Benefits Analyst in Egg Harbor Township, NJ at Spencer's

Date Posted: 6/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Senior Benefits Analyst is responsible for administering and planning the day-to-day operations of group benefits programs, group health, dental, vision,  flexible spending plan, COBRA administration and leaves of absence administration (including:  short-term disability, long-term disability and FMLA).  Knowledge of 401(k) plans and retirement plans is a plus.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the management of the open enrollment process.

  • Act as first level contact for Associate’s questions with benefits.

  • Process health & welfare enrollment elections.

  • COBRA administration.

  • Leaves of Absence administration.

  • Identify areas for streamlining and process improvement.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Serves as primary contact for plan vendors and third-party administrators.

  • Monitors data transfers to external contacts for services, premiums and plan administration.

  • Investigates discrepancies and provides information in nonroutine situations.

  • Documents and maintains administrative procedures for assigned benefits processes.

  • Coordinates/administers daily benefits processing.

  • Handles enrollments, COBRA, terminations, qualifying event changes, beneficiaries, QDROs, QMCSOs, FSA funds requests.

  • Maintains Associate benefits files.

  • Gathers data and oversees the processing of monthly billings and the preparation of payment of administrative fees for all group plans.

Customer Service, Communication, Training

  • Provides excellent customer service support to internal and external associates and guests.

  • Develops communication tools to enhance understanding of our Company’s benefits package.

  • Assists with the design and distribution of materials for benefits orientations, open enrollment and summary plan descriptions.

  • Conducts orientations, training, and support to all Associates.

Job Requirements

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of related benefits analytical and administrative  experience.

  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to use MS Office programs.

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.

  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of plan designs.

  • Knowledge of Company benefit plans and all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements, both adopted and pending, affecting employee benefits programs, including ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA.

  • Knowledge Leaves of Absence and Disability administration.

  • Excellent communication and organization skills.

  • Experience with ADP Enterprise and ADP reporting systems a plus.

  • Experience with automation of benefits administration systems a plus.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both written and verbal formats.