Benefits Specialist

Human Resources Glenview, Illinois


Abt Electronics has an immediate opening for the position of a Benefits Specialist.  We are a family owned company who has been in business since 1936 and continues to experience strong growth year after year.  Abt Electronics specializes in electronics, appliance & furniture sales, delivery, installation and servicing all the products we sell. We are a perennial winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace Award.  We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible & friendly Benefits Specialist to join our team.  If this is you, we want to hear from you!

In addition, must be comfortable contributing/working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and fun work environment.  Primary duties include (but not limited to):

  • Perform benefits administration, including claims resolution, reporting, approving invoices for payment and communicating benefits information to employees
  • Ensures the accuracy of all benefits enrollments in Benefits Management system to provide vendors with accurate eligibility information
  • Assists employees regarding benefits claim issues and plan changes
  • Distributes all benefits enrollment materials and determines eligibility
  • Enrolls employees with carriers and process life status changes
  • Processes and administers all leave-of-absence requests and disability paperwork: medical, personal, disability and FMLA
  • Manage administration of worker’s compensation claims & investigations
  • Effectively interprets FMLA and ADA implications as they relate to leaves of absences/disabilities
  • Assists with the open enrollment process
  • ACA Management & compliance
  • Process 1095C forms
  • Teaming with HR staff  to perform a variety of work assignments including wellness, new-hire orientations and employee relations initiatives

Job Requirements:

  • BA degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Proven experience as Benefits Specialist (3 plus years preferred)
  • Exceptional  communication & people skills
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word & familiar with Gmail and its associated applications
  • Experience with Ceridian Dayforce is a plus
  • We are a retail business so some weekend/holiday work may be required
  • Salary is based upon experience

We offer our team members:

  • Medical/Dental (Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO Network)
  • 401(k) (Charles Schwab) which includes a matching program
  • Life & Disability insurance (Lincoln Financial)
  • Generous Paid Time Off/Sick Pay Program
  • Onsite continued training
  • Employee discounts on all products we sell
  • Employee fitness center complete with weight machines, free weights, treadmills, elliptical machines, basketball, and racquetball courts