By Bailee Menard. Resume. Published at Sunday, August 18th, 2019 - 10:07:09 AM.
Oversaw the outsourced relationship for managed disability and Family Medical Leave operations coordinating workflow with vendors, and collaborating with HR Business Partners nationwide. Managed escalated disability issues and appeals for union and non-union employees ensuring timely and compliant resolutions. Conducted analysis of data in health and welfare vendor’s system to ensure accuracy, conducts data comparisons between internal and external systems. Investigated, researched and responded to inquiries from participants on pension benefits, eligibility for pension survivor benefits and retiree medical and life insurance. Coordinated internal and external audit activity for pension plan. Partnered with third party vendor to validate and confirm final data for pension calculations. Established and executed the process to identify, notify and transition disabled employees to Medicare.
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.
Responsible for administering a case load of 35 401(k) retirement plans. Developed and maintained an ongoing relationship with clients through strategic client contacts. Ensured record-keeping is completed accurately and timely. Resolved processing issues and keep clients informed of progress towards resolution. Reported to the Director of Daily Valuations. Prepared quarterly/annual valuations, including calculations of annual employer contributions. Performed nondiscriminatory and coverage testing. Prepared IRS 5500 forms, Reconciled assets and Trust Accounting. Processed contributions, loans, distributions, hardships and QRDO. Reviewed census, eligibility and vesting determination. Researched client inquiries.
Researched and provide answers to intermediate questions from client base to mitigate risk and eliminate errors. Researched and resolved benefit issues while maintaining a teamwork environment. Worked with other departments to develop administrative and business procedures to incorporate changes and requirements to benefits, also communicated changes to all employees, excellent customer service skills. Maintained all benefit and employee data in multiple corporate databases for over 3,500 benefited employees. Managed all aspects of leave of absence, FMLA and CFRA.
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.
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.
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