30 days old

Benefits Analyst / Senior Benefits Analyst

Markel Corporation
Richmond, Virginia 23060
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Company Information:

What we look for
Our exceptional and motivated employees are our greatest strength. Our employees provide the highest level of

customer service and help maintain our position as a leader in the global marketplace.

Markel Style
The Markel Style is what makes us stand out from our competitors. It's our core value which should underpin how we do business, while influencing our behavior and performance. We are looking for people who have potential and share our passion to live the Markel Style, which is described in more detail below.

If you think you have these core attributes we want to hear from you.

Job Summary:

Responsible for the day-to-day administration and leadership of Markel’s employee benefits programs, to include supporting the design of new benefit offerings and administration processes through analysis of employee utilization and market trends.

Key Responsibilities

  • Primary liaison with third-party administrators to oversee the administration of Markel’s employee benefits programs
  • Evaluates and recommends global benefit programs where appropriate based on business needs
  • Assist in facilitation of the appropriate Governance Steering Committeefor each of the primary benefit areas
  • Reviews, updates, and/or coordinates the update and distribution of benefit communication materials using a variety of media, to include legally required notices, summary plan descriptions, benefit guides, and employee presentation to ensure participants receive correct information
  • Responsible for and coordinates with third-party vendor leave of absence and time off programs, to include disability, PTO and FMLA
  • Researches and advises HR organization of governmental regulations and activities as it relates to employee matters to ensure subject matter experts are aware of compliance standards
  • Works with Procurement in support of RFP processes, to include coordination and implementation of new vendors and programs
  • Prepares and responsible for governmental reporting relating to retirement and/or other benefit offerings
  • Resolves non-routine problems and continuously evaluates, makes recommendations and implements new approaches to current processes and program offerings based on analysis of data/metrics
  • Collaborates with HRIS and payroll, as needed to troubleshoot benefits related issues
  • Manages billing process which includes reviewing reports, submitting payment requests, and reviewing and reconciling data to determine if credits are necessary
  • Works on Human Resources and benefits-related projects in conjunction with other team members, to include but not limited to acquisition integration
  • Test modifications necessary to support benefits, retirement and other HR system changes and/or updates and conduct user acceptance testing
  • Recommend, optimize and implement process improvements


Education and Experience Requirements

  • College degree, or equivalent
  • 5 – 10 years of benefit administration and/or HR Program administration
  • Proven skills to lead and guide programs
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to include presentation skills
  • Proven ability to analyze and influence senior management, using data
  • Strong problem solving skills with a focus on customer service.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, to include Word, Excel and Power Point


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Markel Corporation
Richmond, Virginia 23060

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