Benefits Associate

3+ months agoSt. Louis, MO


Kforce has a cleint that is seeking a Benefits Associate in Saint Louis, MO.Responsibilities:

  • First line with the Benefits team in India in distributing communication: appeal letters, proof of coverage, survivor letters, disability insurance claim forms, creditable coverage letter, SPD's, LOA contribution letters, and other important documents
  • Support the HRSC with mailings requested from active and retirees that call or email the HRSC- (change of address forms, Pension Illustration letters, Domestic Partners Forms, DD-Tax Election forms, W-4 forms, etc.)
  • Check mail that gets delivered to the HRSC mailbox in St. Louis and forward to India branch any mail that needs to be processed by them
  • Process Release and Waivers and Addendums
  • Forward originals to Legal
  • Work with PBPs when they have questions regarding severance
  • Work with Master Data and Payroll teams with processing hourly separations severance payments; If MD receives an hourly separation with severance request, I need to follow up with PBP to make sure this request was not submitted by mistake
  • Provide outplacement services vendor a weekly list (names, address, phone numbers, etc.) of separated employees that are eligible to receive outplacement services
  • Process checks from benefits vendors
  • Process Full Time Student Verification forms that we receive via mail in St. Louis
  • Process Domestic Partnership forms that we receive by mail in St. Louis


  • Bachelor's degree in HR, Business or related field
  • 1 - 3+ years working with complex benefits plans
  • Experience working with Union benefits plans a plus
  • Experience with SAP a plus (If not SAP, experience with another HRIS system)
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."