Overview

Job Location:
West Hollywood, CA, USA

Job Summary:

WHO ARE WE?

Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network.  Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five eCommerce sites, with over 26 million monthly unique visitors.  Live Nation Concerts produces over 20,000 shows annually for more than 2,000 artists globally.  Front Line is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 250 artists.  These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling over 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

WHO ARE YOU?

Passionate and motivated. Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. At Live Nation Entertainment, our people embrace these qualities, so if this sounds like you then please read on! 

THE ROLE

Seeking a full-time Benefits Specialist/Analyst experienced in supporting large, mutli-layered organizations. This individual will support the Benefits Team’s larger functions but will be primarily focused on compliance (incl. annual filings, ACA tracking and reporting, notices, etc.), vendor management, 401(k) & billing expertise, plan operations, utilization tracking, process improvement, and the financial balance of a decentralized corporation.

WHAT THIS ROLE WILL DO

  • Maintain benefit plans with an emphasis on the financial and operational components of the benefit functions: compliance, premium billing and processing, utilization, data analytics. 

  • Manage ACA Tracking and Reporting.

  • Supervise and manage all IRS and DOL compliance reporting for 401(k) and Health & Welfare plans.

  • Regularly reconcile and audit benefits plan enrollment, system setup, payroll deductions and vendor billing.

  • Create more efficient business processes to support a complex and decentralized organization.

  • Be a subject matter expert in all things benefits and willing to manage a benefit plan for our joint ventures.

  • Oversee Joint Venture partnership/acquisitions for possible inclusion into the Joint Venture benefit plan(s).

  • Act as subject matter expert on all health and welfare benefits needs across the organization.

  • Oversee implementation of new benefit programs and suggest changes to current programs.

  • Work with vendors and brokers to ensure the best plans for employees, holding external partners accountable to SLAs.

  • Work with benefit advisors to analyze plan utilization and benchmarking data to propose enhancements to benefit offerings.

  • In partnership with the Benefits Specialists, manage vendor relationships with insurance carriers, 401(k) plan administrators, consultants and other service providers.

  • Monitor the legal and regulatory environment as it impacts benefit plans and make recommendations for changes as appropriate.

  • Help execute on annual enrollment process from planning to managing employee communications, and presenting benefits plans to all employees.

WHAT THIS PERSON WILL BRING

  • A Bachelor’s degree

  • 3-5 years benefits experience at a large organization with diverse employee populations.

  • Excellent understanding of benefits plans, and compliance requirements (FMLA, ACA, HIPAA, federal and state laws)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Data-oriented and analytical

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Power Point, Excel, Word, and Access.

  • Exceptional integrity, accountability, and the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

  • Must be detail-oriented.

  • Experience with Open Enrollment across various employee types and demographics.

  • Ability to thrive in a demanding, change-oriented, fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work in a rapidly evolving, fast paced culture and meet time-critical deadlines.

  • Ability to maintain professional and approachable demeanor to effectively handle sensitive employee inquiries and maintain great employee rapport.

  • Demonstrates flexibility, organization and self-motivation.

WHAT WILL YOU SET YOU APART:

  • Workday HCM knowledge preferred

  • ADP experience

  • Experience with data analytics

  • Collaborative and Team-Driven

  • Ability to backup 401(k), Healthcare, & FMLA and leave policies and practices

BENEFITS & PERKS

Our motto is ‘Taking Care of Our Own’ through 6 pillars of benefits:

  • HEALTH: Medical, Vision and Dental benefits for you and your family, including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

  • YOURSELF: Generous paid time off policy including paid holidays, sick time and paid days off for your birthday, Free concert tickets

  • WEALTH: 401(k) program with company match, Stock Program

  • FAMILY: New parent programs & support including caregiver leave and childcare cash, infertility support

  • CAREER: Tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment internal growth and development programs & trainings

  • OTHERS: Volunteer time off, crowdfunding network

Live Nation’s policy regarding vaccinations and masking will evolve based upon updated regulations and factors related to COVID-19. Currently, we strongly encourage employees to be fully vaccinated or have received a negative COVID test within [24] hours of entering an office.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are passionate and committed to our people and go beyond the rhetoric of diversity and inclusion.  You will be working in an inclusive environment and be encouraged to bring your whole self to work.  We will do all that we can to help you successfully balance your work and homelife.  As a growing business we will encourage you to develop your professional and personal aspirations, enjoy new experiences, and learn from the talented people you will be working with.  It’s talent that matters to us and we encourage applications from people irrespective of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or caring responsibilities.

Live Nation strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of age (40 and over), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), family and medical care leave or the denial of family and medical care leave, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status, political affiliation, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, rule, ordinance or regulation. 

We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the California Fair Chance Act and consistent with other similar and / or applicable laws in other areas.

We also afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability. For this reason, Live Nation will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant  consistent with its legal obligations to do so, including reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy in accordance with applicable local, state and / or federal law. As part of its commitment to make reasonable accommodations, Live Nation also wishes to participate in a timely, good faith, interactive process with a disabled applicant to determine effective reasonable accommodations, if any, which can be made in response to a request for accommodations. Applicants are invited to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made to assist them to perform the essential functions of the position they seek. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should contact a Human Resources Representative to request the opportunity to participate in a timely interactive process.  Live Nation will also provide reasonable religious accommodations on a case by case basis.

HIRING PRACTICES
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job

Live Nation recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Live Nation may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

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