Job Location:
Shared Services, Orlando FL

Job Description Summary

The Benefits Analyst utilizes strong organizational and project coordination skills to own the resolution of data related issues. Manipulates data to segregate and allocate monthly insurance premiums out to cost centers. Performs a variety of administrative, root cause analysis and project coordination tasks related to the integration of benefits data with other systems. Serves as the system administrator for various vendor portals. Works collaboratively with the payroll, HR and finance teams to ensure effective support and resolution of data issues. Ensures enrollment tasks thoroughly tested and audited prior to the annual open enrollment period. May be responsible for certain annual compliance filings. In all duties, proactively identifies, tracks and works to resolve barriers to data flow and automation.

Work Environment This position works in an office environment.

Physical Demands This position requires the ability to sit or stand in a stationary manner for long periods of time with enough manual dexterity to perform work that is heavily key stroke dependent

Expected Hours of Work Is generally required to be available to work during business hours. May be required to work, on occasion, nights and weekends to meet deadlines.

Travel N/A

Job Description

  • Performs monthly reconciliation and processing of vendor payments. 
  • Manages and submits the funding for the FSA and HSA plans on a biweekly basis.  Reconciles enrollments and works with payroll on refunds and arrears.
  • Serves as the systems administrator for various vendor systems.  Monitors data flow to ensure these external systems are optimally maintained.  Manages data within these systems as needed
  • Works with payroll to regularly audit benefit deductions. Coordinates projects that work to resolve data flow issues
  • Works with payroll to regularly audit 401K contribution and loan deductions. Coordinates projects that work to resolve data flow issues.
  • Manage all eligibility data feeds to plan vendors.  Coordinates projects that work to resolve data flow issues.
  • Supports annual open enrollment for welfare benefit plans to include thorough testing of the enrollment events in the HRIS system and data integration with payroll.
  • Responsible for some annual filings.
  • Addresses employee questions, or escalates to other HR team members, within 24 hours.


  • Education and Experience A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in a benefits, payroll or finance role that involved the reconciliation or auditing of data.
  • Experience identifying, tracking and resolving data flow issues.
  • Experience with Workday or other HRUS platform preferred.
  • Microsoft Excel (pivot tables and look ups) 3+ years experience.

Additional Job Information/Anticipated

Pay Range

Pay Range: $26.00 to $28.00 per hour.


Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account with Company Match
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days
  • Sonesta Hotel Discounts
  • Educational Assistance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Various Employee Perks and Discounts

Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered.