Entertainment One

  • Benefits Manager, One Year Contract

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/10/2018 7:48 PM)
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • About Entertainment One

    Entertainment One (“eOne”) is a publicly-traded global entertainment company.  eOne’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.


    Based in Toronto, Canada, eOne was founded in 1973 as retail music distributor Records on Wheels. By 2003 the company had expanded into film, television and family content production and distribution. The company became a constituent of the London Stock Exchange’s FTSE 250 Index in 2013.


    Entertainment One’s robust network now includes the film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, Reliance Entertainment, Alibaba Pictures and Universal Filmed Entertainment; the newly-launched MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; leading feature film production and global sales company, Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production company Renegade 83; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency, Secret Location.


    With offices across North America, Latin America, the U.K., Europe, Asia and Australia, the company has an expansive global footprint of original development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of must-have entertainment content.



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    Position Summary

    As the Benefits Manager at eOne, you will analyze, design and administer our employee benefits programs across US and Canada. This includes medical, dental, life and disability insurance plans and 401(k), pensions, employee recognition and stock ownership plans. You will develop, recommend and implement new or modified plans, employee benefits policies and supervise the administration of existing plans. This position develops cost control procedures to assure maximum coverage at the least possible cost to company and employee.


    • Manage administration of employee benefits programs such as retirement plans; medical, dental, vision plans; life insurance plans; temporary disability programs; and wellness programs.
    • Evaluate and compare existing company benefits with those of other employers by analyzing other plans, surveys and other sources of information. Plan, develop and/or participate in area and industry surveys. Analyze results of surveys and develop specific recommendations for review by management.
    • Evaluates insurance quotation and make recommendations to management. Develop company cost information for new plans and make premium cost share recommendations to management.
    • Implement new plans or changes to existing plans by preparing announcement materials, plan summary documents and other media for communicating plans to employees.
    • You will survey market and related industry to determine company's competitive position in employee benefits
    • Prepare and execute, with legal consultation, benefits documentation, such as original and amended plan texts, benefit agreements and insurance policies. Instruct insurance carriers, trustees and other administrative agencies outside the company to effect changes in benefits program. Ensure prompt and accurate compliance.
    • Assure company compliance with provisions. Supervise preparation of reports and applications required by law to be filed with federal and state agencies and other regulatory agencies. Review and analyze changes to state and federal laws pertaining to benefits, and report necessary or suggested changes to management. Coordinate company benefits with government-sponsored programs.
    • Handle benefits inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, courteous resolution.
    • Supervise maintenance of enrollment and claims records for all benefits plans.
    • As needed, you will provide support and guidance to all US and Canadian offices on our employee benefit plans.

    Key Competencies

    Required Education

    • A bachelor's degree and five (5) years of experience in benefits administration
    • Graduate studies and professional certification (CEBS, CBP) is preferred

    Skills Required

    • Strong oral and written communication skills with attention detail
    • Strong analytical skills and some knowledge of statistical analysis.
    • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant US and Canada regulations and legislation is required
    • Knowledge of international benefits trends may be helpful
    • Excellent in Microsoft Suite, very strong in excel


    What you’ll be a part of:

    ·       Break time: free snacks, winter holiday office closures, reduced hours in summer

    ·       Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because

    ·       Be inspired: regular film screenings, concerts, and opportunity to get involved in industry events

    ·       The office: modern facilities, in house screening rooms, more snacks, and swag

    ·       Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.

    ·       Grow: develop your career and shape your future


    We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.