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Staff Benefits Analyst

Location Remote Category Human Resources Job ID R17888
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Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.


We’re looking for a high-energy, results-focused Staff Benefits Analyst to implement and run benefits programs at Sunrun. As a Staff Benefits Analyst you will collaborate with cross-functional teams, to deliver on key projects, deliverables and programs. This is the perfect role for a person who has deep expertise and passion to deliver best-in-class benefits programs and processes.


  • Project manage and lead key initiatives to support the benefits function

  • Recommend and enhance current programs, policies, and processes for both short-term and longer-term business needs and goals

  • Provide exceptional service and liaise directly with employees in connection with questions about benefit eligibility, programming, leave management and escalating to leadership where appropriate

  • Provide ongoing support for vendor management including by participating in regular status calls and strategic reviews, proactively driving root causes, proactively identifying areas for process improvement and assisting with implementation of new initiatives

  • Train and coach people team members on benefits philosophy and best practice

  • Help lead the annual benefits Open Enrollment process, including partnering with vendors/brokers/consultants to manage employee communications, prepare benefit plan materials, coordinate timelines and address employee questions

  • Coordinate and facilitate compliance related matters, in partnership with external vendors, including (but not limited to) completion of Form 5500s, ACA filings, 401k annual audits, Summary Annual Reports, FSA/401k non-discrimination testing etc.

  • Assist in development and delivery of benefits education for the People (HR) organization, business partners, and employees.

  • Partner with the Benefits Director to launch a new wellbeing strategy


  • Business degree or related work experience 

  • A background of at least 8+ years of benefits experience with a mix of experience in fast-growing and more established organizations

  • Strong analytical and project management skills, proven ability to design clear processes, and a very detail-oriented

  • Expert level administration of employee benefits health and welfare including self-insured plans and retirement plans

  • Current, in-depth knowledge of federal and state requirements related, but not limited to ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA, FMLA, PPACA, GINA, ADA, CARES, Section 125 of the IRS and other legislation and regulations that affect the design and administration of the benefit plans

  • Experience in Google Workspace and strong g sheets and excel skills (mastery of pivot tables, etc.)

  • Must possess business acumen, strong analytical, troubleshooting, problem-solving, and project management skills

  • Ability to partner, collaborate, and influence across a wide spectrum of functions

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to distill complex issues into structured frameworks and concrete action plans

  • Highly entrepreneurial and comfortable working in a fast pace environment with minimal guidance

  • An excellent sense of humor is a huge plus!

* The compensation for this role can go up to $125,000.00 for those candidates that meet the qualifications presented in this job description.


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Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different  starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower.  Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

Starting salary/wage for this opportunity:

$87,847.00 to $117,058.00

Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards.  Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. 

This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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About Us

Sunrun (NASDAQ: RUN) is the number one residential solar provider in the country. At Sunrun, we believe America’s energy future starts at home. As the energy provider of choice, we integrate solar, home battery storage, and electrification into a smart solution for individuals to power their homes, cars, and communities. Join us in our mission to create a planet run by the sun!

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Perks & Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Vacations/Holidays
  • Paid Baby Bonding Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • Anniversary Equity Award (based on qualifications)
  • PowerU - 100% Funded Education Programs

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A Commitment to Candidate Experience

At Sunrun our fiercely passionate workforce is our greatest asset and help power our mission to create a planet run by the sun. We strive to have the best in class experience for our candidates. If you had a great experience or you feel there is room for improvement, please reach out to our Director of Talent Acquisition, Kelly Wittman, to share your feedback.

Accommodation for Disabilities

If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at

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