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Total Rewards Manager Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Total Rewards Manager Description

Job #: 78369
EPAM is looking to add an experienced Total Rewards Manager to help drive and support various projects and initiatives across the organization. Reporting to the US Director Of People Operations, this is a key position that will manage group insurance benefits (health, dental, prescription, vision, life, AD&D, disability, and flexible spending accounts), leaves of absence and retirement programs. This position will provide leadership and management oversight to a team of two while being responsible for financial administration, compliance and budgeting of Retirement Programs The job incumbent must also ensure that customer service is the highest priority.



  • Actively participate in design of benefits plans and strategy. Responsible for administration and documentation of the same while driving process efficiencies
  • Maintain a thorough working knowledge of the content and administration of qualified and non-qualified plans and provide internal audits to ensure compliance with IRS and DOL regulations
  • Monitor performance, claims and utilization of vendors and plan costs
  • Consult with benefits broker firm, vendor representatives and attorneys regarding administration of plans according to the plan documents and appropriate IRS/DOL regulations. Interprets benefits policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the administration of retirement plans. Ensures that the data is appropriately maintained for accuracy and compliance. Responsible for the timely submission of funds. Ensures appropriate reporting and disclosure requirements under ERISA are followed
  • Oversees payroll reconcilement to ensure funds are remitted in accurate and timely manner
  • Organizes and reviews audit information for all Retirement plans. Coordinates audit schedule and preparation. Assists in the completion of annual retirement audits
  • Responsible for the compliance of Form 5500 and PBGC filings where required
  • Ability to run companywide Wellness programs and initiatives as well as facilitate and manage Open Enrollment
  • Develop and deliver communication strategy for all company initiatives pertaining to wellness, leaves of absence, benefits, and retirement
  • Interacts with co-workers, vendors, and other staff consistent with EPAM core values


  • Bachelor’s Degree; 5-7+ years of benefits, compliance, and retirement (or related) experience in a fast-paced, innovative environment. Prior experience with both US and Canada, a plus
  • Expert knowledge of benefit best practices
  • Ability to manage competing demands, prioritize, work with a sense of urgency, meet deadlines, exceed expectations, and deliver on commitments
  • Proven successful interaction with cross-functional business partners and high level of understanding of business operations and internal control concepts
  • Demonstrated experience in leading through influence vs. direct management as well as leveraging extended teams (Centers of Expertise)
  • Previous experience developing and maintaining relationships virtually
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills
  • Personal qualities:
    • Takes initiative and can work independently
    • Passionate and energetic
    • Has a positive mind-set and ‘can-do’ attitude
    • Reliable and responsive. Client-centered, focused on solutions
    • Able to build rapport and install trust and confidence
    • Sets the bar high for self and others
    • Flexible and agile. Able to adopt style to engage with different kind of stakeholders
    • Resilient. Able to work under time pressure, manage workload and priorities
    • Able to multi-task and effectively work in a challenging environment with high expectations
    • Sees the big picture but values and implements small, daily positive changes and actions
    • Enjoys working as part of an international, multi-cultural, cross-border team
    • Committed to continuous learning and improvement
    • Careful listener and good communicator (speaking and writing)
    • Consults and involves people and takes a collaborative approach

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection
  • Accident Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential

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