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Senior Benefits Administrator, Human Resources

Company: HomeStreet Bank
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Job Description:

EO/AA Employer including Vets and Disabled Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered in accordance with legal requirements. Job Description Summary Responsible for a full scope of activities associated with the development, implementation, communication and administration of company sponsored employee benefit programs. Job Details PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: * Manage multiple Health and Welfare plans along with 401k plan in accordance with legal, tax, and company guidelines. * Evaluate, recommend and implement benefit programs and strategies through research and analysis of benefit trends for potential changes, improvements and enhancements of current programs. * Manage broker and vendor relationships: set expectations, monitor deliverables, ensure proper administration and compliance. * Oversee workflows, processes, audits and development methods for improvement. * Develop benefit education materials and communicate plan services to employees. * Oversee interactions with various internal departments, payroll, accounting, legal, finance, leadership to ensure proper plan functioning. * Assist in the annual evaluation of current carriers dealing with renewal of Health & Welfare Plans. * Compliance with government requirements related to IRS, DOL, ACA, ERISA, COBRA, and HIPPA. * Primary contact for company regarding employee benefits questions and issues related to the Health Welfare plans. * Keep up to date on changes in benefit regulations and implements changes as necessary. * Develop and maintain internal and external benefit reporting as requested by management. * Monitor weekly benefit file feeds for delivery to carrier and troubleshoot any file failures with HRIS team members. * Monitor employee status changes for eligibility and benefit changes for accurate paycheck adjustments. * Perform Quarterly (or semi-annual) audit of enrollment data with carriers. * Ensure carrier invoices are submitted and paid monthly. * Monitor external health underwriting approvals. * Manage and train staff for accurate, timely updates and maintenance of employee benefits enrollment, for example, new hires, terminations, open enrollment and miscellaneous changes in company's HR Information System, currently Workday. * Develop, implement, administer and evaluate personnel, including performance appraisal. * Primary point-person to liaise with 401(k) vendor and Retirement Benefits Committee. * Special projects as required. * Assume additional duties as assigned responding to departmental needs as they arise. QUALIFICATIONS: * Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required. Minimum of 7 years of experience in human resources with a focus on benefit administration. * Proficient in basic Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word and Excel. * Comfortable with Workday and ability to quickly understand or learn business processes and modify as needed. * Extensive knowledge of the following products: self-funded and fully insured medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Long Term Disability plans and Flexible Spending Accounts. * Strong written and verbal communication skills with a customer service orientation and ability to handle confidential information with the highest level of discretion. * Ability to work well on a team and willing to assume additional responsibilities as requested. * Numbers oriented, able to compile statistics in a logical, detail manner. * Able to recognize situations which require immediate resolution. * Ability to accept and facilitate change, whether indicated by corporate needs, market or regulatory requirements. * Good customer service skills with an ability to answer questions tactfully and diffuse difficult employees. MENTAL AND PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS: * Willing and able to travel occasionally as needed. * Operation of a Personal Computer and viewing information on a monitor. * Must be able to sit for many hours each day. * Must be able to communicate via telephone and possess dexterity to include filing document, reaching and bending. * May be required to stand for extended periods of time. * Ability to lift or carry up to 30 pounds. * Ability to speak English and express ideas and have difficult conversation in person and over the telephone. * Ability to listen and comprehend speech. * Ability to problem solve, make decisions, interpret data and information, read, write and organize information in an orderly manner. WORK ENVIRONMENT: * Normal business office environment. * Ability to sit in artificial light for extended periods of time. This Position Description may not be limited to the Functions and Requirements as outlined, now or in the future. For example, changes in corporate needs, position demands, or individual performance may result in changes to the Functions or Requirements of this position. Area Administrative and Business Operations (Corporate)

Keywords: HomeStreet Bank, Seattle , Senior Benefits Administrator, Human Resources, Other , Seattle, Washington

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