Benefits and Leave Analyst


Boston, MA, USA

Full time

Jan 24

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Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (Curaleaf) is a leading international provider of consumer products in cannabis, with a mission to improve lives by providing clarity around cannabis and confidence around consumption. As a high-growth cannabis company known for quality, expertise, and reliability, the company and its brands, including Curaleaf and Select provide industry-leading service, product selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets. In the United States, Curaleaf currently operates in 23 states with 123 dispensaries, 25 cultivation sites, and over 30 processing sites, and employs over 5,000 team members. Curaleaf International is the leading vertically integrated cannabis company in Europe with a unique supply and distribution network throughout the European market, bringing together pioneering science and research with cutting-edge cultivation, extraction, and production.  Home | Curaleaf | Cannabis with Confidence

Our corporate social responsibility is Rooted In Good  Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Social Equity + Sustainability Social Responsibility | Curaleaf | Cannabis with Confidence We believe in taking corporate and social responsibility very seriously, from our educational outreach to national partnerships, state-wide initiatives and local causes. Giving back to the communities where we operate is important to us, and helps to change old attitudes by showing the positive impact of cannabis in creating jobs, changing lives, and helping local communities.

We educate. We advocate. We give.

The Benefits and Leave Analyst will provide comprehensive benefits support including leave of absence administration to our rapidly growing team member population.


Primary point of contact for employee benefits inquiries

Ensures the accuracy of all benefits data in the HRIS system, coordinates with other HR Operations members and payroll to enter or revise data and trouble-shoot issues that occur on vendor feed files

Assist with audit of weekly carrier connection process including reviewing reports and benefits portals for enrollment accuracy for employees joining or ending Curaleaf benefits

Responds to benefits inquiries from managers and team members on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes and other general inquiries

Maintain benefits portal with up-to-date and accurate information. Works with Benefit broker and other team members on creating and editing guides, presentations, open enrollment content, and other benefit related materials

Collaborate with the team on new benefit plan offerings, design, and communication of new initiatives and support the strategy, design, and implementation of programs

Partner with HR, Managers, and Payroll to administer all Leave of Absence(s) including but not limited to: FMLA, PFMLA, Disability, ADA, Worker's Compensation, and Parental leave in conjunction with any third-party providers while maintaining compliance with local, state, and federal laws; ensure employees needing leave are well-educated on the process/benefits and how different leaves work in conjunction with one another

Coordinates with payroll regarding leave payments or off-cycle benefit deductions

Provides initial leave information to employees and managers, and responsible for providing managers with up-to-date information throughout the employee leave as needed

Maintains electronic records of all employee leave-related information and notices received from the leave vendor and employees. Ensures vendor has correct details on employee eligibility

Assist with implementation and administration of 401k

Create ad hoc reports and participate in projects as requested

Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

3+ years in an HR Operations/Generalist or Benefits role

Associates or Bachelor’s degree, experience, and /or other training/certification may be substituted for education

Experience managing leaves of absences and familiarity with basic employment law and benefit compliance

Extensive knowledge of employee benefits and applicable laws

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Resourceful, with a strong ability to connect the dots around multiple benefits processes.

Proven ability to independently execute projects with strong attention to detail and deadlines

Proven customer service, organizational, and team collaboration skills

Ability to manage multiple tasks, efficiently prioritize projects, and embrace new challenges

Strong technology aptitude with excellent MS Office suite skills especially Excel. HRIS systems knowledge of Kronos payroll products is strongly preferred

Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally, including presenting to large groups

Good judgment, problem-solving, and analytical skills

3+ years disability management and/or FMLA administration experience and completion of certification or training on FMLA/leave administration preferred

Attention to detail, excellent organization skills, and the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously to meet deadlines is required

Subject to background check per state cannabis regulations

Curaleaf is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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