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Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC

Jr. HR Benefits Associate

Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC - Baltimore, MD

Jr. HR Benefits Associate




Want to get into the field of Human Resources or further your career in Human Resources? Legg Mason is hiring a Junior HR Benefits Associate to assist with day-to-day operations of Legg Mason's U.S. benefits programs (medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts). This is an entry/junior level HR position perfect for someone looking to utilize their client service and analytical skills and abilities.

In this position, you will assist the global Total Rewards team with research and implementation of new benefits programs and identify improvements for the existing programs and processes. Additionally, you will provide analytical and technical support in the delivery of the benefit programs.

Responds to employee requests for information and provides counsel to employees on benefits-related issues

Assists with annual enrollment process including plan design, cost analysis, communications, and employee assistance

Coordinates with vendors on employee actions such as life event changes and COBRA subsidies

Responds to vendors to address issues such as eligibility issues and vendor file errors

Collaborates with technology department on file feeds between our internal system and external vendors

Coordinates all benefit and wellness communications, intranet updates, and educational sessions

Audits and reconciles payroll records and vendor files

Assists with regulatory reporting and annual filings

May assist with international benefit program support

Other duties and projects as assigned

Bachelor’s degree; degree in HR or related field a plus

2 or more years of work experience; some work experience in benefit administration considered a plus

Knowledge of benefit plans, laws, and regulations to include ACA, ERISA, HIPAA a plus

Ability to analyze issues and determine appropriate solutions

Customer service orientation with ability to provide high quality client service

Applied skills in Microsoft Office Suite

Experience with HRIS Systems a plus

Strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple, simultaneous projects

Process improvement and project management capability

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to adapt to change while consistently meeting deadlines

Ability to use good judgement and discretion with highly confidential and sensitive information

As a leading global asset management firm, Legg Mason offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our passion for investing and our commitment to putting clients first in everything we do. Whether you have industry experience and are seeking new challenges or are just beginning your career, we invite you to explore the many advantages of joining our global team.

With a presence in every major financial center across the globe, we are always looking for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and collaboration. If you are passionate about investments and want to build your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the many opportunities at Legg Mason today.

Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, profit-sharing, extensive paid time off, employee stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave, and much more. Learn more about our amazing culture and our benefits package here.

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Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC


Jr. HR Benefits Associate Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC - Baltimore, MD, United States


Location: Baltimore, MD

Company Profile:
Legg Mason Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The firm through its subsidiaries provides investment management and related services to institutional and individual clients, company-sponsored mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles. Legg Mason Inc. was founded in 1899 and is based in Baltimore, Maryland.