Benefits Administrator - Life Licensed
Location:
Irvine, California
Posted:
January 26, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Customer Service
Reference:
1650694557
Licensed - Benefits Administrator

***IMPORTANT - Interested candidates MUST have an Active Life-Only Agent Insurance license***

The Adecco office in Irvine is currently recruiting for an experienced Licensed - Benefits Administrator for our client in Irvine.

The responsibility of a Benefits Administrator is to provide exceptional health and welfare plan service support to our clients and their employees, and work collectively with the Service team(s) in order to meet and exceed service expectations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Manage client interactions, inquiries and meetings related to the setup and ongoing servicing of the client benefits plans
• Coordinate and leverage the work of support personnel
• Ensure the deliverables of the team meet internal and client delivery standards for timeliness and quality
• Implement and manage department standards, processes and procedures within the client team
• Train team members on the processes for new clients and changes to existing clients
• Report status and metrics for internal and client use
• Expertly and swiftly resolve employee health and welfare benefit plan issues and assist with overflow calls from the Call Center
• Report payroll changes to our clients timely, providing updated confirms and/or reports
• Prepare and send out new hire packets and mailings, maintaining an ample supply of materials for distribution
• Process Over Age Dependents
• Assist employees with claims questions, EOB explanation and process claims re-submission to carriers
• Ensure all internal/external inquiries are responded to and resolved accurately and timely
• Process, audit and maintain benefits administration systems
• Scan and file employee documents
• Audit activities including new hires, termination notifications and changes to carriers
• Assist with database testing for eligibility management
• Process LOA and Retiree enrollment changes
• Accurately and timely record, document, retain and file details of all employee discussions and transactions
• Effectively partner with benefit carrier representatives to swiftly resolve outstanding employee services issues
• Review carrier discrepancy reports
• Handle and resolve escalated carrier plan availability issues

SKILLS
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Access
• Thrives within a metrics-driven, transactional type environment
• Comfortable with learning new computer software and internet-based applications
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills
• Demonstrated knowledge of applicable laws and regulations regarding health and welfare benefits
• Able to adapt to change, take initiative, manage time effectively and effectively cope with stressful situations

Qualifications/Experience:

***IMPORTANT - Interested candidates MUST have an Active Life-Only Agent Insurance license***

• Associates or Bachelors degree and/or HR certification preferred
• Minimum three (3) to five (5) years experience working with employees in an employee benefits environment (i.e., carrier, employer HR, consulting, brokerage)
• Strong knowledge of all employment benefits and eligibility processing, both company paid and voluntary benefits
• Active Life Agent License is required or must be obtained within three (3) months from hire date
• HIPAA Certificate must be obtained within one (1) week of hire date
• Advanced knowledge of benefits administration practices and procedures
• Excellent customer service and training skills
• Exceptional telephone etiquette and communication skills in a call-center environment

If you are interested in this Benefits Administrator job or other customer service, call center jobs please apply today!





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