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Job Title: Benefits Assistant

Company: Clark Associates, Inc.

The Clark Associates Companies are looking for a Benefits Assistant to join our rapidly growing company.  This position reports directly to the Director of Benefits & Employment Support and plays an integral role in delivering the optimal benefits package to our employees through creative solutions and tools, excellent customer service and timely and accurate administration.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze benefit package evaluating the use, services, coverage, effectiveness, cost and provide recommendations for enhancement
  • Design material and create tools that effectively communicate the benefits package offerings
  • Stay current with industry trends and provide recommendations for new benefit offerings and vendors
  • Conduct employee benefit meetings for monthly and open enrollments for insurance and 401k plans
  • Coordinate monthly and open enrollment processing inclusive of mid-year qualifying life event requests
  • Perform monthly enrollment and premium audits for all benefit plans
  • Serve as benefits point of contact for employees, managers, benefits specialists and external vendors
  • Partner with executive team, managers and benefits staff in promoting various company projects and initiatives
  • Maintain HRIS system upkeep and provide project oversight to HRIS system enhancements
  • Maintain confidentiality and professionalism when handling sensitive and confidential company/employee information
  • Assist with a variety of duties such as pre-employment, onboarding, employment verifications, unemployment, leave requests and policy creation and revision
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Thrives in an environment that encourages change, creative solutions and operating with an ownership perspective
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fosters an environment conducive to open, transparent communication across all levels of the company
  • Driven, self-motivated and possess a passion for excellence
  • Critical thinker with desire to improve efficiency
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field
  • Knowledgeable of federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing benefit plans/administration
  • 1-2 years of progressive experience desired
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, a competitive medical, dental and vision insurance package, 401K match and wellness programs.

If you’re ready for a challenge and have the ambition to succeed in a fast paced, growing industry, we’d love to discuss this position with you!