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Accounting/Benefits Specialist

Company: Jackson Kelly PLLC
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Jackson Kelly PLLC is seeking a full time Accounting/Benefits Specialist for its Charleston, West Virginia office. Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a minimum of two years of experience. The ideal candidates will understand benefit plan tax considerations, compliance, and benefit plan administration. Candidates should possess a strong attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a high level of organizational skills while working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) is preferred. In addition to competitive compensation that is commensurate with experience and education, the Firm offers an excellent benefit package that includes generous paid time off, time off for Firm recognized holidays, health insurance, vision and dental insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, and more!Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Answers questions and concerns regarding benefits
  • Reviews medical claims for accuracy
  • Calculates compensation amounts
  • Handles/Resolves health claim issues
  • Handles 401(k) administration
  • Reviews biweekly payroll for accuracy
  • Reconciles benefits and makes adjustment as necessary
  • Calculates and records health premiums
  • Processes the funding of HSA contributions
  • Coordinates Pension Committee Meetings internally and externally
  • Communicates benefit plans and notices to all personnel
  • Updates benefit plans as required
  • Benefit Plan Open Enrollment
  • Educates personnel with respect to benefits and options
  • Prepares 5500s for Health and Welfare Plans
  • Calculates 401(k) contributions
  • Prepares workpapers and coordinates external audit of 401(k) plan
  • Backup payroll processor
  • Reconciles bank accounts
  • Uploads approved checks
  • Reviews Firm's General Ledger monthly for accuracy
  • Prepares management reports
  • Assists with administering Firm's General Commercial and Liability Policies
  • Assists with accruals request from clients
  • Assists with Firm's budget preparation and monitoringJackson Kelly PLLC is a national law firm located in ten offices throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Colorado, and the District of Columbia. Focusing on clients' industry-specific needs, the Firm serves a wide variety of corporate and public clients and enjoys a national reputation in business, labor and employment, litigation, government contracts, tax, safety and health, permitting, natural resource and environmental law.

Keywords: Jackson Kelly PLLC, Charleston , Accounting/Benefits Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Charleston, West Virginia

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