Benefit Specialist

  • Location
    Mclean, Va
  • Category
    Human Resources
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  • Job Type
    Direct Hire


Ajilon is currently seeking a Benefits Specialist for a large Foundation in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate has five or more years’ experience in employee benefits principles, practices, procedures and documentation. There will be preference given if the previous work experience includes non-profits and, in a service-focused environment. A degree in Human Resources, Business or other relevant area is required. This job directly reports to the Director of Human Resources.

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  • Coordinate and administer all activities pertaining to employee benefit programs
  • Develop communication tools to enhance understanding of benefits programs and roll them out to the team
  • Maintain employee benefits data in HRIS
  • Prepare and review benefit invoices; review document discrepancies, resolve discrepancies with vendors; process and reconcile monthly and quarterly invoices
  • Work with the HR team with hiring, onboarding and ensuring proper procedures are followed with candidates and new hires
  • Ensure payroll is accurate and timely
  • Qualifications:

  • Degree in HR, Business or other relevant area
  • Five or more years’ experience in employee benefits principles, practices, procedures and documentation
  • Program management a plus!
  • Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; focus on Excel
  • UltiPro is preferred
  • Knowledge of contemporary principles of HR Management and best practices, employment and benefit laws
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Able to collaborate with a team
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Strong and effective written and verbal communication skills with excellent grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Yearly compensation can be up to $72,000.

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