Job ID: 39459
Benefits Specialist
Our privately-owned client has been serving the Pacific Northwest for over 60 years. They are looking for a Benefits Specialist to provide support and administration of LOA functions. This a great opportunity to join a company that values training and mentorship, as well as a healthy work/life balance.

Responsibilities of the Benefits Specialist
Leave of absence administration.
Respond to employee and customer inquiries regarding benefits and insurance.
Manage leave of absence and medical accommodation requests.
Create benefits and payroll reports.
Assist with entering system data; audit and merge as needed.
Manage LOA training materials and sessions. 
Prepare leave of absence administration documentation and presentation materials.
Assist with the continuous development and implementation of benefits administration policy, best practice, and process improvements.
Other job duties as assigned.

Benefits Specialist Qualifications
Bachelor's degree preferred.
2-3 years of benefits plan administration experience required; healthcare background preferred.
Knowledge of HIPAA, COBRA, and FMLA.
CEBS, CBP or PHR, SPHR certification preferred.
MS Office Suite experience, with skills in Excel and Word.
ERP or HRIS systems knowledge; Oracle preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
Organized multitasker with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Can work independently and as part of a team.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.


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