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Benefits Specialist

Company: BAMSI
Location: Brockton
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the HR Operations Supervisor the Benefits Specialist administers employee benefit programs and interfaces with vendors to integrate services and maximize benefit value to employees. This position is also responsible for administration of BAMSl's self-insured health care program. -

A Bachelors Degree required, with a concentration in Human Resources, business or health care field preferredMinimum of three years of experience in human resources in a benefits role required. Prior experience and understanding required in administering employer benefit plans and benefit contract language.Prior experience with health insurance self-funding preferred.Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a team environment with a sense of urgency and without compromising quality of work.Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and organizational skills.Proficiency and experience in the use of HRIS software and Microsoft tools is required, especially excel, and the ability to enter and manipulate electronic data quickly and accurately.Flexibility to adjust work tasks and work schedules as needed to accomplish objectives as required.A valid driver's license in state of residence; good driving record and own means of transportation to attend meeting outside of primary work location, and/or deliver HR-related material or presentations to agency programs at satellite locations when needed. -BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best. -We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way. -We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:
Generous Time Off Package
up to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday11 paid holidaysup to 2 weeks Sick TimeHighly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUsHealth and Dental InsuranceLife, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance403B plan with discretionary matchWellness ActivitiesEmployee Assistance ProgramCareer Development Opportunities*Available benefits are based on position and scheduled hours -****As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated, by their start date. Details related to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to candidates who have been selected for employment.****1 . Administers and maintains eligibility, enrollment and benefits records; provides guidance and assistance with benefit related questions.2. Acts as liaison between employee and benefit vendors.3. Ensures the accuracy of all benefit enrollments in HRIS to provide vendors with accurate eligibility information.4. Ensures employee enrollment in benefits with carriers; processes life status changes; completes employee benefit forms such as Mass Health forms and verifications of coverage.5. Reconciles all necessary payroll adjustments for employee deductions.6. Processes retirement plan enrollments and changes.7. Uploads bi-weekly retirement fund file.8. Responsible for oversight of COBRA adherence and administration.9. Validates weekly interface between carriers and HRIS software.10. Forwards appropriate benefit information to employees newly eligible for benefits.1 1. Audits and processes all benefit invoices.12. Assists with open enrollment; the audits of electronic and paper records and eligibility under the Affordable Care Act.13. Coordinates the agency's wellness activities and implements wellness initiatives.14. Administers the tuition remission plan.15. Complies with all applicable laws and policies.16. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.*Bachelors Degree required with a concentration in Human Resources, business or health care field preferred and at least three years of experience in human resources, - - - - preferably in a benefits role.*Prior experience administering employer benefits plans required.*Prior experience with benefits self-funding preferred.*Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a team environment with a sense of urgency and without compromising quality of work.*Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently, to manage and resolve conflict, to handle difficult - - - - situations in a professional, tactful manner, and to maintain a sense of humor.*Demonstrated ability to provide high-quality customer service.*Proficiency and experience in the use of HRIS software, MS Office and Excel required, and the ability to enter and manipulate electronic data quickly and accurately.*Flexibility to adjust work tasks and work schedules as needed to accomplish objectives as required.*A valid driver's license in state of residence; good driving record and own means of transportation.*The availability of transportation to attend meetings away from the main administrative office, or to deliver HR-related material or presentations to agency programs or other - locations as-needed. -We at BAMSI appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization.BAMSI is an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran or military status and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.EEO is the Lawhttp://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfmReasonable Accommodations for Applying/RecruitmentReasonable accommodations are adjustments made to remove workplace obstacles for qualified individuals with disabilities to apply for and perform their jobs.Applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in BAMSIs application and selection process. A request for an accommodation will not affect opportunities for employment within BAMSI. Arrangements can be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any part of the employment process. Requesting accommodations, in writing or verbally, can be initiated by a BAMSI employee, qualified applicant, or by someone acting on that persons behalf. Either call 508-484-7171 or, send letter to Talent Acquisition, 15 Christy's Dr Brockton, MA 02301. Note: please do not use these contacts to follow-up on job inquiries.

Keywords: BAMSI, Brockton , Benefits Specialist, Other , Brockton, Massachusetts

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