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Senior Benefits Specialist


Date: Jul 18, 2019

Location: Broomfield, CO, US

Company: DANONE

Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Danone North America is looking for a Senior Benefits Specialist in Broomfield.

Have you heard of Danone North America?

We make delicious & responsibly-produced foods & beverages that nourish people’s lives.  We formed in April 2017, when Danone acquired WhiteWave Foods and united two companies in North America with a shared commitment to purpose, growth, and good food.  We are committed to redefining success in business as the largest Certified B Corp & public benefit corporation in the world.  We are passionate change-agents united and motivated by making a positive impact every day.  Our products are everywhere & include everyone.  Some of our loved & trusted brands include: Dannon, Activia, Horizon Organic, Happy Family, International Delight, Silk, Vega, Oikos, Light & Fit, So Delicious Dairy Free, Stok, Two Good, Wallaby Organic, Left Field Farms, Good Plants Diary Free, Yo Crunch, Evian & Nutricia.  People join & stay at Danone North America because they can find both professional & personal fulfillment in their daily experience.  And our benefits aren’t too shabby either -- think flexible (unlimited) time off & up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave to name a couple!  
Please join us in nourishing lives & inspiring a healthier world through food!

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About the Job:


We have an amazing opportunity in our Broomfield, Colorado office for a Senior Benefits Specialist.


• Manage all aspects of Company's 401(k) & Frozen Pension programs and processes
• Assist with annual plan audits, reporting and compliance testing related to company 401(k) and Pension
• Oversee the administration of Company's Health, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA, Life, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Pre-paid Legal and ID Theft plans
• Assist with all aspects of Open Enrollment
• Conduct research and analysis, develop solutions, and resolve operational issues
• Work closely with internal HRIS and Payroll to ensure all data flows seamlessly between systems
• Test benefits system functionality to ensure accuracy
• Partner with HR business partners and department leads on benefit related matters
• Interpret and explain Benefits policies and procedures
• Serve as subject matter expert in Health & Welfare Benefits
• Manage all aspects of vendor billing
• Provide guidance and mentoring to more junior benefits staff and back-up support to Benefits Manager, as appropriate


About you:

• You have expert knowledge of federal and state regulations that govern benefits plans to include ERISA, ACA, IRS and FMLA
• You have the ability to research benefit plan documents, summary plan descriptions, and insurance certificates to identify answers and solutions to employee inquiries
• You have the ability to monitor, analyze and report effectively on data analytics
• You possess strong knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel
• You are proficient in HRIS (preferably Ceridian)
• You have proven knowledge of salaried, non-exempt, union and non-union workforce
• You are detail-oriented, with good judgment and prioritization skills
• You are capable of working independently
• You are articulate and professional in all verbal and written communications
• You have the proven ability to maintain data confidentiality
• You possess strong initiative and problem-solving skills
• You have the ability to simultaneously support multiple functions as required

Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. For more information, please visit 

Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.

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