HERE

Sr. Benefits Analyst

US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
2017-16186
Category
Human Resources

Overview

HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises, and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location, we empower our customers to achieve better outcomes from helping a city manage its infrastructure or an enterprise optimize its assets to delivering drivers to their destination safely. To learn more about HERE, including our new generation of cloud-based location platform services, visit http://360.here.com.

Responsibilities

The Senior Benefits Analyst will be part of the Global Benefits Team reporting into the Director of Global Benefits, managing the day-to-day operations and administration at HERE Technologies including all health and welfare plans in the US and Canada.  Scope could also include global responsibilities depending on the candidate. 

We are a high-tech, fast paced environment looking for someone who is dedicated to quality, streamlining and problem-solving.  The ideal candidate will be an independent, self-starter, go-getter individual to help us take our benefit programs to the next level.


Responsibilities

  • Manage the day-to-day benefits operations in the US and Canada ensuring all programs are compliant
  • Demonstrate experience with Defined Contribution Retirement Plans (401k, DPSP etc)
  • Working knowledge of the role and application of the fiduciary committees
  • Knowledge and experience rolling out benefits policies
  • Deep understanding of ERISA, DOL, and IRS regulations
  • Experience running ACA reporting and staying current with the US legislative environment
  • Improving and streamlining current processes with vendors and other key stakeholders
  • Working with the payroll team to trouble-shoot and improve current processes and help in developing interfaces
  • Manage all vendor relationships for US and Canada including the broker relationships
  • Manage implementation of any plan changes, including preparation and review of communications
  • Manage and improve the wellness program working closely with the vendor and broker
  • Resolve benefit cases quickly and efficiently, determining and proposing better ways to close cases
  • Participate in annual open enrollment planning and communications partnering very closely with the internal communications team
  • Advises colleagues regarding the Leave of Absence processes and administers the coordinating programs to include FMLA, short-term disability, state-disability programs and insurance payments
  • Help improve and streamline current Leave of Absence process
  • Back-up to the benefits specialist when necessary
  • Respond to escalated inquiries quickly and efficiently
  • Monitor our yammer site for any benefit related issues and resolve quickly

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 5-7 years related benefits experience
  • Proactive team member with strong customer service orientation, excellent attention to detail and follow through. Ability to handle confidential colleague information with discretion and exercise good judgment.
  • Strong working knowledge of current benefit practices and trends.
  • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) or other relevant professional certification a plus
  • Well-organized individual with good time management and project management skills to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.


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