Human Resources Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

Associate, Compensation & Benefits Analyst

Company Intro

Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer-facing brands – Booking.com, KAYAK, priceline, agoda.com, Rentalcars.com, and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world.

Job Overview

This position will play a critical role in supporting the Compensation & Benefits (C&B) team in providing best in class C&B policy, processes and support to Booking Holdings leadership and employees.

 

The primary focuses of this role will be analytical and audit related, supporting the current C&B team and working with C&B specialists in the brands and external partners such as vendors supporting our compensation, retirement and health & welfare policies & programs.

Responsibilities and Duties

Compensation-related

  • Salary Survey submission and management; partner with survey houses such as Mercer, Radford, Willis Towers Watson

  • Carry out job evaluations leveraging Mercer’s International Position Evaluation IIPE) tool

  • Carry out ad hoc compensation analysis

  • Support offer process – work within guidelines to produce new hire offer recommendations

  • Support annual budget process

  • Support annual compensation planning process, including statement production

  • Support headcount tracking for quarterly forecasts aligning with FP&A, recruitment, and senior leaders’ needs

  • Track new hire compensation to ensure quarterly forecasts are being updated accordingly

 

401(k) / Retirement-related

  • Respond to  day-to-day questions from Booking Holdings employees and those escalated from brand benefits teams regarding 401(k) / respond to questions sent to 401(k) mailbox

  • Assist Retirement Plan Manager with education materials and miscellaneous presentations, including but not limited to employee education meetings  401(k) Administrative Committee meetings and Compensation Committee materials

  • Support all 401(k)-related audit processes such as:

    • monitoring timely brand contribution submissions for payroll contributions and new hires. Follow up with brands accordingly  

    • partnering with brands to resolve overdue loans, uncashed checks, invalid and missing data etc.; Liaise with brand payroll / HR teams, consultants and 401(k) record keeper to ensure plan records correctly updated; monitoring and maintaining  appropriate  system access for record keeper system

  • Audit of payroll, HRIS and record keeper records to ensure accuracy and consistency of 401k data e.g. eligible compensation, contributions ($$ and %), statutory limits, match calculations

  • Respond to external audit and compliance review requests
     

Health & Welfare-related

  • Support Manager North American Benefits as a liaison to brand HR benefit administrators to execute audit requests, and support in vendor enrollment issues, and invoice reconciliation and approval

  • Answer day-to-day questions from Booking Holdings employees regarding benefits programs, and support employee benefits onboarding

  • Provide support in the designing, testing and maintaining Benefit Administration Tools (Workday) and reporting

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree  – preferably finance/ business/analytics based

  • Limited (0-1 year) of experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in google docs / sheets, slides and Microsoft office applications

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Financial literacy and numeracy

  • Analytical mindset

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Aptitude for working with systems such as Workday

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload / competing requests for support

  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with complete discretion

About BKNG 

Booking Holdings is the world leader in online travel & related services. Our teams work around the clock to build and improve the technology that empowers people to more freely travel across borders, time zones, languages and cultures. At Booking Holdings, we make it easier for everyone to experience the world every day through seamless technology powered by our six major brands: 

  • Booking.com

  • KAYAK

  • priceline

  • agoda

  • Rentalcars.com

  • OpenTable

Through the Booking Holdings brands, we help our customers reach all corners of the earth. Our ability to provide great service rests on how well we understand our diverse customer base, which is why having a diverse team is so important to us. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.

EEO Statement:

Booking Holdings is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. We ensure equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Booking Holdings also extends this policy to every phase of the employment process including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, placement, transfer, training and development, position elimination, restructure, promotion, compensation, benefits, layoffs, termination, and all other conditions or privileges of employment. Booking Holdings and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please email reasonableaccommodation@bookingholdings.com with your request. M/F/V/D/SO  

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