Job Description

Position Title: Benefits Specialist
Department: Human Resources / HR
Location: Washington, DC (NW)
Industry: Law Firm / Legal Services
Status: Full Time, Direct Hire

We’re recruiting for an experienced Human Resources Benefits Specialist for a DC Law Firm. Our client offers a competitive salary along with excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with match, pre-tax transportation benefits, flexible spending account, three weeks vacation, all Federal holidays off and much more!

HR Benefits Specialist Position Summary:

  • Assist with the daily administration of all benefits programs.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all health, welfare and retirement plan eligibility and enrollment requirements.
  • Respond to benefits inquiries from attorneys in a timely and professional manner.
  • Conduct Benefits Orientations for attorneys and serve as the back-up for staff orientation as needed.
  • Process vendor billing and coordinate payments.
  • Monitor Flexible Spending Account by serving as primary contact for funding and claim documentation review.
  • Oversee all Parental Leave processing and Workers Compensation claim filing process for attorneys and staff employees.
  • Support COBRA and Retiree Billing administrative process to include collection and processing of monthly COBRA premium remittance, review monthly reports for past due payments and coordinate follow-up.
  • Monitor HSA Account administration.
  • Assist with administration of Long Term Disability program.
  • Interface and communicate with all Firm personnel on all levels of benefits issues and inquiries.
  • Maintain and update Benefits Intranet website.
  • Coordinate and participate in all Benefits Open Enrollment activities.

HR Benefits Specialist Qualifications Summary:

  • Minimum two years benefits administration experience for a minimum of 50 employees.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Law firm experience desired.
  • Strong presentation skills; confident, knowledgeable and articulate.
  • Extremely organized and attentive to detail.