Next Tier Concepts, Inc.

Benefits Specialist

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Human Resources


NT Concepts is seeking a Benefits Specialist to join our Compensation and Benefits team in Vienna, VA. The Benefits Specialist will work closely with NT Concepts employees at all levels to provide outstanding service and support to the team. Reporting to the Benefits and Compensation Manager, this position will be part of a team that continuously strives to make every day a great day to come to work. 


  • Be a resource to assist employees with their questions and inquiries regarding the NT Concepts Total Rewards package- healthcare, dental insurance, prescription drug coverage, vision insurance, life insurance, short and long-term disability, and various voluntary benefits
  • Assist in developing HR solutions by collecting and analyzing information; recommending courses of action
  • Process change of status and special enrollment events for benefits
  • Administer the full-lifecycle of FMLA/Short-term/Long Term disability 
  • Assist with online enrollment system design and audits
  • Reconcile vendor bills and invoices
  • Ensure quarterly health and welfare payments are appropriately reconciled 
  • Assist with monthly and quarterly audits for the Health Plan
  • Problem solve with employees and third-party administrators
  • Review HRIS plan set-up features
  • Assist with new hires and terminations
  • Maintain employee files ensuring complete accuracy and confidentiality
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3 years of benefits experience 
  • Strong interest in benefits topics including health and welfare, emerging healthcare legislation, disability, life insurance and 401(k) administration
  • Prior experience supporting employees in resolving benefit issues
  • Strong work ethic and ability to take initiative to set priorities, meet deadlines and proactively solve problems as needed
  • Proven ability to conduct work in a professional manner
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Mathematical skills required
  • Ability to maintain professionalism in sensitive and difficult situations
  • Ability to understand organizational structure and work through administrative systems
  • Demonstrated organizational skills; able to manage multiple projects and move quickly from one to another while maintaining thorough records
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in teams and independently to ensure deadlines are met 


Founded in 1998, NT Concepts is a woman-owned technology solutions company focused on data analytics, software engineering, investigative services, and geospatial information systems. We provide a broad range of Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Community customers with solutions for enterprise, cloud-based, and mobile environments.


NT Concepts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V), making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

All resumes are held in confidence. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. No faxes please. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.

NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.  

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.


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