Benefits Analyst

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  • Location:

    Charlotte

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    345588

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiration date:

    11/04/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Benefits Analyst for an opportunity with a client located in Charlotte, NC.

Responsibilities:

  • Administering benefits, leave of absence (LOA), and workers' compensation processes
  • Reporting benefits plan information to upper management
  • Holding meetings to discuss the details of a benefits program with employees and orientating new employees in terms of benefits
  • Coordinating staff workshops after identifying effective and innovative ways to communicate about benefits
  • Providing information to explain changes in benefits to employees and answering employee queries about benefits policies
  • Identifying and practicing proven strategies to attract desirable personnel
  • Ensuring that policies are renewed on time so that they do not lapse
  • Managing payroll deductions and managing wellness programs to minimize health insurance costs
  • Conducting audits of benefits packages and policies to ensure that the company's processes are compliant
  • Understanding the legal issues with regard to salaries, pay equity, and LOA by reading relevant articles, making use of personal networks, and attending workshops with other professionals

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources
  • A master's or doctoral degree in human resources or business is preferred by some companies for senior positions
  • 3-7 years of experience in benefits processes and retirement planning
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations with regard to the processing of health and retirement benefits
  • Experience in managing leave of absence, time-off, and workers' compensation programs
  • Experience in Microsoft Suite, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • In-depth understanding of state and local laws governing leave such as ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA, and FMLA to ensure compliance
  • Excellent analytical skills to research and evaluate benefits programs to make informed choices
  • The ability to present information clearly and in a manner that is understandable to managers and employees and to answer questions
  • Excellent writing skills for reports and benefits information

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.