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Benefits Manager (2020-9311)

San Mateo, CA, United States
Human Capital


Job Description


Are you passionate about delivering physical, emotional and financial security to employees? Fisher Investments believes in providing top notch benefits, education and resources for our employees. Your problem solving and attention to customer experience will help guide our Human Capital Rewards Team and your expertise managing a benefits program will make an immediate impact on our employees.

The Opportunity:


As the Benefits Manager, you will lead a team of three; two analysts and one specialist. You and your team will be responsible for administering all aspects of US health and welfare benefits, 401(k), and FMLA and ADA leave, as well as international benefits. You will be the subject matter expert for all benefits related topics including benefits management, leave administration and complex claims, while responding to employee questions and providing recommendations. You will knowledgably and compellingly communicate with leadership and employees daily. Ultimately your benefits experience and soft skills will shape the future of lives of our employees.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Research new benefits and services based on industry trend, best practices and employee feedback
  • Analyze cost and other impact data points and present recommendations to senior leadership
  • Provide leadership, coaching and development for benefits
  • Manage the multi-state annual renewal and open enrollment process
  • Manage all vendor relationships, including insurance carriers, administrators and brokers
  • Ensure smooth operational adherence to monthly processes, including billing, training, enrollments and other benefits records
  • Oversee the development of employee wellness communications through channels such as print, email, intranet and our benefits microsite
  • Oversee the ergonomics program, training and budget to ensure employee safety
  • Maintain confidential employee paperwork, benefits and medical files in-line with HIPAA standards

Your Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of complex employee benefits experience, with demonstrated people management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior experience with Workday
  • Experience managing global employee benefits
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state benefit and leave laws

Why Fisher Investments:


Fisher Investments is a different kind of investment firm. We don’t come from Wall Street, nor do we believe we fit in with most of the finance industry, and we’re proud of that. We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. From unmatched service to innovative perspectives on investing, it’s the people that make the Fisher purpose possible. After all, it’s our people that enable us to offer the level of service that we do. And we invest in them accordingly, offering exceptional benefits like:

  • 100% coverage of premiums for health, vision and dental insurance
  • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
  • 20 days of PTO*, plus 9 paid holidays
  • Back-up Child Care Program available, offering up to 10 days annually
  • And much, much more

We take great pride in our inclusive culture. We value the different perspectives and unique skills you bring to the team – it makes us all better.  Success at Fisher Investments is driven by results, a collaborative mindset and a commitment to accomplishing great things – so if you are ready to do that, we are ready for you! Apply today to be a part of a team environment where you can contribute, collaborate, and make a difference in the lives of people by bettering the investment universe.


We also provide a cumulative, continuous learning and development framework customized for every employee. This emphasis on personal and professional growth has yielded an award-winning work environment; we’re Great Place to Work Certified, and The Oregonian named us as a Top Workplace! But in the end, it’s not the perks that keep people here. They stay because they believe in our mission of service—our employees want to make a difference in an industry that can do better.


* California employees accrue up to 17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time per year.





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