At Blue River PetCare, we take pride in adding team members who share our commitment to supporting the veterinary industry and the clinics within the Blue River PetCare family. Below is a list of our current openings, however, please feel free to reach out to: [email protected] if you are interested in a position that is not yet listed.

Marketing & Events Coordinator

Job Summary:

The Marketing & Events Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the implementation of strategic initiatives across the organization, with a primary focus of providing external event support and performing basic marketing administrative tasks. Reporting directly to the Marketing Manager, this position requires a driven individual with strong communication, time management and organization skills, as well as an exceptional ability to adapt to the ever-changing marketing and events landscape, developing news skills as needed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Marketing

  • Act as a brand steward for all entities across the Blue River PetCare organization
  • Provide support for various hospital and corporate marketing projects as needed, including but not limited to the development and creation of marketing materials, social media management, email campaign management and logistics, and administrative support
  • Gather, create, and manage content for use within the company intranet and employee newsletter
  • Provide logistical support for internal development programs and corporate events
  • Manage day-to-day marketing administration tasks and projects
  • Assist in collecting and analyzing marketing data to help shape future marketing strategies
  • Write, proofread, and edit creative and technical content across different mediums
  • Assist in management of enterprise-wide integrated marketing campaigns across digital platforms
  • Support organization-wide marketing operations projects with ability to prioritize tasks, meet project deadlines and communicate and distribute project information to relevant stakeholders
  • Collaborate with in-house team members and vendor/agency partners to execute marketing initiatives
  • Maintain awareness on best practice marketing techniques and tools
  • Continuously seek new opportunities to strengthen brand awareness and build industry-related relationships within community

Events

  • Provide logistical support for external and internal events, including meetings, trade shows, career fairs, and conferences
  • Assist Talent Acquisition team in management of yearly external events calendar
  • Assist in preparing/booking travel itineraries for booth staff and company representatives
  • Manage trade show booth; coordinating storage, shipping schedule, delivery, and setup with external vendor partners
  • Manage inventory of event marketing materials and promotional items
  • Assist with event-related administrative tasks, as assigned
  • Act as company representative at external events, as needed
  • Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or related field; or Associate’s degree with 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Event planning or event management experience
  • Admin or project management experience
  • Marketing or communications experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility and drive to meet tight deadlines, assist on multiple projects and prioritize them appropriately
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels of the organization
  • Highly professional, with strong work ethic and self-direction

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Basic graphic design skills, with experience working with Adobe CC or Canva
  • Working knowledge of basic marketing concepts and tools
  • Working knowledge of project management tools, such as Monday and Basecamp
  • Exceptional writing skills, including composition, grammar, and spelling
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional time management and organization skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Remain in a seated position at least 75% of the time
  • Ability to navigate around the office to access file cabinets, supplies, office machinery, etc
  • Ability to communicate with others via in-person verbal communication, as well as frequent emails and phone calls. Must be able to exchange clear, accurate information in these situations.
  • Ability to utilize a computer, keyboard and mouse when working
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 30lbs
  • Must be able to travel domestically via plane and motor vehicle, as needed

Position Details:

  • Full-time, exempt position
  • Benefits package including health/dental/vision coverage, 401k plan, PTO allowance
  • Paid holidays

Supervision:

  • None

Work Location:

  • Chicago, IL

Diversity is embraced at Blue River PetCare and the uniqueness of all individuals is supported. All qualified applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or ancestry.

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Accounts Payable Clerk

Position Summary:

The Accounts Payable Clerk performs accounting and clerical tasks for Blue River PetCare clinics across the country, compiling, processing and maintaining accounts payable records.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and verifies invoices and check requests
  • Sorts, codes, and matches invoices
  • Sets up and enters invoices and expense reports for payment into accounting system
  • Posts daily cash receipts and deposits on Excel spreadsheets
  • Monitors accounts for multiple locations to ensure payments are current
  • Researches and resolves invoice and/or payment discrepancies and issues with various vendors and disputes issues on behalf of the company
  • Creates and reconciles consolidated vendor statements and spreadsheets
  • Updates and maintains vendor database and various accounting spreadsheets
  • Maintains vendor information, including W9s and 1099 tax preparation and related issues
  • Calculates and files sales tax
  • Assists with administrative and clerical tasks
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent attention to detail is required
  • Proactive problem-solving skills are essential
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be flexible and willing to assist with tasks where needed
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills

Technical Skills:

  • Intermediate proficiency in the Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is a plus

Education Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time
  • Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access supplies and office machinery.
  • Frequently communicates with managers at remote locations using email and phone. Must be
    able to exchange clear, accurate information in these situations.
  • Occasionally moves equipment and supplies weighing up to 15 pounds
  • Frequently communicates and collaborates with co-workers in the office

Supervision:

  • None

Work Location:

Chicago, IL

Diversity is embraced at Blue River PetCare and the uniqueness of all individuals is supported. All qualified applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or ancestry.

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Human Resources Manager

Department: Human Resources
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Director of Human Resources
Version Date: 5.2019

Position Summary:

The Human Resources Manager acts as a Business Partner with our hospitals and is involved in a broad spectrum of Human Resource functions with an emphasis on employee relations, policy creation and interpretation, performance and compensation evaluation, and employee development.  This role is responsible for managing the relationship and communication with existing hospitals and ensuring seamless onboarding for newly acquired clinics.  The Human Resources Manager provides expert and objective advice, coaching, and counsel to our hospital Practice Management team and interacts with the Operations and Legal team, along with corporate personnel. Additionally, this role oversees the human resources administrative function and may assist in organizational development and communication in conjunction with the organization’s strategy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partners with managers to resolve business issues including employee development and counseling, compensation, communication and compliance of employment regulations, and training
  • Serves as first point of contact for managers with employee relations issues, utilizing knowledge of employment law and best practices to expediently resolve issues
  • Works with Managers on administering disciplinary procedures and employee documentation, including developing performance improvement plans and executing corrective action, providing counseling, performance documentation and problem resolution.  
  • Assists in evaluation of the clinic compensation process with Operations and Compensation, reviews and approves personnel action changes in the HRIS payroll system
  • Facilitates the human resources relationship with new hospital acquisitions, coordinates logistics, and communicates onboarding resource information
  • Trains managers on Human Resources related expectations, develops materials and training, tools, as necessary
  • Assists with the development and facilitation of training and toolkits for management and employee population, including the coordination of LMS courses, manager training, and facilitated and recorded webinars
  • Creates, reviews, and interprets policies and procedures
  • Meets and exceeds manager expectations in terms of timeliness of responses, quality of deliverables, and advice provided
  • Manages compliance and communication of employment regulations
  • Creates and evaluates reporting for analysis as needed
  • Assists with general corporate recruitment and job description creation
  • Reviews procedures and processes and champions methods for improvement and facilitates implementation
  • May assist with corporate recruitment, organizational development, performance process, including setting objectives and mapping career paths
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including special projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of previous Human Resources experience, with demonstrated emphasis and success in employee relations
  • Strong working knowledge of employment law
  • Experienced in training creation and delivery preferred
  • Previous experience working with multi-state entities and multiple dispersed locations is preferred
  • Veterinary industry or related industry experience is a plus
  • Exceptional oral, written, and presentation communication skills are a must, including the ability to present complicated information in a digestible format
  • Must be proven self-starter with the skill to achieve results autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to respond to manager questions in a pleasant, timely, and easy-to-understand manner and demonstrate exceptional customer service skills. Possesses a strong ability to influence the actions of others. 
  • Good multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Proactive mindset to solve problems and research new ideas and technologies quickly
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Adept and experienced in Payroll/HRIS systems and reporting
  • Strong presentation skills

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field highly preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel domestically via plane and motor vehicle
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, supplies, and office machinery.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with managers at remote locations using email and phone. Must be able to exchange clear, accurate information in these situations.
  • Occasionally moves equipment and supplies weighing up to 15 pounds
  • The person in this position frequently communicates and collaborates with co-workers in the office
  • Frequent keyboarding/use of computer for data entry

Supervision:

  • Shared resource supervision of Human Resources Coordinator and Human Resources Generalist

Work Location: Chicago, IL

Diversity is embraced at Blue River PetCare and the uniqueness of all individuals is supported. All qualified applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or ancestry.

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Human Resources Coordinator

Department: Human Resources
FLSA Status: Non- Exempt
Reports To: Human Resources Manager
Version Date: 9.2020

Position Summary:

The Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Human Resources/Benefits team and focuses on facilitating the administration of employee changes within the HRIS system. This role often serves as the first point of contact for general human resources questions and acts as a “brand ambassador” for the organization, assisting employees and Managers with their questions. The Coordinator is responsible for Human Resources administration, educating Managers on their Human Resources administrative responsibilities, and compliance to established procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partners with our member hospitals to train Managers on their responsibilities in the administration of employee hires, terminations, unemployment responses, employment verifications, and employee changes.
  • Collects all required new hire paperwork or other documentation, monitors handbook and required orientation training checklists. Responsible for reviewing compliance with periodic required training assignments.
  • Reviews and approves I9 documentation for accuracy, answers compliance questions with member hospitals and creates addendum documentation when necessary, tracks I9 recertifications and expirations
  • Completes data entry for Human Resources Information System (HRIS) additions and changes, including adding, approving, and auditing new employees and personnel action form or other change documentation as needed
  • Acquires and maintains an in-depth knowledge of our hospital operations
  • Trains newly acquired hospital Managers on administration requirements in conjunction with the Human Resources team. Audits newly acquired hospital employee information and documentation for accuracy and compliance
  • Assists with maintaining data integrity by performing systemwide audits on a regular basis
  • Acts as first point of contact to answer unemployment claims, contacts clinics for substantiating documentation and submits unemployment information requests and protests to the state
  • Updates and manages contact lists, including the Hospital, Human Resources, and Corporate Contact Lists. Coordinates with Information Technology to ensure email group and employee distribution lists are updated accordingly.
  • Assists and/or facilitates Information Technology requests for new hire setup and termination notice for corporate staff changes. Gathers the appropriate documentation from Managers to facilitate help desk tickets. Assists, as necessary with new employee orientation, computer and tool setup and ticket notices, coordinates on and offboarding and data retention requests with Managers to ensure a smooth experience
  • Maintains the State List of basic HR requirements to ensure all policies are up to date
  • Reviews minimum wage and exemption changes with HR Managers to ensure employee pay is compliant with changing regulations
  • Prepares reports, presentations, memorandums, proposals, and correspondence as needed
  • Responds to employee inquiries and information requests in a professional and timely manner
  • Distributes mass mailings and communications to employee population • Supports the Human Resources and Benefits team
  • May coordinate the supply orders for the corporate office, and maintains basic office postings and protocols
  • Maintains appropriate record retention when applicable, for Human Resources requirements • Other duties and projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be highly motivated self-starter with ability to take initiative and meet deadlines
  • 2+ years of Human Resources experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organization skills and is comfortable prioritizing and working with requests from multiple sources
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects in a timely manner is essential
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality regarding personnel information

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Prior payroll system experience preferred

Education Requirements:

  • Associate degree or requisite Human Resources experience required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time
  • Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, supplies, and office machinery.
  • Frequently communicates with managers at remote locations using email and phone. Must be able to exchange clear, accurate information in these situations.
  • Frequent keyboarding/use of computer for data entry
  • Occasionally moves equipment and supplies weighing up to 15 pounds
  • Frequently communicates and collaborates with co-workers and our hospitals remotely, communicates with our hospitals both verbally and via email/in writing. Must be able to exchange clear, accurate information in a professional manner.

Supervision:

  • N/A

Work Location: Chicago, IL

Diversity is embraced at Blue River PetCare and the uniqueness of all individuals is supported. All qualified applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or ancestry.

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Business Development Coordinator

Who We Are
Blue River PetCare is a multi-state owner and operator of high-quality veterinary hospitals, with our corporate office located in downtown Chicago. We provide an exit strategy for owners of veterinary hospitals who are looking to reduce the headaches of business and diversify their asset base while continuing to practice or who are seeking to transition their practice as they consider retirement. We believe strongly in the local franchise and work with our hospitals to strengthen their existing hospital brands and carry on the legacies which have been established.

Job Summary
Our Business Development Coordinator position is an entry-level role that will assist our Business Development Team in facilitating the acquisition of new business. Our work environment is fast-paced and collaborative; it requires someone who can roll up their sleeves and be a team player. This is a terrific opportunity to learn a developing industry and grow within a rapidly expanding organization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Input a high volume of financial data into Microsoft Excel
  • Analyze financial data of prospective acquisitions
  • Conduct research and mine data to maintain our internal databases
  • Provide general administrative support, including filing, copying, and scanning
  • Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to continually improve efficiency
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Strong Microsoft Excel proficiency is required
  • Good phone etiquette and relationship building skills
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter
  • 1-2 years of professional experience preferred but not required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and projects in a timely manner is essential
  • Previous experience with Salesforce highly desirable
  • Interest in Business Development

Education Requirements
Bachelor’s degree or near graduation

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time
  • Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access supplies and office machinery.
  • Frequently communicates with team members and prospective owners using email and phone. Must be able to exchange clear, accurate information in these situations.
  • Occasionally moves equipment and supplies weighing up to 15 pounds
  • Frequently communicates and collaborates with co-workers in the office using a variety of technology

Position Details

  • Full-time, non-commissioned, non-exempt
  • Benefits package including health/dental/vision coverage, 401k plan, PTO allowance
  • Paid holidays

Work Location
Chicago, IL – temporary remote due to COVID

Diversity is embraced at Blue River PetCare and the uniqueness of all individuals is supported. All qualified applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or ancestry.

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Technology Manager

Who We Are
Blue River PetCare is a multi-state owner and operator of high-quality veterinary hospitals, with our corporate office located in downtown Chicago. We provide an exit strategy for owners of veterinary hospitals who are looking to reduce the headaches of business and diversify their asset base while continuing to practice or who are seeking to transition their practice as they consider retirement. We believe strongly in the local franchise and work with our hospitals to strengthen their existing hospital brands and carry on the legacies which have been established.

Job Summary
The Technology Manager will be an integral part of the Company’s Operations team. The position will be responsible for the development and implementation of a strategy for a migration to a modern, scalable, cost-efficient information technology system that supports our business model. This individual will need to understand the complexities of a multi-location business and be able to operate successfully in a lean, agile, high-growth environment. A key focus of this role will be to create a global technology and digital roadmap that enables the business to grow quickly through practice acquisition as well as organically via enhancements to the company’s operations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, development, and maintenance of our systems, programs, and software suite to meet management and company information needs while maintaining a culture of efficiency.
  • Direct the implementation, execution, and integration of new/upgraded information systems through well-defined plans including specific procedures, deadlines, and accountability.
  • Participate in strategic business planning and identify technology and other business implications, opportunities and change initiatives required to meet strategy plans and growth initiatives.
  • Support and develop technology roadmap, considering emerging technologies (e.g., digital customer experience), growth trajectory, and operating strategy.
  • Establish and update technology policies, standards, practices, and security measures to ensure effective and consistent information processing operations.
  • Build a positive, proactive partnership with the senior leadership team, leading to the effective prioritization and delivery of projects directly linked to the company’s overall strategy.
  • Ensure the continuous and secure operation and maintenance of the company’s corporate strategic applications and infrastructure, including the refinement of security, privacy, disaster recovery and business continuity policies and plans.
  • Ensure the complete and timely creation and maintenance of all written documentation, including system and user manuals, license agreements, and documentation of modifications and upgrades.
  • Foster a service- and action-oriented technology culture that is responsive to the needs of the business and is grounded in a measurable and repeatable set of technology practices.
  • Audit processes and procedures within technology framework to achieve best practices and provide expertise and guidance on functional/technical demands create and/or modify internal processes and procedures to improve the efficiency of inventory replenishment.
  • Manage financial aspects of the technology department, including purchasing, budgeting, and budget review.
  • Manage corporate IT infrastructure.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 5-7 years of work experience desired, with a background in technology
  • Technical planning, project management, and supervisory experience.
  • Experience in a multi-location setting is preferred.
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams, field partners, and senior leadership.
  • Ability to multi-task and organize duties is essential. Ability to work against deadlines, with minimal direction and competing priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills are critical
  • Experienced in CRM software platforms, Salesforce experience preferred; Enterprise (ERP) system background is a plus
  • Must have strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Professional certifications preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to travel domestically via plane and motor vehicle.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with managers at remote locations using email and phone. Must be able to exchange clear, accurate information in these situations.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates and collaborates with co-workers in the office.
  • Frequent keyboarding/use of computer for data entry

Position Details

  • Full-time, non-commissioned, non-exempt
  • Benefits package including health/dental/vision coverage, 401k plan, PTO allowance
  • Paid holidays

Work Location
Chicago, IL – temporary remote due to COVID

Diversity is embraced at Blue River PetCare and the uniqueness of all individuals is supported. All qualified applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or ancestry.

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Payroll Specialist

Job Summary:

The Payroll Specialist will assist in the preparation and processing of our bi-weekly payroll cycle for our veterinary clinics and hospitals. This position will work closely with our Payroll Manager to ensure all payroll cycles are processed efficiently and assist in the oversight of payroll tax accounts. Our work environment is fast-paced and collaborative; it requires someone who can roll up their sleeves and act as a team player. This is a terrific opportunity to gain experience in both payroll implementation and acquisitions while also learning a developing industry within a rapidly expanding organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in processing of bi-weekly payroll
  • Respond to payroll inquiries from our Practice Managers in a friendly and expedient manner
  • Educate internal and external staff on W-4 and state income tax forms
  • Acts as liaison with third party payroll vendor, Paycom, for all payroll tax items
  • Partner with Paycom Tax Team to ensure proper set up of new tax locations within the payroll system
  • Research and document tax notices/issues alongside Payroll Manager and Paycom Tax Team
  • Ensure tax notices are uploaded and resolved by Payroll Tax Team in a timely fashion
  • Partner with Payroll Manager to maintain documentation of tax account numbers and credentials
  • Maintain state unemployment rates and ensure rates are updated timely
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with multi-entity payroll processing; 2 years preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Excel required
  • Ability to be flexible and agile in a rapidly growing company
  • Ability to meet deadlines with little supervision
  • Strong time management and organizational skills are essential
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Detail-oriented

Work Location
Chicago, IL – temporary remote due to COVID

Diversity is embraced at Blue River PetCare and the uniqueness of all individuals is supported. All qualified applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or ancestry.

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Senior Benefits Analyst

Job Summary:

The Senior Benefits Analyst will administer benefit plans for our growing organization. The successful candidate will be an independent self-starter with exceptional communication and organization skills, superb multi-tasking abilities, and outstanding client service skills. This position reports to the Total Rewards Manager.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the workers’ compensation vendor, and employee processes
  • Prepares analytical reporting to identify emerging patterns and makes recommendations for updating procedures for the purpose of minimizing injuries
  • Creates and facilitates related training and measurement of expectations, and works with Operations and hospitals on implementing safety plans
  • Facilitates and reviews Workers’ Compensation administration and reporting, both with primary and monopolistic vendors. Evaluates claims and educates on First Aid and Reportable requirements
  • Identifies trends and issues with workers compensation, works with Operations and Hospital Management to retrain, document mitigation, and process improvement procedures; provides WC updates weekly for HRMs, monthly for Executives, and as determined, to performance dashboards
  • Evaluates accommodations for return-to-work or other limitations, partners with management to create interim job descriptions, and facilitates the interactive process, Advises the Benefits Specialist on escalated or complex leave, workers compensation, and accommodation claims
  • Coordinates with benefit insurance carriers and vendors to expediently resolve issues optimize and evaluates, along with HRIS Specialist, all vendor and claims reporting for leaves, injuries, accommodations
  • Assists with New Hire Benefits Orientation meetings with the possibility of periodic domestic travel to company clinics (travel 5-10%). Fully knowledgeable of all benefits and demonstrates strong engagement when educating, responding to inquiries, and dealing with escalated issues
  • Assists with Open Enrollment process, including evaluating plan considerations in conjunction with the Human Resources management team, develop materials, crafts communications, hosts webinars, and tests enrollment system
  • Partners in the development of benefits communication and education throughout the year, including program development
  • Versed in and trained on the full suite of health and welfare benefits, may participate in evaluation or management of these benefits, including 401k
  • Cross functionally audits and updates data to ensure accuracy
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including benefits administration and special projects

Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of previous benefit administration experience
  • PHR or SHRM-CP strongly preferred; GBA and/or RPA designations helpful but not required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working with an HRIS system (e.g. Paycom, ADP, UltiPro, Ceridian, etc.)
  • Expert working knowledge of FMLA, ADA, Workers’ Compensation, Affordable Care Act (ACA), federal and state laws regarding benefits (i.e., COBRA, ERISA, Section 125), strong knowledge of health and welfare benefits
  • Must be a proven self-starter with the skill to achieve results with minimal supervision
  • Good multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • The proactive mindset to solve problems and research new ideas and technologies quickly

Technical Skills:

  • Analytical data manipulation abilities. Able to generate and manipulate the system(s) reporting.  Very strong Excel and software skills.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills are a must, including the ability to present complicated information in a digestible format
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time
  • Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, supplies, and office machinery.
  • Frequently communicates with managers, employees, and vendors at remote locations using email and phone. Must be able to exchange clear, accurate information in these situations.
  • Frequent keyboarding/use of computer for data entry
  • Occasionally moves equipment and supplies weighing up to 15 pounds
  • May frequently communicate and collaborate with co-workers in the office

Supervision:

  • None, but must be able to mentor more junior staff members

Work Location: Chicago, IL

Diversity is embraced at Blue River PetCare and the uniqueness of all individuals is supported. All qualified applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or ancestry.

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