Benefits Specialist

J. Katz & Partners in New York, NY

  • Industry: Human Resources - Specialist - Compensation/Benefit/Payroll
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $75,730.00 - 120,660.00 / Year*
position filled
Job Description Job Title Benefits Specialist Location New York, NY Reports to Benefits Manager Position Summary The Benefits Specialist will assist in the day-to-day benefits administration and eligibility issues for U.S. benefits plans. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in filing claims for leave of absence programs, including but not limited to disability, workers compensation, paid family leave and FMLA. Review and process accommodation requests. Assist with the COBRA/Retiree administration process. Prepare and process invoices for benefits programs. Assist with employee benefit questions. Support Benefits team with special projects and other responsibilities as assigned. Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned by management. Qualifications/Position Requirements Working knowledge of federal, state and local benefits law and a strong understanding of benefit policies, procedures, and practices. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments with competing deadlines. ? Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications, including but not limited to Excel, PowerPoint, Word. Experience in Workday is preferred but not required. Detail-oriented with well-developed analytical, research and problem-solving skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as solid interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational skills with careful attention to detail and timely follow-through. Ability to interact at all levels and build relationships across a diverse internal client base. Flexibility in daily schedule to accommodate unexpected situations arising from departmental needs. Update job knowledge by participating in internal training opportunities. Education and/or Experience 2-3 years of benefits experience in a law firm or professional services organization. Bachelors degree in a related field Certification in Employee Benefits (CEBS) a plus, but not required.
Associated topics: bonus, compensation specialist, consultant, global compensation, insurance, payroll consultant, payroll specialist, payroll transformation, specialist, wellness

* Estimated salary


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