Careers at Witherspoon Kelley
We are currently seeking a Human Resource / Benefits Administrator in our Downtown Spokane office.
The ideal candidate will have HR and benefits management experience, preferably in a law firm. Familiarity with Excel coupled with a strong accounting background would definitely be a plus. In addition to the day-to-day functions of Human Resource management and employee relations, duties will include enforcing and updating current office policies; managing vacation/sick leave schedules including tracking of FMLA; familiarity with employment and labor laws at federal and state levels in order to maintain compliance. Benefits’ management will include enrolling and terminating participants, monthly invoice reconciliation, and participation in annual renewal of the firm’s medical, dental, life, long-term disability and long-term care programs; complete administration of the firm’s Flexible Spending Account and Health Reimbursement Arrangement, including general ledger balancing of same; enrollment of employees in the Firm’s 401(k) Profit-sharing Plan and updating the Plan’s Trustee of all participant changes. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are a must.
Experience required. Bachelor’s degree and/or current certifications in the HR or Benefits field a plus.
The Firm offers a competitive benefits package including paid vacation and sick leave; employer paid medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance for the employee; a 401(k) plan with profit-sharing; and reimbursement of some professional dues and continuing education costs.
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Interested QUALIFIED candidates should submit their paperwork by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org; by fax to: 509.458.2728 or addressed to Human Resource / Benefits Administrator Position, 422 W. Riverside Avenue, Suite 1100, Spokane, WA 99201. No phone calls, drop ins or agencies, please.
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