Benefits Specialist Posted Jul 17
Zach Hart Agency , Mishawaka, IN
Job Summary

We take care to treat our employees like family, which is why we are happy to provide a full spectrum of benefits to all personnel. Join our team as a benefits specialist and help inform our staff about the various benefits provided by our company. You will use your organizational and technical skills to manage the database and maintain perfect records of personnel hiring and firing, as well as any uses of benefits like workers' compensation or leave of absence. You will become an important member of our human resources team to ensure that our employees remain content in their jobs and that any issues regarding company or government issued benefits are handled appropriately.

Job Responsibilities

' Educate new hires in benefits offered by the company, including medical, vision, dental and retirement options, so that they are aware of their packages.

' Administer all benefit plans to employees, maintaining all paperwork as determined by company policy.

' Review reports and paperwork and compare to federal and state law requirements to ensure the company remains in compliance.

' Create reports and assist in the annual audit and merit processes to make sure that the benefits program remains efficient and productive.

' Analyze benefits program and determine any areas that could use improvement and develop ideas for revising processes.

' Coordinate open enrollment process along with benefits manager to ensure it runs smoothly and all applicable personnel are appropriately enrolled.

' Manage database system by entering all information such as any deductions, leave of absences, terminations and other changes to benefit programs.

' Answer questions posed by employees about benefits including healthcare, COBRA, leave of absence, retirement plans and other federal, local and corporate programs.

Jobs Skills & Qualifications


' 2-4 years of experience in human resources, benefits specialist preferred

' Proficient in Microsoft Office and HRIS

' Bachelor's degree in human resources or equivalent


' Excellent oral and verbal communication skills

' Proven problem-solving skills

' Knowledge of federal and state employment laws

About the Company

Looking for a career? We are, a subsidiary of Torchmark Corporation, Rated A+ (Superior) by AM Best for financial strength. We market supplemental benefits to labor unions, credit unions and associations throughout the country. We have had a 30% growth within the last two years. As other companies downsize, our company continues to experience growth. We are looking to staff our largest office located in Troy, MI. We are looking for qualified candidates who have the drive to succeed..

Employment Type: Permanent

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