By Adorlee Peltier. Resume. Published at Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 - 07:41:08 AM.
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.
Accounting, Payroll, & Benefits Administrator, Meticulously and skillfully managed daily accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and Human Resource functions. Redesigned and implemented a successful disaster recovery plan system, resulting in a smooth payroll execution during debilitating situations. Sole Human Resource Representative for a fast growing organization, resulting in primary interface with employees, family members, Parent Company, outside payroll and 401k administrator. Maintained personnel payroll and 401K plan for 70+ employees with strict confidentiality and accuracy. Served as a financial resource person to fulfill accounting requirements to appropriate personnel. Successfully obtained a NJ State Grant for training, resulting in employee education programs. Worked with OFCCP (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs) affirmative action plan.
Coordinated and administered the company’s benefits program which included health and dental insurance, life and disability, and 401K plans for approximately 1,200 employees. Liaison with insurance brokers to bid out plans annually and make changes that meet the company’s and employees’ needs. Communicated all benefit plans at new hire orientation meetings, annual open enrollment. Visited approximately 40 branches in the state of Florida to educate employees on details of plan. Contact for employee grievances and vendor communication. Maintained all employee and vendor records on file and updated financial system (Great Plains) accordingly. Reconciled, approved and coded all benefits-related invoices for payments and general ledger postings. Assisted in the preparation of Form 5500 related to 401k and health insurance plans. Assisted with year-end benefits audit.
Coordinated leaves of absence and workers compensation. Worked closely with UNUM and CHUB group insurance to assist in determining the approval for team members. Managed salary approval process. Communicated and interpreted policies and procedures to determine the employees needs such as workers compensation and short term disability. Coordinated and monitored each pay period ensuring the employees were paid correctly. Pay issues were resolved by the next pay period crating less stress for the employee while they were home sick. Communicated to mangers FMLA procedures, and submitted hours to payroll for employees returning to work in a timely manner. Advised managers of temporary staffing opportunities, resulting in a more efficient work flow and less stress for the manager. Communicated other avenues that are available to employees to help with issue at home or at work which helped the employee balance their home and work life.
Assisted employees in resolving escalated or complex Health & Welfare claims or issues. Resolved benefit eligibility and enrollment issues. Identified weaknesses in current benefit delivery system and recommend cost-effective improvements. Responsible for payment for health and welfare invoices. Conducted audit of health and welfare enrollment to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley. Monitored plan usage and recommend cost-effective changes as needed.
Day to day administration of health insurance plan for over 3700 employees worldwide. Acted as liaison between employees and health insurance provider. Created system to reconcile invoices and process check requests for timely and accurate payments. Coordinated first-ever Open Enrollment. Enrolled employees in Pension Plan. Analyzed 401(k) plan annually, then provided results to plan administrator and department head. Created Training Guide for Benefits Department; updated benefits forms. Member of Tuition Reimbursement Committee, responsible for establishing guidelines and rolling out tuition reimbursement plan.
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