Huron Consulting Group Benefits Manager, Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

The Opportunity:

Some equations prove quite simple: Join a high-growth company and you will enjoy abundant opportunities to shape the industry in unique, concrete ways. Huron’s corporate team members collaborate with the business to extend their wealth of knowledge and expertise across a vast arena: Human Resources, Marketing, Finance, Technology, Legal, and Facilities. From strategy to execution they partner with the business to solve today’s business challenges and plan for our future. It’s a vital evolutionary circle…one that explains why we profoundly value our corporate team—and why we seek out only the most committed individuals.

If you’re aiming to maximize your potential, Huron will put a roadmap in your capable hands and say, simply, drive. You already possess the passion and expertise to achieve greatness. Now let us help get you there.

Real-world visibility. Top-notch opportunities. First-rate recognition.

Position Summary:

Huron Benefits team provides expertise, management and compliance for a variety of benefits programs offered to Huron employees. As a fast-growing consulting firm, our benefits team plays a vital role in supporting Huron’s people experience with robust and meaningful benefits programs with a strong focus on employee wellness. Our collaborative team structure is designed to provide a seamless benefits package to our employees, providing opportunities to improve overall physical, social and financial health.

The Benefits Manager supports a variety of different areas which can include health and welfare plans, qualified and non-qualified retirement programs, and executive benefit programs. Apply strong knowledge and experience to support a progressive strategy and design for Huron’s benefit programs, with a strong focus on Wellness and Work-Life initiatives as a key component of our employee engagement experience.

The Benefits Manager will be responsible for managing compliance matters, including but not limited to ERISA, IRS, ACA and other legislative rules that impact our benefit programs and HR policies.

This position will report to the Senior Director, Benefits and Human Resources Administration, and provide guidance to benefit team members.

Position Expectations:

• Responsible for managing the administration of various aspects of our health, welfare and retirement programs

• Manage Vendor Relationships

• Maintain compliance of our benefits programs and policies

• Research and provide recommendations on benefits enhancements, based on external competitive data, best practices and in support of company strategy.

• Manage disability and leave of absence programs

• Design and drive Wellness and Work-Life initiatives


Required Skills:

• Bachelor degree

• 8 + years of Human Resources-related experience specifically with managing employee benefits programs and compliance with IRS and DOL rules and regulations

Preferred Skills:

• Strong technical skills, including HRIS, is desirable

• Strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task, creative thinking

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills

• Proven ability to consider and drive benefit enhancements and/or process improvements

• Global Benefits Experience

• Strong FMLA and ADA knowledge

About Huron:

At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.

Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.

Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.

Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

Huron is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity to job applicants and employees in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we do business. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace.



Job ID: 4735
Category: Corporate - Human Resources
Opportunity Type: Experienced
Country: United States
State: IL
City: Chicago
Job Type: Full-time Salary
Requisition ID: 4735