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Remote Temp Benefits Administrator (MA)

Company: Confidential
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Temp Benefits Administrator Schedule: Full time, weekdaysReports to: VP, Total Rewards & HRIS Location: Boston, MAOur client is a leading financial services institution committed to making New England a better place to live and do business, and their employees are integral to their success.Position SummaryPrimarily responsible for all benefits administration activities. The role ensures accurate and timely maintenance and processing of employee data, billing and reconciliation of benefits programs and provides excellent customer service to colleagues and other key stakeholders. Also responsible for ongoing enhancements and maintenance of Workday Benefits. This role offers involvement in a wide variety of department projects and initiatives, such as supporting the Client Company's efforts to increase health and wellness awareness and results. Will actively support the Open Enrollment 2022 process (November).This position is classified as sensitive. Sensitive positions are subject to a credit check.The Client Company currently uses a hybrid work model where staff is in 50% of the time on a bi-weekly schedule. This contract opportunity can offer more remote work flexibility given the nature of the work, if aligned with the selected talent's needs/preference.Specific Responsibilities

  • Communicates benefit options to employees, facilitating informational meetings and creating educational materials.
  • Reviews and approves new hire and terminated workers benefit enrollments in Workday and ensures information is sent to benefit providers timely (most are sent via an automatic integration)
  • Reviews and approves all other benefit changes (HSA, 401(k), and transportation) in Workday and communicates these changes to payroll.
  • Runs bi-weekly payroll report to review that all benefit changes have flowed through to payroll. Discuss any discrepancies with payroll department. Once payroll is complete, prepares defined contribution files, HSA contribution files, Thrift BEP and transportation contribution files through Workday reports.
  • Reconciles monthly benefit invoices through Workday reports and submits invoices to accounting in a timely manner.
  • Manages and maintains benefit integrations of employee enrollments, changes and terminations by established deadlines.
  • Completes monthly and annual reports for various Bank benefit programs including but not limited to medical, dental, life, long-term disability, defined contribution, defined benefit, transportation subsidies, and fitness subsidies, including:
  • Coordinates new hire benefits on-boarding process.
  • Coordinates open enrollment by making any plan changes in Workday and establishing benefits for the following year. Communicates deadlines to employees and ensures they enroll in a timely manner. Sends all open enrollment files to benefit providers.
  • Maintains courteous and confidential relationship with employees, consultants, vendors, other entities and agencies, within and outside Company's System, and with other members of the HR staff with an emphasis on collaboration.
  • Maintains the department procedures and program documents pertaining to benefits.
  • Performs other duties as assignedQualifications
    • Must have six plus years' experience administering a wide variety of employee benefit programs.
    • Workday or other cloud-based HCM experience preferred
    • Excellent quantitative skills with a strong attention to detail.
    • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
    • Excellent customer engagement skills.
    • Exceptional communication skills are required, both written and verbal.
    • Motivated, self-directed independent individual
    • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
    • Strong work ethic
    • Proficiency in the use of MS Office and OutlookOur Client Company is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce that reflects the communities that we serve. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage applicants from every ethnicity, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran or parental status and sexual orientation.All qualified candidates are urged to submit a resume and cover letter to: jlaufer@lauferandassociates.netWe are unable to consider non-US residents who require sponsorship.

Keywords: Confidential, Chicago , Remote Temp Benefits Administrator (MA), Other , Chicago, Illinois

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