Benefits Coordinator
Employer: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc Job Posted: 1/25/2020
Location: Irving, TX Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

The Benefits Coordinator serves as the primary point of contact for employee benefits matters and is responsible for the administration of all benefits systems and products.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Maintains comprehensive knowledge of benefit programs, plans, policies, and processes.
• Administers various employee benefit programs such as group insurance, life, medical, dental, accidental death and disability insurance.
• Operates the online benefits module.
• Analyzes discrepancy reports from vendors
• Audits payroll arrearages and reconciles export file reports before payroll deadlines.
• Tracks FMLA usage.
• Assists employees and consults with plan providers’ account representatives to address outstanding issues regarding medical claims.
• Manually processes new hire enrollment.
• Resolves administrative problems with the carrier representatives and brokers.
• Processes qualified life events in benefits module.
• Processes new hire enrollment reports and communications.
• Processes short term disability claim forms.
• Assists employees with questions via email or phone regarding benefits related issues.
• Coordinates COBRA coverage with third party administrator.
• Oversees maintenance of employee benefit files and updates other employee records.
• Designs and distributes materials for benefit orientations, open enrollment and summary plan descriptions.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Minimum of an Associate Degree, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience as a benefits coordinator, preferably in a multi-site, multi-state organization.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Outstanding customer service skills.
• Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations affecting employee benefit programs, including ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, SECTION 125, Workers’ Compensation, Medicare, Social Security and Department of Labor requirements.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

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