Benefits Coordinator in Birmingham, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco Birmingham has been engaged by a Birmingham-based company to identify and recruit a Benefits Coordinator. The Coordinator will be responsible for managing, planning and analyzing the operations of health and welfare benefit programs while ensuring that excellent customer service and quality benefit plans are provided to all employees. The incumbent will serve as the primary contact for plan vendors and third party administrators. This role will design employee benefit plans, evaluate new benefit programs, improve existing programs, monitor benefit and 401(K) administration. The Benefits Coordinator, with support from Director of HR, will be responsible for the analytical and technical support in the delivery of the benefit programs.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree plus three to five years of relevant work experience in benefit plan and 401(K) administration is required
  • Supported an employee population of 2000+
  • Strong communication, systems, organization and project management skills
  • Highly developed analytical and technical skills required including proficiency with Microsoft Office products as well as HRIS
  • Incumbent must have extensive knowledge of pertinent employment laws including ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, Section 125, NH Workers Compensation, Social Security and DOL requirements
  • PHR/SPHR and CEBS certification strongly preferred
  • Great Plains software experience preferred but not required

Benefits to working with Vaco:
Through no cost to you, working with Vaco recruiters gives you an advantage over your competition. In the local market, Vaco partners with most companies to fill their accounting and finance needs. In most cases, our recruiters will have a relationship with the human resources manager or the hiring manager directly. Instead of being another faceless resume, with Vaco, you have an advocate to get you the opportunities that you want. Your recruiter will promote your strengths and assets to the employer, connecting the dots between your work experience and the open job. Choosing to use Vaco means you are more prepared for your interviews. Through the relationships with the client and history of working with each company, you will be prepared thoroughly for each interview - history of the company, background on the people that you will meet, and in some cases examples of interview questions to prepare. Our recruiters will be able to provide great insight about trends in the market - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities.

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