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Benefits Administrators oversee the systems of compensation and benefits for companies. Resumes for this position highlight such responsibilities as reviewing plan information for defined benefit plans and participant data to determine eligibility categories; assisting with special projects to correct and adjust benefit calculations; analyzing reconciliation reports, pension estimates, and automated calculations; and preparing automated benefit calculations. There are no formal education requirements for this position, though undergraduate degrees in human resources management or relevant areas do appear on example resumes in the field.

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Human Resources Generalist/ Benefits Administrator

Reports to the Chief Financial Officer; overseeing all HR department functions, including: Organizational development, event planning, staffing, benefits administration, employee relations, performance management and investigations. Compliancy of Federal and State laws and implementation of the company's policies and procedures ensuring best practices. Oversee ergonomic concerns, workers compensation, unemployment claims, and employee separations. Maintaining accurate and consistent documentation.

  • Developed new hire orientation program; including a revised employee handbook, ensuring consistency and minimizing exposure to liability
  • Implemented new performance evaluations improving management and department goal projections and work performance resulting in 100% compliancy
  • Saved $26k with detailed auditing of monthly Blue Shield billing
  • Created IIPP/Safety Manual, initiated and facilitated a safety committee conforming to Cal OSHA standards
  • Created and planned events from conception to completion: developing program content, budget, managing on-site logistics; including transportation, accommodations, meals, guest speakers and team building activities
  • Analyzed benefit plans; negotiating a reduction of 12%
  • Reduced medical premiums by 21%; transitioning eligible employees to Medicare plans
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
Teaching Credential
2

Benefits Administrator

Assisted with the daily administration of all benefits, as well as special projects in the Human Resources department

  • Communicated and assisted all new hires with benefits and 401(k) enrollment
  • Assisted the Benefits Manager with creating and implementing all communication campaigns
  • Resolved all issues related to the benefits function, including but not limited to health insurance, 401(k), worker's compensation, leaves of absence, and accounting-related responsibilities
  • Planned, coordinated and provided on-site support for all travel, activities and meeting planning for the annual Office Coordinator meeting, held at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and Crowne Plaza in 2007 and again in 2008, saving $20, 000 while maintaining the integrity of the conference
  • Provided general administrative support and recordkeeping
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
3

Benefits Administrator

Performed a variety of routine and complex administrative duties for over 500 employees to administer the agency benefit programs which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex 125 Plan, Life, Disability Insurance and Retirement Plans.

  • Administered benefit plans, audit and reconciled vendors invoices and payments for all plans, oversees employee eligibility, and wrote communication to participants and vendors.
  • Assisted all employees with issues and concerns regarding their benefits package, troubleshoot problems and serve as interface between employee and vendor.
  • Conducted New-Hire Orientation, Benefits Orientation, and Annual Open Enrollment including specific events, contests, prizes and marketing.
  • Interprets human resources policies and procedures with regards to benefits, and assist with development of benefits policies.
  • Administered the 403b and 457 retirement plan.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
4

Benefits Administrator

Researched and provide answers to intermediate questions from client base to mitigate risk and eliminate errors.

  • Researched and resolved benefit issues while maintaining a teamwork environment.
  • Worked with other departments to develop administrative and business procedures to incorporate changes and requirements to benefits, also communicated changes to all employees, excellent customer service skills
  • Maintained all benefit and employee data in multiple corporate databases for over 3,500 benefited employees.
  • Managed all aspects of leave of absence, FMLA and CFRA.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
5

Benefits Administrator

Coordinated leaves of absence and workers compensation. Worked closely with UNUM and CHUB group insurance to assist in determining the approval for team members. Managed salary approval process.

  • Communicated and interpreted policies and procedures to determine the employees needs such as workers compensation and short term disability
  • Coordinated and monitored each pay period ensuring the employees were paid correctly. Pay issues were resolved by the next pay period crating less stress for the employee while they were home sick.
  • Communicated to mangers FMLA procedures, and submitted hours to payroll for employees returning to work in a timely manner.
  • Advised managers of temporary staffing opportunities, resulting in a more efficient work flow and less stress for the manager.
  • Communicated other avenues that are available to employees to help with issue at home or at work which helped the employee balance their home and work life
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Business Program
6

Benefits Administrator

Worked with the Accounting Department to successfully develop a more cost effective and time saving Medical and Dental Premium Reconciliation process; this allowed the process to move independently to the Human Resources Department.

  • Independently and accurately identified and reconciled billing discrepancies by utilizing eligibility reports run in PeopleSoft in order to remit correct payment.
  • Corrected eligibility errors through vendor contact and eligibility file maintenance to sustain employee coverage.
  • Paid monthly premiums and administrative fees to all medical, dental and FSA plans in a timely manner.
  • Acted as key contact regarding the FSA program; answered employee questions and maintained and transmitted eligibility and contribution files.
  • Quickly resolved escalated employee benefits issues that were received in the company's Benefits call-center.
  • Conducted New Hire Benefits Orientations to ensure employees a thorough understanding of their benefits choices.
  • Participated in special projects such as Open Enrollment, Benefits Fairs, and Wellness Seminars.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
AS
Science
BA
Psychology / Biology
7

Benefits Administrator

Oversaw the outsourced relationship for managed disability and Family Medical Leave operations coordinating workflow with vendors, and collaborating with HR Business Partners nationwide

  • Managed escalated disability issues and appeals for union and non-union employees ensuring timely and compliant resolutions
  • Conducted analysis of data in health and welfare vendor's system to ensure accuracy, conducts data comparisons between internal and external systems
  • Investigated, researched and responded to inquiries from participants on pension benefits, eligibility for pension survivor benefits and retiree medical and life insurance
  • Coordinated internal and external audit activity for pension plan
  • Partnered with third party vendor to validate and confirm final data for pension calculations
  • Established and executed the process to identify, notify and transition disabled employees to Medicare
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Business Administration
8

Benefits Administrator

Day to day administration of health insurance plan for over 3700 employees worldwide.

  • Acted as liaison between employees and health insurance provider.
  • Created system to reconcile invoices and process check requests for timely and accurate payments.
  • Coordinated first-ever Open Enrollment.
  • Enrolled employees in Pension Plan.
  • Analyzed 401(k) plan annually, then provided results to plan administrator and department head.
  • Created Training Guide for Benefits Department; updated benefits forms.
  • Member of Tuition Reimbursement Committee, responsible for establishing guidelines and rolling out tuition reimbursement plan.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
9

Benefits Administrator

Coordinated and administered the company's benefits program which included health and dental insurance, life and disability, and 401K plans for approximately 1,200 employees.

  • Liaison with insurance brokers to bid out plans annually and make changes that meet the company's and employees' needs.
  • Communicated all benefit plans at new hire orientation meetings, annual open enrollment. Visited approximately 40 branches in the state of Florida to educate employees on details of plan
  • Contact for employee grievances and vendor communication
  • Maintained all employee and vendor records on file and updated financial system (Great Plains) accordingly
  • Reconciled, approved and coded all benefits-related invoices for payments and general ledger postings
  • Assisted in the preparation of Form 5500 related to 401k and health insurance plans
  • Assisted with year-end benefits audit
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
HS
Education And Skills
10

Benefits Administrator

Administered benefits for seven thousand staff and billable employees of company

  • Extracted info from specialized reports via Excel and ADP systems to prep carrier payments
  • Assisted participants with enrollment, benefit, and payroll deduction related questions as needed via phone and/or email.
  • Retrieved from and/or sent info to multiple carriers regarding enrollment for benefits
  • Developed, maintained, and updated procedures for reports processing and other activity
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job

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