Specialist, Benefits

Job Locations US-NY-NEW YORK
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/19/2024 12:51 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Regular Full-Time
Minimum Salary
USD $65,000.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $80,000.00/Yr.


Responsible for overseeing benefit carrier performance for all health, welfare and retirement plans to ensure that plans are administered accurately. Manages the occupational and non-occupational leave benefits to ensure minimal employee absence and minimal corporate expense. Acts in the absence of the Manager, Benefits.



  • Reviews qualified life event documentation and approves enrollment as appropriate
  • Researches issues involving benefit eligibility, enrollment and payroll deduction errors and discrepancies. Discusses and resolves issues with benefit vendors. Provides phone and e-mail responses to all employees regarding benefit issues.
  • Responsible for the review, reconciliation and payment of all benefit vendor invoices including Healthy San Francisco
  • Prepares updated benefit communications i.e. SPD’s, Annual Open Enrollment material etc
  • Maintains and updates plan administrative procedures
  • Assists in the implementation and maintenance of dependent eligibility audits
  • Review and verifies monthly billing for health and welfare plans
  • Review and resolves issues affecting the 401(K) plan including contributions, match and catch-up contributions
  • Works closely with the Manager, Employee Benefits to resolve any ERISA or HIPPA compliance issues
  • Develops and maintains relationships with Benefits vendors, communicates plan changes
  • Advises and trains regional human resource representatives on Disability and Workers’ Compensation laws and procedures
  • Provides subject matter expertise regarding disability, workers’ compensation, CBPS’s leave policy and any other questions related to CBPS’ benefit program
  • Recommends pro-active programs to bring employees with medical work limitations back to work quickly, with as little expense to the company as possible
  • Collaborates with corporate risk management on developing strategies to close workers compensation open claims
  • Recommends ideas and processes to reduce costs in the area of Workers’ Compensation
  • Manages the salary continuation benefit for eligible exempt employees
  • Administers the direct bill process for employees on leave. Follows up with employees who have not paid direct bill invoices and advises of cancellation policy
  • Keeps informed of state and federal policy and law changes that may affect the benefits plans
  • Assist with projects as required
  • Acts in the absence of the Benefits Manager



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge required
  • Minimum of 5 yrs. Benefits Administration experience with a strong knowledge of FMLA, COBRA, ERISA, Section 125, ADA and applicable federal and state laws
  • Knowledge of all office equipment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel and MS Access
  • Knowledge of AS400 Infinium or similar HRIS system preferred
  • Highly motivated self-starter with excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Ability to set priorities/be confidential/organized/detail oriented
  • Ability to handle stress and conflict & able to resolve issues effectively and confidentially
  • Excellent customer service skills/great attitude/team player
  • Excellent follow up skills
  • Ability to be creative
  • Ability to communicate accurately, clearly and effectively
  • Excellent attention to detail

What We Offer:

An opportunity to join an established team and be part of a successful and proven global organization!

A competitive compensation program!

Large Company Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/401K with a competitive company match!

Employee discounts on Canon products & vendor discount programs for employees!

World-Class Training & Career Development Programs!


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