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Benefits Analyst ( Remote )

Company: KBS - Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC
Location: Garland
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Benefits Analyst

Department: Human Resources

Location: Oceanside, CA or Remote

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Reports to: Senior Director Benefits

Status: Full-time

Compensation : $65-72K Salary

Position Summary

Responsible for the management and administration of benefits and retirement programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and 401(k). Ensures benefit administration complies with applicable laws and policies. Serves as the escalation point of contact for employee inquiries and issues. Works on projects and maintains data accuracy in benefit related systems.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Serves as escalation point for Tier 2 Employee benefit inquiries and backup for Tier 1 inquiries
Manages benefit vendor relationships and weekly vendor integrations
Completes the annual Open Enrollment and acquisition enrollment processes of providing census information, reviewing communication updates, testing HRIS system setup, responding to employee inquiries
Manages ACA compliance including approving eligibility, submitting APTC notices, initiating enrollment event in HRIS system, approving annual 1095-c forms
Manages 401(k) plan for corporate divisions, including eligibility, loan requests, hardship withdrawals, QDRO approvals, weekly reconciliation and funding, employee inquiries, annual audit and form 5500 review
Resolves employee vacation and sick plan issues regarding eligibility and balances
Performs system testing of benefit process improvements and new plan setup
Identifies and leads process improvement and SOP documentation activities within Benefits

Additional Duties And Responsibilities

Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

Knowledge of benefit program design including medical, prescription, dental, vision, life, STD and LTD
Working knowledge of laws, compliance and related reporting including: COBRA, FMLA, ACA and HIPPA
Benefits administration

Written and oral communication skills
Bi-lingual in English/Spanish
Attention to detail
Ability to work with limited supervision and with a high degree of accountability
Organizational skills
Ability to set priorities and work to deadlines
Inviting phone demeanor

Agile learner
Commitment to accuracy

Experience Required

Educational Qualifications/Job Experience Requirements
3-5 years prior benefit or HR administration experience
Workday experience preferred
Equifax (Kronos) experience preferred

Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent combo of education and experience
CEBS certification preferred

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Regular weekly schedule; weekends or holidays as needed

The working conditions and physical environments described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Requirements
Extended periods of work seated at a desk; repetitive hand motions; prolonged use of computer; occasionally lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
Ability to speak clearly (use of voice)
Vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, moderate peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Office environment generally mild to moderate conditions including varying temperatures and noise levels conducive to a busy workplace and office equipment
Lighting varies based on building requirements and may be adjusted within reason
Time constraints and related pressures to complete work are high

Employment Type: Full Time

Years Experience: 3 - 5 years

Salary: $65,000 - $72,000 Annual

Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: KBS - Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC, Garland , Benefits Analyst ( Remote ), Professions , Garland, Texas

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