Careers & American Blue Ribbon Holdings

American Blue Ribbon Holdings is dedicated to becoming the premiere diversified food service company committed to exceeding the expectations of our guests and varied customers. We currently operate more than 650 company and franchise restaurants in 43 states under the Village Inn, Bakers Square, O'Charley's and Ninety Nine brands. We also own and operate Legendary Baking, comprised of three bakery facilities which supply our restaurants and other food service and retail customers with a variety of high quality baked goods and "The Best Pie in America".

ABRH goals will be achieved through leveraging the expertise of our highly experienced management team, soliciting investor insight, maximizing the efficiencies of our shared service platform and the strong execution of our strategic initiatives. By taking full advantage of the combined synergies of our operating companies to provide purchasing power and other shared service functions, we are able to enhance profitability and deliver solid returns for our investors in an extremely competitive market place. We accomplish this within the framework of our Vision, Values and Culture guidelines that ensure a positive work environment for our more than 35,000 team members.

We offer a Competitive salary supported with comprehensive health and benefits programs including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance (Provided at no cost to team member)
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Paid Time Off - Earn based on policy

American Blue Ribbon Holdings is an Equal Opportunity & E-Verify Employer.

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HRIS and Benefits Administrator

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Job Description

Job Summary:

Responsible for the administration, communication, and reporting of the Company’s leave of absence programs.  First point of team member contact for benefits questions and issues.  Coordinates with Benefits team to respond to more complex questions and problems.  

Essential Duties:

  • Documents and maintains leave of absence and related disability payment administrative procedures and establishes controls to ensure the accuracy of all leave-related processes. Assists with documentation of other benefit programs including vacation, sick pay, benefits termination processes, reports, etc.
  • Determines leave eligibility and classifies leave as either FMLA or non-FMLA.
  • Manages the day-to-day leave of absence and short-term disability administration and reporting. 
  • Responds to field requests for assistance with leave/benefit questions or discrepancies.  Works with field management to coordinate return to work process. 
  • Ensures paid time off balances related to leaves of absence are accurate before forwarding to payroll.
  • Updates leave status and pay status in JDE for all leaves.
  • Performs routine audits to ensure accuracy of leave or other plan eligibility, benefits enrollment, and accrued/available paid time off balances.
  • Plans and executes year-end open enrollment implementation for leaves of absence.
  • Assists in execution of general open enrollment processes.
  • Coordinates activities relating to alignment of leaves of absence and active disability pay for acquisitions and continuously seeks opportunities to standardize benefit plans. 
  • Assists with defining criteria and business rules for plan setups and reporting in Dayforce and establishing test scenarios to verify adherence to plan criteria and business rules.  Consults with HRIS and Payroll as necessary to ensure accuracy of payments and reporting.
  • Routinely reviews Benefits mailbox and responds to team members questions.  First point of contact for team members calls to the Benefits department.  Coordinates with Benefits team to respond to more complex benefits questions.

Other Duties

  • Cross trains and provides backup to other Benefits Team Members with paid time off, open/ongoing enrollment, system maintenance, etc.
  • Assists Benefits and Compensation teams with projects and provides backup as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations and accounting rules relating to leaves of absence, benefits and paid time off plans.
  • Ability to interpret data, detect trends, draw conclusions, and formulate recommendations. 
  • Ability to complete work within timelines established by Payroll.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel required; proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint helpful.
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining high degree of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to maintain highly confidential information.
  •  Demonstrated professional phone etiquette.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  •  Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in benefits administration, payroll, or human resources.

Essential Physical Demands


Physical Demands – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.  When performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs and ladders; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee may be required to travel both within the State of Colorado and other locations within the United States to attend business meetings or conferences.

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