Benefits Specialist
Assistant Vice President
Posted on 6/2/2023
iCapital Network

501-1,000 employees

Greenwich, CT, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
People & HR
  • 6+ years of Human Resources experience with experience in benefits with benefits administration experience preferred
  • In-depth expertise in benefits and strong knowledge of regulations related to benefit plans including HIPAA, ERISA, ACA
  • Experience in M&A related activities including conducting due diligence and integrating and harmonizing benefits plans
  • Experience with vendor selection, RFPs, and implementations
  • Track record of using data as the basis for making decisions and a very detail-oriented yet flexible approach to problem solving
  • Comfortable interacting with employees of all levels of experience and seniority, across the organization
  • Act with integrity, professionalism, and can handle confidential information and issues with discretion and sound judgment
  • Proactive, team oriented, autonomous, meticulous attention to detail, and a resourceful problem-solving attitude
  • Intermediate/advanced Microsoft Office with a priority on Excel skills and proficient in HRIS, Benefits, Payroll, and 401k systems
  • Knowledge of ACA compliance and preparation of 1095-c forms
  • Knowledge of 401(k) plans and Canada RRSP retirement plans
  • Able to travel to our offices across the tri-state (CT, NJ, NY) as needed
  • Manage the implementation and administration of benefits programs, policies, plans and processes (e.g., health and wellness programs, retirement plans, leave policies, and insurance policies)
  • Assist with the strategic planning and continuous improvement efforts for North America benefit programs; keep abreast of the market, make recommendations, and provide services aligned with employee needs
  • Develop tools and communication materials that increase employee engagement and understanding of benefit programs
  • Run open enrollment and renewal processes, including review and strategy, ensure competitive benefits packages are maintained and improved, and provide thoughtful data and analytics to inform decision-making
  • Manage new hire benefit orientation and onboarding for North America
  • Provide creative ideas and collaborate with the broader Human Resources team on employee wellness initiatives that enhance the employee experience
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with external benefit vendors
  • Act as a liaison between employees, managers, and internal stakeholders (HR, Legal, Finance, etc.,) to answer questions or concerns regarding iCapital's benefit offerings
  • Administer and manage leave of absences (LOA) and partner with employees, HRBPs, managers and carriers to ensure leaves are documented, communicated, and administered consistent with company policies, and with compassion and empathy
  • Ensure accuracy of benefits data in HRIS, inclusive of benefits enrollment support
  • Liaise with the Payroll team on issues and processes to ensure accurate benefits, 401(k), and leave of absence processing