Benefits Specialist

Our Human Resources team is seeking a Benefits Specialist to support 110 employees at our fun, business-casual office based in Salt Lake City.  This position is ideal for someone with 2+ years experience administering corporate insurance benefits and who wants the opportunity to learn other areas of Human Resources.

The HR & Benefits Specialist is responsible for overseeing and administering the employee benefits program and is seen as the company’s resident expert for corporate insurance benefits and FMLA administration, and joins a team responsible for all areas of human resources including recruitment, employee relations, training and development, policies, benefits and health & wellness. 


Develop and maintain strong & productive relationships with insurance providers and internal Stakeholders:

  • Administers, manages and/or governs benefit plans on a day-to-day basis through processing of various transactions and events including but not limited to pending enrollments, dependent verification, evidence of insurability, Qualified Medical Support Court Orders, new hire, life and termination events
  • Communicate benefit changes and policy as necessary
  • Reviews, maintains, modifies standard operating processes and procedures for benefits administration
  • Manages and monitors data flow and integration including carrier connections, payroll and/or processes manual carrier updates
  • Identifies opportunities for potential improvement in enrollments, savings, or administration
  • Works in conjunction with various team members to resolve errors and/or issues timely and accurately
  • Partners with accounting team to coordinate transaction processing, audits and regular deliverables
  • Performs various data integrity, enrollment/eligibility and coverage audits
  • Researches and resolve complex employee benefits problems, questions or issues
  • Escalates issues to manager, appropriate team members, carriers, or other third parties as appropriate
  • Works with benefit providers to support benefits administration, resolve eligibility, invoicing and/or claim issues
  • Stay current on changing Federal and State regulations and legislation that may affect employee benefits


This role is ideally suited for a new college graduate or someone wanting to have a career in human resources with a sharp attention to detail and a can-do attitude, along with these requirements:

  • High school diploma required. Degree in human resources preferred
  • Some formal HR-related training, either via college courses, SHRM, or completion of HR, CEBS, CMS, or GBA Certification program, preferred
  • 2+ years recent experience administering benefits full-time for a business with 100+ employees, including medical, dental, HSA, FSA, 401(k), life and voluntary coverage
  • Ability to educate employees about company sponsored plans, enroll employees in elected benefits, administer benefit changes, audit billing statements, interpret utilization data, and recommend training to help employees get the most of their healthcare dollars
  • Solid understanding of benefit concepts and medical insurance plan designs, and the ability to speak about them in layperson terms to employees
  • Demonstrable understanding of Benefit-related laws including Health Care Reform, Worker’s Compensation, FMLA and ADAAA
  • History of providing best-in-class service to employees; must enjoy taking care of people’s benefit needs
  • Experience dealing directly with benefit vendors to get employees’ questions answered and benefit issues resolved
  • Experience implementing company-wide annual benefit enrollments
  • Experience participating on or leading corporate Health and Wellness programs preferred
  • Highly organized work ethic

This position is full-time day shift based in our Salt Lake City office, paying $20-26/hr (DOE) with very cool employee benefits.


  • We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Your contributions will be valued and celebrated by a closely-knit team that is committed to excellence. We offer competitive wages, and our benefits package includes medical, dental and vision insurance, a lifestyle discount program for personal/family use, travel benefits, a 401k plan, paid holidays, personal time off and more.

To apply for this position, please complete an Initial Job Application and attach your resume.

While this job description attempts to describe the essential functions of the position, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. It does not restrict management’s right to assign or reassign duties or responsibilities to this job at any time.

Access Development is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Access Development does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected class under federal, state or local laws.

Access has been a leading provider of loyalty programs worldwide since 1984. We leverage the world’s largest private savings discount network to drive customers to retailers, create loyalty for organizations, and help their members and customers save money every day. Our employees enjoy a flexible, friendly work environment, competitive wages, excellent benefits, and employee discounts nationwide.

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Access employees enjoy a flexible, friendly, people-oriented work environment with all-employee parties, activities that include family and friends, employee recognition, a fantastic nationwide employee discount program, and a strong focus on career development.

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