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Deloitte Federal Benefits Lead in Arlington, Virginia

Are you interested in working in a dynamic environment that offers opportunities for professional growth and new responsibilities? Are you interested in helping clients drive alignment with their business, improve organizational and human resource performance and establish a culture focused on adding business value? That is what the new generation of human resource transformation is all about. If you are seeking a role that offers you the opportunity to advise Government and Public Services (GPS) clients through critical and complex issues, while allowing you to develop personally and professionally, consider a career in Deloitte's Human Capital practice.

Work you'll do

As a Federal HR Benefits Lead within our HRT team you will:

  • Maintain a hands-on role to ensure deadlines are met and key deliverables are accurate

  • Lead your team to deliver superior results for your client

  • Manage all aspects of the processing unit (Federal Benefits, Federal Personnel Action processing, FERCCA research and processing, and/or Settlement processing) including monitoring and identifying any issues early to be able to mitigate any risk for your client

  • Set the correct coverage for the following federal data elements: Veteran's preference, Service computation dates for leave, Reduction of Force, TSP & federal retirement, federal retirement coverage for transfers and rehires, FEGLI coverage for rehired federal employees, sick and annual leave transfers, and tenure

  • Process Leave Without Pay (LWOP) and Return to Duty (RTD) cases, resolve errors that occur in client HR systems

  • Understand the USERRA rules and how they affect the SCDs for a federal employee

    The team

Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of over 15,000+ professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.

The HR Transformation offering (HRT) transforms the way HR enables the business and the workforce. In this world of disruption, we believe that HR has an opportunity to take the lead and own enterprise-wide issues for the organization. From the creation of HR strategy using our leading Oracle-enabled HR Transformation labs, the application of design thinking that allows HR to challenge how work gets done today, to navigating the ever-evolving HR technology landscape to determine the right digital solutions to enable transformation, our HR Transformation practice is focused on helping HR take the lead.



  • 8 years of federal HR experience in which you have both reviewed personnel & payroll records and set the correct benefit coverage based on the respective federal data element including Veteran's preference, Service Computation Dates (SCD) for leave, Reduction of Force, TSP & federal retirement, FEGLI, Sick & annual leave, and tenure.

  • Experience processing Leave Without Pay (LWOP) and Return to Duty (RTD) cases, Service Computation Dates and resolving errors that occur in client HR systems.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the required clearance for this role


  • Experience in federal payroll processing (pay docs, VLTP, lump sum payments, union dues) and federal personnel processing (reassignments, promotions, separations, new hires)

  • Bachelor's degree

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.