Benefits Administrator ( Salt Lake City)

Empire Solar Group

We have grown exponentially over the last year and are in search of a benefits administrator.

About Empire Solar Group

Empire Solar is a group of eager and driven solar enthusiasts looking to make a wave in the industry. Offering a partner-network model with national reach. Quality, Integrity, and Total Customer Satisfaction are our top priorities. Residential and commercial Solar PV Systems. Rooftop, Ground mount, photovoltaic materials, EPC fulfillment, Array Design, and more. We have grown exponentially over the last year and are in search of a benefits administrator. 

About the Opportunity 

The benefits administrator position is responsible for facilitating the day-to-day operations of group benefits programs (group health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, worker's compensation, life insurance, flexible spending plan, retirement plans, etc.). This position provides excellent customer service and manages quality benefits plans. The administrator continually improves existing programs as well as supervises and monitors benefits administration.

Key Responsibilities
  • Serve as primary contact for plan vendors and third-party administrators.
  • Coordinate transfer of data to external contacts for services, premiums and plan administration.
  • Evaluate and revise internal processes to reduce costs and increase efficiency.
  • Document and maintain administrative procedures for assigned benefits processes.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable government regulations. Ensure timeliness and accuracy of required reporting and fees.
  • Coordinate daily benefits processing. Handle enrollments, COBRA, terminations, changes, beneficiaries, disability, accident and death claims, rollovers, QDROs, QMCSOs, distributions, loans, and hardships.
  • Oversee maintenance of employee benefits files, maintain group benefits database and update employee payroll records.
  • Analyze current benefits, evaluating the use, services, coverage, effectiveness, cost, plan experience and competitive trends in benefits programs, and identify the company's stance.
  • Survey industry trends. Complete benefits surveys and review information obtained from the results. Analyze complex benefits information. Forecast trends and assist with future benefits designs. Develop specific recommendations for review by management.
  • Provide customer service support to internal and external customers. Develop communication tools to enhance understanding of the company's benefits package.
  • Design and distribute materials for benefits orientations, open enrollment and summary plan descriptions. Provide training and support to group benefits associates, home office associates and the field staff.
  • Process requests relating to employee benefits or payables which are HR related.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Experience and Qualifications
  • Five years of related benefits or employee benefits administration experience preferred.
  • General knowledge of accounting practices preferred.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment with associates.
  • Effective planning and priority setting. Ability to manage several complex projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of plan designs.
  • Knowledge of benefits contract language.
  • Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements affecting employee benefits programs, including the ACA, ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, Section 125, workers' compensation, Medicare, OBRA, and Social Security and DOL requirements.
Compensation
  • W2 full time time position.
  • Competitive PTO and Holiday schedule
  • 401K and Matching Defined, merit-based career path.  
  • Medical Dental and Vision Benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Empire Solar Group is an equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location that we facilitate. Empire Solar Group is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military and Veterans.