By Laurene Delannoy. Resume. Published at Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 - 08:00:23 AM.
Payroll Specialist and Benefits Administrator, Promoted from Payroll and Benefits Specialist to current position after 2 years. Managed multi-state semi-monthly payrolls for four companies using Paycheck. Coordinated with CFO to implement the transition from one company to a combination of four non-profit and for-profit entities, each with its own payroll and benefits plan. Administered all benefits (Health, Dental, Life, 401(k), 125 Plan, COBRA, FSA, Disability and Unemployment) to ensure consistency and audit-readiness. Liaison between employees and insurance companies to resolve issues. Collaborated with Executive Management to negotiate a new benefits package which resulted in a 5% savings and a 90% employee satisfaction rate.
Updated employee enrollment change information. Encoded changes in information. Ensured accuracy and completeness in accordance with the requirements. Responded to queries related for all charter plans from employees. Established relationships between plan administrators. Maintained a superior quality rating of 94% in file, exceeding the 90% departmental goal. Managed the Leave of Absence process, including Worker’s Compensation, Family Medical Leave Act, and Personal Leaves for the entire company. Processed payroll for all employees on a leave of absence. Organized and distributed Open Enrollment communications. Collaborated with the HR Technology Team to create and update vendor eligibility files.Implemented self service benefit enrollment with the HR Technology Team.
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.
Benefits Administrator, Performed a variety of routine and complex administrative duties for over 500 employees to administer the agency benefit programs which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex 125 Plan, Life, Disability Insurance and Retirement Plans. Administered benefit plans, audit and reconciled vendors invoices and payments for all plans, oversees employee eligibility, and wrote communication to participants and vendors. Assisted all employees with issues and concerns regarding their benefits package, troubleshoot problems and serve as interface between employee and vendor. Conducted New-Hire Orientation, Benefits Orientation, and Annual Open Enrollment including specific events, contests, prizes and marketing. Interprets human resources policies and procedures with regards to benefits, and assist with development of benefits policies. Administered the 403b and 457 retirement plan.
Facilitated retirement processes for 9000+ members throughout the Southern California and Southern Nevada areas. Educated members regarding procedures and offered post-retirement job counseling. Collaborated with Central Pension Fund office in Washington, D.C., to coordinate pension benefits nationwide. Resolved health and benefits issues by effectively liaising with vendors. Expedited resolution of pension issues by building and leveraging a strong business relationships with the Central Pension Fund’s office in Washington, D.C. Identified and corrected errors in premium payment system to ensure health insurance coverage for members. Eased process for next of kin of deceased members seeking information regarding death benefits and life insurance.
Assisted in the implementation of global offshore team and new defined benefit clients. Processed and reviewed retirement calculation paperwork in addition to providing training for customer service representatives and case management. Performed trustee processing of new retiree payments, change of address and death processing. Prepared confirmation letters, reissue pension checks, and input Medicare cases. Researched retiree pension files and provide verification of pension for retirees. Revised pension information as needed and reconciles annual pension payments. Create documentation for the global offshore team to follow and complete daily processes.
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