Well-Being & Benefits Analyst

Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Benefits & Well-Being
Work Arrangement
Posted Min Pay Rate
USD $60,000.00/Yr.
Posted Max Pay Rate
USD $70,000.00/Yr.
Position Type
Job ID

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.  

About the Role

The Well-Being & Benefits Analyst I is an integral part of Latham’s Well-Being & Benefits team. This role will be responsible for ensuring that benefits data and information is collected and managed in the firm’s Human Resources Information System and assisting the department with a variety of responsibilities relating to specific benefits projects to ensure the services, goals, and objectives of the department are being met, while performing entry of benefits information into the Human Resources Information System, various Excel tracking spreadsheets, and systems requiring appropriate judgment and a high level of accuracy. This role will be located in our New York office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence. Flexibility to be in-office more often during the onboarding and training duration is required. 

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:


  • Ensuring benefit elections are complete including, following up with participants to collect missing information, advising participants of approvals, denials, or requests for additional information with respect to medical underwriting requirements, and requesting required supporting documentation, etc.
  • Proactively reaching out to participants and management when deadlines are approaching
  • Communicating enrollments, changes, or terminations with insurance carriers and brokers
  • Providing members with termination and leaver notices
  • Electronically filing all relevant participant information in secured database


We’d love to hear from you if you:


  • Knowledge of the terms and conditions of all US health and welfare plans to ensure the proper administration by insurers and vendors
  • Knowledge of benefits practices
  • Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm


And have:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • A minimum of one (1) year of related employee benefits administration experience; a minimum of two (2) years of relevant administrative experience may be considered in lieu of employee benefits administration experience

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:


  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!


Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.



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Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are. 

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Pay Range

USD $60,000.00 - USD $70,000.00 /Yr.


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