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Specialist, Benefits Administration in New York, NY at National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    New York, NY
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society mobilizes people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. To fulfill this mission, the Society funds cutting-edge research, drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, collaborates with MS organizations around the world, and provides programs and services designed to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward. We partner with volunteers to accomplish our work. Staff members engage volunteers through effective and timely communications, facilitating meaningful opportunities, and continually seeking and providing feedback for reciprocal growth and learning.

This position will the day-to-day administration of the Society's benefit plans and programs (medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life and ad&d, flexible spending, health savings, voluntary insurance). The Benefit Administration Specialist will ensure consistent administration and interpretation of plans throughout the Society in accordance with federal and state policies.

Essential Function/Responsibilities:

  • Benefit Administration
    • Respond to employees' inquiries regarding benefits, includes monitoring employee benefits mailbox
    • Assist in the monthly reconciliation of medical, dental, vision, HSA, FSA, and transit invoices, when necessary
    • Responsible for reconciliation of voluntary, life and disability invoices
    • Resolve administrative issue with carriers
    • Assist in managing enrollments and terminations of benefits (i.e., transit eligibility, life conversion notices), when necessary
    • Responsible for managing the leave process
    • Create, update and maintain benefit processes as required, including communications that may be distributed internally through news sheets.
    2. HRIS System
    • Process qualifying life event changes in benefits portal
    • Review and upload benefit deduction reports on bi-weekly basis and make necessary corrections
    • Update and maintain documents in benefits portal
    • Participate in benefits testing during open enrollment
    • Support system implementations
    • Modify and run reports as needed
    • Troubleshoot system error reports
    3. Other
    • Participate in annual Open Enrollment Process
    • Support and participate in Wellness initiatives
    • Any other task or function necessary to support the Payroll & Benefits Team