Analyst, Benefits & Wellness

Lake Forest, IL, United States
Nov 22, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.

Position Summary:

The Analyst, Benefits & Wellness supports all aspects of the company's US and international benefit programs, including health and welfare, retirement, time off and leave programs. The Analyst, Benefits & Wellness supports the planning, development, implementation and monitoring of company-wide benefits and wellness initiatives; helps in developing programs that are innovative, is responsible for plan administration, participant communications, and customer service of the company's benefit and wellness plans; provides counsel to employees relative to their benefit inquiries, coordination of all companywide wellness events from start to finish.

  • Supports annual benefits open enrollment process including development and delivery of employee communication materials and on-site vendor visits.
  • Administers day-to-day benefit plan responsibilities including submitting monthly invoices, resolving employee and vendor benefit inquiries, and researching and resolving data errors.
  • Ensures compliance with all labor and benefit laws and stays current on regulatory changes.
  • Supports benefit and wellness initiatives and events, such as open enrollment, lunch 'n learns and annual enrollment and wellness fairs.
  • Manages and track monthly invoices for benefit and wellness vendors.
  • Works with vendors and other HR associates to administer benefit programs.
  • Provides support in audits of retirement and benefits plans and other tax-reporting requirements as necessary.
  • Works with HRIS systems (Workday) to ensure that systems meet benefits needs and data is updated to reflect changes to benefit plans.
  • Answers employee questions regarding benefits programs and activities.
  • Assists in drafting employee communications with respect to new benefits and wellness initiatives.
  • Participates in all Benefits and Wellness Team meetings.
  • Special projects as assigned

Qualifications and Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree and 2+ years of related experience.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Functional knowledge of Workday is preferred
  • General benefits knowledge required including compliance with the state and federal laws that apply to the plans.
  • Ability to maintain confidential documents and information.
  • Strong problem solving, communication and presentation skills with proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong MS Office skills including Word and Excel are required. HRIS experience a plus.
  • Strong customer focus, with excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and collaboration skills.
  • Self-starter who effectively prioritizes work to determine most important tasks to address shifting deadlines.
  • Has a fast pace, high energy, and ability to meet deadlines required to support our growing business and the multi-faceted nature of the role.
  • Possesses a positive, enthusiastic, can-do attitude, and is a team player.

Horizon Core Values & Competencies:

  • Manages Ambiguity
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Demonstrates Self-awareness
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Develops Talent

  • Drives Results
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Decision Quality

  • Courage
  • Collaboration
  • Instills Trust

Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.