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Benefits Administrator job description example

Benefits Administrators are generaly responsible for managing, directing and planning of group benefits programs such as health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, workers comp, travel and accident, 401(k), retirement and other plans.

We are looking for a reliable Benefits administrator to join our team! As a Benefits Administrator, you will be responsiblefor all employee benefit programs in our company.

Since our benefits plans play an important role in employee satisfaction and retention, your role will be extremely important to us. It is also important that you always stay confidential and that you possess excellent communication skills.

In addition, excellent knowledge of our rules and regulations, policies and procedures are a must!

If this sounds like a job you would enjoy doing, then we want you!

Benefits Administrator duties and responsibilities

  • Design benefit appropriate programs such as insurance, wellness etc.
  • Coordinate leaves of absence and process claims or requests (medical operations, worker’s compensation etc.)
  • Ensure timely payment of monthly premiums
  • Manage enrolments and determine employee eligibility
  • Evaluate and negotiate with all our service providers
  • Handle all benefit compensations
  • Handle all reimbursement procedures
  • Update and keep employee records
  • Advise employees of their benefit options
  • Collaborate and maintain professional communication with accounting department

Benefits Administrator requirements and qualifications

  • X years of experience as a Benefits Administrator
  • In-depth knowledge of different benefit plans
  • Hands-on experience with HR software (HRIS)
  • Hands-on experience with data analysis
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • BA in business administration, human resources or similar relevant field

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