Manager, HR and Benefits Administration

Job Description

The successful candidate for the Manager, HR and Benefits Administration position will have demonstrated success in managing benefit processes, HR Administration and people management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages daily administration of leave management - approves and monitors all employee leaves (FMLA, Worker’s Comp, Personal, Reasonable Accommodation)
  • Supervises staff of two – four HR Specialists who maintain employee data changes, including pay changes and unemployment claims, etc.
  • Approves background check and adverse action process
  • Approves employee benefit selections and verifies dependent eligibility
  • Manages annual open enrollment process and on-going benefit enrollments
  • Manages 401K enrollments, loan approvals and repayments
  • Maintains and manages the company’s drug testing program and ensures compliance with all DOT PHSAM guidelines
  • Supports the company’s tuition reimbursement program
  • Coordinates all monthly employee reviews and compensation changes
  • Reconciles monthly billing for all benefit plans, background checks, and drug testing
  • Manages and ensures I-9 compliance
  • Maintains and ensures all required federal and state postings are current throughout the company

Job Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Human Resource Management or business-related discipline.
  • 5 years of experience in benefits with 2 years of experience in a management role.
  • Working knowledge with ERISA, ADEA, COBRA, and other federal and state regulations governing employee benefits and employment.
  • CEBS, PHR, or SHRM-CP certification preferred.


Chicago IL
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