Benefits Coordinator


Human Resources and Personnel

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Salary Range

USD50000.00-55000.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Vineland, NJ - (USA) 78 W Park Avenue NJ Vineland , NJ - 08360 Phone : 856-691-8500



Job Description

Benefits Coordinator opportunity in Vineland NJ

Are you a detail oriented self starter that is able to work with minimal supervision? Do you take pride in following up on tasks and projects through to completion? We have a client looking for their new team player to work in their benefits department!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the Benefits arena.

* Must understand variances in benefit offerings to each union and non-union employee group and ensure applicable data is provided to/for each group

* Reconciles billing, prepares and processes monthly payments for the Company's various Group Insurance programs.

* Conducts Group Insurance carrier data audits on a regular basis.

* Responsible to train decentralized staff to process New Hire enrollments/Benefit changes for Insurance programs.

* Responsible to provide notices to vendor to ensure timely COBRA processing

* Participates in the resolution of benefit related problems

* Provides benefit related counseling to all levels of employees, retirees and surviving spouses including difficult or emotional individuals.

* Works closely with the families of recently deceased employees and retirees following their deaths to process death claims and related benefit items.

* Runs reporting from data base systems to ensure accuracy of changes to payroll withholding for benefit plans and related transmission of similar data to benefit carriers.

* Processes Participants 401(k) enrollment applications, changes, loans, rollovers and distributions.

* Processes weekly transmission of 401(k) and FSA files to the administrator.

* Participates in meetings and provides valuable input related to administrative matters

* Assists employees with benefit related issues and concerns

* Updates and maintains benefit files. Processes and files benefit forms and related information.

* Compiles and supplies actuaries, auditors and consultants with data needed to perform annual post-retirement benefit valuations.

* Works with auditors (Benefits, DC Pension, Corporate, GMP, Steelworkers and IAM plans) to resolve questions/possible discrepancies identified during audits.

* Identifies and resolves administrative problems in a timely manner; keeping management apprised of issues of concern.

* Assists with implementation and communication of all new benefit programs or program changes.

* Reviews draft Summary Plan Descriptions to ensure accuracy and agreement with administrative procedures

* Works closely with vendors to ensure administrative and legal compliance with program/policy requirements

* Prepares lists of applicable employees and/or retirees and handles distributions of compliance materials to same

* Respects and maintains highly sensitive and confidential personal employee information in the course of benefit administration and problem resolution.

* Serves as back-up to Benefits Coordinator - Pensions, when necessary

* Performs other duties as assigned.