Human Resources Benefits Specialist

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Job Details

Position Summary:
The Human Resources Benefits Specialist, (HRBS) is an HR Professional that is responsible for providing administrative support within the benefits discipline of the Human Resources Department providing service and guidance to employees of multiple locations. Requires knowledge of principles and practices of Human Resources pertinent to benefits and benefits administration. The HRBS will coordinate and administer the benefits offered as well as be responsible for the administration of legislated and non-legislated leaves of absence(s), time off accrual tracking, Worker’s Compensation claims administration, COBRA administration, and co-chairing the OSHA/Safety Committee. Works in partnership with the Finance and Accounting Department to ensure billing and reconciliations are documented and provided in accordance with best practices and audit reporting requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Facilitates benefit enrollment and communication of benefit plans including Worker’s Compensation and COBRA to current and former employee(s). Handles benefit inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, courteous resolution. Maintains contact in person, by phone or email with necessary parties for benefits resolutions.
Coordinates, tracks work flow and schedules projects to ensure timely completion and meeting of deadlines for various benefits plans and programs.
Participates in the new hire orientation process including coordination and training all new hires on workplace safety.
Creates and maintains records, and reports and logs pertaining to the benefits suite utilizing the designated HRIS.
Coordinates the separation process for COBRA administration, benefits file closure and closing action items as needed.
Coordinates and reconciles billing between HR and Finance/Accounting invoices in accordance with time lines and deadlines.
Enters and maintains updated benefits data into HR information database (HRIS).
Compiles reports from HRIS files and assists various personnel in creating reports, assisting with the budget process etc.
Actively participates in and coordinates the annual open enrollment.
Co-chairs the Safety and OSHA Committee by coordinating meetings, taking minutes, posting new business, sending out reminders and a variety of communications to committee members in relation to workplace safety and worker’s compensation benefits for regulatory compliance purposes.
Tracks and audits time off accruals in relationship to leaves of absences in accordance with HR stipulated guidelines. Works in partnership with Payroll to ensure checks and balances, compliance and proper payment of coordinated leave pay and collection of benefits premiums.
Provides administrative support on all leaves of absences within the guidelines of OL policy and procedure and state and federal law such as FMLA, CFRA, PDL, Jury Duty, Military Leave etc.
Administers workers’ compensation claims including working with the employee, their supervisor, their manager, broker, insurance carrier and treating physician as necessary.
Works effectively with ancillary departments as needed in order to meet departmental and organizational objectives.
Assures that existing and new benefit programs are adaptable to standardized computer and reporting systems. Develops benefit information and statistical and census data for actuaries, insurance carriers and management as needed.
Assures that all labor law posters/notices are up to date and posted at corporate and all other satellite locations. Works with designated individuals at satellite locations to distribute the posters/notices timely.

Job Qualifications:
Four (4) year college or university degree required.
Minimum 1 – 3 + years of recent experience in a Benefits Administration position with an HR department of a mid-sized Company or similar experience required.
Experience working with an HR information database system, required. Benefits database experience preferred.

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Full time
Azusa, CA 91702, US