17 days old

Benefit Analyst

Cascade Environmental
Bothell, Washington 98021
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift


Come join an amazing team of close to 1,100 employees dedicated to providing Excellence on Every Level!

The Benefit Analyst administers, coordinates, and implements the Company’s benefit plans and programs to ensure legal compliance. The benefit plans and programs include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, COBRA, disability, life insurance, leave administration and 401(k) programs. This position is the first line of support for employees with questions concerning benefits, new hire benefit enrollment and claim assistance. This role will impact the Company’s ability to sustain its position as an Employer of Choice.


  • Conducts new hire benefit orientation. Serves as a resource for employees on selection and applicability of benefits. Interprets and advises employees on benefit changes that impact coverage.
  • Interprets summary plan descriptions and ensures all employees, as well as the Human Resources Team, understand the plan details. Provides training and guidance required to ensure consistent, accurate, and reliable information is disseminated.
  • Facilitates the Open Enrollment process; interprets and advises employees on benefit changes that impact coverage as well as assisting, developing and conducting employee communication and education programs.
  • Oversees retirement program including enrollment, separation and changes. Participates in quarterly 401k review, serves as Plan Administrator and is an advisor to the 401(k) Committee. 
  • Works with management and employees to process and support all leaves of absence including FMLA, ADA, medical, parental, etc. while ensuring legal compliance at both the state and federal level.
  • Develops communication and marketing of wellness offerings and events. Composes employee newsletter articles with respect to wellness programs.
  • Coordinates and maintains broker relations and strategy meetings. Partners with the Director of Human Resources to develop presentations and proposals for the executive management team regarding carrier changes, plan design changes and other offerings.
  • Provides high-quality analytic solutions to improve processes and procedures while ensuring compliance with the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA, and other federal and state regulations.
  • Responsible for maintaining and ensuring that all Business Units are compliant with State, Federal and Contractor labor poster requirements.
  • Ensures timely completion of annual compliance testing and reporting. This includes, but is not limited to, 401k discrimination testing, Flexible Spending (FSA) discrimination testing, 5500 reporting, EEO-1 reporting and annual affirmative action plans.
  • Participates in annual program review process and recommends changes as appropriate. Assists with evaluating present programs through research, surveys, and analysis of benefit trends to ensure plans are competitive and current; achieving desired competitive market position and other goals identified by Cascade.
  • Maintains data integrity and enforces consistent data mapping across all systems. This includes developing and running audit queries, analyzing data, automating processes and developing and implementing methods to ensure root source data quality.
  • Conducts routine audits of various HR and Benefits records / files to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Analyzes data and costs and provides reports and metrics to senior management as requested.
  • Performs monthly reconciliation with insurance vendors and third-party administrators to ensure accurate eligibility, funding and invoice payment.
  • Acts as a liaison to manage various employee engagement programs including, but not limited to, anniversary celebrations and employee recognition programs.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business, human resources or related field of study
  • CEBS (Certified Employee Benefits Specialist) or CBP (Certified Benefits Professional) certification a plus.
  • Five (5) years related experience with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in Benefits.
  • Proficiency in HRIS systems required.
  • Familiarity with Plan Source Benefit System is highly desired.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 with advanced Excel skills required.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to communicate data-driven metrics.
  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others. Ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues across geographic regions.
  • General knowledge of compensation practices including, but not limited to; salary ranges and structures, is highly desired.

Cascade Environmental, LLC, and our subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination. EEO is the Law.

Cascade is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at (425) 527-9700.

Who is Cascade?

From our roots as a Northwest regional drilling company, we have grown into a national, full-service environmental services company offering innovative solutions to our customers. We believe in excellence at every level and that includes hiring employees who are the best at what they do. We firmly believe our employees are the most critical component of our long-term success. At Cascade, we provide a career, not just a job.

Cascade’s core purpose is to be the essential business partner that contributes to our clients’ success and advancement in tackling even the most challenging environmental and geotechnical problems, to contribute to our industry and the betterment of our employee’s careers and the communities we serve.

What does Cascade offer?

  • Comprehensive training and flexible career paths
  • Encouragement to pursue new roles nationwide, explore a variety of projects, and work with mentors and experts who help shape the industry
  • Comprehensive Medical/Prescription Drug/Dental/Vision
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Company-paid Basic Life Insurance / Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • Sick Leave / Holiday / Vacation Pay
  • License Bonuses / Tuition Reimbursement
  • Charitable Donation Match

We are proud to provide a full range of benefits programs that help our employees and their families plan for today and their future. The benefits we offer are competitive and allow flexibility and choice to meet the individual needs of our employees and their families.

Who are you?

  • Hard-working, talented, and career-minded
  • Challenge-seeking
  • Strong desire to contribute to a stable, diverse organization
  • Work hard, play hard mindset
  • Open to continued learning and development
  • Collaborative, team player
  • Customer service minded

To learn more about our exciting career opportunities at Cascade, check out our Careers site athttp://www.cascade-env.com/careers.


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Posted: 2019-07-30 Expires: 2019-08-29

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Bothell, Washington 98021

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