Employee Benefits Specialist Resume Samples

An Employee Benefits Specialist will take responsibility for administering and managing the company’s employee benefits and retirement programs. Job duties commonly listed on the Employee Benefits Specialist Resume are – coordinating retirement, pension, profit-sharing, and stock ownership plans; designing a comprehensive benefits package and meeting the needs of the changing workforce; evaluating the costs and benefits of wellness programs, planning and evaluating and communicating techniques for compensating employees; and advising management on solving benefits issues; and maintaining relationships with the health and retirement plan providers.

Those seeking this job role should denote the following skills on their resumes – experience working in HR and benefits management; strong computer literacy, experience with payroll software; highly organized work ethics; and excellent interpersonal skills. A journey to a career as an Employee Benefits Specialist can begin with enrolling in a degree in human resource management or its equivalent.

Employee Benefits Specialist Resume example

Employee Benefits Specialist Resume

Summary : Versatile and detail-oriented Human Resources professional with over twenty years of experience. Advocates positive relationships between employees, employers, and external clients.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Processed medical, dental, life, and disability insurance enrollments.
    2. Processed 401K enrollments.
    3. Processed distributions for 401K and profit-sharing plans.
    4. Answered employee questions regarding all non-mandated benefits.
    5. Filed all COBRA payments.
    6. Maintained employee medical files.
    7. Processed all requests for FMLA leaves and Limited Leaves of Absence.
    8. Completed all files in regard to FMLA leave and Limited Leaves.
    9. Assisted in processing Worker's Compensation claims.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in History


Employee Benefits Specialist Resume

Summary : Benefits professional with over 10 years of comprehensive benefit and human resources experience. Extensive concentration in the area of employee benefit plans benefits design and administration.

Skills : Customer Service Management, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Administered employee benefits such as 401(K) plans; medical, dental, life insurance, secondary option plans.
    2. Worked closely with third-party administrators for optimal plan options and cost-effectiveness.
    3. Educated employees regarding our benefits policies and their benefit options and how best to utilize their options.
    4. Responsible for placing clear and thorough financial assessments, authorizations/pre-certs, and/or benefit.
    5. Managed all provider billing and reconciliations incorporation with the accounting department and payroll.
    6. Monitored, reported, and performed collection activities for the purposes of collecting large balances owed.
    7. Reviewed and processed all manual or annual enrollment transactions (adds, changes, terminations) as received by clients.
    8. Worked with clients to facilitate payments on time.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
License 6


Employee Benefits Specialist Resume

Headline : Support position with a progressive company that offers the opportunity for long-term development and growth. Proven experience in collaborating with business owners, both small and large, in strategic planning to initiate cost containment strategies resulting in significant savings within benefits packages without compromising the quality of coverage.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, People Soft HR, ADP HR, HRMS.

Description :

    1. Handled bi-weekly benefits issues.
    2. Processed bank deposits.
    3. Handled the initial process of employee benefits changes.
    4. Trained to set-up and process yearly budget.
    5. Processed vendor statements for payment.
    6. Ensured accurate documentation in completing and maintaining employee insurance benefit matters.
    7. Assisted in open enrollment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BAS

Employee Benefits Specialist Resume

Summary : Lead Benefits Specialist with over 17 years' experience in employee benefits, customer service, internal auditing, and public speaking. Highly responsible, organized, and self-motivated.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management Skills, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Resolved employee benefit-related disputes through proactive communication.
    2. Entered new hire benefit elections, and qualifying life event changes into HRIS system.
    3. Participated in the analysis of required programs to evaluate carrier service, claims, costs, and competitive trends.
    4. Participated in the negotiation of agreements with insurance carriers and financial institutions for the administration of benefit programs.
    5. Prepared and updated benefit handbooks, forms, and other various department communication via hardcopy documents and electronic databases.
    6. Processed and submitted monthly billing invoices, bi-weekly electronic eligibility files, and payroll files to appropriate vendors.
    7. Prepared paperwork for life insurance death claims short/long term disability claims, Child Support Medical Enforcement Notices, and Medicare Notices.
    8. Monitored Leave Programs FMLA, PHL, PDO, Personal Medical Leave, related to missed benefit premium deductions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate of Arts in Business Finance

Employee Benefits Specialist Resume

Objective : A talented candidate with collaborative experience in Human Resource Operations, Benefits, Customer Service, Insurance, and Payroll Processing. Have considerable knowledge of various computer systems, extensive use of statistical data to organize, and complete multiple projects.

Skills : Microsoft Office, PC, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Administered various human resource plans and procedures for clients.
    2. Assisted customer service with inbound and outbound calls regarding all HR inquiries.
    3. Provided accurate and appropriate information in response to customer inquiries in a timely and accurate fashion, improving customer ratings by 95%.
    4. Developed effective relationships with all call center departments through clear communication.
    5. Achieved customer satisfaction rating of 89% within 12 months, exceeding the corporate target.
    6. Provided cross-training to 5 staff members in relation to benefit administration, payroll, and time and attendance.
    7. Processed health and welfare enrollment reporting and premium payments for complex clients.
    8. Called resolution for callers needing assistance with benefit and payroll inquiries.
    9. Processed updates and changes to new hire training material.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma in General Studies

Employee Benefits Specialist Resume

Summary : Over thirty years' experience in Human Resources and Compensation and Benefits to include benefit programs for health insurance, EAP, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, supplemental life insurance, workers compensation, and flexible spending accounts; recruiting, interviewing, applicant tracking, referencing, employment verifications, processing new hire paperwork, data entry for new employees, benefit changes and terminations.

Skills : Microsoft Word, HRMS, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Processed payroll to include new employees, salary changes, benefit changes, ends, retirements, back deduction and refunds, Bailey's Gym enrollments, and COBRA enrollment/terminations received for employees and retirees on a bi-weekly pay schedule.
    2. Created and processed life event reports, new hire reports, bargaining unit reports, COBRA and HIPAA reports, and various other reports to ensure that all employees are enrolled in proper benefits and life events are current and with proper documentation.
    3. Developed, scheduled, and facilitates New Employee Orientation and Pre-Retirement Seminars for over one thousand employees annually.
    4. Prepared new employee benefits packages and pre-retirement packages, scheduled room locations, contact, and reserve pre-retirement speakers.
    5. Resolved employee concerns and questions, providing pro-active services and follow-up to ensure one hundred percent employee satisfaction.
    6. Counseled employees regarding the termination of employment and benefit concerns.
    7. Processed manual checks received for benefit payments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BAS

Employee Benefits Specialist Resume

Summary : Dedicated and reliable Manager with strong organizational skills, who excels at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks simultaneously with accuracy and efficiency, and following through to achieve extraordinary results. Represents the Company with a friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Skills : Human Resources, Administrative, Compliance.

Description :

    1. Led annual open enrollment processing for all Company employees, including question and answer sessions with employees on benefit program updates.
    2. Reviewed federal and state laws to confirm and enforce company compliance.
    3. Created Family and Medical Leave of Absence program for all Company employees.
    4. Wrote Family and Medical Leave of Absence policy to administer the program.
    5. Responsible for processing and monitoring all Company leaves of absences for employees.
    6. Membered of the team responsible for creating the Integrated Absence Management program for all Company employees.
    7. Prepared detailed procedures manual for benefit processing and provided benefits system training for subsidiary Benefits Specialists.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Speech and Hearing Sciences

Employee Benefits Specialist Resume

Objective : Dedicated customer-focused administrative professional offering significant experience in self-directed positions requiring; support, secretarial and administrative abilities, proven interpersonal, communications, and multitasking skills. Proficient in all phases of organizing and coordinating projects, meeting deadlines and budgets.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Salesforce, Hippa, Insurance, Administrative Duties, Adobe Photoshop, Administrative Assistant, Sales, Medical Terminology, Medical Billing, Customer Service, Excel, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Experienced with group benefit plans, open enrollment presentations, underwriting concepts, and administration.
    2. Planned and directed quoting process, implementation, and administration of employee benefit programs such as medical, dental, disability, life insurance, employee assistance, voluntary, and other plans.
    3. Negotiated and contracted with benefit plan providers, and vendors for clients' services, premiums, and plan administration.
    4. Analyzed benefits utilization for cost-control and risk-assessment factors through monitoring costs for clients' health and welfare programs.
    5. Maintained knowledge of and analysis of government regulations, benefits program trends, and prevailing practices among similar organizations.
    6. Coordinated transfer of data (spread sheeting) to external vendors, plan providers, auditors, and consultants.
    7. Presented and liaisoned with C-level management.
    8. Created presentation packets.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Biology and Psychology

Employee Benefits Specialist Resume

Summary : Organized Employee Benefits Specialist with a proven track record of delivering within specified time frames. Customer-focused and strong communicator with the ability to effectively interact with others. Quick learner with management potential. with a proven track record of delivering within specified time frames.

Skills : Volunteer Chaplain, Strategic Planning, Creative Direction.

Description :

    1. Administered all fringe benefits and collection of employee insurance premium payments.
    2. Updated coverage changes and premium payment for the entire workforce on a monthly basis.
    3. Performed administrative and supervisory duties in absence of the Personnel Director.
    4. Assisted in preparation of the departmental budget.
    5. Assisted the Personnel Director in policy development in relation to fringe benefit administration.
    6. Maintained and analyzed claims experience data and make recommendations concerning cost containment.
    7. Administered payment and processing of unemployment benefits claims and prepare documentation for appeals.
    8. Coordinated annual open enrollment and process resulting changes.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification

Employee Benefits Specialist Resume

Objective : Participates in full life cycle development by performing requirements analysis, process development and design, and testing using development methodology. Collaborates with functional teams, as well as with IT business analysts and programmers to develop detailed design specifications according to standards.

Skills : Recruitment, Benefits, Interviewing.

Description :

    1. Answered benefit questions for all employees pertaining to health, dental, life, LTD, flexible spending, and COBRA.
    2. Collected and entered all new hires, life event changes, and changes of status into the vendor system.
    3. Answered employee questions regarding insurance and worked with the insurance company on tough claims.
    4. Presented material at open enrollment regarding insurance changes.
    5. Utilized multiple software programs including JD Edwards, Taleo, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
    6. Met with new hires and employees explaining ad answering benefit questions.
    7. Maintained knowledge of the company's policies and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Human Resources Management