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Benefits Analyst

Framingham, MA 01701
**Description**

Staples is focused on our customer
and our community. As a **BenefitsAnalyst** for
Staples, you will execute and administer all elements of Staples US Retails
Health, Welfare and Retirement programs for over 25,000 US based
associates. The Analyst will be
responsible for the execution of various aspects of benefits administration and
manage the retirement benefits such as the active 401K plan, executive SERP
plans and frozen executive benefit plans.













Our
people are the heart of our success and we believe in collaboration, curiosity
and continuous learning in all that we think, create and do. We are investing in our people and our stores, empowering
our people to learn, grow and deliver. Come be a part of a team that's leading the
way in a new era of working and living.













**Health & Wellness Benefits:**



+ Investigate,analyze & resolve associates claims issues surrounding ourmedical/dental/vision plans, flexible spending accounts, part-time benefits,voluntary benefits, and COBRA

+ Collect,review for accuracy, and submit payment for all benefits department invoices

+ ReconcileHSA bank accounts

+ Completeanalytical reviews such as dependent daycare discrimination testing and payrollreporting analysis

+ Completecompliance filings as required; such as 5500s, PCORI and other state mandatedfiling







**Retirement Benefits:**



+ Analyticaland administrative facilitation of all 5500 filings, multiple audits and QA,annual non-discrimination testing, communications and design, qualificationdetermination, calculating company match and eligibility.

+ Set up,produce and manage daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly audits to ensure dataintegrity is 100% accurate.

+ Maintainall organization of plan documents, restatements and amendments as well as editand design.

+ Serving asUS Retail HRs singular retirement benefit SME to all associates.







**Partnerships:**



+ Partnerwith LOA, HR Systems, Compensation, HRBP and HR Services teams to enhanceassociate experience.

+ Communicatewith Health & Wellness plan vendors to help resolve escalated eligibility,enrollment, and claims issues

+ Directrelationship with



+ Current401k recordkeeper, past record keepers, investment consultants, third-partyadministrators and additional clients.

+ H&W Plan vendors to help resolve escalated eligibility, enrollment, and claimsissues and ensure continued high levels of customer service by each vendor andidentify trends that require intervention by the Benefits COE team



**Get great perks because, you matter.**










+ Generous amount of paid time off and bonus plan

+ 401(k) plan with a company match, medical, dental,vision, life and disability insurance, and many more benefits

+ On-site, discounted childcare, fitness center and drycleaners in Framingham, MA corporate office

+ Associate store discount and more perks (discountson mobile plans, movie tickets, etc.)









**Qualifications**

**Essential skills and experience:**



+ Bachelors Degree + 1 years ofexperience in a tactical Human Resources function, with specific benefits experienceand knowledge of ERISA, COBRA, HIPPA and FSA (OR) High School Diploma + 3 yearsof experience within HR Benefits

+ Strong customer service skills, withthe ability to meet or exceed published service level standards

+ Excellent communication skills; bothwritten and verbal

+ Solid analytical skills withreporting and system acumen







**Preferred skills and experience:**



+ Advanced technical experience withMicrosoft Office Suite applications Excel (with proven aptitude working withVlookup functions, pivot tables, formulas, and specific formatting), Word,Access, and PowerPoint

+ Experience with PeopleSoft, ServiceNow software applications









_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._

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Posted: 2020-09-08 Expires: 2020-10-08

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