Principal Benefits Expert

Remote /
Services – Content /
Regular Full Time
About Us
Every small business journey is different, filled with its own twists and turns. Mineral is with them every step of the way, taking the guesswork out of HR and compliance so that they’re always ready for whatever lies ahead.

Mineral brings together the best of two HR and compliance powerhouses: ThinkHR and Mammoth.
By combining certified HR experts with tech-enabled tools, Mineral takes the guesswork out of HR.  Our innovative platform is a one-stop resource for small businesses, filled with everything they need to tackle even the trickiest workplace issues with confidence.  

Humble brag alert: Mineral has been consistently recognized for our award-winning culture, and we’re especially proud of our 2022 Great Places to Work certification. Simply put, Mineral is a place where people want to be, which could explain why we’ve also been ranked among the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. 

As a company, Mineral is also made up of incredibly diverse, vibrant individuals, working together for the greater good.  We’re here to help our clients build healthy, thriving organizations, and we’re looking for some like-minded people to help us do it.

The Principal Benefits Expert uses their extensive knowledge of employee health and welfare benefits to provide customers with practical guidance in clear language. As the senior subject matter expert, this position is responsible for oversight of our benefits content on our platform as well as creating and delivering externally-facing resources such as blog posts and webinars. They will also act as an expert-level support for our benefits advisors. Additionally, they will partner with other departments to help inform and define the future state of our benefits services and products. 

You will:

    • Ensure that the benefits compliance content (including health and welfare, retirement and savings, account-based, and ancillary benefits) on the platform is accurate and up to date. 
    • Create process to ensure that relevant new federal and state benefits laws and regulations are known and communicated to our teams and customers. 
    • Work with other (more junior) benefits content creators to update and create new content around changing benefits laws and regulations.  
    • Act as an escalation point for compliance guidance to Benefits Advisors on deep benefit topics. 
    • Develop the knowledge and capabilities related to benefits of our internal team including content to be used as resources by the team. 
    • Act as an externally-facing benefits expert and thought leader in webinars, interviews, etc.  
    • Creation of additional content to include articles and blog posts to support external marketing and thought leadership initiatives. 
    • Act as a benefits subject matter expert to assist our product team in creating and supporting benefits related products such as our Benefits Document Creator. 
    • Use industry and customer knowledge to assist our product team with identifying and assessing future product and service opportunities in the benefits space. 

You have:

    • 10+ years of benefits consulting experience, focusing on health and welfare, in large consulting firm or brokerage. 
    • CEBS professional designation (completion of all GBA courses, toward designation may be acceptable). 
    • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of health & welfare benefits for ERISA and non-ERISA employers, including: 
    • Plan designs, current trends and strategies; 
    • Funding methods and insurance types, including a variety of group insurance markets; 
    • ERISA reporting and disclosure requirements; 
    • Federal benefit laws, including COBRA, HIPAA MSP, MHPAEA, NMHPA, WHCRA; 
    • Wellness programs and HIPAA, ADA, and GINA requirements; 
    • Extensive experience in advising employers on the Affordable Care Act 
    • In-depth knowledge of federal tax rules for H&W and ancillary benefits (§§ 62, 79, 105/106, 125, 132, 213(d), 223), etc.); 
    • Account-based health benefits such as FSAs; HRAs; and HSAs. 

    • Familiarity with typical designs and basic compliance requirements of retirement/savings programs (e.g. 401(k), 403(b), defined benefit, profit sharing and ESOP) 
    • Demonstrated understanding of business issues tied to HR and benefits; 
    • Demonstrated ability to clearly and accurately convey complex benefits topics in an easy to understand way both in writing and orally; 
    • Experience in presenting and/or teaching benefits topics; 
    • Ability to problem solve and multitask; 
    • Experienced MS Office user; 
    • Experience in benefits consulting for employers undergoing change (e.g., mergers/acquisitions, spin-offs/divestitures)preferred; 
    • Experience in third-party benefits administration (TPA, PEO, claims administrator) preferred. 

Benefits and Perks
Generous medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
401k + company match
Flexible PTO + Company Holidays
Corporate Bonus Program
Paid Family Leave
Other market competitive perks and benefits
Equal opportunities, accessibility for all
Mineral values diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All individuals seeking employment at Mineral are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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