer employee insurance programs including life, disability, and health insurance plans Administer the company’s 401(k) plan Advise and inform employees of changes and developments related to benefits including eligibility, coverage, and provisions Facilitate accurate and timely delivery of employer contributions and employee payroll deductions to carriers, plan administrators, or other appropriate service providers Assist with selection of carriers and plans based on quotes, available benefits, and prior experience Monitor administrators’ and insurance carriers’ reports to ensure the organization’s compliance with plan requirements Ensure compliance with the applicable provisions of COBRA, HIPAA, and ERISA Maintain knowledge of economic conditions, labor market, and other factors related to ensure the organization provides competitive and reasonable benefits and compensation scales and structures; recommend improvements when necessary Ensure that employee records and payroll entries are accurate and kept up to date, that reports are prepared in a timely manner, that the annual merit process is handled accurately and efficiently, and that sensitive employee data is adequately protected Assist with payroll functions; process garnishments, update deduction changes, and complete end of pay period timecard review and pre-processing payroll review Assist with classification audits to ensure that jobs are properly classified as exempt or nonexempt Complete records, reporting, and other documentation required by federal, state, and provider rules, regulations, and policies Collect and compile HR metrics and data from a variety of sources including the human resource information system (HRIS) and payroll outputs, management and employee surveys, exit interviews, employment records, government labor statistics, competitors’ practices, and other sources Prepare reports of data results, present and explain findings to senior leadership Work with HRBP on FMLA/CFRA requests, ADA accommodation requests, and other leave requests Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years’ experience, or the equivalent education and experience PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP preferred, or ability to obtain certification within 1 year Excellent verbal and written communication skills Extensive knowledge of employee benefits and compensation, and current labor laws Basic knowledge of accounting principles Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines Thorough knowledge of 401(k), COBRA, HIPAA, and ERISA requirements Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws High attention to detail, ability to maintain confidentially, quick learner, strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills Strong computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs Proficiency and experience with HRIS online systems


What Firestone Walker Offers: Competitive pay rate for an experienced individual with the right skills An excellent benefits package including: 100% paid premiums for employee including medical, dental, vision, & life insurance Accrued PTO (rate of 13 days per year) Accrued Sick Leave (1 hour for every 30 hours worked) 24 hours max usage per year 401(k) retirement plan including company paid profit sharing & 4% matching 9 paid holidays per year

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Expiration Date 2022-12-31