Benefits Administrator

King's Hawaiian Torrance , CA 90501

Posted 3 months ago

This position is very hands-on and will assist in the administration and maintenance of company benefit plans and programs, compliance with laws and regulations, management of personnel records, functions as a liaison between vendors and the company and as a resource for employees regarding eligibility, coverage and other benefit matters; compiles and maintains benefit records and documents; and may perform other HR duties as assigned.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Benefit Administration

  • 70%
  • Maintains accurate administration of various employee benefit programs, such as group health and welfare medical, dental, vision, disability, life, flex spending, etc.

  • Maintains accurate administration of company 401k plan including 401k Loans.

  • Reviews billings and invoices for accuracy and ensures timely authorization and processing purchase requisitions.

  • Oversees administration of COBRA and LOA through TPA.

  • Assists with the coordination and implementation of all open enrollment activities and processes, as well as other benefit program meetings.

  • Works with vendors to ensure all reporting requirements are met.

  • Maintains metrics used to monitor plan participation, market analysis and benefit costs.

  • Maintains benefit plan records and documents.

  • Maintain employee benefit records, assuring accuracy, compliance and confidentiality.

  • Administration of Wellness Plan activities and update benefits website with monthly wellness material

HRIS Administration

  • 15%
  • Ensures accurate and appropriate information is maintained in HRIS including LOAs, benefit enrollments, 401k and NQDC enrollments and integration files.

  • Ensures that benefit interfaces are working properly and updating carriers correctly.

  • Assists with New Hire benefits orientation

Coordination

  • 15%
  • Assists with employee communication processes to enhance employee education of benefits and improve employee interaction with plans.

  • Provides employee training to improve knowledge and awareness of plan benefits and access.

  • Coordinates quarterly employee wellness lunch and learn seminars

  • Administration of annual Health Fairs (biometric testing, immunization and other vendors)

  • Coordinates with HR partners to ensure benefit compliance with employee leave programs.

  • Provides support and assistance to HR partners regarding benefit questions and concerns from employees.

  • Works with payroll to ensure timely and accurate benefit deductions.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent

  • 3-5 years of benefits administration experience

  • Working knowledge of HR principles and practices specifically in benefit plans, policies and processes

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Working knowledge and ability to use HR and payroll systems, UltiPro helpful

  • Strong attention to detail and well organized

  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately

  • Effective communication skills, oral & written

  • Knowledge of Company policies/procedures & benefit package or the ability & willingness to learn

  • Effectively communicate with people in potentially stressful situations

  • Ability to consistently meet daily, weekly, monthly and annual deadlines

  • Bilingual English and Spanish a plus (oral & written)

  • Experience managing multiple projects concurrently in a fast pace environment, demonstrating a sense of urgency

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