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Leave of Absence and Accommodations Specialist

Atlanta, GA

Posted: 05/05/2022 Industry: Professional and Administration Job Number: 14351

Job Description

Connexion’s mission is to provide "best in class" services to job seekers. We strive to achieve excellence in job placement, staffing, and recruiting services while treating candidates with the professionalism and respect they deserve.


Title: Leave of Absence and Accommodations Specialist

Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

Compensation, Benefits, and Employment Type

  • Duration: Temp to Perm
  • Pay rate: $ 35.00- $45.00/hr
  • Job Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Job#: bh14351


Leave of Absence and Accommodations Specialist


As we continues to innovate and transform how medicines are made, we are also growing and building our teams to ensure our employee experience continues to support the amazing talent that is working to make our mission possible. Reporting into the Sr. Director, Global Benefits, Leave of Absence and Accommodations Specialist for the US will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of  leave of absence and time off policies for 3,000 plus employees in the US. This position will be based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Here’s What You’ll Do:

  • Assist employees with leave of absence programs, including Medical, Parental and Family leaves, MA Family and Medical Leave Act (MA PFML), short-term disability, long-term disability and Federal FMLA.
  • Maintain communications with employees, managers and HR Business Partners regarding leave, modified work schedules and benefits, while managing end-to-end process with Workday and leave administrators.
  • Coordinate with third-party solutions and administrators to ensure timely notifications and accurate communications to facilitate a smooth and timely return to work.
  • Coordinate and audit time entry procedures with employees, managers, Payroll and Business Partners.
  • Conduct leaves of absence time entry trainings for staff and managers.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of leave and accommodation requests
  • Identify and troubleshoot process improvements with Digital team and envision employee experience enhancements.
  • Serve as trusted advisor and work with global teams for implementation and administration of international time off and leave plans.
  • Work with legal team to identify best practices for administration and tracking.
  • Serve as point of contact for accommodation requests and ADA requirements and reporting.

Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor's degree and 2+ years related benefits or employee benefit administration experience.
  • Familiarity with pertinent federal and state regulations affecting disability and leave programs, including FMLA, ADA, and MA PFML and other state and local leave laws.
  • Excellent customer service skills, strong written and verbal communications.
  • Good judgement and ability to work autonomously.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to multi-task and manage changing demands with a sense of urgency.
  • Experience with Workday is highly preferred.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships across teams.
  • A desire to be part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.



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Meet Your Recruiter

Emily Donahue
Regional Recruiting Manager

  • Directthe recruitment efforts for both the Quincy, MA and Providence, RI branches. 
  • Manages a distributed team of recruiting leads, individual contributor recruiters and account managers. 
  • Responsible for leading the fulfillment and execution of sourcing, recruiting, sales and business development practices across the region. 
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