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Benefits Analyst

Company: Child Development Inc.
Location: Morgan Hill
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Details Job Location: Morgan Hill Office - Morgan Hill, CA Salary Range: Undisclosed Job Shift: Full Time The Benefits Analyst is responsible for analyzing and administering company benefits and wellness plans and programs. The Analyst partners with the Benefits Manager to develop and improve processes and procedures and will take the lead on implementing certain departmental initiatives. The Analyst also provides technical expertise in maintaining benefits within the HR technology system (HRIS).Essential Job Functions: Benefit Administration Leads day-to-day administration of employee health and welfare plans and programs.Reconciles insurance invoices and determines monthly payment amount for self-billed benefits. Provides vendors information needed to perform non-discrimination testing, audits, and Form 5500 preparation.Ensures COBRA, Flexible Spending Accounts, and 401(k) compliance by monitoring TPA administration, auditing HRIS and carrier data, and staying up-to-date on legal requirements. Assists with Affordable Care Act compliance. Ensures timely distribution of required benefit notices. Facilitates annual benefits open enrollment planning, communication, and implementation.Documents benefit processes and make recommendations for process improvement. Assists in communicating benefit-related changes to employees and in the development of communication strategies.Benefit Systems Maintenance and ReportingEnsures accuracy and integrity of benefits data in HRIS and reconcile enrollments against carrier data. Creates and generate benefit reports from HRIS; analyze and interpret output in order to provide census information, benefit metrics and trends to internal and external stakeholders. Consistently reviews benefits setup and functionality, troubleshoots interface errors, and assists with system changes as needed.Wellness ProgramLeads development and implementation of company wellness program and provide ongoing management once implemented. Partners with insurance broker and healthcare carriers to gather and analyze wellness program metrics.Leave of Absence AdministrationFor assigned area(s), serve as corporate liaison to leave of absence Third Party Administrator in the ongoing management of leaves; monitor TPA activity to ensure TPA remains accountable to contractual agreements. Enters and maintains leave-related information in HRIS. Partners with Payroll to ensure employees on leave are paid in accordance with Agency policy and applicable regulations, and with supervisors and regional HR staff to ensure other leave processes are being followed and necessary information is communicated to TPA in a timely manner. Communicates with employees regarding pay, benefits, and premiums while on leave, provide leave of absence policy interpretation, and address general leave questions in a timely and accurate manner. Workers Compensation Administration For assigned areas, monitor work injuries, ensure timely filing of workers compensation claims, and serve as corporate liaison to workers comp TPA, nurse triage service, and other involved parties.Responds to employee and supervisor workers comp questions. Processes check requests for workers compensation-related billing.Perform other duties as assigned Education The MINIMUM formal relevant education required by the position. Relevant experience/certifications in lieu of formal education will be considered.Bachelors degree in HR management, business management or related discipline highly preferred. Experience The MINIMUM relevant experience necessary to qualify for the position. Experience in lieu of education is to be counted as part of formal Education and not as part of the required experience.3-5 years experience analyzing and/or administering employee benefits; 1 year working with a wellness program highly preferred. Other Qualifications: Expert knowledge in Benefits and working knowledge of current legislation and development in the benefits field; understanding of the applications of the various laws and regulations on company programs.Experience administering leaves of absence preferred. Experience with workers compensation claims filing process preferred. Experience working with benefits within HRIS or as a standalone platform; strong technical problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and troubleshoot application issues.Proficient in office software, including strong Excel skills.Effective planning and organization skills; ability to multi-task and meet deadlines of the various programs.Analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to identify issues and recommend/implement solutions independently or collaboratively.Project management skills and the ability to manage or support a project from inception to completion.Strong verbal and written communication skills.High level of independence while working effectively as part of the HR team.

Keywords: Child Development Inc., Mountain View , Benefits Analyst, Professions , Morgan Hill, California

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