Full-Time Benefits Analyst
The benefits analyst is responsible to administer Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), and Worker’s Compensation programs. This position provides technical support to the compensation and benefits manager.
1. Administer employee leave such as FMLA, ADA, military, leave without pay, workers compensation, and long-term disability. Refer complex employee relations issues to the compensation and benefit manager.
2. Process required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions. Serve as the COBRA administrator for the County.
3. Manage approvals in BOSS daily.
4. Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation to employees and managers.
5. Process monthly billings from all insurance providers and vendors. Review and reconcile billings for accuracy, codes, and advances for payments. Submit billings to the compensation and benefits manager for final approval. Ensure enrollment and change forms are submitted to vendors for processing in a timely manner.
6. E-mail employee exit interview information for separations and retirements. Review benefits options with terminating employees. Ensure employee receives direction on how to submit the completed separation paperwork to Human Resources. Obtain necessary information and documentation to process separation action.
7. Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity, and retention.
8. Plan and direct implementation and administration of benefit programs designed to ensure employees against loss of income due to illness, injury, or retirement.
9. Assist in distributing, collecting, and processing insurance, retirement, and other benefit paperwork.
10. Facilitate monthly benefit orientation meetings for new employees. Arrange for vendors to present benefit information. Oversee the disbursement and collection of enrollment and other forms. Serve as a resource at new-employee orientation to ensure employees gain an understanding of benefits plans and enrollment provisions.
11. Coordinate and assist with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits reporting requirements. Track hours worked for merit and non-merit employees. Notify department heads when limit is approaching.
REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT:
Required Education and Experience
1. Associate’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management or a related field. Four years work experience in human resources may be considered in lieu of a formal degree.
2. Three years’ experience working with benefits, recruiting, or payroll programs in a human resource environment.
Preferred Education and Experience
1. Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or generally-related field.
2. Professional in Human Resource Certification (PHR) or SHRM-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).
Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and additional background checks as required.
1. Current HR certification (see above) or ability to obtain certification within one year of employment.
2. Must pass a typing test at or above 35 WPM net.