Job description

This stable and secure organization that impacts the lives of millions of New Yorkers seeks benefit specialists who would enjoy the opportunity to have a positive impact on the health and welfare of both union and non union employees by evaluating benefit programs, preparing forecasts and managing relationships with carriers. The appropriate candidates will play a critical role in clarifying and resolving issues.

**There is a distinct possibility that this position can become permanent, providing excellent long term career growth opportunities and an outstanding benefits plan.

What you need to have

Skills

• Must be well versed in HRIS software such as: PeopleSoft, Lawson, SAP, Siebel, ACCERO (formerly CYBORG).

• Familiarity with benefits business process including benefits administration, e-benefits processes and ability to create queries/ad-hoc reports.

• Understanding of the objectives, design, costing, implementation and administration of health and welfare plans, deferred compensation, Flexible Spending Accounts, COBRA, etc.

• Working knowledge of benefit regulations governing health plans.

Prior experience & qualifications

• Baccalaureate degree in Human Resources, Benefits, Finance, Accounting, Operations Research, Economics or Public Administration or related field.

• At least 3 years of experience or combination of education and experience.

Languages
This opportunity requires fluency in English