Job Location:
US-DC Washington DC

Benefits and Leave Analyst


Job Description



CoStar delivers real-time, verified commercial real estate data that helps clients confidently spot great opportunities and make smart choices ahead of competitors. By combining the power of CoStar’s independent research organization – the industry’s largest – with global data delivery, software, and application solutions, clients can act on opportunities with confidence.

Joining the human resources team at CoStar Group, you will contribute to the creation of a highly successful and engaging environment. Supporting both current and future employees, human resources contribute to companywide staffing, formation of competitive compensation and benefit packages, and organizational training and development.

In this role, you will recommend and guide the implementation of new and/or improved processes, enhance employee and manager experience with CoStar’s Leave of Absence programs and occupational and non-occupational disability programs, and collaborate with internal departments such as HR, Legal, Payroll, Finance, employees, managers, and third-party administrators to ensure the programs are administered accurately, consistently, and in the best interest of the company and the employees.  In addition, you will assist the CoStar Benefits Team with ongoing initiatives related to the administration of CoStar’s benefit plans.


Leave Administration

  • Ensure accurate administration of the company’s disability and time off programs by interpreting leave policies, liaising with employees, managers, vendors, and internal stakeholders.

  • Effectively manage vendors related to the execution of leave of absence administration, including holding vendors accountable for meeting their service requirements and providing superb customer service to CoStar employees, managers, and Human Resources contacts. 

  • Drive successful resolution of leave cases by monitoring claims, working with CoStar’s third-party administrators, facilitating employee transition from short-term to long-term disability and coordinating return-to-work activities.

  • Ensure proper pay for employees on leave by providing employees guidance and advice to pay to Payroll.

  • Monitor benefit premiums payment for employees on leave/returning from leave and coordinate premium collection activities with Payroll.

  • Keep internal stakeholders aware of complex cases by producing reports, providing status updates, and seeking advice as necessary.

Worker’s Compensation Administration

  • In collaboration with Finance/Risk Management, develop, implement, improve existing and administer Workers’ Compensation policies and procedures for CoStar.

  • Ensure timely reporting of claims to Workers’ Compensation vendor by serving as the primary point of contact for all Workers’ Compensation claims and liaising with supervisors, employees, and other internal stakeholders.

  • Administer all aspects of Workers’ Compensation claims, including coordination of return-to-work for employees receiving Workers Compensation benefits.

Other Responsibilities

  • Develop and streamline processes for efficiency while ensuring positive employee and manager experience, consistency, and compliance.

  • Educate employees and managers about time off and disability programs by creating and maintaining documentation and communication materials, conducting employee meetings/seminars, and contributing to other initiatives to educate employees about CoStar benefit programs.

  • Maintain configuration of leave and time off programs in the HRIS system (Workday).

  • Stay abreast of State and Federal leave requirements and ensure company compliance with the provisions of FMLA, ADA, ADAAA. Employee Retirement Income Act (ERISA), COBRA, HIPAA, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Department of Labor (DOL). Responsible for remaining current in state statutory Workers’ Compensation laws and OSHA reporting requirements.

  • Performs reconciliation of vendor invoices and ensures proper payment.


  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in Workers’ Compensation claims management, leave of absence administration and ADA administration.

  • Ability to analyze data and statistics, compile accurate reports, and draw reasonable conclusions.

  • Excellent written skills, including ability to develop accurate business and legal correspondence, investigation reports, HR documentation, and ability to design and develop HR documents, forms, and templates, and communication materials.

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, including ability to establish credibility and trust with management/leadership, handle difficult situations with diplomacy and professionalism, and create and deliver presentations to senior management.


•           Experience with Workday and Workday leave configuration is preferred
•           Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize work to meet assigned deadlines.


Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.


Working at CoStar Group means you’ll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you’ll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug

  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance

  • Commuter and parking benefits

  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes, as well as Segway’s and bikes available for use during the day

  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don’t just take our word for it — see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbJRnJ2sX0

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply.  However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.  



CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing