HRIS & Benefits Analyst Opportunity at Abode Healthcare

Date March 30, 2016

AbodeGreat Opportunity at Abode Healthcare, a leading provider of home health and hospice services across the United States.

The HRIS & Benefits Analyst provides analytical, administrative, and business support in the development and administration of the HRIS, coordinates and plans the day to day operations of group benefit programs, and provides analytical and technical support in the delivery of the benefit programs. Supports on-going HR department activities including HRIS development, reporting, and end user support; benefits education and administration; and staff communication. Fosters strong relationships within the HR team, with the accounting team, and Abode-wide.



This position reports to the VP of HR, and is a non-supervisory, individual contributor.


The following duties are typical for this position. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.



  1. Serves as the data steward ensuring HRIS integrity.  Develops and implements audit processes to facilitate the analysis of data input and output to ensure accuracy and consistency.  In addition, this role will ensure necessary data cleanup for existing systems is done in timely and complete fashion.
  2. Supports the HR team in areas of data maintenance, data integrity, reporting, and analytics.  Writes, maintains, and supports a variety of reports or queries using appropriate reporting tools. Assists in development of standard reports for ongoing end-user needs. Helps maintain data integrity in systems by running queries and analyzing data
  3. Partners with Payroll to provide data and system support within the HRIS and Payroll system and to ensure accuracy and consistency.
  4. Provides end-user support, and ensures high quality education, support, and troubleshooting on HRIS issues for end users, including, but not limited to, researching and resolving HRIS problems, unexpected results or process flaws; performs scheduled activities; and recommends solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.
  5. Partners with HRIS vendor to ensure timely and accurate HRIS data, functionality, and ease of use.
  6. Provides HRIS support to the HR team.  Recommends process and end-user improvements, innovative solutions, policy changes, and/or major variations from established policy that must be approved by appropriate leadership prior to implementation. Uses project management skills in managing projects. May provide overall project management for a given HR initiative.
  7. Researches, analyzes, and recommends solutions to various HR automation issues to improve the efficiency of HR operations.
  8. Creates, generates, and recommends improvements to all HR metrics reports.
  9. Creates documentation and user aids to assist in the training of HR department resources and communication of application and/or process changes.



  1. Serves as primary contact for insurance plan vendors and third party administrators in handling the administration of all benefit programs, including employee education and advocacy, premium coordination, and open enrollment coordination. Coordinates transfer of data to external contacts for services, premiums, and plan administration. Works effectively to make sure the plans run smoothly. Investigates discrepancies and provides information in non-routine situations.
  2. Evaluates and revises internal processes to reduce costs and increase efficiency. Documents, and maintains administrative procedures for assigned benefit processes.
  3. Serves as a liaison between employees and the appropriate benefit providers for all questions regarding benefit programs and processes, and referring to our broker where appropriate.
  4. Ensures accurate and timely enrollment of employees and dependents in Abode benefit programs. Reconciles monthly benefit premium invoices and prepares for payment for all Abode. Reconciliation includes running eligibility reports from the HRIS and creating Excel spreadsheets for analysis to ensure employees are covered on correct plans for correct timeframe.
  5. Administers the employee wellness initiatives.
  6. Participates in annual and ad hoc external compensation and benefit surveys, provides thorough analysis of results.
  7. Supports the performance management and compensation processes.



The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.
  2. PHR/SPHR, CCP, or CEBS, or preferred.
  3. Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience in HR with a preferred emphasis on HRIS, compensation, and benefits.
  4. Must be technologically adept and able to work with multiple Microsoft applications and HRIS.  Advanced knowledge of Excel and HRIS reporting is required.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively with people at all levels. Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships. Excellent interpersonal skills. Exceptional customer service skills.
  6. Strong analytical and project management skills with a high attention to detail. Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities, self-starter, creative thinker, organized, and able to produce high quality work. Inquisitive and curious problem solver.
  7. Strong work ethic, sense of responsibility, and confidentiality

To apply please contact: Chris Englin, Big Wave Recruiting,

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