Benefits Specialist

Location: Tampa , Florida - Remote
Category: Human Resources
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 15789
Date Added: 09/06/2023

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Leave of Absence & Benefits Coordinator 

Job Title: Leave of Absence and Benefits Coordinator

Company: Tential Solutions (with Client)

Location: Fully Remote (must reside within the United States)

Position Type: Full-Time Contract 6 months with extension potential.

About Us: Tential is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Leave of Absence and Benefits Coordinator to join our Big 4 Consulting Firm Client’s dynamic HR team. As a critical member of their organization, you will play a pivotal role in managing leave of absence programs, ensuring compliance with federal and state laws, and administering various employee benefits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leave of Absence Management: Serve as the focal point for leave of absence management, ensuring leave dates align with our Third-Party Administrator (TPA) and managing the proper payments. Provide support and guidance to employees throughout the LOA process.

  • Benefits Communication: Collaborate in planning and communicating benefits offerings to our employees. Maintain a day-to-day relationship with employees and external vendors, addressing inquiries related to benefit plans, enrollments, qualifying events, and claims.

  • Data Management: Compile and maintain accurate HR data, including new hires, status changes, qualifying events, and separations. Regularly reconcile monthly benefit billings and follow up with carriers on any necessary adjustments.

  • Vendor Coordination: Coordinate with the Accounts Payable team for vendor billings to ensure timely and accurate payments.

  • Compliance Oversight: Oversee compliance with health and welfare plan administration, including disability, HCRA, DCRA, life, medical, dental, and our 401(k) program. Manage employee exit programs, transportation programs, and time-off management.

  • Wellness Programs: Leverage your knowledge and experience to manage wellness programs that promote employee well-being.


** MUST BE US Citizen or GC Holder to be considered! NO C2C Arrangements!!**

  • LOA Experience: Demonstrated experience in Leave of Absence management, including a solid understanding of federal and state laws.

  • HR Generalist Skills: Generalist HR experience is a plus, showcasing your versatility in various HR functions.

  • Self-Starter: Proactive, self-motivated individual eager to expand their knowledge of benefit programs.

  • Workday Proficiency: Preferred experience with Workday or similar HRIS platforms.

  • Effective Communication: Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, to engage with all levels of internal staff and management.

  • Tech-Savvy: Proficiency in Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, payroll systems, and familiarity with Business Intelligence (BI) analysis tools such as Alteryx, Tableau, or PowerBI.