Remote Benefits Admin

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Job ID 2020-4775
Human Resources


Remote Benefits Coordinator
Seattle, WA 98104

Start Date: 10/12/2020

Payrate: $26-$27/hr

2 month contract with potential for extension


Job Overview:


As the Benefits Coordinator, you will be the first line of employee communication, responding to employee benefits questions, assisting with benefit changes, resolving employee claims and enrollment issues, etc…  If you have a solid general knowledge of benefits admin, have strong Microsoft Excel skills, workday experience and are looking for a great HR team to be a part of, then please submit your resume!



  • Respond to basic employee benefit questions. First point of contact for employee outreach to the Benefits department. Coordinates with Benefits Manager to respond to more complex benefits questions
  • Assist employees with benefit changes due to a qualifying event and maintain compliance
  • Handle benefits related administration responsibilities such as ensuring benefits data in our HRIS is accurate, support benefits interfaces to carriers, audit and monitor EOI’s for supplemental life insurance, assist with day-to-day operations
  • Resolve employee claims and enrollment issues as well as benefits administration issues with broker/benefits providers
  • Work with third party administrator to ensure all leaves of absence are accurate and required documentation is received, update leave of absence information in HRIS system for all leave types, manage the administrative procedures to ensure the accuracy of all leave-related processes and assist with leave audits
  • Assist employees with the LOA process
  • Complete vendor documentation for Short Term Disability claim requests
  • Assist with documentation and reporting of other benefit programs including leave related PTO, benefits termination processes, reports, etc.
  • Support for employees and the Benefits Manager with annual benefits enrollment tasks and post-enrollment audits
  • Ensure paid time off allocations related to leaves of absence are accurate before forwarding to payroll
  • Provide support with daily operations during implementation of a new HRIS system
  • Enrollment reporting for Finance
  • Additional tasks, as needed


  • Minimum of 1 year of benefits administration experience
  • 1+ years of experience in leave administration
  • 1 – 2 years of professional experience in an HR setting
  • 1 - 2 years experience with an enterprise HRIS system
  • Proven customer service skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations and keep information confidential
  • Strong Microsoft skills with a primary focus on Excel skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local/federal regulations pertaining to benefit policies and practices (ACA, ERISA, IRS, etc.)

*Please submit your resume for consideration.


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