Senior Benefits Administrator 134 views
- Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
- Experience Level All, Mid-Level, Highly Skilled, Managerial
- Total Years Experience 6-10
- Education 4-year degree
The Sr. Benefits Administrator has responsibility for coordinating, administering and communicating Hillside Family of Agencies health, welfare, voluntary and retirement benefits programs in accordance with all government regulations, plan documents and Agency policies and procedures.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Health & Welfare Administration: Administer health and welfare benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), life insurance, long-term disability and voluntary benefits throughout the employment life cycle. Independently assist employees with benefits questions and issues and provide benefits transactional support. Independently process enrollment system transactions according to Hillside’s and vendor’s established policies and procedures.
- Enrollment System Oversight: Identify enrollment system anomalies and integrity issues, investigate root causes, monitor/track correction statuses and ensure resolution in a timely manner. Participate in all aspects of enrollment system testing and validation and ensure proper outcomes.
- Track Qualifying Life Event (QLE) requests and documentation and process benefits changes based on Hillside’s policies and compliance with ERISA and HIPAA regulations. Administer voluntary life insurance Evidence of Insurability (EOI) process. Administer Qualified Medical Child Support Orders (QMCSOs) according to regulatory requirements.
- Payroll Processing: Complete bi-weekly enrollment system payroll file audits to ensure accuracy, identify issues and manage their timely resolution. Administer payroll adjustments and missed deductions arrearages tracking.
- Retirement Plans Administration: Administer Pension Plan distributions in collaboration with third-party administrator, reconcile check registers and trust statements, assist with annual plan audit. Assist with 403(b) Plan administration including processing bi-weekly contribution and loan changes, reviewing loan monitoring report for delinquencies and defaults and research and resolve loan issues.
- Assist with all aspects of annual Open Enrollment preparation and delivery.
- Regulatory Compliance: Ensure benefits program legal compliance with, but not limited to, ERISA, §125, ACA, HIPAA and COBRA and adhere to provisions of benefits plan documents and policies. Responsible for continual learning to stay abreast of benefits regulatory and compliance requirements and best practices.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field of study and at least 6 years of benefits experience required. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of pertinent federal and state laws, regulations, policies, procedures and practical application governing the benefits function.