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Benefits Specialist

New York   •  Permanent

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  • Benefits Specialist
  • Global Financial Firm Seeks Benefits Specialist in New York

About Our Client

Global financial services firm located in Midtown Manhattan

Job Description

Benefits Specialist Responsibilities Include (But Are Not Limited To):

- Assist in delivering health and welfare plans

- Administer employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, FSA, HSA, Life/STD/LTD and supplemental plans

- Reconcile monthly billing for program coverages

- Proactively research and collaborate with employees and vendors to resolve conflicts with claims and coverage

- Utilize Oracle to process new hire enrollment and life changes

- Create and coordinate the distribution of open enrollment materials (updating rates, plan information, new hire materials and HRIS)

- Plan and execute weekly new hire benefits orientation

- Interface with benefit providers and employees in reviewing weekly reports of eligibility enrollment to ensure accurate coverage

- Develop and recommend benefits programs, policies and procedures to management

- Act as a primary point of contact for employee questions, concerns and recommendations regarding available benefits programs

- Educate employees on company benefits and plan policies, including guiding employees and former employees through 401(k) rollover and distribution

- Manage weekly employee termination process regarding eligibility enrollment

- Collaborate in the implementation of a benefits program that is competitive in the market and in line with employee needs

The Successful Applicant

Successful Benefits Specialist Profile Includes:

- 4 year Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred

- Experience in financial services industry or professional services strongly preferred

- 2 years in a similar role strongly preferred

- Advanced Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)

- Experience with HRIS best practices (ADP, SAP, PeopleSoft, Workday, etc.)

- Reporting experience utilizing HRIS and Excel

- Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to new systems and software

- Experience integrating systems data a major plus

- Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills required

- Human Resources Certification/Master's preferred

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary & Benefits, Global Financial Firm

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