Kellogg Benefits Compliance and Audit Associate - GBS Grand Rapids, MI in GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan

In the role of Benefits Compliance & Audit Associate at our Global Business Services (GBS) Center, you will be supporting the Benefits team in managing the day to day compliance work, such as government forms, updates to Summary Plan Description (SPD), Summary Material Modification (SMM), Form 5500 filings, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements, Affordable Care Act (ACA), Employee Retirement Income Securities Act (ERISA), etc., and internal and external vendor audits. Bring your healthy appetite for accountability, as you’ll have a critical role in ensuring compliance and audit activities are successfully executed. Bring your hunger for success, as you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. Your knowledge and expertise in the industry will help us grow together every day.

Do you like an open-concept office model? Do you enjoy getting free snacks, and popcorn Thursdays? How about getting recognized and rewarded for your hard work? The GBS center has all this and more and we want you to join us! With multiple work streams and teams to collaborate with and learn about, your opportunities for growth are endless!


  • Be the Master of Issue Resolution: Bring your owner’s mindset, as you’ll be managing the pension and medical appeals process from start to finish. This includes, but isn’t limited to, ERISA claims at the fiduciary level, and includes managing the scheduling, facilitation, case research and preparing documentation for the committee and output from the Committee.

  • Be a Reporting and Documentation Guru : Bring your talent for attention to detail, as you’ll be accountable in ensuring that required agency reports, compliance and participant notices are completed and filed in a timely basis. Strive for simplicity, as you’ll be supporting both internal and external (e.g. IRS) audits of plans – including documentation, administration and finances.

  • The Secret Ingredient = Collaboration and Improvements : We know you have great ideas, so share them! Collaborate with your team and appropriate business partners/target audience in the preparation of benefits communication material and related recruiting marketing material. Have a hunger for more? That’s G-R-E-A-T ; as there’s always more to enjoy at Kellogg’s!



  • Associate’s Degree in Human Resources

  • Significant experience in Human Resources or a related field relative to retirement/healthcare benefits administration

  • Strong technical knowledge to work in multiple Human Resources data management systems

  • Ability to think critically and independently

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines

Bonus Points:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, V-lookups, formulas) – double bonus points!

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field

  • Experience facilitating health plan audits (e.g. Affordable Care Act, Employee Retirement Income Securities Act, SOX Form 5500 filings, etc.)

  • Experience with HR data systems (e.g. Employee Central, case management, Ceridian, vendor systems)


It’s best to apply today, because we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

  • Kellogg’s Recruitment Process

  • New Hire Benefits Guide at


The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at for English or this Link at for Spanish.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Benefits Compliance and Audit Associate - GBS Grand Rapids, MI

Location: USA-MI-Grand Rapids

Requisition ID: HUM001990

Job Function: Human Resources

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 9, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No