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Benefits Specialist (contract to perm) in Jersey City, NJ at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

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Job Description


Verisk Analytics has an amazing story to tell. In 2016, Forbes magazine named Verisk Analytics to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list and to its America’s Best Large Employers list. If you’re looking for a career that transforms, inspires, challenges, and rewards you, then come join us.

At Verisk, you can build a rewarding career with challenging and meaningful work; create a positive, lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package.

Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. We’ve been delivering data, analytics, and decision support services to our customers for more than 45 years. At Verisk, you’ll be part of an organization that’s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.

Position Summary

Verisk’s Human Resources team needs a driven Benefits Specialist (contract to perm), like you, to develop, implement, and administer all health & welfare programs and employee retirement benefit plans, including retiree related programs.

Additional Responsibilities Include:
  • Operational tasks associated with researching and resolving participant problems/escalated issues, management of special projects, monitoring vendor service levels, and ensuring all activities are in compliance with Plan Provisions, administrative requirements, and government regulations as it relates to the Qualified and Non-qualified retirement programs and retiree related plans.
  • Assisting with development and overall delivery of the wellness program.
  • Identifying necessary changes to ensure efficient and accurate workflow.  Works with the Benefits team to develop and implement improved processes.

To qualify for this position, you must have:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience plus three to five (3-5) years related benefits administration experience required.  CEBS and PHR professional designation preferred.

• Knowledge of pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements, both adopted and pending, affecting employee benefit programs including ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, Section 125, Workers Compensation, Medicare, OBRA, Social Security and DOL requirements required.

• Excellent communication and organization skills required

• Strong analytical skills and knowledge of plan designs required

• Experience with multiple plans and remote locations preferred

• Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment with associates.  Strong ability to plan effectively and prioritize tasks.  Ability to manage several complex projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines.

• Must have strong computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Experience with PeopleSoft or other HRIS software preferred.

• Knowledge of benefit contract language and benefit plan design preferred.



We offer an excellent compensation package. Our benefits package is competitive and includes full healthcare options, a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off program.


Verisk Analytics is and Equal Opportunity Employer