Senior Legal Benefits Manager

Plano, TX 75024

Posted: 03/11/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Human Resources Job Number: 18773 Pay Rate: 140,000

Job Description

Senior Legal Benefits Manager
Our North Dallas, Texas Law Firm Client is seeking a Senior Legal Benefits Manager to join their team on a direct hire basis. 

Company Profile:
North Dallas full service international law firm

Senior Legal Benefits Manager Role:
The Senior Legal Benefits Manager oversees the management of the firm's health, welfare, retirement benefit plans, and leave administration across all firm operations. In this role, you will lead initiatives to design, implement, communicate, and administer benefits that align with the firm's strategic goals and maintain our competitive edge. Responsibilities include coordinating with brokers, ensuring compliance with regulations, analyzing industry benchmarks, and optimizing plan cost-effectiveness.
Essential Duties:
Manage health and welfare, retirement, and leave programs efficiently.
Conduct analysis to evaluate and compare firm benefits with industry standards.
Lead the annual renewal processes for US and international locations.
Stay informed about federal and state benefits regulations and trends.
Oversee communication of new plans/programs and changes through various media channels.
Manage vendor relationships and oversee benefit documentation and compliance.
Ensure adherence to federal regulations such as ERISA, DOL, and the Internal Revenue Code.
Maintain compliance with HIPAA and the Affordable Care Act.
Ensure compatibility of benefit programs with the HRIS system for efficient reporting.
Handle benefit inquiries and complaints, ensuring timely resolution.
Supervise benefits records maintenance and enrollment processes.
Develop and monitor functional area budgets and goals.
Provide leadership and support for benefits staff.

Senior Legal Benefits Manager Profile:
Bachelor's degree with 7 years of progressive experience in benefit plan administration, or a master's degree with 5 years of relevant experience.
Prior law firm experience is required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS systems.
Deep understanding of health, welfare, retirement, and leave functions. Skills:
Strong communication and persuasion skills.
Ability to strategize, troubleshoot, and analyze data.
Excellent management and leadership abilities. Education/Experience:
CEBS or equivalent certification preferred.
Self-funded medical plans, including active and retiree medical plans. 
Health reimbursement account plans (HRAs)
Health savings account plans (HSAs)
Dental plans 

Features and Benefits of Client:
Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401k

Frontline Source Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.  The client cannot sponsor any visas.

Disclaimer: Sensitive and personal data will not be requested by Frontline Source Group or its affiliates until a job offer is made and accepted. If you ever doubt the validity of our job postings, we encourage you to call one of our branch locations to verify the status on any job.
 

Job Requirements

benefits, health & Welfare, customer service, professional appearance, retirement, benefits distribution

Meet Your Recruiter

Emily Longsworth

Emily Longsworth is a graduate of Texas A&M University with over 5 years of staffing experience at Frontline Source Group as an Executive Recruiter with a focus on placing top Executive Assistants and Administrative Assistants. Her areas of staffing are not limited only to administrative but also her experience within the marketing sector is outstanding.  She has specialization with in successful placements for titles such as Chief Marketing Office, CMO, Director of Marketing, Vice President of Marketing, Director of Brand Strategy, Brand Marketing Manger, Head of Marketing Strategy FinTech Growth Marketing, and Marketing Analyst. Working nationwide allows her to truly understand the job market, and how to present her candidates’ skills in the most competitive position going into interviews while also making sure her clients are getting the top 20% of talent available within the market. Whether you are searching for your next opportunity or if you need to locate top-quality talent, Emily will be dedicated to your search!

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