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Benefits Specialist

Company: On-Board Companies
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

On-Board Services is hiring a - -Benefits Specialist in Buffalo, NY -!For immediate consideration please send your resume to Subject Line: Position Title and State you are -Located -About Us:On-Board Services, Incorporated is an on-site contract service provider for a local manufacturing entity providing full time positions to our employees. We offer benefits as well as 401k. -Position Details: Position Type: ContractJob Location: Buffalo, NY ( Hybrid) -Benefits: 401K, Dental insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision InsuranceCompensation: $24.00/hour--- Ability to work with confidential data such as payroll information--- Comfort performing calculations and financial reconciliations--- Ability to see patterns with problems and investigate root causes--- Responsible for more complex areas of benefit administration such as more significant financial reconciliations, data analysis, determination and implementation of corrective measures to resolve operational issues, non-discrimination testing, and executive benefits--- Ensure compliance of benefits with applicable government regulations such as ERISA, 409(A), HIPAA, COBRA, and FMLA. Provide support for required annual filings, such as IRS Form 5500s, required legal notices and associate communications. Help mentor other members of Benefits team on compliance requirements.--- Participate in benefit projects such as design of new and/or revised programs, establishing or improving processes, implementation of new vendors, and acquisition integration. May lead small level projects independently.--- Work closely with benefit plan vendors and third-party administrators on administration of benefit plans. Establish processes and recommend process changes by examining workflows and triaging issues. Proactively seek to enhance associate experience through ongoing process improvement and ability to leverage tools and software. Track open items with vendors and maintain logs.--- Act as subject matter expert to respond to benefit questions and escalated issues from within Benefits Team or Associate Service Center, escalating to Benefit Manager when appropriate. Assist with content creation for Associates Service Center knowledge database when needed.--- Conduct more complex annual benefit processes such as true-up calculations, non-discrimination testing and corrections, actuarial requests, and required annual third-party independent audits. When operational failures are identified, research to determine root cause of errors, take appropriate corrective measures and make recommendation on process improvement.--- Support Benefit CoE initiatives and projects as needed; examples include analyzing data and summarizing results, creating dashboard or other measurement tools, and monitoring vendor performance.Qualifications:MUST be advanced in EXCEL: uploading data into powerpoint, pivot tables and utilizing vlookup - REQUIREDThis will be a hybrid work schedule: Monday and Friday working remotely: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday working onsite in Buffalo.- Bachelor's degree in Business, HR, or financial/accounting discipline with 5 or more years of benefit and/or analysis experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience- Ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast-paced environment- Excellent technical and analytical skills- Advance proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Ability to consolidate data from multiple sources and manipulate large data files- Ability to interpret benefit documentation such as Summary Plan Descriptions, plan documents, regulatory statues/guidance, and insurance certificates- Ability to analyze data to triage issues and proactively make recommendations on solutions- High attention to detail. Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.- Strong interpersonal, customer service and collaboration skills. Ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality-Preferred:- Fluency in both spoken and written Spanish is a plus- ADP knowledge is preferred- Exposure to US and Canadian, or Global benefits, is a plus- Completion of CEBS programs or certificate preferredApply Today! -On-Board was founded in 1976 by Robert L. Wilson to provide Engineering and Design services to the chemical manufacturing industry. Today, On-Board is a thriving privately held family of companies with services including: Consulting, Professional Engineering, Industrial Maintenance and Facility Management, Contracted Manufacturing and Production Services, as well as Temporary Staffing and Recruiting throughout North America.The On-Board Family of Companies conducts operations through its Corporate Headquarters located in East Windsor, NJ along with Regional Offices in New Castle, DE and Wake Forest, NC. - On-Board's Mission is to provide "Flexible Service by applying the talents of our people, work processes and technology to meet our clients' expectations in a Safe, Responsible and Dependable manner."On-Board Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. -23-02789INDOJ

Keywords: On-Board Companies, Buffalo , Benefits Specialist, Other , Buffalo, New York

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