The Human Resources Benefits Administrator (HRBA) assists with benefits, maintains employee database, and benefits information in employee files. The HRBA also handles the administrative requirements of employee benefit plans to ensure all information and eligibility is up to date. Administration of employee benefits involves day to day communication and interaction with client and employees.
Essential Job Functions
Administers various employee benefit programs such as group insurance, life, medical, dental and retirement plans
Sends benefit information packages to each eligible employee and collects enrollment/waiver.
Prepare monthly eligibility reports for clients, auditing for employee eligibility purposes and ACA compliance
Provide benefit orientations, enrollments, claims processing and audits billings of insurance.
Process and maintain all status reports and pay changes, both on computer and paper system. Done timely and accurately including the COBRA program.
Ongoing communication with assigned clients
Responsible for following up with pending items with clients regarding eligibility
Maintain W-2 Reporting information
Prepare and maintain employee benefit files, assuring accuracy, compliance and confidentially
Assist Payroll with benefit deductions or additions in the company payroll system.
Audit payroll deductions from employee checks on a quarterly basis
Assist with retirement plan open enrollments
Verify the calculation of the monthly premium statements for all group insurance policies and maintains statistical data relative to premiums, claims, and costs.
Resolve administrative problems with the carrier representatives.
Maintain confidentiality of clients
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1-2 years in benefits or related benefits administration or HR experience valued
Effective communication skills, oral & written.
Experience in Word, Excel, MAS 100, Payality and other applicable database programs helpful.
Knowledge of Company policies/procedures & benefit package or the ability & willingness to learn.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to speak Spanish valued
Effectively communicate with people in potentially stressful situations.
Ability to consistently meet daily, weekly and monthly deadlines.
General knowledge of various employment laws and practices.