Offers “Basf France”

Expires soon Basf France

Sr Leave of Absence Counselor

  • Florham Park, USA
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Now Hiring! Sr. Leave of Absence Counselor

Florham Park, NJ (Hybrid)

The world needs creative solutions. We need YOU!


Where the chemistry happens…

The Leave Counselor is responsible for the confidential management of Leaves of Absence and disability claims for Management Represented and Union employees (US and Canada). This includes, but is not limited to, entire duration of leave process, transparent and timely status updates to employees and managers, close collaboration with Medical and EEOC when applicable, maintaining detailed case records, regulatory compliance on Federal FMLA, HIPPA and various State sick pay laws, notifications and communications to appropriate parties (Managers, Employees, Site medical contacts, myHR team, HR, Legal, EEOC, etc), return to work and ADA accommodations management as needed and ensuring accurate and timely pay.

You Create Chemistry By...

·  Providing a positive experience for employees, supervisors and Human Resources.
·  Managing complex disability and FML leave of absence cases. 
·  Intaking and handling all escalated leaves (telephonic or system reported) partnering with LOA Manage with escalated issues and other areas of the organization (EEOC, Medical, site HR etc.).
·  Timely notifing Data Management or Payroll when manual intervention is required (not passed on nightly interface file).
·  Facilitating return to work with employee, manager, site medical contact, and HR.
·  Conducting audit reviews to ensure pay, status, direct billing and plan requirements are maintained including appropriate reductions. Also, analyzing data and provide reports as needed.
·  Developing and reviewing update Communications as needed and required by Federal and State law.
·  Coordinating Disability Retirements for union populations.
·  Monitoring LTD claimants for retirements, terminations, and benefits (i.e. continued life).
·  Managing and monitoring random drug testing program.
·  Leading and participating in Special projects.

If you have...

·  Previous Customer Service/Claim experience in Leave of absence administration, Disability Case Management and Benefits Administration.
·  Broad understanding of various leave types, for example; Military, State and Federal FMLA, FLA, CFRA, ADA, short & long-term disability and the effect on other benefits and the downstream impacts. Also, knowledge of managing employee accommodations and compliance with ADA regulations.
·  Ability to work independently and in a team environment while managing multiple priorities and interact with employees and leaders at all levels within the organization and medical professionals.
·  Ability to problem solve and provide guidance while being self-motivated with excellent listening skills and attention to detail.


Click below to Belong@BASF!


Create Your Own Chemistry when taking advantage of our Total Rewards.

At BASF you get more than just compensation, Medical & Dental. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life. That’s what we call you@BASF. Our Periodic Table of Benefits includes some additional perks below for starters…

·  Flexible Work Arrangements whenever possible
·  Retirement Benefits
·  Maternity/Paternity Leave, Infertility & Adoption reimbursement
·  Mentoring & Development Programs
·  Employee Discounts
·  Pet insurance
·  Matching Donations to your favorite cause
·  Access to our BASF Wine Cellar and much more!

Privacy Statement

BASF takes security & data privacy very seriously. We will never request financial information of any kind via email, private text message or direct message on any social medial platform or job board. Furthermore, we will never send a candidate a check for equipment or request any type of payment during the job application process. If you have experienced any of the above, please contact to report fraud.

Pay Transparency

BASF is committed to pay transparency practices. Actual pay will be determined based on education, certifications, experience, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Equal Employment Opportunities

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


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Make every future a success.
  • Job directory
  • Business directory