REMOTE Leave Of Absence Specilaist job vacancy in Aston Carter (Tacoma, WA 98401)

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Company name : Aston Carter
Location : Tacoma, WA 98401
Position : REMOTE Leave Of Absence Specilaist

Description :
Equivalent Experience
A Northwest Community Bank based out of Tacoma is seeking candidates with 2+ years of experience handling FMLA and LOA cases to be considered for this Leave of Absence Specialist opportunity!

​Essential Job Functions:
Manage the leave administration process from employees’ initial notice of the need for leave to the employee’s return to work. Gather and ensure completion of required paperwork, including medical certifications, determine leave eligibility, designate or deny leaves as appropriate, recertify leaves, and track and account for leave time used.
Provide appropriate and required leave information to employees, verbally and in writing. Advise employees on the interaction of leave laws with paid time off, worker’s compensation, and short-term and long-term disability benefits.
Maintain complete and accurate records of leaves and related information. Preserve confidentiality of employee medical documentation and files.
Manage workflow to ensure all leave transactions are processed accurately and timely, including reporting hours each pay period, tracking leave time, and notifying employees of expirations and need for recertification.
Ensure HRIS and other system data is current; partner with HRIS and Payroll teams to create reports and update leave types and related information.
Maintain reasonable communication with employees on leave to facilitate smooth and timely return to work; keep managers up-to-date about employee leaves, changes, and work restrictions.
Evaluate, ensure compliance with, and provide consultation on compliance on leave-related issues (FMLA, ADA, WA PFML, OFLA, etc.). Escalate concerns as appropriate.
Coordinate with HR Business Partners regarding intermittent and reduced-schedule leave usage, opportunities for ADA or other accommodations, medical second opinions, and communications with employees and managers.
Keep abreast of applicable federal, state, and local leave and related laws including FMLA, WA PFML, OFLA, and paid sick leave.
Draft and/or recommend revisions to company leave policies and documents to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Job Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent
2+ years’ experience administering federal and state (WA and OR) leaves of absence; working knowledge of best practices for leaves of absence
Extensive knowledge of FMLA and state and local leave regulations and protections, preferably in WA and OR, and other applicable laws
Excellent organizational and time management skills, as well as attention to detail
Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
Strong Microsoft Office skills; experience working with HRIS (Workday preferred)
Ability to build relationships with and confidence among leaders and employees by being a subject matter expert and delivering consistent results.
Demonstrated ability to identify and anticipate client needs, convey appropriate options, and make recommendations for implementation
Understanding of employee health and welfare benefit plan structures
Excellent English-language written and verbal communication skills
Completion of specialized certification or training on FMLA/leave administration a plus

Leave management, Administrative support, HRIS, Human Resources, Microsoft Office, FMLA, Case Management, Workday

About Aston Carter:
At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.
Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call
888-237-6835 or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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