benefits coordinator

Employer
NRECA
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association NRECA with offices in Arlington VA and Lincoln NE is the trade association for over consumer owned electric cooperatives serving more than million people NRECA is committed to harnessing the strength of Americaa s electric cooperatives into a single powerful voice NRECA has won the following awards over the past few years Top Workplace by the Washington Post Best Places to Work ComputerWorld Magazine Best Places to Work The Washingtonian CARE Award Recipient Recognizing organizations that promote a positive work life balance Greatest places to Work AARP Best Place to Work Award Recipient Lincoln NE Gold Well Workplace Wellness Councils of America State of NE Governor s Wellness Award Grower Level At NRECA we work with people who are leaders in their fields they are down to earth hardworking professionals committed to helping our members serve their communities Our work is interesting and constantly evolving and requiring new skills to meet the evolving needs of a dynamic industry In this collegial inclusive work environment united around the compelling purpose and history of electric cooperatives we thrive And topping it off NRECA cares about each persona s overall well being encouraging health financial security and a sustainable work life balance Summary Benefits Coordinator aB Responsible for administration of leave benefits including short long term disability FMLA and workera s compensation Assists Benefits Administrator in the day to day administration of employee benefit programs Serves as wellness coordinator ensuring programs are well executed and effectively communicated to employees Acts as primary back up to HR Assistant and provides support to Training Manager Purpose and Mission Responsible for the administration of the workera s compensation FMLA extended illness short term disability and long term disability benefits processes Assists Benefits Administrator with daily administration associated with group benefit programs medical dental vision life insurance health savings and flexible spending accounts Assists employees and retirees with benefit transactions including enrollments life event changes termination of coverage and COBRA processing Reconciles and processes monthly benefit invoices for payment Enters benefits data into the HR database Establishes and maintains benefits administration files and conducts regular audits of benefit data and files as necessary Responsible for the administration of the Tuition Assistance Program Processes employee requests maintains records of all tuition assistance applications and partners with Payroll to issue benefit to employees Acts a Wellness Coordinator organizing annual on site clinics flu shot and biometric screenings seminars and other events Conducts New Hire Orientation and assists new hires in completing enrollment process Provides information on HR policies programs and benefits Provides back up for HR Assistant and Benefit Administrator Produces standard reports with assistance from HR Systems Analyst as needed Requirements and Qualifications Bachelora s degree in Human Resources Business or similar field PHR certification preferred years of human resources experience with at least years of experience in leave administration workera s compensation and benefit administration support Understanding of HR program and policies along with a commitment to HR principles of confidentiality required Knowledge of ERISA FMLA ADAA COBRA and other IRS DOL regulations and laws related to the administration and management of employee benefit programs Must be able to proficiently perform data analysis with Microsoft Excel Ability to use Microsoft Office tools Word Excel Access and PowerPoint in the day to day essential duties of the job as demonstrated by prior work experience Ability to utilize HRIS software Oracle R and ADP Workforce NOW preferred in the day to day essential duties Ability to define issues establish facts and draw valid conclusions and apply to work environment Ability to foster collaborative skills and consensus building while operating in a fast moving environment Ability to manage competing deadlines and multiple projects at various stages of development using effective organization skills as demonstrated by prior work experience Ability to perform and work on multiple tasks while being flexible and able to cope with changing conditions policies procedures in a fast paced and sometimes intense working environment while staying productive and maintaining a high level of accuracy Ability to listen and interpret the customera s needs to de escalate difficult customer interactions while at the same time researching the issue and applying a variety of business and technical knowledge to meet the customera s satisfaction Ability to make presentations to a variety of audiences employees retirees and managers LI RS