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Benefits Coordinator

April 8, 2021
Full Time
USA - Troy, MI
Posted 4 weeks ago

Basic Function:

Reports to Compensation and Benefits Manager. Assists with the administration of Health and Welfare Employee Benefit plans for active and legacy retiree plans. Serves as point of contact for employee and vendor assistance in resolving questions or concerns about various plans. Assists with reporting requirements.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monthly reconciliation of invoices
  • Maintains benefits portion of HRIS
  • Works with payroll department to ensure benefit related information is communicated
  • Supports local HR on benefit related matters
  • Ensures compliance with guiding regulations and laws such as ERISA, Section 125, ACA, COBRA and the like
  • Maintains relationship with Benefit Vendors
  • Maintains dependent verification documents
  • Participates in benefit related reporting
  • Conducts new hire employee benefit orientation
  • Explains employee benefits by conducting meetings; preparing written and graphic announcements and explanations; responding to requests
  • Provides management planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing employee benefit data and trends
  • Maintains employee confidence by keeping benefit information confidential
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Accomplishes human resources and organization mission by completing related results as needed
  • Participates in preparation and distribution of written and verbal information to inform employees of benefits, compensation, and personnel policies
  • Participates in administration, and review of employee benefit programs including the integration of benefit programs following mergers and acquisitions
  • Participates in the design and development of tools to assist employees in benefits selection

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years’ experience in Benefits Administration
  • Solid math skills
  • Presentation and strong verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in MS software, with advanced Excel skills

Job Features

Job Category

Back Office, Human Resources

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