Employee Benefits Specialist

Pay: $50,000.00
Edgewood, Maryland
Posting date: 1/22/2022
Job ID: 77706

 

Assisting with this position:
Diane Wolintos

Job Description
Job Description

Integrity Staffing Solutions is currently seeking a Employee Benefits Specialist for our client in Edgewood, Maryland!

Integrity Staffing Solutions provides comprehensive professional level staffing services on a nationwide basis and has been bringing companies and professionals together for over 19 years. At Integrity Staffing Solutions, we find the best, highest paying professional level positions within the top companies in the area. Most of the positions we identify will never be found in a newspaper or online because of the exclusive relationships we have with our clients who trust Integrity Staffing Solutions recruiting team to identify top talent to fill their critical hiring needs. Finding a top paying job at a great company is often like signing the contract of a lifetime; let us get to work for you today!

About Us: We are the people putting people back to work. We are the leaders of the new normal and we have been since 1997. Providing jobs, solutions and a deep competence for a new economy. We supply the skills that propel life forward. We inspire individuals to find their third, fourth and their umpteenth gear. We are an engine of opportunity. We are the gateway from good to great.

Welcome to the new normal. Welcome to Integrity Staffing Solutions. Engine of Opportunity.

Employee Benefits Specialist with an Annual Salary of $50,000.00 a year

 

Compensation and Benefits, the Employee Benefits Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day support and administration of the employee benefit programs for APGFCU employees.

Are you looking for a career that is not ordinary? We are always looking for good people to help us continue our mission.  That could be you!   

HEALTH & WELFARE:

  •  Administer employee health and welfare programs including, but not limited to health, dental, vision,   disability insurance, defined benefit and defined contribution plans
  •  Serve as the liaison for the quarterly 401(k) employee/third party administrator meetings
  •  Works with the actuaries to ensures pension calculations are accurate prior to being sent to trustee for processing
  •  Prepare reports and documents necessary for all annual compliance testing and audits
  •  Process and evaluate 401(k) contribution changes, loans and hardship withdrawals
  •  Provide day-to-day benefits related research and information to employees and retirees requiring knowledge of the credit union’s benefit plans, programs and policies
  •  Maintain and update vendor due diligence for retirement vendors
  •  Review and reconcile monthly reports and invoices for accuracy and resolve discrepancies
  •  Complete employee exit interviews for retirees
  •  Handle all Life, Disability and ADD claims for employees
  •  Serve as the administrator for the Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
  •  Process new hire, newly eligible (change of status, etc.) and life event benefit enrollment changes 
  •  Serve as the primary contact for all plan vendors and third party administrators
  •  Facilitate Human Resources section of new hire orientation
  •  Coordinate, document and maintain administrative procedures for assigned benefit processes
  •  Coordinate and communicate wellness fairs and various employee events
  •  Respond to employee inquires requiring knowledge of the credit union’s benefit plans, programs and policies
  •  Serves as back up for administering Family Medical Leave (FMLA)
  •  Establish a timeline to ensure benefits communications are sent timely throughout the year to employees
  •  Maintain procedures for all benefit related functions
  •  Serve as Human Resources Help Desk Administrator
  •  Serve as main back up for payroll processing as needed
  •  All other duties as assigned

RETIREMENT BENEFITS:

  • Serve as the liaison for the quarterly 401(k) employee / third party administrator meetings
  • Prepare reports and documents necessary for all annual compliance testing and audits
  • Process and evaluate 401(k) loans and hardship withdrawals
  • Provide day-to-day benefits related research and information to employees and retirees requiring knowledge of the credit union’s benefit plans, programs and policies
  • Maintain and update vendor due diligence
  • Serve as the primary contact and administrator for plan vendors and third party administrators
  • Review and reconcile monthly reports and invoices for accuracy and resolve discrepancies

OTHER: 

  • Establish a timeline to ensure benefits communications are sent timely throughout the year to employees
  • Maintain procedures for all benefit related functions
  • Serve as Human Resources Help Desk Administrator
  • Serve as main back up for payroll processing as needed
  • Complete employee exit interviews and analyze data for trends
  • All other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Hands on knowledge of defined benefit and defined contribution plans
  • Working knowledge of self-funded health plans
  • Practical knowledge of group dental, life, vision and disability insurance
  • Personable, proactive, and able to work in fast paced environment
  • Ability to work with a team as well as independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical, project management and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Excel and experience with an HRIS/payroll system
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Time management
  • Maintain employee confidence and protect benefit operations by keeping information confidential
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 

Bachelor’s Degree preferred, with 7-10 years’ experience in an Employee Benefits related position or High School diploma with 10+ years’ experience.  Defined contribution and defined benefit plan experience preferred. 

Please contact the Integrity Team; Diane at diane@integritystaffing.com; Danica at dpedicone@integritystaffing.com and/or Donna dmezzatesta@integritystaffing.com

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