Benefits Administrator

Location: Long Beach, CA
Date Posted: 09-09-2018
What We’re Looking For:
Global Manufacturer specialist in the aerospace industry which designs, manufacturers and services over 300 customers in 30 countries seeks a Benefits Administrator to join their expanding team. In this highly visible role, you will be responsible for the administration and delivery of a suite of integrated and comprehensive programs to improve the health and well-being of employees. You will facilitate employee engagement initiatives, vendor interface and reporting, and continuous quality improvement.
What We Need (Done):
  • Management of benefit programs such as medical, dental, vision, COBRA, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Flexible Spending Accounts, Wellness Program and 401(K), etc.
  • Development and implementation of communications programs; review, redesign and update of summary plan descriptions, highlights, notices, and team member communications.
  • Management of the open enrollment process, which includes data analysis in preparation for recommending changes, creating communication materials for employees, planning the employee events.
  • Performs audits on effectiveness of benefit programs on a regular basis and makes recommendations.
  • Coordination of key health and wellness initiatives/projects as they are developed (i.e. health fairs and screenings, fitness classes, gym memberships, special events, etc.),
  • Partnering with third party benefits administrator on compliance reporting.
  • Maintaining of benefit and employee data in the payroll/human resources systems or other databases to include employee benefit plan eligibility, enrollment, and COBRA compliance notifications.
  • Conducting of bi-weekly benefit audits for all plans to ensure data integrity aligns with payroll.
  • Generation of weekly and bi-weekly demographic reports to third party benefits administrator and applicable benefit plan provider(s)
  • Possession of a working knowledge of HRIS and Health Benefits systems, process, and techniques.
What You’ll Need (to be successful in this role):
  • Bachelor's degree in human resources management, business administration or related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 5+ years’ experience administering benefits plans
  • Strong knowledge of benefit laws and regulations including ERISA, HIPAA, FMLA, COBRA, and ACA
  • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) certification is highly desirable
  • Excellent Excel skills; proficient in MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Project management skills and analytical skills
  • Knowledgeable in HRIS systems and report writing, Ceridian knowledge helpful
  • Working knowledge of benefit plan policies and practices
What We Offer You:

In exchange for your excellent work, we offer the following compensation:
  • A generous base salary
  • 4/10 Work Week-Work life balance
  • Holiday & Sick Pay
  • Full benefits package (including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • Matching 401k and Tuition Assistance up to 10,000 per year!

Robert Wilcox
Partner, Executive Search
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