Senior Benefits Assistant – for top tier law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for assisting with day to day administration of benefits programs. Candidate will provide information to attorneys and staff responding to benefits inquiries as well as interact with vendors regarding interpretation of plan provisions. Duties include: performing Benefits Orientation for Associate & Counsel attorneys and back-up for staff orientation; process vendor billing and payments; monitor Flexible Spending Account; manage Parental Leave processing and Workers Compensation claim filing process; prepare annual summary reports; handle COBRA & Retiree Billing administrative process including collection and processing monthly COBRA premium remittance; monitor HSA Account administration; manage Cash Balance Plan distribution processes; interact with personnel on all levels of benefits issues; assist with administration of 401k loans; counsel employees on loan application protocol and submit complete loans for approval; update benefits intranet; assist with Benefits Open Enrollment. Position Requirements: 2+ years benefits administration experience (or HR experience with strong interest in benefits), Bachelor’s degree, prior Law firm HR experience desired. Salary commensurate with experience.
Senior Systems Analyst – HRIS – for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC. This position will work closely with the Human Resources team regarding HRIS technology and is part of the Financial Systems, Reporting and Analysis Group. Ideal candidate has a strong HR technical background with skills in report writing and creating custom reports. Candidate will be a technical point of contact and will assist subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. Responsibilities for this position include:
• Functioning as HR business analyst and subject-matter expert on projects; work with functional users to understand, define, and document requirements and processes; prepare system requirements and specifications, keeping the best interests of the firm and HR system structure in mind
• Testing functionality, performance and usability during system upgrades and patches; create test scenarios for end-users to confirm all processes work accordingly to predetermined goals
• Recommend new HRIS strategies to better support firm management and executive level decision-making; perform fit/gap analysis as required
• Provide technical support and conduct data integrity analysis for annual HR related activities such as benefits open enrollment periods and annual performance evaluations; handle various imports and exports as required
• Design, develop, and generate reports and statistical summaries related to employee skills, compensation data and other employee related information; assist in development of standard reports for ongoing customer and vendor needs
• Generate reports needed to respond to compensation, benefits, diversity and other general law firm surveys as well as annual EEO-1 report and affirmative action surveys.
• Develop system administration documentation; prepare user-level system guidelines/documentation; train users on new processes/functionality
Position Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required, 7+ years HR system administration/support experience required; experience maintaining system and business functions in complex and global environments, understanding of HR business processes and how to maximize use of HRIS technology, technical/programming skills required; proficiency with MS Access, Transact-SQL, Cognos, Crystal Reports or other report writing software required, understanding of HR System database design including table structures, business rules, functions, and processes; experience with database tools, proven success managing technology projects with responsibility for project planning, requirements gathering, change management, business process change, and delivery coordination, proven success working with large amounts of data, ensuring data integrity throughout the system and any associated data feeds from other sources; demonstrated ability to handle confidential information, strong interpersonal and written communication skills required. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Benefits Coordinator – for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for administration of domestic benefits such as health and welfare and retirement plans. Candidate will guarantee compliance with regulatory federal, and state requirements. Some of the duties for this position: coordinate with insurance carriers, brokers and consultants to resolve problems, coordinate with firm staff to educate regarding benefits programs and also resolve all benefits issues that arise, plan Wellness programs, assist with compliance regarding federal and state laws such as FMLA, HIPAA, ACA, CMS Reporting, and Form 5500 filing, oversee processing of vendor invoices and payments, maintain Benefits Intranet website, assist with Open Enrollment process, conduct benefits orientation. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree ideal, must have at least 3 years of benefits administration experience, proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Ultipro HRMS (or similar HRMS software) preferred, strong interpersonal and written communication skills. Salary is commensurate with experience; generous employee benefits offered.
Attorney Recruitment/Professional Development Manager – for global law firm in NYC. This position is responsible managing the recruiting and professional development program for the NYC office. The focus of this position is full management of the fall and summer Recruitment program. Duties include: overseeing on campus interviewing process, screening resumes, managing call-back process, managing post-offer activities, coordinating all summer associate social events and educational programs. Candidate is also responsible for the Judicial Clerk program and Lateral Attorney hiring. Regarding Professional Development duties this position is responsible for assisting with initiatives, to further associate retention and promotion. Candidate will interact often with associates regarding their issues and concerns, and will work with Director and Committee Partners to address the career and general professional development needs of associates. This position is also responsible for implementing training programs/instructional materials for associate career planning, and for senior lawyer coaching and mentoring of associates. This position is also responsible for implementing metrics, reporting systems, and tools to evaluate effectiveness of career development programs and initiatives. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree is required, JD or advanced degree is a plus, must have at least 5 years of experience in law firm attorney recruiting, project management, analytical, and problem solving skills required, superior interpersonal and written communication skills a must, prior experience with a recruiting database. Salary is commensurate with experience, generous employee benefits offered.