Benefits Analyst II

Aldi Naperville , IL 60563

Posted 3 days ago

We're ALDI, one of America's favorite grocers. We've grown a lot in the past few years, expanding our reach and customer base all around the country. Whether it's in customer service or our exceptional products, we owe our success to the efficiencies we create in every corner of our company and the people at each level who make that happen.

Our Human Resources Department is focused on ALDI's most valuable asset: our people. With teams including Administration, Employee Communications, Payroll & Benefits, Human Resource Information Systems, Legal, Risk & Security, Recruitment and Training & Development, HR makes sure that ALDI continues to employ talented and motivated people that are focused on preserving the supportive culture we're known for.

Position Type: Full-Time

Duties and Responsibilities:

Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Researches, analyzes, evaluates and administers company benefit plans and programs.

  • Recommends changes to benefit plans and programs based on benefit strategy, benchmarking data and trends.

  • Acts as project lead for certain health, welfare and/or retirement benefit initiatives.

  • Recommends ways to incorporate technology into benefits processes to improve efficiencies.

  • Recommends process improvements for area of responsibility.

  • Performs initial review and analysis of benefit vendor proposals/contracts to achieve the best outcome for the company, and prepares them for presentation to management in conjunction with the direct leader.

  • Liaises with benefits partners, corporate departments and divisions to ensure timely and efficient flow of information and to promote effective benefits communication.

  • Maintains a thorough understanding of benefits processes and regulations, and keeps knowledge current through various forms of ongoing training.

  • Assures that required and necessary documentation is completed and properly maintained in order to provide substantiation and assist with future audits.

  • Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to leadership.

  • Upholds the security and confidentiality of all information within area of responsibility.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Benefits Administration or a related field.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of related experience.
  • A working knowledge of health, welfare and/or retirement plans and their administration is required.
  • A combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to prepare written materials to meet purpose and audience.

  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and external parties.

  • Ability to perform cost/benefit analysis.

  • Establishes goals and works toward achievement.

  • Ability to stay organized and multi-task in a professional and efficient manner.

  • Gives attention to detail and follows instructions.

  • Problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.

ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • PerkSpot National Employee Discount Program

In addition, eligible employees are offered:

  • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays

  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance

ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.


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