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Benefits Specialist

New York, NY

The People Team at Asana works to enable all Asanas to achieve our goals as a company in a way that is consistent with our values. We recruit, develop and retain exceptional people of diverse backgrounds. Our goal is to ensure that all Asanas are thriving, maximizing their impact and growing. All of this is in service of our mission: Help humanity thrive by enabling all teams to work together effortlessly.

We’re looking for an empathetic and experienced Benefits Administrator, who has a passion for building better processes and solutions, and who has the knowledge to navigate the complexities of US healthcare compliance. In an organization that celebrates individual responsibility and personal growth, you won’t just be responsible for supporting the day to day administration of US benefits.

You will also be helping design the administration systems and processes that will allow Asana to scale our programs for rapid growth, and bring real value to Asanas by enhancing their end-to-end experience learning about, navigating and using benefits.

This role is based in our New York City office with an office-centric hybrid schedule. The standard in-office days are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Most Asanas have the option to work from home on Wednesdays. Working from home on Fridays depends on the type of work you do and the teams with which you partner. If you're interviewing for this role, your recruiter will share more about the in-office requirements.

What you’ll achieve

  • Be an expert in the US benefits programs Asana offers, and serve as the primary point of contact for employees at all levels on benefits questions. Experience supporting globally benefits employee inquiries is a plus.
  • Process-oriented, collaborate with global benefits vendors to solve employee benefits issues.
  • Host benefits orientations on a weekly basis and support new hire benefits enrollment
  • Manage Asana’s benefits administration system, review and approve life event changes, and conduct periodic audits to ensure the data integrity across platforms and payroll
  • Support the planning and administration of global annual benefit renewals, and other benefits changes throughout the year
  • Ensure compliance of Asana’s US benefit programs with regulations, including HIPAA, COBRA, ACA reporting, benefits NDT and other national and local regulatory filings, legal disclosures and benefits notices
  • Continued growth through opportunities to support Asana’s global benefits across 12 international offices, and act as a partner on our broader perk and wellness efforts
  • Experience the power of using Asana as an employee engagement tool, and innovate on how you use it to both support Asanas and further Asana’s product and mission

About you

  • 2-5 years of experience working in US benefits administration
  • Demonstrated understanding of global benefits administration processes, with examples of how you have improved them
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the regulations that impact US benefits, and experience of their hands-on application, global benefits administration is a plus
  • Experience managing vendors, projects and programs
  • Experience in Workday, PlanSource, ADP, Bswift, or other benefits administration system
  • Excellent communication skills for collaborating with other teams, internal and external, and customer service skills to support Asanas
  • Passionate about creating a superlative employee experience
  • Nothing gets past you and your extreme attention to detail

At Asana, we're committed to building teams that include a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, as this is critical to helping us achieve our mission. If you're interested in this role and don't meet every listed requirement, we still encourage you to apply.

What we’ll offer

Our comprehensive compensation package plays a big part in how we recognize you for the impact you have on our path to achieving our mission. We believe that compensation should be reflective of the value you create relative to the market value of your role. To ensure pay is fair and not impacted by biases, we're committed to looking at market value which is why we check ourselves and conduct a yearly pay equity audit.

For this role, the estimated base salary range is between $110,000 - $134,000. The actual base salary will vary based on various factors, including market and individual qualifications objectively assessed during the interview process. The listed range above is a guideline, and the base salary range for this role may be modified.

In addition to base salary, your compensation package may include additional components such as equity, sales incentive pay (for most sales roles), and benefits. If you're interviewing for this role, speak with your Talent Acquisition Partner to learn more about the total compensation and benefits for this role.

We strive to provide equitable and competitive benefits packages that support our employees worldwide and include:

  • Mental health, wellness & fitness benefits
  • Career coaching & support
  • Inclusive family building benefits
  • Long-term savings or retirement plans
  • In-office culinary options to cater to your dietary preferences 

These are just some of the benefits we offer, and benefits may vary based on role, country, and local regulations. If you're interviewing for this role, speak with your Talent Acquisition Partner to learn more about the total compensation and benefits for this role.

Asana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. Millions of teams around the world rely on Asana to achieve their most important goals, faster. Asana has been named a Top 10 Best Workplace for 5 years in a row, is Fortune's #1 Best Workplace in the Bay Area, and one of Glassdoor’s and Inc.’s Best Places to Work. After spending more than a year physically distanced, Team Asana is safely and mindfully returning to in-person collaboration, incorporating flexibility that adds hybrid elements to our office-centric culture. With 11+ offices all over the world, we are always looking for individuals who care about building technology that drives positive change in the world and a culture where everyone feels that they belong. 

We believe in supporting people to do their best work and thrive, and building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is core to our mission.

Our goal is to ensure that Asana upholds an inclusive environment where all people feel that they are equally respected and valued, whether they are applying for an open position or working at the company.

We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also comply with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws in other locations.

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