Benefits Support Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 83057-273410
    • Job Location: Schaumburg, IL
      Rochester, NY
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 30, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Open to Relocation?: No
    • Accepting external applications?: Yes
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Job Description:


Company Overview

Paylocity is a cloud-based payroll processing and software company that operates in a direct-to-client capacity. Paylocity leads the industry by combining cutting-edge products with outstanding customer service and has been recognized by both local and national publications for successful innovation and growth.

With three major locations in Schaumburg, Illinois, Lake Mary, Florida, and Boise, Idaho, along with a robust remote workforce, Paylocity offers its employees exceptional culture, complete benefits, and opportunities for advancement – achievements affirmed by consistently high rankings by Glassdoor for Best Places to Work, Best CEO, and Best Places to Interview.

Paylocity is a company made up of people who love where they are and what they do. We are always looking for dedicated people to join us.

Position Overview

The Support Specialist will act as the primary point of contact for an assigned base of Web Benefits clients, serving as their dedicated resource for benefit product support. Timely and efficient response to client support needs in a manner that consistently provides outstanding service is expected.


Performance Objectives/Job Duties

  • Administer technical and non-technical support to clients in an effort to facilitate their use of Web Benefits.
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to trouble-shoot and resolve benefit questions for your clients.
  • Research and resolve client issues in a timely manner, drawing resources from internal departments when necessary.
  • Provide prompt courteous service to all external and internal customers.
  • Facilitate client meetings.
  • Work overtime as needed, especially during Fall/Winter open enrollment season.
  • Partner with clients to manage open enrollment projects.
  • Coordinate with internal team members (i.e. Analysts) on projects such as open enrollment to meet client deadlines and expectations.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned.



Experience and Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Self-starter and quick learner. You will need to exercise independent judgment in setting your own priorities and workflow.
  • Comfortable with heavy client contact.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong computer skills and the ability to learn new software easily.
  • Ability to tolerate a busy and sometimes stressful environment.
  • Willingness to perform a wide variety of tasks and projects independently.
  • Computer skills, including familiarity with web-based applications and MS Office programs required; solid understanding of Excel is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of health and welfare benefit concepts as well as experience with on-line benefit enrollment products.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred plus two years of related experience with proven skills in customer service.


  • Multi-tasking – We work in a matrix environment meaning that you will be working on more than one client at a time although each client may have different needs. The ability to multi-task is essential as you shift focus from one client to another.
  • Attention to detail – Working in a matrix environment, attention to detail is key to your success at Paylocity.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Problem solving/analytical ability
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Able to manage change.
  • Basic project management skills
  • Customer focus &ndash: ability to manage client interactions in an effort to maintain client retention rates.
  • Proficiency in MS office.