Benefits Specialist

Rosemont, IL |$60-70K | Job ID: 82625

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Job Description

Are you looking for your next opportunity? Well, you are in luck! Our client is seeking a full-time, direct hire Benefits Specialist to join their Benefits team. The Benefits Specialist will report to a well-respected Benefits Manager and will be responsible for working as part of a team to administer employee benefits.

Our client operates in a professional work environment with a collaborative atmosphere in the water treatment industry located right in Rosemont, IL! If you are a proactive, analytical, "go-getter” with proven experience administering either health and welfare or retirement plans, we want to talk to you!

Benefits Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Process all enrollments, changes, and benefit terminations via the HRIS system
  • Process all monthly billing in a timely manner
  • Manage open enrollment communication to employees
  • Act as liaison between the benefits vendors and all employees, responsible for any and all inquiries regarding contributions, loans, and distributions to 401(K) plans and questions regarding medical insurance policies
  • Resolve escalated benefits issues in a way that is fair to employees and minimizes cost and risk to the company and clients
  • Conduct monthly audit of contributions received versus premiums paid
  • Maintain metrics regarding health insurance and 401(K) participation

Benefits Specialist Requirements:

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of benefits administration experience ideally with a mid-large size company
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Must be able to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with COBRA, FMLA, ACA and various federal/state laws applicable to employee benefits
  • Must be familiar with Advanced Excel functions, such as pivot tables and VLOOKUP’s

If you are interested in this Benefits Specialist position apply today!

Thank you,

Rachel Krauss
Project Manager
LaSalle Network

Keywords and Related Terms: benefits , 401K , health , welfare , excel , administration , FMLA , cobra , ACA , dental , medical , vision

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.