Benefits Manager in Bedford, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/26/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Bedford, MA
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is actively seeking a Benefits Manager for the Northeast’s largest Plumbing & Heating distributor since 1866 with 100 locations. This position will report to the Sr. VP of Human Resources in Bedford, MA. Salary is 85k-95k per year based on experience!

 Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Overall benefit administration for the medical, dental, life insurance, disability, flexible spending account and 401(k) plans for multiple locations in nine states.  Administration of the plans will involve the following:

  • Required federal and state filings
  • Overseeing Monthly billings
  • Overseeing Monthly audits
  • Ensuring required maintenance of enrollment data
  • Communication with the various carriers
  • 401K Audit preparation, discrimination testing and 5500 filing
  • ACA and other state insurance filings
  • Assisting employees with claims and questions for all plans

  • Ensure proper adherence to governmental benefit regulations including FMLA, COBRA, ADA and HIPAA.
  • Possess a working knowledge and reporting requirements of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Maintain and develop wellness initiatives.
  • Annual preparation and analysis of profit-sharing data.
  • Manage short- and long-term disability claims, including state leave administrations
  • Open enrollment planning and execution
  • Complete compensation and benefits surveys.
  • Direct and supervise the benefits specialist
  • Provide support in other HR related responsibilities and projects as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 5+ years of benefit/HR experience.
  • Experience with the administration of various benefit plans.
  • Multi-location benefit administration strongly preferred.
  • Critical thinking and analytical problem-solving skills; passion for data-driven project management.
  • Exceptional follow through.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently (self-starter) and as part of a team in a multitasking environment.
  • Comfort with all Microsoft Office programs and Internet, with an exceptionally strong background in Excel
  • Resourceful and accountable.
  • Must desire to be work collaboratively in a team environment.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.