Benefits Specialist

Job Description



Summary:

The Benefits Specialist supports the Benefits Department leadership in all areas of benefits, including the Health & Welfare Plan, Affordable Care Act (ACA), 401(k), relocation, tuition reimbursement, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, and life/LTD/STD insurance.


Responsibilities

Responsibilities may be in any Benefits area, including: Health & Welfare Plan, Affordable Care Act, 401(k), Relocation Benefits, Leaves of Absence, Life and Disability Insurance, and any other additional benefits offered to White Lodging associates.
* Health & Welfare Plan, including: -Process all enrollment forms, including entering information into the HCM system as well as the eligibility tracker -Process all court orders and outside insurance requests such as HIPP -Process medical/dental payments -Process the monthly insurance enrollment audit -Assist with the day-to-day operations of the FSA benefit
* Assist with the ACA process, including monthly reporting, annual filings, subsidy audits, and associate communications.
* 401(k) process, including running weekly reports and maintaining weekly account changes.
* Tuition Reimbursement benefit, including processing all requests and receipts.
* Assist with the Relocation benefit, including sending out initial offers, van line bill approvals, and the final remittance review and payout.
* Leaves of Absence, including: -Review and approve or deny all LOA requests -Track LOA eligibility and availability bank -Send out LOA paperwork and notify HR/Payroll -Coordinate administrative aspects of LOA cases and claims -Work closely with associates to ensure all relevant medical documentation is submitted for timely review. -Process medical releases
* Voluntary Benefits programs, including: -Serve as primary contact -Process monthly billing and enrollments -Running required reports
* Assist with the Life Insurance, STD, and LTD policies, running reports, processing invoices, and ensuring claims are coordinated with LOA’s when necessary.
* Reporting: Run reports out of a variety of systems and combine as necessary to create final results, for either billing, tracking, audits, updates, or analysis purposes.
* Design: Assist in creating and updating designs for department forms, reports, and summaries.
* Other general responsibilities may include communicating with associates to answer questions, processing associate updates in the benefits systems, processing invoices and checks, completing billing/payment to vendors, and other related duties as assigned.


Other Information



COMPETENCIES

* Problem Solving
* Judgement/Decision Making
* Written & Oral Communications
* Managing Conflict
* Managing Day to Day Operations
* Inspire followership

SKILLS

* Highly Proficient in Excel
* Strong written and oral communication
* Proficient in basic design/layout (Adobe Creative Suite experience preferred)
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
* Knowledge of HR and/or Benefits a plus but not required

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

* Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Location Code: A75

Application Instructions

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Posted: 10/14/2021

Job Reference #: A75740Y1304