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Benefits Administrator

New York, NY | Direct Hire

Post Date: 11/01/2016 Job ID: 11572 Industry: HR Benefits Administrator

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Job Description The Position description is a guide to the critical duties and essential functions of the job. Not an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, qualifications, physical demands and work environment conditions. Position descriptions are reviewed and revised to meet the changing needs or the organization at the sole discretion of management. JOB TITLE: Benefits Administrator DEPARTMENT: Human Resources REPORTS TO: Benefits Manager FLSA: Non-Exempt Position Objective: Responsible for assisting the Benefits Manager and Director of Human Resources in the administration of all employee benefit programs including but not limited to medical, dental, life insurance, disability insurance, leaves of absences, unemployment, workers’ compensation, and retirement plans. Responsible for the maintenance of all employee information within the Human Resources Information System. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the organization Essential Functions: • Maintain the accuracy of the eligibility and enrollment data and transmit data to respective benefit providers: update information including adding/terminating dependents, beneficiaries, contribution changes and personal information changes. • Reconcile billing/premium statements from various vendors: prepare billing/premium statements for payment in an accurate and timely manner. • Maintain benefit files and tile documentation on an on-going basis. Update and maintain benefit information in Human Resources Information System (HRIS) as well as all employee information. Create benefit information related reports and employment related reports from system as needed • Disseminate benefit forms and materials to employees upon request. Maintain supply of benefit materials from vendors on an ongoing basis. • Assist in claims resolution: interface with employees and vendors to research any problems or questions regarding outstanding claims. • Coordinate administer and track FMLA and non-FMLA leaves of absence. • Ensure timely processing or short-term and long-term disability claims. • Provide assistance to the Benefits Manager for the annual benefit Open Enrollment process by coordinating the distribution of open enrollment materials as well as scheduling educational information sessions as needed. • Coordinate the annual Flu Shot Program. • In conjunction with the Benefits Manager, conduct periodic HRIS system review/audit to verify data integrity: identity and resolve any discrepancies: initiate corrective action. • Assist the Benefits Manager to ensure all policies, plan documents, SPD’ s, government reporting and communications necessary to support benefit programs meet appropriate federal, state and New York City requirements and provide assistance in keeping all Plan documents, employee communications and benefits website pages up to date. • Provide employee census information/ reports for annual plan renewals. • Act as back-up to the Recruitment Assistant and Administrative Assistant as necessary. • Ma) be required to perform other tasks and duties reasonably related to job responsibilities. Educational Requirement: • Bachelor' s degree preferred. Skills and/or Experience Required: • Minimum of three to five years of benefit administration experience. • Knowledge and understanding of federal. state and city labor laws including FLSA, FMLA, COBRA, EEO, AAP, ADA, ACA, immigration, and workplace safety. • Demonstrated ability to work in a challenging, multi-cultural, fast-paced and changing work environment • Ability to manage confidential information imperative • Skilled at multi-tasking: able to coordinate, organize, prioritize and execute responsibilities in the face of conflicting priorities and unexpected situations. • Fluency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel. PowerPoint): strong working knowledge of HRIS systems. • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.

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Gregory Eidlen

Chat live with me @ Gregory Eidlen is our Manager of Operations. He is responsible for all operational issues related to temporary staffing, databases, customer service, contracts, and social media. Holding a Master’s Degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Touro University Worldwide, Gregory heads our consulting division offering first-hand experience coaching and monitoring business employees. In addition, Gregory also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from The College of Staten Island/City University of New York. Gregory is recognized as a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) and Certified Temporary Staffing-Specialist (CTS) by the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS). The American Staffing Association (ASA) recognizes Gregory as a Technical Services Certified (TSC) as well as a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP). Gregory has over four years of customer service and managerial skills with a major retail chain. If you would like to chat with me please go to:

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