Benefits Specialist

McDonalds Corporate, Chicago, IL, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Company Description

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries that serve 70 million customers daily. As the global leader in the food service industry, our legacy of innovation and hard work continues to drive us.
From drive thru updates to delivery to mobile order and pay, we are innovating quickly and growing. Joining McDonalds means thinking big and preparing for a career that can have influence around the world.

At McDonald’s, we see every day as a chance to create positive impact. We lead through our values centered on inclusivity, service, integrity, community and family. From support of Ronald McDonald House Charities to our Youth Opportunity project and sustainability initiatives, our values keep us dedicated to using our scale for good: good for our customers, people, industry and planet. We also offer a broad range of outstanding benefits including a sabbatical program, tuition assistance and flexible work arrangements – check them out here!

We are enjoying the flexibility of a hybrid work model, splitting our time between remote work and connecting with co-workers in our state-of-the-art headquarters. Located in the booming West Loop of downtown Chicago, its set up to be a global hub that cultivates collaboration:

  • Take a class at Hamburger University
  • Sample future items in our Test Kitchen
  • Utilize the latest technology to connect with your team around the globe

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our crew members, staff, operators, and suppliers. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone. We are interested in people who enhance our company culture: Does this role interest you? We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every single requirement!

Job Description

This Specialist role is a great opportunity to supports the Benefits Team in the execution of the benefit programs– interfacing with vendors, consultants, Service Center, Legal, Insurance Accounting, Tax and US B&ampC.

***This role is NOT remote, must be local to our Chicago HQ**


  • Must be fully vaccinated (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) for COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination by start date.

§ Manages the Total Compensation Statement with third-party vendor, Alight Solutions – facilitates updates to data requirements with the Total Rewards team
§ Manages Back Up Care Program and vendor relationship
§ Manages Discount Program and vendor relationship
§ Supports the benefit communications strategy and partners with HR and vendors to update materials as appropriate
§ Maintains health and financial plan dashboards
§ Helps facilitate the implementation of Health, Welfare and Retirement programs and/or benefit changes with all key departments (Accounting, Legal, Tax, Service Center, Payroll)
§ Assists with annual enrollment and plan renewals for all benefits
§ Participates in employee on-boarding and off-boarding activities, as needed
§ Processes and manages team’s invoices, as applicable
§ Develops a working knowledge of each vendors’ policies and procedures that impact our insurance plans
§ Conducts ongoing and two way discussions with each insurance vendor regarding the operations of our insurance plans (status meetings, annual reviews)
§ Leads ad hoc benchmarking requests and delivers results to Benefits Director
§ Stays familiar with trends and capabilities of different firms in the insurance plan marketplace

Additional Information

McDonald’s is committed to providing qualified individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their jobs. Additionally, if you (or another applicant of whom you are aware) require assistance accessing or reading this job posting or otherwise seek assistance in the application process, please contact

McDonald’s provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, protected military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Nothing in this job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

Last Date For Apply: 2022-07-21 09:07:05 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : PermanentExpired