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  • Leave Management Specialist

    Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other. If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact. We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you. This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship. Position Overview: The Leave of Absence (LOA) Specialist is a subject matter expert on all types of leaves, including FMLA, state and local leave laws, company leave polices and ADAAA regulations. This position is responsible for understanding the end to end leave process and applicable policies for employees, the employee benefit procedures during an employee's LOA, and responding to questions, escalations, and requests from HRBPs and/or the Third-Party Administrators. Leave plans and policies include, but are not limited to, Short Term Disability (STD), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Military (USERRA), Workers Compensation (WC-FMLA), Employer Sponsor paid and unpaid LOAs, Interactive Process for Accommodation requests and State Leave laws across all Operating Companies throughout the US. The position is expected to have a working knowledge of SAP payroll processes (for both Exempt and Non-Exempt employees), data reporting, and Kronos time entries in order to resolve complex payroll issues and assist in auditing to ensure accurate payroll is processed. Responsibilities: * Audit Third-Party Administrator's (TPA) end to end leave process, including applicable FMLA time tracking, FMLA notification compliance, and payroll files. * Act as liaison between TPA and HR to resolve complex payroll and leave inquiries and escalations and provide guidance on established processes. * Access TPA's system(s) to research issues and provide in-depth responses and training to HR. * Assume Project Management duties for acquisitions and divestitures to identify plan enrollment, data conversion and ongoing leave processes. * Assist in performing daily and weekly audits of TPA's inbound pay and leave hour files to ensure accuracy of pay and hours reported and available paid time off based on location specific policies. * Validate state disability calculations through audit process, providing resolution to any data errors. * Act as main point of contact to deliver ongoing training and education to HR regarding the TPA's portal, leave and ADAAA processes. * Review and provide in-depth analysis of payroll issues, identify root cause and provide analysis of same, through internal case tracking system. * Trouble shoot Kronos or SAP entries that may not be accurate and provide recommendations on process improvements. * Perform other duties as assigned. Requirements: * Bachelor's degree preferred, specifically in Business, HRIS, Human Resources, or related field * 3+ years of HR, Benefits, Payroll and Leave Administration experience preferred, including an understanding payroll of STD/paid leave claims processing preferred * Knowledge of federal and state laws regarding ADAAA, FMLA, Military, and company leave policies for Parental, Personal, Sabbatical, and WC leaves required * Full understanding of LTD and STD plan designs and pay structure preferred * Payroll experience preferred, specifically in SAP and Kronos timekeeping system * Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint required * Experience using SAP, Kronos, and other HRIS or payroll system preferred Skills: * Ability to focus on customer needs and deliver results in a high-volume, fast-paced environment * Strong technical aptitude with Excel * Excellent customer service skills with the ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders * Strong written and verbal communication skills * Ability to handle sensitive employee information in a confidential manner * Strong problem solving, analytical and organizational skills * Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a diverse, team environment * Willingness to embrace change, be flexible, and adapt quickly to changing priorities and assignments * Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize and effectively handle demands from multiple stakeholders Ideal candidate should be located in the Solon, OH area or Arlington, VA area Job ID: 230264 #LI-Hybrid It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace. To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home. The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467. This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.
    $44k-56k yearly est.4d ago

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