Benefits Manager

About Capgemini


Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.
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About the Role/Overview


Role: Benefits Manager

Business Area: Financial Services Strategic Business Unit

Location: USA – New York

Working Pattern: Full Time

Job Responsibilities


Capgemini is seeking a Benefits subject matter expert for the day-to-day functions and administration of Capgemini’s employee benefits programs in the US and Canada. Under the direction of the Compensation and Benefits Leader, the Benefits SME conducts the daily administration of all benefit-related programs and services in a very fast-paced and dynamic environment. These include health and welfare plans, voluntary benefits plans, time-off, STD/LTD, 401K, and EAP.  Works with HR, Benefits Administration, and Payroll teams in coordinating, implementing, and maintaining human resources systems and ensuring the accuracy of our data. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.

What You’ll Do:

Administer US and Canadian employee benefits programs such as medical, dental, vision plans, life and disability insurance plans, 401K (RRSP in Canada), as well as Voluntary plans
Manage vendor performance of all benefit partners, ensuring programs are cost-effective and meeting service level agreements
Ensures the timely and accurate input of all enrollment, change, and termination data into Bswift and carriers’ systems.
Manage ongoing assessment and necessary design modifications with our Brokers of our benefits plans while implementing any changes
Plan and manage our annual Open Enrollment process
Communicate new plans and/or changes to existing plans by preparing announcement materials, plan summary documents, and other materials for communicating to employees
Collaborate with Finance to ensure timely payments of Invoices
Collaborate with C&B Leader to ensure company compliance with ERISA, federal, state, and local laws, including required notice distribution, audits of benefits plans & deductions, and ensuring reporting requirements are met timely
Collaborate with Payroll to ensure accurate deductions to carriers are uploaded in a timely manner.
Monitor and audit payroll deductions to ensure accuracy
Partner with Payroll to resolve deferral issues with health/welfare
Manage LOA/ STD/LTD and Worker’s Compensation programs
Manage COBRA for employees and dependents. Ensure timely processing of materials to all employees as required.
Collaborate with our Benefit Admin and Payroll to provide timely ACA reporting
Keep Capgemini current on new/innovative practices and trends across the tech industry with employee benefits, perks, and wellness

What’s Required:

Excellent teamwork, communications, and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to effectively manage your time, though planning and organizing.
Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Thorough technical knowledge of US government regulations, benefit program trends, and prevailing practices
Thorough knowledge of Canada’s provincial regulations benefits trends, and practices
Detail-oriented with high attention to accuracy.
Excellent computer skills; proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; experience with HRIS
Experience in managing US Self-Insured medical plans and Canada Government Plans/temporary plans
Bachelor’s degree
Advanced degree with benefits and/or HR certifications a plus
Minimum of 5 years experience in a benefits role within a global environment
In-depth experience managing benefits including medical, dental, vision, LOA, and workers comp

What We Offer


Your career matters to you and is important to us too. Because your goals and needs are constantly evolving, we offer visibility, leeway and support to help you grow and progress in your career. This approach builds notably on our comprehensive competency framework, our personal development, training and career management programs, and our University innovative and business-focused learning curriculums.
We promote a culture of diversity. We believe working with talented individuals from different backgrounds and points of view is a strategic advantage and an ongoing opportunity. Diversity enriches our creative solutions and adds value for our clients.
With the digital tech sector growing at a rapid pace and women significantly underrepresented in the industry, we are determined to inspire and recruit more women into technology and build diverse teams that reflect the clients we serve.
Our Shared values have been at the heart of the group since our formation. They are honesty, boldness, trust, freedom, team spirit, modesty and fun. These values influence the way we meet client needs while respecting the regulatory requirements of each country in which we operate, and the way we promote ethically sound practices within Capgemini and in our partnerships.
Capgemini is committed to building a workforce of employees with diverse backgrounds and work experiences. We strongly encourage women, veterans and active military service personnel to apply.



Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.
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Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.



Posted on:

May 28, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced (non-manager)

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time (us-en)

Business units:

FS (us-en)


Financial Services