Field Ops Human Resources - Manager NA Benefits

Virtual Req #300
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Seeking a Director of Benefits for Aquent, a workforce solutions company, the largest creative staffing firm in the world. 

The Director of Benefits works with management and the team to implement, manage and support the overall ownership of Benefits services, policies and programs for the company. The Director of Benefits will administer and maintain benefits programs and ensure compliance for North America benefits and international benefits as needed. Preferable candidate will have experience designing and managing major benefit programs, wellness and training initiatives, benefit compliance and regulations, COBRA and Leave regulations, and retirement plans and fiduciary responsibility. The Director will have the ability to work independently, while supporting management goals and the Benefit and HR teams. He or she will have the ability to provide outstanding customer service in a highly decentralized and fast paced environment. Additional responsibilities include vendor management and work on large and small-scale projects. Analytical skills and budget management a must.

Essential Functions

  • Manage U.S. benefit programs, such as but not limited to medical, dental, flexible spending accounts, disability and 401(k)

  • Management of Benefit Broker and all Benefit Vendors in US and Canada

  • Understanding and management of all employee benefits globally

  • Ensure compliance with benefit regulations (US Federal, Local, State and Country) and requirements

  • Process weekly enrollment applications, terminations and 401(k) deferral changes

  • Familiar with leave and disability processes and legal requirements

  • Participate as a team member on other projects as needed

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.

  • Minimum 5-7 years in Benefits Manager or Director role

  • Skill requirements include leadership, written and verbal communications, organizational planning and problem solving.

  • Must have ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate sound judgment, strategic thinking, excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to prioritize and take initiative, work well under pressure, and maintain confidential information.


  • Staffing experience strongly preferred.

  • Experience with Canadian and International Benefits

  • Ceridian Dayforce experience

About Aquent:

We are a global workforce solutions company that helps organizations find, grow, and support their most valuable resource - people. More than 30 years ago, we invented the creative and marketing staffing speciality. We continue to be the largest creative staffing firm in the world. By challenging conventional wisdom, we continuously innovate across talent, services, and technology within the creative space and beyond. 


Vitamin T/Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Other details

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