Associate Specialist, Corporate Benefits

Location US-NY-Melville
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Experience (Years)
Human Resources

Company Overview

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact
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Position Overview

The Associate Specialist, Corporate Benefits provides analytical support for employee benefit programs including health, life, disability and wellness plans. This role also assists in the execution of benefit programs and events.


- Administer health and welfare programs including Canon medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, life insurance, and disability.
- Interpret benefit plan rules and policies to ensure that benefits are administered as intended and in compliance with federal and state laws.
- Assist employees with complex benefits by using specialized knowledge, skills and benefits materials (SPD, enrollment guides, etc).
- Ensure new hires elect their benefits within the given timeframe.
- Process and substantiate Life Events including verification of documentation.
- Promote, coordinate and execute of wellness programs and events.
- Participate in the annual benefit enrollment period including, but not limited to, testing the enrollment data base and assisting employees with their enrollment and/or enrollment inquiries.
- Maintain 100% confidentiality with regard to employee/company data.


- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
- 1 year of Benefits experience
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