Benefits Specialist

  • location: Purchase, NY
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $85,000 per year
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Benefits Specialist

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Benefits Specialist

Salary is 75 - 85 range with bonus and amazing benefits and vacation time.

If you or someone you know might fit the qualifications, please contact me ASAP. I would like to share more details and information on the company.

The position will be based in our New York City, NY office, with travel to our Purchase, NY office as needed.

location: Purchase, New York
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 85,000 per year
work hours: 8:30 - 5:30
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
Responsibilities include:

  • Answer employee benefits-related questions, research and resolve benefits issues, partnering with appropriate management on escalated situations
  • Administer the employee leave of absence/disability process

    1. Verify documentation, eligibility, coordinate pay and benefits, communicate with employee, supervisor, and vendors, ensuring policies are adhered to. Coordinate required employee notifications concerning leave time for applicable states.
  • Workday Benefit administration (monitor employee enrollment/termination administration, mid-year changes, integrations/reporting, annual and ad hoc updates, employee assistance, ongoing enhancements/rate changes, etc.)
  • Benefit premium statement reconciliation
  • Administer/coordinate various ongoing and seasonal programs, including but not limited to:

    1. Tuition Reimbursement/Global Professional Qualifications program
    2. Global Service Award Program
    3. Annual on-site flu shots
    4. Open enrollment administration/preparation/follow-ups
  • Run various Workday and vendor website reports in response to broker/employee information/census requests, ongoing and ad hoc
  • Ensure Company intranet is up to date with appropriate plan documents, forms, etc.
  • Implement & initiate additional benefit-related employee informational communications & seminars (e.g., retirement planning, CDHP 101, Workday instructions for various situations, etc.)
  • Other responsibilities and ad hoc projects as assigned
  • Bachelor's degree in HR-related field
  • Minimum 5 years' business experience with focus on health & welfare /leave of absence administration
  • Strong computer technical skills with Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, and willingness to learn new applications
  • Experience with Workday or similar HRIS
  • Ability to use sound judgement and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Strong attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy; excellent follow-up/follow-through skills
  • Highly organized, with strong ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and focus on priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with employees and various benefit vendors/broker
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
skills: HRIS, Benefit Administration
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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