Oaktree Capital Management

  • Senior Benefits Analyst

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    Job Department
    Human Resources
  • Company Overview

    Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $100 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2017. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt (including high yield debt and senior loans), control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm has over 900 employees and offices in 18 cities worldwide.


    For additional information please visit our website at www.oaktreecapital.com






    Under the general direction of the functional benefits head, this position is responsible for implementing US benefits initiatives and ensuring that the daily operation of US health and welfare benefit plans and programs are operating compliantly, efficiently, and are well-communicated.

    Managing daily operations includes the following areas of responsibility:

    • Develop benefits onboarding (design, deliver and maintain accurate benefits materials and orientations)
    • Manage enrollments (setting up and managing US Open Enrollment, running reports to insure timely and complete enrollment, auditing and comparing Oaktree and Vendor billing and enrollment records, and analyzing processes for efficiency and compliance)
    • Separations (running reports to ensure timely separation paperwork and COBRA)
    • Train frontline staff and serve as escalation point in responding to daily benefits questions and claims issues
    • Approve US billing and assist in projecting cost for US benefits
    • Manage feeds for US health and welfare vendors, ensure accuracy and completeness
    • Proactively manage leaves of absence, including the relationship with our administrators and Oaktree managers
    • Manage the wellness program
    • Manage US benefit vendor and consultant relationships
    • Develop initial budgetary recommendations and document spend. Monitor and operate within the parameters of the approved US health and welfare budget with respect to daily operations, seeking approval for escalated expense and initiatives
    • Analyze processes to ensure efficiency; make suggestions for improvements to the VP
    • Communicate, market and train staff on US benefits, changes and impacts




    • Minimum five years’ experience in Human Resources, with experience in Benefits and preferably within a professional services firm;
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office application including Word, Excel, and Outlook;
    • Experience with an HRIS is a plus;
    • Strong analytical and database management skills;
    • Proven ability to manage tasks with competing priorities and deadlines, independently determining order of priority and self initiating other value-added tasks


    Personal Attributes


    • Possess a willingness to help with outstanding customer service skills;
    • Self-starter with a proven ability to take initiative;
    • Responsible with a strong work ethic and sense of dedication;
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
    • Works well under pressure and with time constraints;
    • Outstanding organization skills with high attention-to-detail;
    • Team-oriented with strong integrity and professionalism; and
    • Must be able to handle highly confidential information and situations with professionalism and tact.



    Bachelor’s degree required.


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