Senior Benefits Analyst

Human Resources
Corporate Administration

Under the leadership of the Benefits Manager, the Senior Benefits Analyst is responsible for enterprise-wide administration of LCS and LCS Community Employment's benefit plans, including health and welfare plans, FMLA/ADAA programs and any other employee benefit plans offered.  The role of the Senior Benefits Analyst is to ensure through the completion of their assigned responsibilities that all benefit plans/programs are administered in an effective, consistent and compliant manner.

Together, We’re Greater

At LCS, we provide you the opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, growing organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of the seniors we serve. If you are seeking an organization that gives back, you’ll love working here. Our principles and hospitality promises define our company culture. LCS employees can be found participating in volunteer activities, getting involved in our committees or collaborating with team members in our innovative work space. You’ll find lots of opportunities to grow as a professional, serve the community, and enhance the lives of the seniors. Our culture of partnership is truly we feel what makes us unique.


Ready to make a difference? Then join us as a Senior Benefits Analyst. We think it’s time for you to begin your #lifeatLCS.   

What You Need To Know
  • Monitor key processes, identify risks/issues, and coordinate with the applicable resources to resolve.

  • Assist Benefits Manager with oversight and management of program compliance with regulations, plan documents, government reporting and other requirements.

  • Oversees/directs administration of COBRA, FMLA, and ADAA processes to ensure effectiveness, understanding, and compliance.

  • Manage the annual benefit open enrollment processes including development and maintenance of project plans, communication, and system implementations (for both LCS Assurance and LCS Marketplace).

  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert and respond to complex questions and issues from managers, team members, and employees while escalating cases as appropriate.

  • Collaborate with team members to identify and lead process improvement and automation initiatives across all programs.

  • In alignment with the direction of the Benefits Manager, prepare and review benefit communications and manage enterprise-wide benefit communication and education plan.

  • Serve as a system expert to troubleshoot, solve, and test technical issues as they arise.

  • Ad hoc benefits analysis as requested

  • Oversee new hire on-boarding process to ensure effective delivery of information and positive employee experience.

  • Researches current benefit trends and regulatory/legislated requirements and recommends programs/changes to the Benefit Manger.

What We Are Looking For
  • Bachelor degree in related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role, which include analysis, administration, and compliance of employee, benefit programs.


Even Better 

  • Extensive and demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of applicable regulations related to benefit plans including ERISA and IRS regulations.

  • Excellent analytical skills & collaborative problem solving required.

  • Proficiency with HRIS and benefit administration systems.  Oracle HCM Cloud knowledge preferred, but not required.

  • Ability to use discretion in working with sensitive and/or confidential information.

  • Excellent and effective organizational and project management skills and attention to detail including the ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively to persons at all levels in the organization.

  • Comfortable working independently, collaboratively as part of a team, and with changing priorities and with a customer-focused perspective.


Sound like a good fit? Let’s talk about how together we can be greater!

Why LCS?  

Industry leader. We have been in the business of Senior Living for over 40 years. Nearly 90% of Life Care Services-managed health centers have a 4- or 5-star rating.

Competitive pay, great benefits and vacation time.  We are an equal opportunity employer with benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, 401(k) with company match.

Family oriented culture. We provide a positive and supportive work environment which our employees value. Flex-time, and social activities with employees and their families add to our family centric approach.

Charity and community involvement. We are recognized as a national team for the Alzheimer’s Association and consistently a top contributor to United Way. We also support our employee’s individual community contributions and provide opportunities to get involved at our corporate locations and in our communities.

Outstanding advancement opportunities. 650 and counting; LCS is growing and we think you should too. Our company growth allows for internal growth opportunities across all of our business lines.

Professional development. Ongoing, onsite education opportunities, education assistance, and continuing education credits allow LCS employees to keep their knowledge of current industry changes relevant.

Fun companywide events. Leadership Summit, SHOE, and our annual company holiday party; just to name a few.

Top Iowa Workplace. We’ve created an environment where LCS employees enjoy coming to work. LCS has been named a top Iowa Workplace, an award that recognizes the top workplaces based on employee survey results each year.


LCS creates living experiences that enhance the lives of seniors. You’ll see this commitment in our people. They’re talented, dedicated professionals who truly care about residents, with each conducting his or her work with integrity, honesty and transparency according to the principles of LCS. We strive to help every community succeed—strengthening available resources, establishing proven practices that lead to long-term growth and creating lasting value for those living in, working for and affiliated with the community. Check us out on our website:

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