Benefits Specialist

  • location: Richmond, VA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $18 - $20 per hour
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Benefits Specialist

job summary:
Randstad Professionals is currently seeking a Bilingual Benefits Specialist for a large manufacturing company located south of Richmond, VA.

location: Richmond, Virginia
job type: Contract
salary: $18 - 20 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Associate's degree
experience: 3 Years
Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates group benefit programs by processing new hires, enrollments, terminations, changes, disability claims, accident and death claims, etc.
  • Supports employees in the enrollment of their benefits offerings and manages any changes to benefits and its communication
  • Serves as a primary contact for employees, vendors and third party administrators regarding benefit related questions and is the subject matter expert on benefit offerings
  • Coordinates annual open enrollment and communicates plan to educate employees on benefit programs and changes
  • Assists in the development and distribution of benefit communication materials
  • Works with vendor's and CFO to ensure regulatory compliance is maintained
  • Stays abreast of current trends and regulatory issues surrounding benefit and compliance
  • Works with vendor to implement and maintain company s Wellness Program
  • Builds strong relationships with plan providers, ensuring the successful transmission/receipt of vendor interface files for services, premiums and plan administration
  • Handles all data files to vendors/carriers to include COBRA
  • Reconciles monthly billing, to include voluntary benefits
  • Provides the technical support, test system functionality and work with end users to provide system support and troubleshoot system problems
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business other related field and 3+ years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience (preferably in a construction environment)
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of benefit laws and regulations, including ACA requirements, ERISA and Section 125 Cafeteria plans
  • Experience processing complex benefits invoices including reconciliations, validations and account coding
  • Proven ability to use computer software and applications, including Office365 applications (intermediate experience in Excel to include data manipulation, pivot table etc.), to share, retrieve, research and present business information
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail and demonstrate problem-solving skills
skills: Benefit Administration, Flexible Benefit Administration (Cafeteria Plan)
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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