Benefits Advisor Job Description

Benefits Advisor Job Description

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Benefits advisor provides all perspective military and VA students with information regarding programs and benefits.

Benefits Advisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

The Americas Total Rewards team is looking for a Total Rewards Advisor to provide compensation benefit management support in Costa Rica and Panama
Vendor assessment, selection, contract negotiation, performance standards, and implementation based on needs determined as part of benefit plan design and program objectives
Analyzes and interprets external market data and benchmarking in order to ensure internal equity and external competitiveness
Ensure compliance with all government laws and regulations, including HIPPA, ERISA
Serve as the lead for annual firm benefit initiatives such as 401k audits, EEOC filings, health screenings
Escalate point from Service Representative for client’s problems ensuring the Client Problem Resolution escalation process and principles are followed
Promote Client First mindset by meeting clients when they want and where they want
Build rapport with new clients and strengthen existing client relationships, in order to establish a thriving client network
Develop a complete understanding of client’s needs and deliver solution, advice, and recommendations accordingly
Provide clients with a wide range of Life, Living Benefits, Wealth and Travel insurance products and solutions

Benefits Advisor Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Benefits Advisor

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Education for Benefits Advisor

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Employers hiring for the benefits advisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Counseling, Supervision, Human Resources, Associates, Business, Graduate, Graduate Education, Education Department, Business/Administration

Skills for Benefits Advisor

Desired skills for benefits advisor include:

Military structures and rank structures and proven ability to work with government installation personnel
Military environment
VA Benefits
Medicare health
Prescription drug plan
Vision and dental enrollments
Medical terminology
Military culture
Microsoft programs and familiarity with database programs

Desired experience for benefits advisor includes:

Ideally a minimum of 3 year Payroll and Benefits experience
Strengthen existing relationships and establish a thriving client network based on trust
Build trusting relationships with your clients and colleagues
Complete systematic understanding of total rewards systems, other Human Resource (HR) functions
Eight or more years of compensation and benefits experience
Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with management and employees on compensation and beneifts issues

Benefits Advisor Examples


Benefits Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a benefits advisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for benefits advisor
  • Perform specific Compensations & Benefits activities
  • Draw up reports and analysis related to Compensations & Benefits activity
  • Work together with the local, regional and global team in salary increase and bonus processes
  • Provide information needed by the local, regional and global teams in budget estimations and salary cost estimations
  • Update and conciliate documents needed in Compensations & Benefits activity (Job descriptions)
  • Draw up periodical reports, consolidate analyses and provides needed information for specific market studies at corporate, EMEA and HR local department levels
  • Design new reports and update the existing ones in order to fulfill the requirements of the end users
  • Input data into global and local systems
  • Work together with regional and global HR, Compensations & Benefits department
  • Solve the requests of the internal customers according to agreed procedures and Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
Qualifications for benefits advisor
  • Previous experience in Compensation & Benefits or HR Advisor role
  • Sound knowledge of Polish Labor Law
  • Very good communication skills and ability to build relations with different stake holders
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Polish is mandatory
  • Strong administrative and process oriented skills with attention to details
  • Previous exposure to SAP system highly desirable

Benefits Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a benefits advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for benefits advisor
  • Provide advice and support for the externalized Business processes and services by the Global Business Center HR
  • Redirect, when is the case, calls/requests to other support team members, for the requests that are not part of HRGBS duties
  • Record the calls/requirements in the service Now System
  • Continuously work to the improvement of the KPI’s and processes
  • Support corporate and HR field reps active employees and retires to resolve benefit related issues
  • Work with HRIS to ensure accurate and timely data transmission to third party vendors
  • Audit transaction data entry
  • Understand and interpret Benefit Plan documents
  • Manage research of open event items and respond to inquiries from employees, retirees and our Human Resources department
  • Analyzing, benchmarking, evaluating and designing benefit plans
Qualifications for benefits advisor
  • Partner with in-country and regional leadership to ensure all government-sponsored benefit programs are managed, tracked and compliant to country law requirements
  • Work with in-country compensation and benefits team to ensure regulatory compliance to all applicable country laws impacting the development and administration of the company’s benefit programs and policies
  • Plays a consultative role in the evaluation of plan design, policies, development of programs and vendor selection based on needs assessment, cost competitiveness and market data analysis
  • Technical strength and experience managing benefit programs and administration for Latam countries
  • Strong knowledge of principles and practices of benefits programs, compensation and HR practices to adhere to local country law, employment and labor law and works councils or governing bodies in country
  • Advanced/ fluent English and Portuguese communication skills (verbal and written)

Benefits Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of benefits advisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for benefits advisor
  • Facilitating input from various stakeholders on the value, design and effectiveness of plans, including recommendations for labor contract negotiations
  • Coordinating the selection, management and performance review of benefits consultants, brokers, trustees, vendors, etc
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable legal requirements and managing plan audits, both internal and external
  • Collaborating with legal and tax to track and understand new legislation and regulations to ensure plan compliance
  • Developing a strategic vision including short- and long-range plans
  • Managing the communications, training and guidance on benefits compliance requirements for administration
  • Monitoring, forecasting and trend analysis of benefit costs
  • Serving as an expert advisor to resolve formal claims, lawsuits or agency interventions
  • Defining Benefit Plan Clinical test requirements
  • Creating test plans, and executing test scenarios to capture test results and present test results to all stakeholders
Qualifications for benefits advisor
  • Ensure global alignment with all benefit activities associated with design, development and administration of company sponsored benefit programs including (amongst others) health, disability, life insurance and pension programs
  • Experience with vendor, project and program management skills
  • Good understanding of HR Information System processes and web-enabled tools
  • Five or more years of experience delivering employer-sponsored benefit programs
  • Experience with a flexible benefits program in Canada
  • Extensive experience with disability management and international benefits is preferred

Benefits Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a benefits advisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for benefits advisor
  • Partner with in-country compensation and benefits and General Procurement teams to monitor and track financial spend of providers and services
  • Vendor management for regional, and some global programs, directly and via consultant support, including statement of work, renewal negotiations, performance metrics, annual audits and quarterly business reviews
  • A key partner in overall vendor management and support of assigned benefit programs including program delivery, review, budget planning, spend assessments and tracking, process improvement, service level agreement measurement, escalated employee issues and eligibility connection with administrators and payroll
  • Drive regional project initiatives instituted by business, global HR/COE or regional legislative mandates
  • Develop a strong alignment with wider HR teams to ensure robust deployment strategy is coordinated for all benefit programs
  • The position is responsible for undertaking all aspects of administrative processing to deliver the full range of Revenue and Benefit Services
  • Managing the annual Flexible Benefits program, liaising with vendors, HR Operations and IT to deliver effective communications and a timely on-line annual enrolment process
  • Managing the UK Share Incentive Plan (SIP), liaising with the vendor and providing support to our internal benefits administration team (HR Operations)
  • Managing the benefits survey benchmarking process
  • Supporting the annual bonus program process, ensuring eligible UK employees have the opportunity to make an election of shares (if offered) and pension AVCs
Qualifications for benefits advisor
  • HR professional background with at least 3 years working experience in the in-house HR department, ideally in international environment
  • Undergraduate degree preferably with a major in human resources
  • Completion of your Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) or your Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) is preferred
  • Excellent computer skills with thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office and SAP
  • Strong knowledge of information systems and the interface between systems
  • Ability to collaborate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

Benefits Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a benefits advisor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for benefits advisor
  • Ensuring that all compliance reporting is completed accurately and on time, Form 39 and P11d(b)
  • Providing expertise in the development of policy involving benefits, keeping abreast of any regulatory changes and their impact on current and future Company benefit policies and plans
  • Supporting the provision of annual Wage & Benefit budgeting guidelines for the UK businesses
  • Cooperating with all internal and /or external audits as required
  • Managing the benefit plan renewal process working closely with relevant 3rd party vendors to ensure effective cost management of all agreements/ contracts, PMI plans , Life Assurance plans
  • Representing the global Total Rewards team by communicating/presenting our benefits philosophy to the businesses
  • Participating and/or lead other HR projects as required
  • Building an effective, collaborative working relationship with the global Total Rewards team, HR colleagues in the businesses, Payroll, HR Operations, the SAP HR Team and the UK Tax, Legal & Procurement teams
  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements that result in improved work efficiencies and ability to deliver the right person with the right skill to the right place at the right time
  • Produces monthly employee schedules that are free from error and align available resources to support the front line staff
Qualifications for benefits advisor
  • Proven interpersonal skills, both written and oral and the ability to exhibit confidence and empathy in providing constructive feedback and managing sensitive conversations
  • Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree or JD preferred with applicable studies in business, communications, systems
  • Ability to work with mathematical and statistical information
  • Manage projects and initiatives related to benefit plans in Canada,United States and international in close partnership with the business units and provide the required technical expertise
  • Provide market data for different countries and recommendations on changes to group insurance programs
  • Ensure collaboration with external consultants and insurers

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