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Crinetics is a pharmaceutical company based in San Diego, California that develops much-needed therapies for people with rare endocrine diseases. We were founded by a dedicated team of scientists with the simple belief that better therapies developed from rigorous innovation can lead to better lives. Our work continues to make a real difference in the lives of patients. We have a prolific discovery engine and robust pipeline across preclinical and clinical development. We are driven by science with a patient-centric and team-oriented culture. This is an exciting time to join Crinetics as we shape our organization into the world’s premier fully integrated endocrine company from discovery to patients. Come join our team as we transform the lives of others.

Position Summary:

The Compensation and Benefits Specialist will be responsible for assisting with design, deployment and administration of all compensation and befits programs, as well as support cross-functional ad hoc HR administrative tasks. The individual will provide support in analyzing, planning, developing, benchmarking, and executing programs.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

These may include but are not limited to:

Assist in the annual benefits renewal and open enrollment process
Reconciliation and submission of billing for benefits carriers
Monitor benefit payroll deductions to ensure accuracy
Maintain and troubleshoot, when necessary, the benefits enrollment system – PlanSource
Respond to benefit inquiries from employees
Investigate, analyze, and resolve a wide range of routine benefits issues
Responsible for all benefit-related communications including open enrollment material, benefit guides and intranet content
Coordinate daily benefit processing, ensuring all third-party enrollment discrepancies are resolved
Collaborate with payroll to ensure employer contributions and payroll deductions are processed accurately and timely

Assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of the company compensation programs
Generate and provide complex recurring and ad-hoc compensation and equity reports
Create dynamic models and tools to streamline operations and analyze compensation data
Assure the accuracy of compensation-related items in the HRIS systems
Participate in compensation activities such as annual salary survey input, pay structure analysis, merit cycles, and promotions

General HR administration:
Create and assist in maintaining employee electronic files and records
Complete the necessary recordkeeping, reporting, and other paperwork in accordance with federal, state, and provider regulations including business audits
Assist in keeping the company compliant with multi-state, federal and local regulations
Hire new employees into Paycor (HRIS)Verify I-9 documentation
Complete E-Verify authorization
Create health benefit accounts
Update other support systems with new-hire data (ChartHop, Backstitch)
Collect, validate, and analyze complex HR data sets using Excel (Pivot charts, VLOOKUP, etc.), visualization techniques (Power Bi, Tableau), or other methods
Collaborate with all HR functions such as Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, and Human Resources Business Partners on cross-functional projects
Participate in the planning of employee activities and team building events
File annual EEO-1 Report
Assist with updates and maintenance of the company intranet (ARC) for the HR department
Create purchase orders in Coupa
Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

Minimum BA/BS in Human Resources or Business with 5 years’ related experience (an equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered)
General knowledge of basic HR practices
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
A basic understanding of the laws and rules governing the administration of benefits (such as the ADA, FLMA, CFRA, 125, DOL, and IRS rules and regulations
Effective time management skills and a high degree of attention to detail
Excellent research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Good strategic and critical thinking abilities
Previous experience in managing HRIS and benefits systems
Effective interpersonal skills to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
Ability to prioritize and deliver a high volume of work and deliverables across multiple projects and programs, demonstrating flexibility and resilience amid evolving priorities
Eager to learn in a dynamic environment
Ability to work independently and adapt to a growing organization’s needs
Strong sense of good judgement and ability to maintain confidential information is critical
Strong communication skills (oral/written) and good PC skills
High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and Excel
Strong organization skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks at once
Must understand and respect company core values and possess the highest integrity

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Activities: On a continuous basis, sit at desk for a long period of time; intermittently answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Some walking and lifting up to 25 lbs. may be required. The noise level in the work environment is typically low to moderate. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and responsibilities.

Laboratory Activities (if applicable): Biology and chemical laboratory environment experience needed. Environmental health and safety requirements also apply.

You may be required to travel for up to 5% of your time.

The Anticipated Base Salary Range:  $88,000 – $96,700
In addition to your base pay, our total rewards program consists of a discretionary annual target bonus, stock options, ESPP, and 401k match. We also provide top-notch health insurance plans for employees (and their families) to include medical, dental, vision and basic life insurance, 20 days of PTO, 10 paid holidays, and a winter company shutdown.

The final salary offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience and education. Crinetics Pharmaceuticals is a multi-state employer, and this salary range may not reflect positions that work in other states. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range during the hiring process.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Crinetics is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

Vaccination requirement:
Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications, and advice from internal and external experts, Crinetics requires that all employees and contractors be fully vaccinated and have received the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. “Full vaccination” is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.

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