Benefits Specialist

Boston, MA 02111 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/08/2018 Job ID: 81728 Specialty: Human Resources/Training

A leading law firm in Boston, MA is seeking a Benefits Specialist to join their team. As the Benefits Specialist, you will assist in the design, communication, management, administration and compliance of the Firm’ s benefits programs for legal and non-legal employees. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Benefits Specialist:
  • Administer and manage the Firm's benefit programs
  • Act as a liaison between employees, benefit vendors and brokers to assist in successful resolution of any issues with enrollment, claims, benefit coverage, etc.
  • Establish and nurture strong relationships with third party administrators, vendors, and internal staff, including Payroll, HR and Finance
  • Assist in the administration of all leaves of absence and accommodation requests, including FMLA, ADA, STD and LTD
  • Manage benefits orientation for new hires and maintain appropriate paperwork
  • Assist in the annual open enrollment process
  • Manage and process all benefit bills and related benefit reconciliations
  • Maintain a current and thorough understanding of best practices for benefits and human resources
  • Ensure compliance with Federal and state laws governing benefit practices
Requirements for the Benefits Specialist:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 3 years of benefits experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Stellar professional customer service demeanor, ability to deal with sensitive and confidential employee benefit issues
  • Advanced organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to handle a heavy workload, prioritizing work and meeting deadlines
  • Work independently, initiate and identify solutions
  • An analytical mindset with the ability to troubleshoot systems-related issues
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

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