Benefits Specialist – 835324

Job #: 835324
Salary: $18-19/hr
Industry: Healthcare
Type:Long Term TemporaryTemporary
Category: Human Resources

Description / Qualifications

Our ever-growing Madison-area client is looking for a benefits specialist for the next six months. This person’s primary responsibility will be maintaining accurate benefit enrollment information, auditing entries to the HRIS, and following up on missing information and forms. They will also be responsible for handling escalated benefit questions from the HR Service Center staff.

Other Job Responsibilities:

  • Setting up new employee information in the HRIS
  • Work with vendors/plan administrators to ensure timely reporting for new enrollments, facilitating claim processing, and research problems
  • Present benefit information at New Employee Orientation. Collect paperwork and assist with the completion of benefit enrollment forms
  • Provide process improvements to enhance practices and procedures to ensure ongoing accuracy of employee benefits enrollment
  • Process benefit paperwork for employees eligible for new benefits
  • Review audit reports and make updates to the HRIS as needed
  • Monitor benefit activity and provide metrics on benefit activity
  • Verify COBRA paperwork is processed for all applicable benefit events
  • Coordinate monthly reconciliation of benefit premium invoices received from insurance vendors
  • Make required updates to the HRIS and work with the payroll department to facilitate adjustments required due to auditing of enrollment documentation and monthly reconciliation of premium invoices received from vendors
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of benefits experience, including experience in HRIS transactions REQUIRED
  • Associate Degree in HR or related field preferred
  • PHR Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft highly preferred
  • Knowledge of WRS preferred
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

If this position sounds like a match for your skills and interests, apply today!