Responsible for the day to day benefit operations, including implementation, administration, and communication of the organizations health, section 125 cafeteria plans, rewards and recognition, leave of absences, wellness initiatives and retirement plans. Will ensure plans are administered consistent with the organization’s objectives and strategies, and in compliance with all applicable federal and state rules and regulations.
Manage all aspects of employee benefits programs, including but not limited to the following types of plans: Medical, Dental, Vision, STD/LTD, Life & AD&D, employee rewards and recognition, leave, and retirement.
As directed, work with broker to analyze and recommend solutions for benefit programs to ensure legal compliance, cost effectiveness, equity, and competitive positioning.
Administer tracking and reconciliation processes to ensure enrollment and payment accuracy on behalf of employees as well as vendors.
Manage all aspects of open enrollment process, including development of communications, vendor presentations as applicable, and administration of enrollment changes for both organization and vendors.
In collaboration with the HRIS Administrator, complete system changes and associated audits as benefit plans change.
In collaboration with the VP of HR, develop relevant communication and supporting materials for all benefit plans to be distributed to employees.
In collaboration with the HR management and Recruiting, develops comprehensive benefit summaries for presentation to potential candidates, as well as recruiting events within or outside the organization.
Advice and counsel staff on existing benefit programs.
Manage all aspects of leave, including personal leaves of absence, STD, LTD, and FMLA.
Manage all aspects of the retirement programs,
Assure organizational compliance with provisions of ACA, ERISA, and other regulatory requirements. Work with broker and Finance to prepare and review various reports required by law to be filed with federal and state agencies.
Develop, monitor, and report on benefits related KPI’s, metrics, and statistics as directed and/or requested by internal and external customers.
Oversees the wellness initiatives
Perform audits and census reviews on a regular basis to ensure accuracy of information.
Maintain working knowledge of pending legislative and/or regulatory changes affecting benefit programs, and make proactive recommendations to the VP of HR on possible changes, updates, or enhancements.
Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers of Human Resources in all matters and transactions.
Participates in departmental audits and projects, as well as assists in preparing metrics, reports, and presentations as directed.
Ability to work assigned hours, and occasionally outside assigned working hours as needed.
Participates in department meetings and continuing education opportunities.
Maintains confidentiality of all Human Resources and company information and data.
Performs all duties in an ethical manner consistent with the I Promise statement.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Human Resources concepts, practices, policies, and procedures
Federal and state laws, rules, and regulations regarding benefit programs
Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher, & Outlook)
Providing exceptional customer service
Verbal and written communications, including telephone and email etiquette
Working independently in a fast-paced, multi-task environment as well as part of a team
Effective problem solving techniques
Utilizing good judgement and critical thinking skills
Work in a self-directed, organized manner
Multitask while maintaining a strong attention to detail and accuracy
Present information in a consistent, organized, and accurate manner
Demonstrate flexibility and ingenuity in response to change
Develop and maintain effective working relationships across the organization at various levels, as well as with external customers
Compile, organize, and analyze data
Minimum Education: Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Accounting or related field.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Human Resources or Business.
Minimum Experience: 1 year experience in administering voluntary and employer provided plans, including retirement.
Preferred Experience: Two (2) or more years' experience working with health, section 125 cafeteria plans, leave, and retirement programs; and demonstrated knowledge of federal and state laws regarding benefit programs. Demonstrated knowledge of ADP HRIS and Payroll Systems.
Preferred Certifications / Licensure: Certified Benefits Professional (CBP), Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), PHR, or SHRM - CP.
Internal Number: 2018-3352
About Central Health
Central Health helps the people of Travis County live healthier. Created in 2004 by the voters of Travis County, we are the local public entity that provides access to the high-quality care everyone needs to get well and stay healthy. We work with a network of partners to eliminate health disparities to reach our vision of Travis County becoming a model healthy community.
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