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National Futures Association Benefits

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At NFA, we firmly believe that it is the quality of our employees that sets us apart and enables us to achieve our goals. That's why we offer a generous and flexible benefits package that allows employees to easily balance work and life and can be tailored to address their needs. Please scroll through the slides below to learn more about some of the benefits offered by NFA.


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  • Apr 10, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Generous time off and 401k matching.

  • Feb 08, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Risk Management Supervi in Chicago, Illinois

    -Generous 401k Match -Flexible benefits program -Flexible Scheduling

  • Feb 07, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

    NFA's benefits package is tough to beat. Healthcare costs are subsidized, the company matches up to 6% of an employee's 401k contribution, 10 paid vacation days and 6 six days per year from Day 1 (pro-rated if you start mid-year), and much more. In terms of benefits, very few of the companies my other friends work for in the financial services industry can compete with NFA.

  • Nov 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Excellent Benefits, flexible nine day work weeks, constant benefit reviews to bench-mark across other companies, active volunteer opportunities, Great company to work for.

  • Oct 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Very often, they promote more than is actually given.

  • Sep 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Pay is ok but made better by the fact that company has a good work/life balance approach. Generous time off policies, decent medical coverage and above average 401K plan. One area where they really lack though is in maternity/paternity benefits. There is no paid leave.

  • Apr 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Compliance Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

    cafeteria style plans offer flexibility in benefits selection. On area for leadership to discuss is that great benefits does not fully compensate for lower pay scales.

  • Dec 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Compliance Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

    The benefits package is extremely generous. Work week is 37.5 hours and you can elect to work all your hours in 9 days and if your workload permits take the 10th day off. Basically giving you an extra vacation day almost every 2 weeks. New employees get 3 weeks vacation after one year of service. Your 401K is very well managed. The company match is 6%. If you don't use all your benefit dollars (by being on a spouse's insurance plan), the company pays out the overage to you. A nice paycheck bonus. One thing that could be better is maternity leave. Leave is unpaid (except short term disability of 2/3 pay for 6 weeks). You can take up to 6 months unpaid though. However, usually companies with generous benefits packages also offer fully paid maternity leave, or pay partially for a longer period of time.

  • Nov 28, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    The flexibility of the benefits is the best part--significant control over selections and participation.

  • Jul 31, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Compliance Examiner in New York, New York State

    vacation time isn't great, time off is amazing. There is a flex period idea where you get 1 day off out of every 9 days worked. So instead of 10 days over 2 weeks, you'll only be working 9. Can plan these back to back to get a 4 day weekend. 401k match is 100% up to 6% of salary. $55 a month for transportation; can increase this with pre-tax funds.

Benefits Summary


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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (23)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • Checkmark401K Plan (23)
  • CheckmarkRetirement Plan (21)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • CheckmarkWork From Home (21)
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • CheckmarkCommuter Checks & Assistance (7)
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

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