Title: Sr. Benefits Analyst

Reporting: Senior Director of Benefits

Location: Herndon, VA/Hybrid

Contact: Matt Hoefling

Email: Matt@FindenSearch.com

Sr. Benefits Analyst


The Senior Health & Welfare (H&W) Benefits Analyst is responsible for supporting the development, analysis, administration, implementation and communication for our employee benefits programs, policies and practices with regards to Beacon’s health and welfare benefits programs including medical, prescription, life, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts. You will provide guidance to employees, managers, HR business partners and other stakeholders regarding eligibility, plan provisions, regulatory compliance and other matters related to benefits function. This position will be an integral team member and a subject matter expert within the Benefits team, while reporting to the Senior Director, Benefits.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for the administration and implementation of our company benefits programs.
  • Integral partner in the planning and implementation of the annual open enrollment process.
  • Proactively develop and distribute benefit communication materials to enhance employee understanding of benefit offerings.
  • Evaluates and revises (as needed) internal processes to increase efficiency. Documents and maintains administrative procedures for assigned benefit processes.
  • Coordinates with benefit plan providers, vendors, and consultants to ensure service delivery standards are met and facilitates problem resolution.
  • Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Ensures accurate employee data within the HRIS system and monitors interfaces with the HRIS team, vendors, providers, and payroll.
  • Ensures all employee benefit materials (print and electronic) are kept up to date and meet all legal requirements, plan provisions and company policies. Recommends actions required to ensure compliance standards and regulatory requirements are met and supports implementation of such actions.
  • Research and resolve participant issues related to the Benefit Plans with other internal functional teams.
  • Assist with drafting all communications regarding the Benefit Plans.
  • Ensures the administrative processes are in line with the Plan provisions.
  • Ensures Plans are operating to maintain legal compliance, including implementing Plan amendments and all participant corrections.
  • Works with HR Shared services team to handle all leave administration programs, disability leave requests, and paid parental leave benefit calculations.
  • Processes and insure proper communication for employee life insurance death claims.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in Health & Welfare Plan Administration and compliance.
  • Expertise with ACA, HIPAA, ERISA, FMLA and state specific leave laws, preferred.
  • Completion of professional benefits certifications (i.e. CBP, CEBS, etc.), preferred.
  • Ability to manage complex projects with multiple stakeholders.

  • Demonstrates creativity and ingenuity to create solutions.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.
  • Superior customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Experience with UKG Pro is a plus.

Working conditions

  • Minimal travel requirements as needed for business purposes
  • Working space will be in a quiet open environment seated within a cubical
  • Work assignments may be completed remotely and/or available company offices within respective markets

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