Senior Compensation Analyst
Company: El Pollo Loco, Inc.
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Our restaurants are only the tip of the flame. If you're looking
for a fast paced, innovative and welcoming workplace then a career
with our Corporate Familia is right for you.
What's in it for you! --- Medical + Dental + Vision Insurance---
401(K) Plan with match and immediate vesting --- Flexible Spending
Accounts--- Basic Life and AD&D/Long Term Disability---
Vacation + Sick Pay--- Bonus Compensation for eligible positions
--- Casual Friday's--- Bring your dog to work Friday's--- Discounts
of El Pollo Loco food--- Discounts on theme parks, movie tickets,
sports, hotels and more.--- Employee referral bonus program
Company & CultureFor over 35 years El Pollo Loco continues to
dominate the market in delivering the best citrus-marinated
fire-grilled chicken. We opened our first restaurant in 1980 in Los
Angeles, and today we are over 450 restaurants strong and still
growing! From our products to our people, we're truly amazing!
The Sr. Compensation and Benefits Analyst is responsible for
analyzing and effectively administering El Pollo Loco's benefits
and wellness strategies, annual renewals, compensation programs
inclusive of incentive plans (long and short-term incentive
programs and field incentive programs) to support EPL business and
employment strategies. This role also oversees the 401k program and
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Compensation Oversees the development of a comprehensive
compensation structure across all functions and levels within the
organization, inclusive of base pay, variable pay programs, field
incentives, and long and short-term incentive plans. Plans,
develops and implements new and revised compensation programs,
policies and procedures to be responsive to the company's goals and
competitive practices. This position is also responsible for
ensuring through audits, legal updates and personal interactions
that company compensation programs are consistently administered in
compliance with company policies and government regulations as well
as federal, state and local law.
Benefits Supports administration of all employee benefits, which
may include retirement plans, leave policies, wellness programs,
and insurance policies, such as health, life, and disability. This
role develops, recommends and installs approved, new or modified
plans and employee benefits policies and supervises administration
of existing plans. This position frequently monitors legal
landscape, government regulations and surveys industry to ensure
that programs are current, competitive, and in compliance with
federal, state and local laws. Partners closely with broker,
coordinating and providing benefit data/information to outsourced
Supports the 401k audit process including the Engagement Letter,
scheduling field audit work, gathering of requested documents,
answering audit questions, coordination of filing form 5500, etc.
Administers 401k election changes, enrollments, distribution
notices, responses to DOL/IRS, etc.
Creates and conducts New Hire Orientation training for Support
Center and MIT.Work with HR colleagues to implement best practices,
business process improvements and work redesign. Serves as a
resource to the department and provides support as needed on
various projects. Maintains current Desk Procedures for all core
Interacts professionally and ethically, constructively
participating as a collaborative team member or leader in pursuit
of common organizational goals.
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- The job description is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities
that are required of the employee and may include other duties as
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Qualifications - Education, Experience, License/Certifications: To
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. The
requirements listed below are representative of the education
and/or experience required.
Education and Experience: BA/BS degree required, preferably in
Human Resources. Minimum 3 years Human Resource experience
required, preferably in the restaurant/retail/construction
industry. Must have at least 3 years' experience in compensation
and benefits administration. Ability to read, write and speak
Spanish is a strong plus.
License/Certifications: PHR and CCP certification desired.
Keywords: El Pollo Loco, Inc., Irvine , Senior Compensation Analyst, Professions , Irvine, California
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