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HR Benefits Administration Specialist

Fort Worth, TX | Temp

Post Date: 06/09/2017 Job ID: 82431 Specialties: Human Resources

CornerStone is currently looking for candidate that have extensive experience assisting employees with their medical benefits. If you like talking with people, and enjoy helping them with medical benefit decisions this is the job for you!!

Job Title: HR Benefits Administration Specialist

Location: Fort Worth, TX

Pay: DOE

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7am to 5pm

The Benefits Administration Specialist administers the benefit programs to include health, dental, vision, HSA/FSA, life, disability, LOA/FML, savings and retirement plans, workers compensation plans along with any ancillary offered plans. Reviews the required documents to enroll employees in the benefit programs and keeps accurate participation records in the HRIS. Assist employees in resolving their issues with insurance coverage, claim problems and questions regarding benefits working with third party administrators, Sr. Compensation & Benefits Analyst and HR Director.

Job Description:

  • Administer the Employee Benefit programs to include; medical, dental, life, vision, life and disability, HSA/FSA, Leave of Absence/FMLA, savings and retirement plans, workers compensation plans, along with any ancillary offered plans and ensures consistency with plan documents and provider contracts.

  • Assist employees in resolving their issues with insurance coverage, claim problems and questions regarding benefits working with third party administrators, Sr. Compensation & Benefits Analyst, HR Director.

  • Review the required documents to enroll employees in the benefit programs and keeps accurate participation records.

  • Assists plan covered individuals in-person and by telephone which may include providing or securing information that requires some degree of interpretation and explanation.

  • Acts as a liaison with benefit carriers.

  • Provides customer service support to both internal (employees) and external (brokers and providers) customers.

  • Coordinate the transfer of data to external vendors for plan eligibility.

  • Monitors payment of employee contributions while on an unpaid leave of absence.

  • Calculates employee payroll deductions for such plans and then processes this information into Ceridian HRMS to include dependent information and qualifying life event changes.

  • Compiles new-employee orientation package and conducts new hire orientation meetings, assuring appropriate benefit enrollment documentation is received and filed.

  • Assists in the Annual Open Enrollment process including communication, working with vendors and the coordination of material to associates.

  • Coordinates and completes the benefit enrollment for all new employees as part of new-hire orientation.

  • Computes and prepares for the payment of monthly insurance bills then balances premium payment reports.

  • Processes vendor premium invoices on a monthly basis using automated reports generated by the benefits system, resolving discrepancies, tracking payments with finance and creating internal reports for company management.

  • Maintains employee files and other human resources department files.


Requirements:

  • Working and practical knowledge administering Benefit plans.

  • Strong knowledge of HR systems (Ceridian a plus but not required).

  • Possess a high level of professionalism; interact with staff at all levels within the organization and ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Be a self-starter and able to work with little supervision.

  • Manufacturing or union experience desired.

  • Knowledge of basic medical, dental, and mental health terminology.

  • Some knowledge of the federal and state laws, rules and regulations pertaining to employee benefits.

  • Ability to interpret and explain technical employee benefit policies and procedures to employees.

  • Ability to handle complaints, make decisions and resolve disputes regarding insurance coverage.

  • Experience administering benefit plans in a Labor Union environment a plus, not required.

Application Process Includes:

  • Drug testing

  • Background check

For immediate consideration, send your resume to pamr@cornerstonestaffing.com

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