HR Compliance and Benefits Manager

Location Name CT, Greenwich
Date Posted
2 months ago(4/16/2024 1:20 PM)
WRBC Support Services
Primary Location
Human Resources

Company Details




"Our Company provides a state of predictability which allows brokers and agents to act with confidence."


Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation has grown from a small investment management firm into one of the largest commercial lines property and casualty insurers in the United States.


Along the way, we’ve been listed on the New York Stock Exchange, become a Fortune 500 Company, joined the S&P 500, and seen our gross written premiums exceed $10 billion.


Today the Berkley brand comprises more than 50 businesses worldwide and is divided into two segments:  Insurance and Reinsurance and Monoline Excess.  Led by our Executive Chairman, founder and largest shareholder, William. R. Berkley and our President and Chief Executive Officer, W. Robert Berkley, Jr., W.R. Berkley Corporation is well-positioned to respond to opportunities for future growth.



The HR Compliance Manager is responsible for defining and documenting policies and procedures related to the standards established by the business that comply with applicable external legislation/regulations. 


The individual in this role is responsible for educating employees about regulatory and legal employment requirements that can affect the organization.  He or she will organize HR compliance training, research, communicate and update changes as it relates to US employment laws and regulations to ensure information is shared timely with relevant stakeholders.  He or she will also investigate HR work-related matters. 


This role will involve supervisory responsibilities for Benefits/HR Compliance.


  • Responsible for the preparation and delivery of HR compliance-based communications and training to employees.
  • Research changes in US employment laws and regulations, analyzes the effect of the changes on the organization, and communicates findings to HR leaders and key stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with HR process owners to review the maintenance of required compliance documentation / internal control practices is in accordance with applicable employment laws and regulations.
  • Monitors and appropriately responds to ethics hotline; conducts employee-related investigations as appropriate.
  • Responsible for the management, communication, revisions and updates to corporate HR policies and procedures, including Employee Handbook.
  • Ensures that HR Compliance process changes are effectively managed from a control perspective.
  • Leads HR Administration of HR Compliance Training records and reporting.
  • Responsible for Termination Processes related to RSUs, Severance Payment processing, etc.
  • Supervises Benefits Manager and Data Compliance and Benefits Administrator.
  • Handles sensitive employee data or reports in a discreet manner.
  • Keeps abreast of changes in US employment laws, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Collaborate with and support HR Managers with respect to compliance questions and issues.


Education Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources, Compliance, Business or related field of study.
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP preferred.

Experience Requirements

  • Must have at least 7-10 years of experience in HR involving compliance, auditing and/or regulatory matters, plus generalist experience.
  • At least 3-5 years of supervisory experience.
  • ERISA experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of human resources policy, practice, and legal regulations.
  • Knowledge of Federal and US State Employment Laws.
  • Process-oriented, with attention to detail and ability to exercise critical judgment.
  • Strategic, critical thinker and change agent who can execute tactically while maintaining a view of long-term goals and company objectives.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communications, presentation, and project management skills.
  • Ability to assess, diagnose, plan, and execute while proactively involving the appropriate parties.
  • Understands importance of process controls and compliance risk.
  • Familiarity with Workday preferred.

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role


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