New job Benefits Administrator - Full Time - Human Resources - Closes 9/24/2021 in Alaska

Benefits Administrator - Full Time - Human Resources - Closes 9/24/2021
Benefits Administrator - Full Time - Human Resources - Closes 9/24/2021

Benefits Administrator - Full Time - Human Resources - Closes 9/24/2021

Company : Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alaska

Full Description

JOB SUMMARY: The Benefits Administrator position is responsible for directing and planning the day-to-day operations of group benefits programs (group health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending plan, 401(k) plan and retirement plan). The Benefits Administrator also provides excellent customer service and quality benefits plans, investigates new benefits programs, improves existing programs, and monitors benefits administration, as well as designs employee benefits plans and provides analytical and technical support in the delivery of the benefit programs.

Serve as primary contact for plan vendors and third-party administrators. Coordinate transfer of data to external contacts for services, premiums and plan administration. Evaluate and revise internal processes to reduce costs and increase efficiency. Document and maintain administrative procedures for assigned benefits processes. Ensure compliance with applicable government regulations. Ensure timeliness and accuracy of required reporting and fees.

Coordinate daily benefits processing. Handle enrollments, COBRA, terminations, changes, beneficiaries, disability, accident and death claims, rollovers, QDROs, QMCSOs, distributions, loans, hardships and compliance testing. Maintain employee benefits files, maintain benefit records in Human Resources Management System and update employee payroll deductions.

Audits the accuracy and data entry performed by Human Resources administrative staff.

Assists with gathering employee data and oversee the processing of monthly billings and the preparation of vouchers for payment of administrative fees for all group plans.

Identifies, researches and resolves errors and inequities within existing benefit programs.

Complete benefits surveys and review information obtained from the results. Analyze complex benefits information. Forecast trends and assist with future benefits designs. Develop specific recommendations for review by management.

Collaborates with managers and generalist on process improvement and quality control. Makes recommendations and implements new and updated processes to improve benefits administration and programs. Researches, analyzes, recommends, and implements new benefit plan designs.

Provides customer service support to internal and external customers. Develops communication tools to enhance understanding of the organization's benefits package. Designs and distributes materials for benefits orientations, open enrollment and summary plan descriptions.

Responsible for required mailings, communications, and updates to plans to meet state and federal regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Knowledge of Alaska Tribal Health System, ANTHC, and Alaska Native culture(s) and politics.
Knowledge of benefits and compensation organization and regulation.
Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures.
Knowledge of customer service concepts and practices.
Knowledge of presentation and public speaking skills.
Knowledge of benefits programs, health plan administration, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, ACA and other benefit related legislation and regulations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Skill in managing multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meeting deadlines.
Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others.
Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of applications.
Skill in MS Excel.
Skill in project management.
Skill in cost/benefit analysis.

Required Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or related field. Progressively responsible professional work-related experience, education, or training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education.

Non-supervisory – Three (3) years of experience working with employee benefits programs.




Certified Employee Benefits Specials (CEBS), SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR).

May be required to work outside the traditional work schedule.

The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
Must be able to lift approximately 20 pounds.
ANMC is not a latex free facility; an employee should expect to work in an environment where latex may be present.
May be required to travel within Alaska in small fixed wing aircraft; travels outside Alaska.
May be required to work outside the traditional work schedule.
May be called out to work off-shift in emergency situations.