Benefits Specialist – Downtown Houston –

Why take an HR role with this company?

  • Company is growing. Support up to 180 locations in Texas.
  • A key part of the corporate team
  • Work & Live close to Houston
  • Beautiful Office Space
  • Get exposed to all areas of HR. Work closely with HR Manager and CFO.

Perks of the HR role:

  • Strong medical benefit package
  • 401-K with a 9% match
  • Free parking
  • 9 to 5 work schedule
  • 4 days in office – 1-day work from home
  • 35-hour work week!

What you will do…

  • Administer various benefits program aspects, such as Medical, health savings accounts, dental and vision, accident and disability, life insurance, 403(b) and wellness benefits.
  • Prepare correspondences and benefits packages to welcome new employees
  • Prepare new hire and exit checklist and distribute to appropriate departments.
  • Plan, coordinate and conduct new hire orientations and process enrollment in benefits portal.
  • Provide training support on use of benefits systems
  • Maintain employee benefits filing systems and ensure benefits changes are entered appropriately in payroll system
  • Prepare annual imputed income letters to institutions for assistance in preparing year-end tax documents; ensure distribution of required employee notices are sent in a timely manner.
  • Prepare reports based on benefits enrollment information to assist with special projects as needed.
  • Assist supervisor in obtaining statistics and information in renewal process of any health, life and retirement plans.
  • Compile records for disbursements into the Health Savings Account funds for clergy and staff who are participants in the High Deductible Plan
  • Maintain Benefits web pages to ensure all relevant and pertinent information and forms are available and up to date.
  • Responsible for coordinating annual open enrollment meetings
  • Coordinate with accounting to submit benefits payments and resolve billing issues.

What you need to bring to the table….

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Develops healthy, positive relationships with internal customers.
  • Has strong written and oral communication skills.
  • 2 plus years of experience. Experience with onboarding required.
  • SHRM certified or aspirations preferred
  • Customer Service driven attitude

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