Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Benefits Administrator

Benefits Administrator

Accretive Solutions - Dallas

Accretive Solutions' Executive Search Practice has been engaged by an
excellent, international professional services firm to recruit a Benefits
Administrator to join their team, located in downtown Dallas. Candidate
must have a 5+ years' benefits experience including heavy retirement
benefits such as profit sharing, ESOP and 401K. Must have CEBS, PHR or SPHR
certification and a bachelor's degree. Company has a lovely environment
with a nice culture.

Salary range $80-90K with an excellent benefit package.

Responsibilities:
If you are interested in a new challenge where you can make an impact and
continue to grow in your profession, please consider joining our dynamic
Benefits group in the Dallas office. The successful candidate will play a
key role as a senior benefits professional working in partnership with the
Manager of Benefits, ERISA partner, and other team members providing
expertise (administrative and technical) and oversight of the firm's
retirement programs. This is an individual contributor's position whose
primary responsibilities include the day-to-day administration and
compliance of firm wide retirement plans (defined benefits and defined
contributions) as stipulated by government regulations, firm policies, and
plan designs.
Secondarily, this position will also support the day-to-day operation of
the firm-wide health and welfare benefits plan, including but not limited
to workers' compensation, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, HIPAA, and Short-term
Disability in compliance with federal/state regulations and firm policy.
Will also assist in the coordination of benefits for international
locations.

Requirements:
A minimum of five years of related progressive work experience required.
This position also requires extensive experience and knowledge of
retirement programs such as Deferred Contribution (401k), Defined Benefit
and Cash Balance, inclusive of compliance requirements. Individual must be
fully knowledgeable of benefits related laws and regulations including but
not limited to ERISA, HIPAA, ADA, COBRA, PPACA and IRS/DOL regulations
impacting plans. Understanding and experience of HRIS, Benefit and Payroll
systems are important along with work experience in a law firm or similar
environment is strongly preferred.
Defined Benefit and Cash Balance, inclusive of compliance requirements.
Individual must be fully knowledgeable of benefits related laws and
regulations including but not limited to ERISA, HIPAA, ADA, COBRA, PPACA
and IRS/DOL regulations impacting plans. Understanding and experience of
HRIS, Benefit and Payroll systems are important along with work experience
in a law firm or similar environment is strongly preferred.
Bachelor's degree in human resources or management preferred; CEBS
designation or other benefits certification; SPHR or PHR a plus.
Expertise with 5500 filings and other governmental requirements.
Ability to create effective, working relationships and dialog with all
levels within the firm.
Experience working with external auditors and understand how to direct the
accomplishment of deliverables with firm management.
Experience in benefits for foreign locations, preferably currently with
Mexico and Shanghai.
Strong analytical and/or statistical skills, with a keen detail orientation.
Strong project management skills and ability to work with a team and
independently.
Strong organizational and problem solving skills, with the ability to
manage multiple projects and issues.
Advanced working knowledge and proficiency of MS Office programs (Word,
Power Point, Excel).
Leverage technology in partnership with Payroll and HRIS for benefit
purposes. Payroll software a plus.
Strong organizational and problem solving skills, with the ability to
manage multiple projects and issues

Please email Jennifer Weiss at

jweiss@accretivesolutions.com