Government of the District of Columbia, Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
Salary: $87,344 - $129,669
The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), whose mission is to enhance the fiscal and financial stability, accountability and integrity of the Government of the District of Columbia, is in search of a Human Resources Specialist, Employee Benefits. This position is located in the Office of Human Resources and is responsible for performing a wide range of duties to include providing technical guidance and procedural assistance to employees on a variety of employee benefit programs.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Counseling employees on benefit program options;
Coordinating with payroll to ensure the accuracy of benefits deductions;
Reviewing and making determinations regarding reasonable accommodation requests in accordance with laws and regulations;
Calculating retirement benefits, processing employee retirement paperwork and death claims;
Administering Family and Medical Leave, Paid Family Leave, and the voluntary leave transfer programs;
Providing guidance on fitness for duty
Staying abreast of industry trends inclusive of legislative and compliance-related matters such as: Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Affordable Care Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and other federal and state legal and regulatory requirements;
Ensuring benefit, retirement, and pension programs are administered in compliance with all relevant regulatory and corporate governance requirements; and
Performs other related duties as assigned
The desired candidate will have four years or more of progressive benefit administration experience; a bachelor's degree; up-to-date knowledge of federal and state (FMLA, disability, worker's compensation, etc.) laws and regulations; excellent communication skills, including proofreading and editing; the ability to meet deadlines and provide exceptional customer service; strong follow-through skills; the ability to work independently and to solve problems using sound judgment.
VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: The Office of the Chief Financial Officer values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the Office of the Chief Financial Officer.
For initial review, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Office of Human Resources, located at 1101 4th Street, SW, Suite W220, Washington, DC 20024 attention Liyou Terefe.
To complete an application or for additional details related to this vacancy, please visit www.cfo.dc.gov and reference announcement number: 23-AD-OHR-0002
The OCFO offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, retirement, and educational assistance.
The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
About Government of the District of Columbia, Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)
The Government of the District of Columbia's Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) is an independent agency whose mission is to enhance the fiscal and financial stability, accountability, and integrity of the Government of the District of Columbia. The OCFO is led by Glen Lee, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the District of Columbia and employs more than 1,700 employees who perform a variety of professional, administrative, and technical duties associated with the District's financial operations. To learn more about available employment opportunities and benefits offered by the OCFO, please visit http://cfo.dc.gov/.