Sr. Rewards Administrator
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 5/15/2019

Job Description

The TEGNA Total Rewards Team is looking for an analytical, detail-oriented and employee-experience-centric Sr. Rewards Administrator. The Administrator will be responsible for the smooth and successful day-to-day operations of the stock and retirement plans, including Pension, 401(k), DCP, Equity, and SERP.

The Administrator will work closely with Finance, Payroll, Legal, IT, the broader HR team and the external third party administrators (“TPAs”) (i.e., Merrill, Aon and Wills Towers Watson) to ensure close collaboration and timely communications.

The ideal candidate will have outstanding customer service and excellent communication skills. Additionally, we are looking for someone who can perform the role with a high level of accuracy and takes pride in delivering high quality work.                                                           

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with pension vendor to ensure timely and cost-efficient servicing for participants; act as a point of contact for escalated employee and retiree pension questions
  • Leads all major events for different plans from start to finish, such as open enrollments, new equity grant processing, award vesting, etc.
  • Provides timely communication to plan participants
  • Works with key stakeholders to ensure accurate and timely Payroll deductions, tax withholding, payment distributions and reporting of various transactions for all plans
  • Ensures data integrity in the TPA systems through regularly auditing the data and evaluating the performance of system interface
  • Provides excellent customer service for inquiries regarding the plan designs, TPA account navigations, and paystubs
  • Manages relationship with TPAs, and monitors TPA system enhancements and changes to service level
  • Works with internal and external auditors to ensure tight internal controls are followed for SOX compliance
  • Provides timely ad hoc reports to Finance, Payroll or HR upon request
  • Assists Legal with the execution of quarterly blackout, timely SEC reporting for Section 16, and monitors stock ownership of key employees
  • Identifies and recommends process improvements
  • Assist with preparation of annual proxy statement

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of experience in benefits administration; pension experience preferred
  • Some stock administration for a public company preferred
  • Experience with Merrill Lynch Equity Administration platform strongly desired
  • Knowledge of IRC 409A
  • Knowledge of Section 16 SEC Filing
  • Knowledge of Deferred Compensation
  • Knowledge of ERISA
  • HRIS experience a plus

 

Other Qualifications:

  • Commitment to high quality of work and excellent customer service
  • High touch employee service orientation
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to partner with all levels of employees and management
  • Ability to identify problems and solve them through innovative solutions and sound judgment

 

 

Supervision/Contacts:

 

  • Reports to: Director, Compensation

 

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

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About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.