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HR and Benefits Administrator

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila-Main Office

53 Attorneys; 37 Staff

Reports to:           Managing Partner
LOCATION:          70 W. Madison, Suite 2900 Chicago, IL
EDUCATION:        A Degree in HR or related field

EXPERIENCE:          Required • 8+ plus years of HR experience• SPHR certification.• Strong organizational and time management skills.• Experience supporting multistate offices.• Proficiency with Microsoft Office• Excellent written, verbal, listening and interpersonal skills.• Ability to work collaboratively within the framework of RSHC’s strong culture. Preferred• Previous experience in HR department at a large law firm.

DESCRIPTION:         Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP (RSHC) is a diverse, service-oriented and technologically sophisticated firm that is committed to providing legal and client service at the highest levels. We have a national litigation practice. We currently have more than 50 lawyers in offices in Chicago, San Francisco, New York and Ann Arbor. Founded March 1, 2016, our partnership features leaders in many fields of litigation including class actions, white collar, product liability, intellectual property and general litigation.
RSHC is recruiting for an analytical and detail-oriented individual to assist with administration of the Human Resources and Benefit functions of the firm. This role acts as a liaison between employees and insurance providers to resolve benefits-related problems as well as maintains and enhances the organization's human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices. Essential Functions:• Administer health and welfare plans, including enrollments and terminations as well as bill reconciliation from our multiple providers. Serve as the COBRA Administrator for the firm.• Manage the annual open enrollment process beginning with the accurate preparation of census materials followed by review of benefit renewal documentation, work with the broker and provide recommendations to the Managing Partner.• Arrange for the distribution of all plan summary materials and required benefit materials and communicating all benefit changes to employees and arranging for onsite representation by providers.• Act as the plan administrator for the retirement plans.• Coordinate and assist with the ACA (Affordable Care Act) and ERISA benefits reporting requirements.• Collaborate with Comptroller in completion of payroll submission and payroll compliance.• Prepare government reports relating to EEO, OSHA or other HR functions.• Promote positive employee relations activities including employee engagement activities, policy review and enforcement and assist with conflict resolution and investigating employee relations concerns, when needed.• Maintain personnel records and file compliance.• Maintain personal HR (re)certifications and attend trainings and seminars as required• Engage in review, audit and understanding of best practices within the industry and successfully implement best practices as needed or required• Act as a liaison with various vendors and foster effective relationships with client representatives.• Create, curate, and update new hire resources that embody firm wide culture and support the new hire’s transition to RSHC.
• Serve as the main point of contact for all new hires, building relationships before new hires’ start dates and deepening them during orientation.• Travel to other offices is required. This position requires pre-employment screenings which include a criminal background check and reference check. RSHC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:    kmarhoul@rshc-law.com

Posted: June 4, 2018