Leave Administration Analyst

Herman Miller | Zeeland, MI

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Posted Date 1/15/2020
Description You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as a Leave Administration Analyst at Herman Miller and make both.

About this Opportunity
As a Leave Administration Analyst, you'll coordinate support for leave of absence cases and ADAAA accommodation requests. You will manage FMLA, disability, and other leave programs and ADAAA accommodation requests. You'll perform exemplary customer service and assistance to employees, Human Resource Business Partners (HRBPs), and Work Team Leaders, and work closely with the Payroll, Health Services, Benefits, and Legal Departments.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...
  • Communicate with stakeholders regarding the leave program and ADAAA accommodation policies and changes.
  • Conduct and develop training sessions on leave and disability practices for supervisors and managers.
  • Counsel employees and supervisors to notify them of next steps throughout their leave of absence and the return to work process.
  • Ensure state and federal compliance of all leave policies, including: FMLA, ADAAA, and Workers' Compensation.
  • Lead the accommodation process in compliance with ADAAA and in partnership with the Legal Department.
  • Lead the Disability Management Team.
  • Manage the leave administration vendor to ensure the appropriate policies and processes are followed.
  • Monitor and track claims and work closely with Payroll to ensure employees are compensated correctly.
  • Oversee the company paid holiday program.
  • Oversee the vacation donation program, Vacation Purchase Option, and general vacation/time off policies.
  • Research questions from HRBPs and employees about leave and ADAAA accommodation policies.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for leave programs in alignment with and under the general direction and guidance of HR leadership and the Legal Department.
  • Update and improve leave administration and ADAAA accommodation policies and systems as needed to create efficient processes and comply with changing legal requirements.
  • Work closely with the Health Clinic Manager and Clinic Team to support the necessary processes to reduce the number of Workers' Compensation and disability-related lost time days.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...
  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or equivalent education and professional experience.
  • Three years of benefits or disability claim management experience.
  • Knowledge of disability and leave-related laws and regulations.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • The ability to use the office automation, communication, software, and tools used in the Herman Miller office environment.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in developing spreadsheets and performing analysis. Previous experience with data analytic software is preferred.
  • Financial literacy, business acumen, and a profit-conscious mind set.
  • A high level of written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to communicate information, ideas, procedures, and processes in a logical sequence and at a level appropriate to the audience, resulting in effective working relationships.
  • The ability to interpret and correctly react to people, incidences, or situations that are open to misunderstanding due to cultural differences.
  • An exceptional ability to follow-through and follow-up with internal and external parties to see complex issues through to resolution.
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.
Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.

Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.

Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.
Job Type
Full time

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