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International Organisation hiring Benefits Analyst


Medford, United States of America, 23 December 2015

OVERVIEW:

Project management, analysis and administration of benefits programmes (U.S. primary; global secondary).

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage day-to-day and special project administration (as applicable) of all US benefit programmes. Participate in other country programme administration, analysis, and projects as needed.

  • Monitor trends in the business environment to stay abreast of applicable changes in legislation, and partner with global benefits manager to address any areas of concern.

  • Perform market and benchmark research, analysis and make recommendations accordingly for benefit programmes and plans.

  • Lead day-to-day efforts of benefit-related HR system improvements.

  • Conduct gap analyses of benefit-related processes and provide recommendations for improvement.

  • Document benefit-related process improvements, policies, and procedures.

  • Ensure timely benefit invoice audits and payment.

  • Ensure International Organisation is compliant with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and other pertinent US and global regulations.

  • Maintain benefit records and documents in the Company and vendor systems.

  • Manage Leave of Absence processes.

  • Assist in creation of Employee Wellness programmes.

  • Coordinate benefit project- cyclical and initial implementations and employee activities (benefit education, wellness, open enrollment, etc).

  • Liaise interdepartmentally with key teams including Payroll, Contracts, Accounting, Risk, etc as needed to meet benefit deliverables.

Specific Responsibilities

Benefits

  • Administer health, welfare, retirement, and fringe programmes and plans including day-to-day operations. Participate in cyclical project work (e.g. Open Enrolment, renewal support, communication campaigns, etc.).

  • Assist the Benefits Manager with activities required to ensure compliance with all pertinent federal and local regulations, filing and compliance requirements affecting employee benefit programmes including ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, PPACA, FMLA, Section 125, FLSA, Workers Compensation, Medicare, Social Security and DOL requirements.

  • Prepare and update benefit and compensation communication materials such as announcements, newsletter articles, administrative procedures, forms, reports, intranet, and other communication pieces and vehicles.

  • Identify, develop and implement process improvement solutions for benefit administration.

  • Audit and reconcile invoices. Participate in total rewards and benefit surveys.

General

  • Partner interdepartmentally (e.g. HRIS, Payroll, etc.) to integrate and streamline crossover functions.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality when communicating or handling employee private information.

  • Must have the flexibility to work hours to meet global client base and more than 40 hours per week should business needs warrant overtime.

Submission Deadline:  10 January 2015

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