people at the heart of everything we doWorking at Randstad is unlike working at any organization. Because at Randstad we put people at the heart of everything we do; this goes for our clients, our candidates, our employees and society. By combining our passion for people with the power of today's technologies, we support people and organizations in realizing their true potential. We call this Human Forward.our business strategyWith our aspiration of becoming the most equitable and specialized talent company we set out a strategy with seven key commitments ranging from how we become the destination of choice for our talent, deliver a new standard for client centricity and create world-calls functions driving operational excellence through the organization.Are you our new colleague? We're looking for a Senior Benefits Analyst to join our team.job context and purposeAs Senior Benefits Analyst, your responsibility will be to ensure sound operations for one or more of our benefit programs, while closely partnering with your stakeholders to act as the authoritative source regarding our programs. You drive outstanding HR service for our employees that is customer focused and drives engagement, innovation and equity.You report to the Director of Benefits for Randstad US.position overviewKey contributor to the management, evaluation, planning, implementation and administration of one or more of the company's various health, welfare, leave and disability, compliance and retirement programs for US employees; assesses and drives effectiveness of programs in meeting overall strategic objectives and ensures compliance with all company policies and state and federal laws; making recommendations for changes as appropriate. Oversees the development and implementation of changes and improvements to benefits programs. It is key for this role to communicate clearly and build strong relationships with various departments and/or vendors to achieve desired results.key responsibilities understanding Randstad's lines of business strategies and ensuring program alignment with talent strategies.accurate administration of one or more of Randstad's health & welfare, leaves, disability, compliance or retirement programskeeping up with relevant trends and pending regulatory changes as well as benchmarking and plan participation to develop recommendations for our plansserve as a trusted partner within the HR organization, our business leaders, vendor and external partners, with proactive thinking and an aim for optimization; able to tackle complex issues translate business needs into action plans and solutionsclear and accurate information and communications regarding benefit programsmanagement of plan documentation and maintenance of such records as required by ERISA, COBRA, PSL and other applicable regulationscreate and maintain clear process documentation, with a continuous improvement mindsetresearch and resolve issues and create proactive monitoring to ensure sound operations of all plans including testing and audits background & experienceWe are looking for an individual who can lead oneself and others to get things done, yet knows when to engage others for help and guidance. Someone who thrives in a fast paced, innovative and collaborative environment, getting energized by business success impacted by HR. requires a BA/BS degree or equivalent in education/work experience.5- 8 years of benefits or HR experience with the willingness and ability to learn about Benefits at Randstad, where we provide benefits to both our internal employees and also our workforce deployed at customer sites across the US.strong business acumen combining commercial and HR expertise to bring value to the organization, stakeholders and peers.strong influencing skills to build consensus, ability to articulate issues with diplomacy, understands others' roles and perspectives.builds cross-functional relationships to create partnerships and achieve results.demonstrated ability to gain alignment and run projects involving internal and external stakeholders with competing interests.excellent communication skills, verbal and written.demonstrated ability to research and analyze data to draw conclusions and provide recommendations to leaders accordingly.ability to work independently and make sound decisions supported by facts and data.project management experience; able to present, develop and guide projects.strong in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets with large amounts of data, turning data into informationexperience with utilizing an HRIS/Benefit Administration system to create benefit plans and run reports preferred.knowledge of end to end processing, including file feeds to ensure processes are happening as expected. Auditing for accuracy and acting quickly to address issues while communicating to appropriate leadership and/or impacted populations. What's in it for you: Largest global staffing leaderCompetitive salary + bonusExcellent benefits package - medical, dental, visionGenerous PTO policy earned from day oneEducation and professional developmentRapid career growthRetirement savings and securityEmployee stock purchase planPaid parental leaveShort and long term disabilityEmployee assistance program and health advocacyHealth and dependent care flexible spending accountMetlife auto and home insuranceMetlife legal planReferral reward programExclusive discounts and programs with dozens of nationwide vendors and retailers At Randstad, we love to celebrate our hardworking diverse teams demonstrated through our ongoing commitment and diversity awards. Ranked as a 2022 DiversityInc Top 50 company, a Human Rights Campaign 2022 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality, a Military Friendly company for Veterans, Military Spouses & Suppliers, and a 2022 Staffing Industry Analyst Top 50 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Influencer to name a few. We are proud of our collaborative culture which is at the heart of Randstad. When you join Randstad you will receive opportunities for competitive & robust benefits, flexible schedules, and the assurance that everyone can be their authentic selves. We are seeking candidates from all backgrounds and demographics and a variety of industries to join a winning team!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.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.For certain positions, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable state/local mandates, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Ask your Randstad representative for more information.