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Benefits Specialist

Alcott HR • Farmingdale, NY

Posted 4 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - 3 to 7 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Human Resources

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Job Description

Alcott HR, an industry leader in providing Human Resource solutions and support services, seeks a Benefits Specialist to join our growing team in Long Island, New York.

The Benefits Specialist provides subject matter expertise in benefits operations within the HRIS database and in various employee benefit plans for our clients and employees. Other responsibilities include providing clients and employees with exceptional customer service, resolving claim inquiries, benefits education and administration of benefits plans.

Essential Functions:

· Responsible for set up, maintenance, functionality and system accuracy of the HRIS system as it relates to benefits.

· Problem solve and testing of benefits functions in HRIS system

· Responsible for all data entry into HRIS systems, insurance carriers and vendor systems including plan set ups

· Maintains all administrative functions as they relate to the benefits team day to day tasks and annual open enrollment.

· Create and process daily and weekly EDI and Funding Files to carriers and vendors

· Research billing discrepancies from carrier

· Assists with implementation of benefits operation projects as needed

· Processes Medical Support Orders while remaining compliant with all applicable laws

· Conduct new hire benefits orientations for new hires

· Presents benefit offerings for new clients

· Preparation of ACA reporting while ensuring compliance with federal regulations

· Ensures exceptional customer service while counseling and resolving client and employees with benefit issues via phone and email.

· Process Leave of Absence, FMLA, PFL and DBL while interfacing with clients, employees and carriers while ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations

· Stays current with changes in benefits and related legislation. (HIPAA, Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

Job Requirements

Required Skills and Experience:

· Bachelor’s Degree or High School Diploma with equivalent work experience.

· Minimum of three years’ experience of demonstrated HR/employee benefits administration required

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, self-starter, ability to multi-task and focus on priorities.

· Strong oral and written communication skills.

· Strong presentation skills

· Able to work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines

· Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.

· Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion and demonstrate the highest level of client service and support.

· Proficient in Technology including Microsoft Office and HRIS Systems

Desired Skills and Experience

  • CRM Proficiency

As a recognized expert in this field, Alcott HR is an equal opportunity employer offering an excellent work environment and a comprehensive benefit package. Come join our team!

Alcott HR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Alcott HR complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Job ID: LI - Benefits
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