Benefits Analyst

Atlantic Health System Morristown , NJ 07963

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview

Atlantic Health System is seeking a Benefits Analyst for our Corporate Human Resources department in Morristown, NJ.

The Benefits Analyst will determines employee benefit practices by benchmarking best practices; researching industry and employment trends; tracking legislation and estimating impact. Also, will determines employee benefit interests by conducting employee surveys; forming focus groups; analyzing responses. Recommends employee benefit programs by examining, evaluating, and optimizing employee understanding, acceptance, and interests, costs, regulatory requirements, and competitive advantage.

Responsibilities

  • Determines employee benefit practices by benchmarking best practices; researching industry and employment trends; tracking legislation and estimating impact.

  • Determines employee benefit interests by conducting employee surveys; forming focus groups; analyzing responses.

  • Recommends employee benefit programs by examining, evaluating, and optimizing employee understanding, acceptance, and interests, costs, regulatory requirements, and competitive advantage.

  • Evaluates proposed employee benefit contracts by studying provisions; estimating impact.

  • 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.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written skills

  • Ability to use software and hardware effectively, including MS Office, Visio, and Access

  • High-level proficiency in Excel

  • Excellent time management, interpersonal, communication, presentation, organization, decision-making, and planning skills

  • Expertise-level knowledge in ERISA, DOL, ACA, COBRA and other benefits compliance requirements

  • Able to handle superior level of confidentiality concerning employee information

  • Knowledge of HR principles and practices and compliance

Competencies:

  • Facilitating Change
  • Supports the implementation of change and develops realistic plans for implementing change whilst continuing to deliver a service
  • Monitors completion of tasks toward implementing the change, revising activities as necessary

  • Providing Direction

  • Contribute to and implement operational plans. Effectively communicate service plans to team members
  • Managing Self & Personal Skills
  • Prioritizes, and plans own work in a proactive way in order to deliver on commitments and meet team objectives
  • Keeps up to date professionally, reviews development needs regularly and takes active steps to address them

  • Maintains a visible and effective presence in the teams

  • Promotes and advocates equality and diversity and appropriately challenges and explores all forms of discrimination

  • Achieving Results

  • Manages delivery through prioritizing tasks, and effective time management
  • Takes a continuous improvement approach and instigates steps to improvement

  • Working with People

  • Is able to engage others and deal positively with resistance and conflict
  • Takes time to build effective relationships with team members

  • Using Resources

  • Ensures that resources are managed in accordance with AHS's policies, procedures and legal requirements. Shares resources with colleagues/partners to achieve better overall HR outcomes

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, human resources, finance, accounting required

Relevant Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience with employee benefits programs especially in health and welfare programs

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's "Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For" list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.


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