Temp Benefits Specialist

Employer
Total Wine & More
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Oct 12, 2021
Closes
Oct 17, 2021
Ref
144619454
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a Temp. Benefits Specialist to join our HR team and work at our Bethesda, Maryland headquarters. You will perform a variety of responsibilities involved in administering the Total Wine & More Benefits and Well-being programs. You will be a Benefits trusted advisor, with the goal of delivering excellent customer service to our employees and to our multiple partners. You will lead efforts related to the companies' health and wellness programs, including relocation programs. You will also be administrative support to the Sr. Director of Benefits & Compensation by providing superior customer service and administrative support.Please note: Total Wine & More considers the health and safety of its customers, team members, and their families as its highest priorities. Where permitted by applicable law, all team members must have received the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.You willPartner closely with our external benefits partners to ensure team member eligibility rules are appliedExplain company benefits programs and policies and responds to benefit inquires and assists with eligibility, deduction and claim issuesBe the employer liaison between third-party benefit administrators and team members for benefit-related questionsProvide advocacy and education during onboardingManage the Benefits email box and provides resolution dailyAudit weekly benefits file transfer feed for issues and corrects as applicableAssist benefits team with benefit communication activities including planning and conducting employee benefit seminars for all employees.Revises and reissues all communication materials on benefits as neededManages relocation program administration and expense reimbursementsSupport wellness programs, communications, and other wellness program logisticsAdminister education assistance programs (GED, online college, and tuition reimbursement)Be the administrator/liaison between external Leaves Administration partner and internal HR Business Partners for state leave, FMLA, LOA and ADAPartners with Safety to provide FMLA to eligible workers compensation claimantsPerform close looped payroll reconciliation and audit weeklyRespond to state sick leave and disability claim requestsPerform monthly Affordable Care Act (ACA) measurements to determine employee benefits eligibilitySupport annual benefit open enrollment initiatives and educationHandle details in a confidential natureRespond to Qualified Medical Child Support Orders and ensure enrollment complianceSupport all COBRA escalations to ensure complianceAudit, identify and initiate eligibility for all ACA benefits eligible in company benefits administration portalYou will come withBS/BA degreeAdvanced Microsoft Office Skills4 or more years' Human Resources experience a plus.Preferred 4-year degree in Human Resources, Business Management or related.3 years of progressive experience administering employee benefits, absence management or other human resources programs.Have current knowledge of employee benefits and the ability to present, review and explain detailed plan information with employees at all levels

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