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Benefits Administrator

Benefits Administrator
$50,000 to $70,000
Allendale, New Jersey
Casual Theme- True Industry Leader
We are searching for a hardworking Restaurant Benefits Administrator with extremely high standards, enthusiasm for hospitality and exemplary team building skills. If this sounds like your style as a Benefits Administrator, we would like to learn more about you! Our Company opened its first restaurant in late 1980's and three years later the second, starting a global leader of the industry from simple entrepreneurial beginnings to a full-fledged franchise system in just under five years. From 1993 to 2005, we opened 100 or more new restaurants each year. The company estimates the development potential of our concept in the United States to be at least 3,000 restaurants resulting in the demand for a qualified General Manager to oversee each location that's a lot of opportunity! If you want to be the Benefits Administrator of a global leader of the industry and have the opportunity to build your own career Apply Today for our location in Allendale, New Jersey.
Title of Position - Benefits Administrator
Job Description:
Our Benefits Administrator will report to the Director of Human Resources. This person will be responsible for administering and managing the day to day activities of the company benefits programs such as Health and Wellness, Retirement, Life and Accident, Disability, and Leave of Absences.
Responsibilities:

Carry out the day to day administration or the company's benefits programs.
Serve as subject matter expert addressing questions and resolving issues by administering and interpreting benefit programs policies and procedures; including responding to team member inquiries promptly.
Provide feedback and suggestions for plan specifications and design options to inform leadership decision-making including cost and risk estimates.
Provide census data and other required statistics to HR Director & Broker to solicit insurance companies for quotations.
Coordinate and complete the benefits eligibility, enrollment and reconciliation processes.
Maintain records and conduct periodic audits, validations, and reconciliations to ensure accuracy and compliance.
Serve as conduit between functional departments and vendor partners regarding systems interface requirements, integration, monitoring and validation.
Prepare reports to illustrate information such as cost analysis, risk potential, participation rates, and trends.
Create and maintain benefits information and communications channels including new plan introductions and rollouts.
Provide education and training on benefits plans and programs to functional leaders and team members.
Prepare and deliver required regulatory reporting.
Coordinate company benefits with government-sponsored programs.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops/webinars, establishing networks and participation in professional societies including staying current with state and federal regulatory trends and requirements.
Manage vendor partner relationships.

Qualifications:



Highly skilled at researching, analyzing data, reporting and maintaining comprehensive records.
Excellent phone presence, etiquette and professionalism with a strong customer service orientation.
Working knowledge of local, state and federal laws governing benefits and benefits administration including leave administration.
Strong communication skills - verbal, written in English.
Demonstrated ability to protect and maintain confidential and personally identifiable information.
Basic understanding of financial and business principles.
Advanced level proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
Demonstrated proficiency in project management.
Three plus years administering benefit plans and programs; preferably in an environment with multiple plans.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources, other related field or commensurate experience.
Current on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Experience in a multi site, multi state organization with 1,000+ team members a plus.
Benefits:
Paid vacation
Competitive salary
Dining privileges
Unlimited career growth
An exciting environment
Apply Now - Benefits Administrator
If you would like to be considered for this position, email your updated resume with 3 professional references.


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