By Pensee Barre. Resume. Published at Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 - 03:52:43 AM.
Worked with the Accounting Department to successfully develop a more cost effective and time saving Medical and Dental Premium Reconciliation process; this allowed the process to move independently to the Human Resources Department. Independently and accurately identified and reconciled billing discrepancies by utilizing eligibility reports run in People Soft in order to remit correct payment. Corrected eligibility errors through vendor contact and eligibility file maintenance to sustain employee coverage. Paid monthly premiums and administrative fees to all medical, dental and FSA plans in a timely manner. Acted as key contact regarding the FSA program; answered employee questions and maintained and transmitted eligibility and contribution files. Quickly resolved escalated employee benefits issues that were received in the company’s Benefits call-center. Conducted New Hire Benefits Orientations to ensure employees a thorough understanding of their benefits choices. Participated in special projects such as Open Enrollment, Benefits Fairs, and Wellness Seminars.
Corporate liaison for insurance brokers and vendors. Point of contact for employees regarding all benefits matters. Plan, direct and implement benefit activities and related processes including open enrollment, FSA, medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans. Conduct benefits orientation for newly hired employees. Coordinate all benefits deductions with payroll. Oversees the preparation of reports and benefit statements according to State and Federal compliance requirements; gathers data and prepares annual benefit statements, IRS and other reports for employees, administrative and regulatory requirements. Administer COBRA plan and the 403B retirement plan for 1200 participants.
Responsible for Benefits Administration for over 300 employees within four U.S. locations. Interacts with and advises employees on a range of individual benefits to include 401(k), health/dental insurance, COBRA eligibility, flexible spending accounts, FMLA and other associated benefits. Coordinates implementation of annual open enrollment programs for employees and assists with benefit negotiations with all vendors. Reviews and processes individual benefits applications and related documentation. Implemented Wellness Program within the firm which became the first law firm in RI to participate in the Governor’s Wellness Program, winning numerous awards. Introduced Employee Assistance Program and College Bound Fund Program. Processes and submits Affirmative Action Plan and EEO Report.
Staff Accountant/benefits Administrator, Responsible for Accounts Receivable including data entry, preparing invoices and processing payments. Processed A/P invoices, authorization approval, g/l coding and input, check processing and filing. Managed 3 bank accounts as including between-account transfers, wire follow ups and bank account reconciliation. Prepared payroll – tracked hours per job per architect, verified hourly rate (regular, overtime, double time, sick time, premiums, etc). Prepared, filed, and disbursed quarterly/annual payroll taxes (941, 940) as well as estimated quarterly taxes for S corp owners/officers. Administered 401k program, track company matches, file 5500 and distribute SAR. Oversaw and managed health care reimbursement account, group medical insurance and dental insurance. Enrolled new hires into all insurances (Life, ADD, LTD, STD, health, dental, HRA).
Benefits Administrator (contractor), Prepared and maintained new hire binders/folders and other employee benefit communications, including the benefits newsletters and the HR SharePoint sites. Assisted employees with benefits enrollment forms; ensured all required information was supplied and forms are complete. Assisted with the annual benefits open enrollment process. Completed data entry of new hires, terms and benefits information in HRIS system on a daily/weekly basis. Created and maintain I-9 files, employee files and benefits files. Prepared termination letters and terminated employees from appropriate benefits. Monitored COBRA reporting, adjusting enrollment records as needed. Monitor and track completion of the Code of Ethics, Employee Handbook and Anti-Harassment Policy. Managed and processed tuition reimbursement requests. Compiled data and materials for the annual 401(k) audits.
Administered benefits for seven thousand staff and billable employees of company. Extracted info from specialized reports via Excel and ADP systems to prep carrier payments. Assisted participants with enrollment, benefit, and payroll deduction related questions as needed via phone and/or email. Retrieved from and/or sent info to multiple carriers regarding enrollment for benefits. Developed, maintained, and updated procedures for reports processing and other activity.
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