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Senior Manager, Benefits

London, United Kingdom

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Since being founded in 2001, BlackLine has become a leading provider of cloud software that automates and controls the entire financial close process. Our vision is to modernize the finance and accounting function to enable greater operational effectiveness and agility, and we are committed to delivering innovative solutions and services to empower accounting and finance leaders around the world to achieve Modern Finance.

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We are looking for a Senior Manager, Benefits who will be responsible for contributing to the design, implementation, and optimization of our benefits and wellness program in the EMEA and APAC regions. Reporting to the VP, Total Rewards and Analytics, you will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the benefit and wellness programs for all employees in the EMEA and APAC regions. This role will provide excellent customer service to a variety of internal customers and monitors benefit administration across multiple systems and applications.

You'll Get To:

  • Support the design, implementation and administration of EMEA and APAC benefits including health, and pension within the governance framework
  • Oversee delivery of benefit programs for the EMEA and APAC regions.
  • Evaluate and analyze benefits programs to ensure that all plans remain market competitive, aligned with our values and are cost effective. Investigate trends, best practices and costs while partnering with internal team members and external experts to bring recommendations to management.
  • Manage the implementation and administration of benefits and wellness programs, policies, plans and processes. Including the ability to lead renewals, annual enrollment, work with third party vendor systems for implementing, testing and operating new benefit programs.
  • Leverage in-depth knowledge of local laws, regulations, and customs to enhance collaboration with the Total Rewards team ensuring benefits programs comply with regional requirements and meet the diverse needs of our workforce.
  • Understand current and emerging market trends in the wellness space to identify opportunities and gaps that support the design of wellness and engagement initiatives that are aligned to our corporate values.
  • Manage wellness vendors and effectively administer or implement critical initiatives such as new challenges, and innovative or leading-edge programs.
  • Provide timely response to requests and questions regarding benefits, escalating complex issues to vendors or benefits team members.
  • Partner with HR Operations team to scale and operationalize benefits support for self-service and transactional administration.
  • Participate in ongoing and/or ad hoc projects as determined by the needs of the organization.

What You'll Bring:

Years of Experience in Related Field: 5+ years of experience managing employee benefits and pension programs across EMEA

Education: Bachelors or Higher

Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Diligent, methodical and organized approach to work complemented by a high attention to detail
  • Ability to operate effectively in a busy, fast-paced innovative environment subject to multiple shifting priorities
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a variety of individuals at different levels of seniority
  • Innovative and resourceful, with an aptitude for continuous improvement
  • Ability to take ownership and responsibility and drive task completion
  • Collaborative team player - flexible and adaptable
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical knowledge of global benefits and pension regulations, compliance, and market trends.

Thrive at BlackLine Because You Are Joining:

  • A technology-based company with a sense of adventure and a vision for the future. Every door at BlackLine is open. Just bring your brains, your problem-solving skills, and be part of a winning team at the world's most trusted name in Finance Automation!
  • A culture that is kind, open, and accepting. It's a place where people can embrace what makes them unique, and the mix of cultural backgrounds and varying interests cultivates diverse thought and perspectives.
  • A culture where BlackLiner's continued growth and learning is empowered. BlackLine offers a wide variety of professional development seminars and inclusive affinity groups to celebrate and support our diversity.

BlackLine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected class or category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or other similar laws.

BlackLine recognizes that the ways we work and the workplace itself has shifted. We innovate in a workplace that optimizes a combination of virtual and in-person interactions to maximize collaboration and nurture our culture. Candidates who live within a reasonable commute to one of our offices will work in the office at least 2 days a week.

Client-provided location(s): London, UK
Job ID: blackline-4477-en-us
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Summer Fridays
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led