Benefits Administration Service Consultant at Toast

| Chicago
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StratEx handles HR and Payroll services for small to mid-sized companies. The Service Consultant is crucial to our business as they administer the processes for our managed services offerings, including Ben Admin, COBRA, EDI, and managed payroll. The Service Consultant handles phone calls and emails from clients and supports the team Process Managers on benefits-related projects and tasks with an eye for accuracy and compliance, providing great value to our clients as well as internal stakeholders.

 

Job Responsibilities/Essential Functions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Focus on client satisfaction seeing projects/tasks through to resolution

  • Manually enroll clients’ employees through various carrier websites during open enrollment and 
    for any qualifying events (new hires, terminations, dependent changes, divorce, etc) 

  • Upload EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) files weekly to various benefit carrier sites 

  • Conduct per payroll uploads to various carrier sites 

  • Conduct weekly and periodic benefit plan audits 

  • Monthly benefit invoice reconciliation

  • Process payroll including one time changes for clients

  • Audit calculated payrolls for accuracy before submitting to client for approval

  • Answer phone calls and respond to client emails

  • Create and process custom Client Reports

  • Regular and predictable attendance

 

 Requirements:

  • Understanding of benefits structure and benefit requirements and/or understanding of payroll processing and compliance

  • Acute attention to detail

  • Effective time management skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both verbally and in writing

  • Possess a strong work ethic and team player mentality

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule and occasional overtime when needed

  • Ability to organize several internal and external client tasks at one time

  • Excel knowledge preferred

 

Competencies:

  • Leadership skills

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Critical Thinking

  • Process Mapping

  • Accountability

  • Business Acumen

  • Time Management

  • Organization Skills

  • Interpersonal Communication

 

Physical Requirements/Work Environment: 

  • Must be able to sit at a desk for extended periods of time while working

  • Must be able to proficiently operate a computer and VOIP phone as means of communication with colleagues, clients, and carriers

  • Must be able to work out of our HQ office in order to handle day to day activities as well as collaborate with team members on daily projects/audits

 

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees at StratEx are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression, veteran status, age, FMLA status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state or local statutes.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
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    • AsanaManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Constant ContactEmail

Location

We are located in the trendy, downtown area of Streeterville on Michigan Avenue. You can find us next to the Wrigley Building!

An Insider's view of Toast

What's something quirky about your company?

Our sticker obsession! We love collecting and trading them.

Eric

Manager of Snacks

What does your typical day look like?

6 cups of coffee, a Cliff bar, lunch at 2, and on my way home by 7!

Shawn

Operations Specialist

How does the company support your career growth?

I meet with my manager every week to review my personal goals and discuss how I want to grow as a developer. We also get a yearly stipend that we can use to attend conferences and purchase books that expand our knowledge base.

Biz

Software Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've been extremely fortunate to have great mentors and managers who encouraged me to look at situations through different lenses. This has helped me identify opportunities to carve out new career paths. Four of the six roles I've held did not exist before I stepped into them.

Krystal

L&D Specialist

What are Toast Perks + Benefits

Toast Benefits Overview

Like most tech companies, we offer commuter subsidization, full health coverage, endless snacks, and collaborative workspaces. But what makes us unique is our offerings beyond the standard spread of perks and benefits: unlimited PTO, 401(k) match, sabbatical after five years, $500 wellness stipend, fun company events, employee-led communities, peer-nominated Toasty Awards and most importantly, an environment where you can truly be yourself. If you want to get the inside scoop on what it's really like to work here, check out our instagram @lifeattoast and follow the hashtag #WeAreToasters.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get a summer of paid sabbatical after their first 5 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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