• Benefits Analyst

    Job Locations US-TX-Allen
    Req No.
    2018-1920
    Category
    Human Resources
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Overview:

    UNIFY Financial Credit Union is one of the nation’s largest 100 credit unions with a reputation for being financially sound and growth-oriented. We’re expanding rapidly to meet the needs of a growing member base. At UNIFY, our team members work together to strive toward a common goal, “providing superior service to our members.” In doing so, we promote a culture where your ideas matter, your growth matters, and you matter. We encourage all team members to challenge and encourage themselves and their teammates to work smarter and to be more successful

    Summary:

    Performs a wide variety of functions relating to the Credit Union’s benefits programs and other functions in support of the Human Resources Department.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • Administers the various employee benefit programs, including medical, dental, vision, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), voluntary benefits, COBRA, worker’s compensation and pension plans. Assists with processing employee claims for Life and AD&D insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability.
    • Maintains and updates the Credit Union’s benefits management system with employee status changes, reference materials and other related communications and announcements.
    • Serves as the Credit Union’s subject matter expert with regard to its health and welfare benefit platforms, and assists in answering employee questions or concerns regarding benefit matters.
    • Assists with the administration of the Credit Union’s leave of absence processes and notifications in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws. Serves as main point-of-contact for LOAs.
    • Maintains employee benefit files, records and other benefit-related information and documentation.
    • Reconciles insurance premium invoices and prepares remittances for insurance premiums.
    • Maintains knowledge of federal, state and local benefit administration laws, regulations and best practices.
    • Serves as Credit Union liaison between benefits brokers, vendors and carrier representatives to ensure proper coordination of benefit issues and communication.
    • Facilitates the presentation of benefits information for all new employees either in person or phone conference.
    • Coordinates annual open enrollment with vendors, brokers and sends applicable communications to staff.
    • Tracks and communicates employee benefit payments for COBRA, leaves of absence, and retiree medical.
    • Completes regular audits to ensure the accuracy of benefit information contained within HRIS system.
    • Assists Payroll Representative, management and external auditors in yearly 401(k), Pension and Workers Compensation audits and filing of 5500 forms.
    • May be asked to assist with indirect benefits including employee morale activities, employee newsletter and community involvement.
    • Ensures full compliance with UNIFY Financial Credit Union Service Standards, policies, and procedures; and with the Bank Secrecy Act.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred; and a minimum of three years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Requires understanding of California wage and hour laws including Fair Labor Standards Act; health benefits; worker’s compensation; 401(k); and defined benefit plans.
    • Requires strong analytical skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, and the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
    • Must be proficient in spreadsheet and word processing software applications.
    • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and work with sensitive information and issues.

    See the UNIFY Difference!

    At UNIFY, we believe that each team member is a valued contributor. Through a teamwork approach, we strive to provide a positive and rewarding workplace that helps our team succeed. UNIFY provides a work environment which promotes learning, growth, and the opportunity for team members to challenge themselves.

    Competitive Compensation and Excellent Benefits Package* Includes:

    Medical (PPO/HMO), Prescription, Dental (PPO/DMO), Vision, Life, and Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    Dependent and Medical Care - Flexible Spending Accounts
    Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holiday Pay
    401(K) Plan with employer match
    Education reimbursement for approved programs
    UNIFY banking privileges for you and your family

    *All programs subject to review and change

    UNIFY is proud to be a drug-free, equal-opportunity employer. For more information on UNIFY, visit us at www.unifyfcu.com

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