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Manager, Compensation & Benefits



Accounting & Finance
Jersey City, NJ, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024


SageSure, a best-in-class insurance technology company, is seeking a multi-talented Manager of Compensation and Benefits who will play an integral role supporting the People Operations Team. In this role, you will contribute to the design and development of SageSure’s Total Rewards initiatives while building a team of highly skilled professionals in compensation and benefits administration. If you're a strong People leader with exceptional project and change management skills, we'd like to hear from you.

What you’d be doing:

  • Manage and administer components of total compensation, including but not limited to employee benefits, salaries and bonus programs, and long and short-term incentive programs at all levels.
  • Partner with the AVP, Total Rewards in the strategic design, development, and implementation of Total Rewards programs.
  • Assist AVP, Total Rewards with budgeting and facilitation of mid- and end-year salary increases, bonus programs, and the Long-term Incentive Plan (LTIP). Continually evaluate and propose actions to ensure pay equity and transparency.
  • Identify and resolve issues related to compensation, payroll and benefit programs and implement process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Partner with the People Systems Manager to enhance and ensure accuracy and consistency of compensation and benefit information between all company systems.
  • Assess current systems and vendors used in compensation and benefits administration, adjusting where necessary and recommending changes, if needed, for continuous improvement.
  • Ensure the effective communication of Total Rewards programs, particularly group benefits and wellness programs.
  • Align with Talent Acquisition and People Business Partners to ensure the right processes are in place to attract, retain, and reward talent.
  • Manage and direct Compensation and Benefits team member(s) to achieve accuracy, efficiency and quality service delivery on a consistent basis.
  • Use strong project management skills to oversee all aspects of benefits renewals, vendor changes, wellness programs/events. Coordinate and lead roll out of annual open enrollment to include communications, documentation, events and resources.
  • Work with the Manager of Payroll to ensure payroll is processed accurately, on time, and in compliance with legal requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable government regulations (ERISA, EEOC, etc.), ensuring timeliness and accuracy for all required reporting, filing and notifications (EEO-1, 1095-C, 5500, NDT, etc.).
  • Act as a subject-matter expert on all benefit & compensation matters.
  • Review job descriptions to ensure compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

We're looking for someone who has:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field is required.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in compensation and benefits, five (5) of which must be in a leadership/supervisory role, is required.

Highly preferred candidates also have:

  • Extensive background in compensation, benefits, and payroll compliance
  • Payroll and systems experience (especially UKG)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Human Resources degree is preferred
  • CCP, CBP, or similar certification
  • Strong project management skills
  • HRIS systems experience, including set-up and implementation
  • Strong MS Office skills, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in a fast-paced, rapid-growth environment
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to multi-task and appropriately prioritize projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

About SageSure:

As a Best Places to Work in Insurance Recipient for four years in a row (2020-2023), SageSure, one of the largest residential property insurance managing general underwriter (MGU) in the United States, is pioneering ways people protect their American Dream.

A leader in catastrophe-exposed property insurance, SageSure was founded in 2009 to deliver reliable products, exceptional customer experiences, and strong underwriting results in challenging insurance markets. SageSure currently operates in 14 states and provides home, flood, and commercial coverage on behalf of its highly rated carrier partners.

We have more than 600 employees working remotely or hybrid in one of our eight offices—Jersey City, NJ; Mountain View, CA; Chicago, IL; Tallahassee, FL; Cincinnati, OH; Houston, TX; Mt. Laurel, NJ; and Cheshire, CT—who are tackling the industry’s toughest challenges.

We provide generous health benefits and perks, including tuition reimbursement, wellness allowance, paid volunteer time off, a matching 401K plan, and more.

SageSure is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a workforce that reflects the spectrum of perspectives, experiences, and abilities of the world we live in. We recognize that our differences make us strong, and we actively seek out diverse candidates through partnerships with organizations, institutions and communities that represent various backgrounds. We champion belonging and inclusion for all identities, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, ability status, gender, and country of origin, striving to create a culture where all individuals feel valued, respected, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

Our nimble, highly responsive culture nurtures critical thinkers who run toward problems and engineer solutions. We relentlessly pursue better outcomes by investing in the technology, talent, and tools that position us to succeed in demanding markets. Come join our team! Visit to find a position for you.