Edward Rose & Sons is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).
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We are currently seeking an experienced Benefits Administrator for our Bloomfield Hills, MI corporate headquarters. The Benefits Administrator will handle the day-to-day operations of benefits programs such as group health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, critical illness and accident plan, HSA plan, and 401(k) plan.
Other Responsibilities Include:
Assist the Executive Director of HR in the design and implementation of the benefits programs.
Collect data and prepare payroll reports, as necessary.
Serve as a contact for plan vendors and third-party administrators.
Coordinate data transfers to external contacts for services, premiums and plan administration.
Evaluate and revise internal processes to reduce costs and increase efficiency.
Document and maintain administrative procedures for assigned benefits processes.
Ensure compliance with applicable government regulations.
Coordinate benefit enrollments, QMCSO responses, terminations, life event changes, etc.
Oversee maintenance of employee benefits files and updates to employee payroll records.
Gather employee data, process monthly billings and prepare check requests or wire authorizations for payment of group plan premiums.
Assist in the biweekly preparation of rental payroll through the Sage HRMS system.
Prepare reconciliation reports to ascertain correct premium and 401(k) deductions.
Participate in new hire orientation.
Develop communication tools to enhance employee understanding of the company’s benefits package and meet disclosure requirements.
Provide support to group benefits participants.
Administer and track all leaves of absence including FMLA, MLOA, Workers’ Compensation, and personal, and coordinate the administration of any STD and LTD benefits.
Serve as an emergency backup for the senior living payroll administrator.
Bachelor’s degree in HR is preferred.
Previous experience in benefits administration is required.
Proficient with Microsoft Office programs.
Ability to manage several complex projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines.
Strong analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of plan designs. Ability to evaluate and make judgment on the plans administration.
Knowledge of benefits contract language.
Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements, both adopted and pending, affecting employee benefits programs.
Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
Must possess exceptional organizational and time-management skills.
Ability to maintain confidential information.
The ability to work cooperatively with others.
Attendance, work ethic and strong interpersonal skills are required for success in this position.
Employees are required to be honest and trustworthy with a satisfactory background. A valid driver's license and reliable transportation will be required as this position will entail the operation of a personal and potentially a company vehicle.