PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sports Brands that designs and develops footwear, apparel and accessories. It starts in sport and ends in fashion. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Football, Running, Training, Fitness, Golf and Motorsports. We are committed to working in ways that contribute to the world by supporting creativity, sustainability and peace, and by staying true to the principles of being fair, honest, positive and creative in decisions made and actions taken. Would you like working in a fast pace and multicultural environment? Then PUMA is the right place to be!
This role will be joining PUMA’s People & Organization team at a critical point in the company’s growth trajectory where the NA Regional office and Boston International teams join together in a new corporate headquarters in Somerville, MA. Become a member of our successful People & Organization as a Specialist, People Rewards.
Approximately 60% focused on the administration of the company’s leave of absence programs in the US and Canada for both Corporate and Retail employees
Ensure all leave requests follow company leave policies and are within compliance under federal and state/provincial guidelines and legislative changes for leave program policies, procedures, plan documents, and benefit summaries; and with the Americans with Disabilities Act (US)
Update Employee leave and pay status in the HRIS system; work closely with payroll to ensure accurate wage payments and application of accrued time
Monitor employee leave periods; identify patterns, issues or concerns and coordinate with employees, departments, People & Organization Management, disability vendors and Legal as necessary
Counsel and educate employees and managers on Leave of Absence policies and procedures and assist with Workers Compensation cases
Leverage technology to simplify and streamline internal processes and manage monthly leave and ad hoc reporting
Oversea the provision of administrative services by third parties for leave and disability programs including relationship management with Benefit vendors; partner to resolve issues
Manage electronic availability and distribution of leave and disability information on the local intranet site (SharePoint)
Approximately 40% focused on Benefit Programs
Administer Direct Billing Program for Benefit premium payment in the US and Canada and conduct regular reconciliation of General Ledger Benefit Accounts in partnership with Finance
Audit and pay invoices for some benefit plans and complete compliance tasks including nondiscrimination testing and HIPAA Training