401(k) Manager at IHS Markit Digital

| Greater Denver Area
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The 401(k) Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and managing the service delivery of the 401(k) programs, ensuring full compliance, efficient administration and a positive colleague experience. This person will be the subject matter expert for the 401(k) programs, policies and processes but also an integral part of a broader US benefits team.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drives towards a clear, positive employee experience that includes an efficient support model for swift resolution of employee inquiries, timely communication campaigns, activities/events that contribute to education goals
  • Reviews communications, updates internal intranet site, ensures documents are posted and mailed as required
  • Serves as the subject matter expert and advise on 401(k) programs and policies
  • Owns and manages the vendor relationships including contracts, monitor SLAs, project management, data privacy
  • Ensures excellence in operational and administrative procedure of the 401(k) plans, in alignment with plan documents and compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. This includes enrolments, payments distributions, reconciling company match calculations, audits, filings etc.
  • Ensures compliance with ERISA, IRS, DOL and other government regulations. Responsible for timely government reporting, audits and non-discrimination testing
  • Documents all procedures associated with 401(k) programs and ensures processes are clear, well-coordinated and efficiently aligned between payroll, HR Services and other teams
  • Identify and recommend methods to update, simplify and enhance processes, procedures and technologies. Lead and/or participate in continuous improvement initiatives to ensure services are effectively delivered
  • Manages and supports in country acquisition and divestiture transition in or out of plans including communications


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years relevant experience with US 401(k) plans
  • Experience with vendor management and process optimization
  • Strong project management, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly proficient in MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word Teams)
  • Experience with Workday is desirable
  • Up to date knowledge of current Total Rewards and 401(k) regulations and market practice 


Personal competencies

  • Ambitious / Eager to learn – learning and change cannot be overwhelming to this individual
  • Resourceful – knowing how to access and research multiple sources of information and data is important
  • Organized – since we are in an open-source model, this individual will need to utilize tools and methodology to understand multiple workstreams and various priorities
  • Ability to execute – this individual will need to have a bias to action which is underpinned by research and analytics
  • Analytical – this individual should be comfortable with data, data analytic tools and using data to make observations and conclusions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to explain highly technical programs to employees with clarity, tact and diplomacy
  • Must be able to work autonomously, with little supervisory direction
  • Must also work well in a team and contribute to an open-source, collaboration model
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An Insider's view of IHS Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.


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What are some things you learned at the company?

I’ve learned to appreciate and be intentional. My teammates are always ready to help each other find a better workflow, learn new tools, and support each other emotionally. This culture of support and collaboration inspires me to contribute by creating amazing work for our clients and being creative in connecting with colleagues intentionally.


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How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!


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What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
We each get 3 days a year to volunteer and will help match you with existing opportinities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have ample opportunities to join committees! We've got guilds, a Pride committee, a crafting club, a book club, a green team, a parenting community and several more.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Restricted share unites (RSU's) may be grated recognizing performance.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life happens and we trust our colleagues to get the work they committed to done.
Remote Work Program
COVID-19 has provided us the opportunity to quickly acclimate to working remotely and we are establishing new guidelines as we continue to learn.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
We all want the opportunity to learn and grow. You and your manager can talk about what makes sense for you and your team.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

To name a few...pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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