Total Rewards Specialist (Payroll, Benefits & HRIS) - Northlake, IL at Imperfect Produce
Chicago, IL, US
About Imperfect
Imperfect is a produce delivery startup on a mission to reduce food waste and to make fresh produce more affordable, accessible, and convenient. We source produce directly from farms, which would otherwise go to waste, and deliver it to customers' doors for an average of 30% less than grocery store prices. Since our start in 2015, our customers have saved millions of pounds of produce from going to waste.
Imperfect is more than just a produce box! In everything we do, we bring an appetite, lead with heart, embrace imperfection, and work to grow the movement. We aim to cultivate sustainable environments everywhere we go–whether in the office, warehouse, or field. By working at Imperfect, you’re helping build a more sustainable and effective food system. You’re helping fight food waste. You’re ensuring farmers are rewarded for their full harvest. You’re improving access to healthy food in food deserts. With each curvy cucumber and misshapen potato, you’re helping shape our world for the better.
We're headquartered in San Francisco with operations in each of our cities: the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, San Antonio, Austin and Baltimore.
We're looking for folks who are positive, motivated, and ready to change the world. If that sounds like you, drop us a line!
About the Role:
Imperfect Foods is looking for a customer-focused Total Rewards Specialist (Payroll, Benefits & HRIS) who wants to use their strong analytical skills and benefits experience to manage the day-to-day administration of our group health and welfare benefits programs; plus provide support for payroll and other areas of our Total Rewards offerings.

What you'll get to do:

    • Day-to-day administration of our group health and welfare benefits programs
    • Assist employees, partners, and vendors to resolve benefit and payroll issues
    • Manage ongoing benefits enrollment processes and act as primary contact with our electronic enrollment vendor
    • Monitor data integrity of benefit enrollments and payroll deductions; resolve issues with vendors, consultants and payroll
    • Serve as primary back-up for our payroll administrator and perform benefit deduction audits
    • Ensure employee information as it relates to benefits program eligibility and enrollment is accurately recorded and provided to the benefit providers in a timely manner. Audit reports and records as necessary
    • Assist with the development and coordination of a system-wide wellness program
    • Develop compensation and benefits related communication processes
    • Develop and prepare communications and establish processes and systems for the annual benefit enrollment program
    • Assist with researching and monitoring competitiveness of current compensation and benefit programs and legislative requirements; Recommend changes as appropriate
    • Participate on Imperfect's behalf in compensation and benefits surveys
    • Perform job analysis, write job descriptions, assign job codes and recommends salary grade assignments using market survey data and point factor software
    • Assist in the research and development of compensation programs (e.g., policy/procedure changes, salary structure adjustments, and merit budget proposal)
    • Utilize compensation planning database to assist with the process including: download data from HRIS system, perform system set-up, and report generation
    • Assist in the implementation and administration of the annual merit and compensation cycle
    • Perform all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned

What we offer our Total Rewards Specialist:

    • Challenging and diverse work with the opportunity to help administer a unique industry leading Total Rewards package
    • The ability to develop skills and take a lead role with segments of the Total Rewards area
    • The opportunity to help shape and define a new role for Imperfect Foods, now and going forward
    • The chance to be part of a fun and collaborative culture
    • Competitive benefits package including health care, paid vacation, 401k, and a weekly Imperfect box!

What we expect you've already done:

    • Worked in Total Rewards, benefits administration, HR, payroll, or related area for at least 3 to 5 years
    • Shown a proficiency in analyzing and managing sensitive personnel data
    • Built strong computer and Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel; and shown an aptitude in Payroll Administration
    • Earned a B.A. or B.S. Degree
    • Successfully completed the SHRM-CP, PHR, APA, CBES or CCP certification program (preferred)

The kind of people we look for:

    • Customer focused individuals with strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Critical thinkers who can analyze data and have an exceptional attention to detail
    • Self-motivated team players who can meet deadlines, learn quickly, and complete multiple projects simultaneously
    • Problem-solvers who can successfully work with all levels of an organization and partner with third parties
    • Mission-driven individuals who are passionate about Imperfect's goal to eliminate food waste

Physical Requirements:

    • Sedentary work; predominantly involves sitting most of the time
    • Standing desks and / or other ergonomic accommodation is available upon request
    • Walking, climbing stairs, and standing are required only occasionally
    • Regular work with computers, including keyboards, mouses, and screens; regular use of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets also required
Individuals seeking employment at Imperfect Produce are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.