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Leave and Benefits Administrator

Leave and Benefits Administrator

at Pax8

Global HQ – United States

Pax8 is the leading cloud-based technology marketplace, simplifying the cloud journey for our partners by integrating technology, business intelligence and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience. Serving thousands of partners through the indirect sales channel, our mission is to be the world’s favorite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic and  high-energy startup organization, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Pax8, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best.

We Elev8 each other. We Advoc8 for our partners. We Innov8 continuously. We Celebr8 life.

No matter who you are, Pax8 is a place you can call home. We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect” candidate, so we don’t look for the right “fit” – instead, we look for the add. We encourage you to apply for a role at Pax8 even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment with a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.

We are only as great as our people. And we have great people all over the world. No matter where you live and work, you’re a part of the Pax8 team. This means embracing hybrid- and remote-work whenever possible.

Position Summary:

The Leave and Benefits Administrator owns all aspects of our benefits and leave of absence administration. They are the main point of contact for employee inquiries and assist employees with benefit enrollments and changes. The Administrator works closely with benefit carriers and internal stakeholders to uphold the integrity, accuracy, and compliance of our benefits. They collaborate with other team members during annual audits and enrollment cycles and manage the weekly reporting.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Administer all federal, state, and Pax8-specific leave of absence.
  • Administer all aspects of the company’s benefits programs, including health, dental, vision, retirement, and other employee benefits.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for employee inquiries related to leaves and benefits and provide clear and concise explanations promptly.
  • Assist employees with benefits enrollment, ensuring timely and accurate completion of the necessary paperwork, and process benefit changes and updates.
  • Serve as a support and backup resource to conduct benefits onboarding for new hires to ensure they understand their benefit options.
  • Collaborate with benefit carriers and internal teams to resolve issues, reconcile discrepancies, and manage relationships.
  • Assist in annual audits and benefits open enrollment processes, including the preparation of communication materials and coordination of events.
  • Stay current on industry trends, legislative changes, and best practices in benefits administration.
  • Run weekly reports and audits to maintain compliance and adherence to Pax8 requirements.
  • Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of benefits materials and the SharePoint site.

Ideal Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • At least two (2) to three (3) years of experience in benefits and leave administration.
  • Knowledge of benefit and leave of absence federal and state regulations.
  • Experience with ADP preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, including report manipulation, data scrubbing, and formulas.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively and build strong relationships.
  • Ability to take initiative and resolve a problem with little direction.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with appropriate discretion.

Required Education & Certifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in related field or equivalent work experience.


  • Qualified candidates can expect a salary beginning at $57,000 or more depending on experience

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*Note: Compensation is benchmarked on local Denver Metro area market rates. Qualified candidates in other locations can expect a salary package that may be adjusted based off applicable cost of wages in their respective location.

At Pax8 we believe that your Total Rewards should include a benefits package that shows how much we value our greatest assets. All FTE Pax8 people enjoy the following benefits:

  • Non-Commissioned Bonus Plans or Variable Commission
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible, Open Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • Extended Leave for Life events
  • RTD Eco Pass (For local Colorado Employees)
  • Career Development Programs
  • Stock Option Eligibility
  • Employee-led Resource Groups