Compensation and Benefits Specialist

Up to $65,000 to start plus excellent company-sponsored benefits

Lincolnshire Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Human Resources
Compensation and Benefits Specialist
Up to $65,000 to start plus outstanding company-sponsored benefits

As a Compensation and Benefits Specialist within the Human Resources Department, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Supporting and assisting with the evaluation and administration of compensation and benefit programs
- Serving as a resource for the HR Department and for all Company employees
- Responding to Department and employee inquiries about wages, compensation, benefit and pension or retirement-related matters
- Tracking and evaluating wage statistics and completing salary surveys
- Preparing communications for annual benefit enrollments and new hire onboarding
- Updating policy enrollment information
- Evaluating benefit plans and the vendors who provide them
- Reviewing defined benefit plan reports
- Processing weekly payments for benefits providers
- Conducting reviews of benefits enrollments and payroll information across multiple databases
- Preparing compliance-related submissions
- Identifying process improvement opportunities
- Maintaining accurate records in the Human Resource Information Systems [HRIS]
- Assisting with special projects as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include the following experience:

- At least two years of Benefits, Compensation and/or relevant HR experience

- A Bachelor's Degree

In addition to the following desired qualifications:

- Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
- Math and analysis skills
- Comfort with numbers, data and spreadsheets
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
- Critical-thinking skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Strategic-planning skills
- Above-average communication skills
- Organization skills
- Attention-to-detail
- Prioritization skills
- Teamwork skills

PLUSES...That may enable your resume to stand out:

+++ A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Human Resources or similar

+++ Experience with Wage and Compensation Administration and Evaluation

+++ Experience with Health and Welfare Benefit Plan Administration and Evaluation

+++ Experience with Defined Benefits (retirement or pension plans) Administration and Evaluation

+++ Experience using the PeopleSoft Workday ERP

JobGiraffe's client is an international manufacturer and distributor of popular food products.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1498 - Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Finance-Financial Services Human Resources/Benefits Administration/Payroll/Training/Recruiting/Staffing Finance-Financial Services, Manufacturing, Processing, Refining

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