Robert Half International
TELECOMMUTE – Newport News, VA
Our client is seeking aREMOTEBENEFITS SPECIALIST during a time of change and increased workload.
Serve as resource for employees for all general employee benefits related questions and issues. Serve as resource for employees for leaves of absence, e.g., workers’ compensation, Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), military leaves, disability leaves, and personal leaves. Prepare employee benefits communications including newsletters. Provide administrative support for ADA and job accommodations. Escalate complex questions and issues to benefits & compliance senior specialist as appropriate. Serve as resource to teammates prior to and upon return from leaves of absence. Manage leave-related documentation and serve as liaison with insurance carriers. Ensure workers’ compensation injury reports are timely filed with third-party administrator and follow up. Prepare and send workers’ compensation-related correspondence and notice-only claims. Ensure compliance with state and local leave laws and regulations and reporting requirements. Process and maintain health, wellness, dental, vision, life, AD& D, and 401(k) plan transactions, legally mandated benefits information, and enrollment documentation, ensuring accuracy and timeliness. Reconcile monthly insurance billing statements. Assist with preparation for their annual open enrollment preparation including assisting with information and data for HRIS, preparing presentations, testing, and assisting with meetings. Other related duties as assigned.
Working understanding of employee benefits plans administration including legal requirements, terminology, and reporting requirements. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ensure timely and accurate response to requests. Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion. Excellent organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize, and ensure that deadlines are met. Computer proficiency and technical skills with., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint. Experienced with HRIS and benefits databases. Demonstrated ability to deliver effective communications, e.g., benefits training presentations. Highly effective interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with diverse personalities in a tactful, experienced, and detail oriented manner. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Understanding of workplace health promotion programs including implementation, coordination, communication, and evaluation. Ability to take initiative, multi-task, work independently, and work well under pressure. Working understanding of federal, state, and local employee benefits laws and regulations, e.g., FMLA, COBRA, ADA, EEO, DOL, ERISA, HIPAA, ACA, USERRA, SSA, Section 125, and workers’ compensation. efficient level. Self-starter; willing to take initiative. Unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of personal and business ethics and conduct.
Robert Half Management Resources matches senior-level financial consultants with remote or on-site jobs for interim and long-term opportunities in areas such as internal auditing, mergers and acquisitions, tax initiatives, and much more. Our staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training.
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