Friday , September 22 2023

Forever 21 Internship – Benefits Manager

Website Forever 21

Job Description:

We are looking for a visionary leader to help us tell the next chapter of the Forever 21 story. The Benefits Manager will oversee several areas including Benefits, 401(k) Plan Administration, Wellness Programs, and Absence Management. The Manager is responsible for providing day-to-day operational direction as well as participation in the development of HR/organizational strategy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain Forever 21’s Wellness Program for all employees at the Corporate office and Distribution Center as well as develop opportunities for the Retail Stores; responsible for program implementation, managing budget guidelines, driving employee participation, and evaluating the results of the program
  • Manage all 55 filings and ensure Forever 21 distributes appropriate Summary Annual Reports, SPDs and updates Plan Document as necessary
  • Act as Plan Administrator to the 401(k) managing all communications, deferrals, loans, hardships as well as ensure Forever 21 stays in compliance with all DOL guidelines
  • Guide the absence management team with direction ensuring compliance with state laws
  • Lead the Reconciliation and Audit Billing process for all bills related to benefits in conjunction with assigned accounting associates
  • Ensure the payroll system is accurately set-up to match both current and future plan offerings
  • Responsible for leading the set-up and negotiation of benefits (including health, retirement and supplemental perks) by finding and negotiating carrier contracts
  • Oversee Benefits for multiple locations including Forever 21 Retail stores, Distribution Center, and Corporate Support Office
  • Market the 401(k) plan and educate employees on enrollment options
  • Lead the administration of Forever 21’s Absence Management Program including all PTO, Holiday, Sick, Personal and Leave of Absences; make recommendations to enhance or modify existing offerings to ensure market competitiveness

Qualification & Experience:

  • Previous management and development of Benefits
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, including large group presentation ability
  • At least 5-7 years Human Resources management experience as a Human Resource Generalist, Coordinator, or the equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel (Formulas, Pivot Tables, Charting) and/or Access skills desired
  • Ability to travel as needed within both the U.S. (local and overnight) and internationally
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience required; Master’s degree preferred; preference for an earned PHR/SPHR or equivalent professional designation
  • Ability to lead by example in the areas of work ethic, personal and professional development that leads to maximum satisfaction, and performance of all assigned tasks

Job Details:

Company: Forever 21

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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