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Compensation & Benefits Manager

Posted January 13, 2021

Naskila Gaming
Livingston, TX

About This Job


The Compensation & Benefits Manager will oversee the development, implementation, and administration of compensation and benefit programs, policies, and procedures. This position also manages all compensation functions including biweekly payroll, salary structure development, incentive plan design, and benefit programs, as adopted by the company.  

Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Manages the daily operations of all benefits activities for the Naskila Gaming.
  • Manages and ensures the coordination and administration of all benefit programs, reports, records, correspondence and changes for the team member benefit programs which include health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, short and long-term disability, supplemental benefit programs, leave administration, life insurance, and the Naskila Gaming 401k retirement program.
  • Stays abreast of emerging benefit practices and makes appropriate recommendations to ensure that the Naskila Gaming practices are current in the market, properly balancing team member welfare with employer cost.
  • Manages the creation and filing of all required financial statements and related accounting for welfare benefits and 401k retirement plans, including ensuring plans remain in compliance with current legal requirements.
  • Ensures appropriate record-keeping in compliance with applicable laws and regulations: quarterly audits, reporting responsibilities for federal, local, state and the Naskila Gaming as directed.
  • Works with the benefits broker service plan and implements the annual open enrollment process and conducts team member benefit information sessions as appropriate. 
  • Manages the administration of data entry into the Human Resource Information System (HRIS) system and all related reporting requirements.
  • Manages the administration of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FML) function to include processing of paperwork, certifications, reporting documentation, assisting departments with abuse concerns and keeping abreast of any necessary FML program enhancements.
  • Supervises maintenance of enrollment, application, and claims records for all benefit plans.
  • Verifies the calculations of the monthly premiums statements for all group insurance policies and maintains statistical data relative to premiums, claims, and costs.
  • Resolves administrative problems with the carrier representatives and benefits broker.
  • Manages the administration of all leaves of absence (FML, Medical, and Personal Leave, Administrative) for all team members assuring compliance with policy, federal, state and local statute. 
  • Maintain compensation system, including the completion of salary surveys and the updating of salary books; reviews positions to ensure they are appropriately graded to market, adjusting as needed.
  • Manage the accurate and timely processing of all department’s payrolls.
  • Provide financial management for assigned function areas including forecasting, budgeting, and goal setting, approving expenses & reporting.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration with an emphasis in Accounting, or a related field.
  • Five (5) years previous experience as a payroll manager, accounting supervisor, or related position, or combined equivalent of education and experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent computer skills; experience in payroll software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manager time efficiently.
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills; precise attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills; comfortable with tight deadlines.
  • In-depth understanding of payroll procedures, laws, taxes, and best practices.
  • In-depth understanding of ACA and FMLA Compliance requirements.


  • Experience with ADP
  • CPP, SHRM, or CEBS Certifications

Additional Information

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process. 


About this Employer

Naskila Gaming

540 State Park Rd 56
Livingston, TX 77351

About the company

Naskila Gaming is located just east of Livingston, Texas, approximately an hour north of Houston.  The 30,000 sq. ft. gaming facility will feature over 800 electronic gaming machines, free membership for gaming customers in the Seven Feathers Circle Players Club, and the Timbers Grille Restaurant with dining patio, as well as free valet parking.