Senior Benefits Specialist Resume Samples

A Senior Benefits Specialist manages the company’s employee benefits and retirement programs. A well-written Senior Benefits Specialist Resume mentions the following core duties – educating participants on dental, life, vision, and disability benefit plans; communicating with insurance carriers and addressing claims and coverage issues; facilitating resolutions of insurance claims; taking responsibility for providing information on the company’s benefits policies to recruits; researching and suggesting recommendations about benefits packages; resolving employee questions and doubts; preparing reports on the cases handled, and ensuring employees get maximum benefits.

Summary of skills seen on resumes includes – solid knowledge of employee benefits programs, the ability to communicate with company’s insurance carriers to address coverage issues; hands-on experience serving as a liaison, problem-solving skills, proficiency with data entry, records management and the ability to explain on insurance benefits to various clients. A formal degree is not compulsory.

 

Senior Benefits Specialist Resume example

Senior Benefits Specialist Resume

Summary : Experienced Human Resources professional looking to grow within the field and excel in a dynamic and challenging organization. Ability to adapt to changing conditions, enthusiasm and positive attitude, and ability to self-direct and direct others will allow to become an expert in role.

Skills : Detail Oriented, Self-starter, Learn Quickly, Work Well With Others, Flexible, Solving Issues In A Timely Manner And Always Using Excellent Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Advised 1,300 nonunion and union employees on benefits eligibility and provisions of coverage.
    2. Conducted weekly benefits introduction meeting for new hires during the on-boarding process.
    3. Researched and resolved issues requiring benefit plan interpretation.
    4. Recognized system problems and provide solutions.
    5. Counseled, advised, and administered benefits for ex-pats and employees who localize to the U.S.
    6. Provided ongoing support to employees making life event changes.
    7. Collaborated with the Benefits Manager and Human Resources Director to rewrite several outdated policies and procedures as well as implement new ones for the  Employee Handbook.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business


Senior Benefits Specialist III Resume

Summary : To demonstrate ability to initiate/manage cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects to meet targeted goals within a given time frame.

Skills : Keen Attention To Detail, Research , Accuracy, Strong Microsoft Office, HRIS.

Description :

    1. Took full ownership and responsibility for assigned clients by owning the client's issues to ensure resolution and completing follow up.
    2. Worked to identify root cause or engaged needed resources to isolate and resolve issues by trouble shooting, probing and educating customers and/or clients on products/services.
    3. Played a key role in creating the department standard procedures and assist with annual enrollment system testing and updates.
    4. Resolved and responded to clients, carriers, participants and/or vendors on service issues.
    5. Responsible for documenting client procedures and maintenance of client documentation.
    6. Accurated administration of ongoing and annual enrollment benefit administration tasks.
    7. Identified process gaps/deficiencies and made improvement recommendations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates Of Science


Senior Benefits Specialist II Resume

Headline : Accomplished Senior Employee Benefits Professional with extensive experience and an outstanding record of success in managing and administering employee health and wellness benefit programs, ensuring optimum plan design, compliance, process administration, problem solving, and strong communications. Adept at partnering with senior leadership, HR staff, carriers/vendors, and employees to improve administration, strategic direction, and cost effectiveness. Recognized for expertise and leadership in healthcare reform, DOL, IRS, and HHS guidelines.

Skills : Human Resources Employee Benefits.

Description :

    1. Reported to the VP of HR and HR Director, interfaced with executive leadership in managing $12M employee health and wellness, retirement, and extended/supplemental benefit programs for 2,000+ employees across 38 states.
    2. Evaluated program financial structure, analyzed costs/trends, and recommended plan provisions/financing changes to management.
    3. Laid-off due to position outsource; received a five-month severance package.
    4. Developed strategies for plan designs to include self-funding, cost containment, subrogation, cash reserves, utilization, healthcare reform legislation, wellness programs, Federal/State compliance, disease management integration, and health education and consumerism.
    5. Redesigned leaves of absence workflow and PTO polices; significantly improved efficiency/execution.
    6. Managed benchmarking and cost projection analysis.
    7. Presented recommendations to executive staff; led implementation and trained leaders in 38 states.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.A. In Human Resource Management

Senior Benefits Specialist I Resume

Summary : Senior level executive management professional with a bachelor's degree in HR management and General Business Administration and a unique perspective on the latest operational, organizational, and HR management techniques. Seeking to provide top-quality operational and HR management and support to ensure a competitive advantage. Offer excellent interpersonal and communication skills, computer proficiency (word processing, spreadsheets, database programs), and an understanding of organizational strategies to help meet corporate objectives.

Skills : Benefits Administration, Customer Service, Account Management, Claims Processing.

Description :

    1. Acted as a liaison between health, dental, life and disability insurance carriers and employees.
    2. Researched and resolved issues for employees.
    3. Directed complex issues to appropriate persons.
    4. Processed leaves (both FMLA and non-FMLA).
    5. Responded to employment verification requests.
    6. Processed benefits enrollments.
    7. Resolved enrollment issues and discrepancies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors In Business Administration

Assistant Senior Benefits Specialist Resume

Summary : Human Resources Professional with 20-year background in employee benefits management, hiring, training and benefits. Highly detail-oriented and organized.

Skills : ADP, MS Office, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Peoplesoft, Sharepoint, Oracle, Presentation , Project Management , ADP.

Description :

    1. Run the interface job on People Soft that sends the fine to CobaSev.
    2. Audited the monthly report from CobraServ.
    3. Updated People Soft from the EDF that is sent in for new hires, promotions, job codes, department codes, supervisor, transfers, mail drop, etc International Employees - Benefits Administrator for employee's medical and dental benefits (new hires & family status changes).
    4. Processd RS/SSA/HCFA Data Matching - Correspondence Medicare & Medicaid sends us list of participants that they show still employed.
    5. Investigated to see if they have terminated employment or when their active coverage canceled.
    6. Represent a full line of insurance products, serving as a trusted advisor to individuals.
    7. Managed all phases of the sales cycle from prospecting to close and follow-up support.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Associate Senior Benefits Specialist Resume

Summary : Senior level executive management professional with a bachelor's degree in HR management and General Business Administration and a unique perspective on the latest operational, organizational, and HR management techniques. Seeking to provide top-quality operational and HR management and support to ensure a competitive advantage. Offer excellent interpersonal and communication skills, computer proficiency (word processing, spreadsheets, database programs), and an understanding of organizational strategies to help meet corporate objectives.

Skills : Human Resources, Recruiting, Benefits Administration, Payroll, Operations Management, Nonprofit Management, Compliance.

Description :

    1. Administered online employee open enrollment and new hire benefit enrollment Conducted bi-lingual benefits open enrollment and 401k retirement .
    2. Served as back-up for Benefits Manager.
    3. Assisted with COBRA administration and flexible spending account administration.
    4. Successfully managed the positive integration of 350 new employees during the acquisition of Ascender Group into Matrix employee health and wellness, supplemental, and retirement benefit programs, on time and without incident.
    5. Administered multi-state leaves of absences (FMLA & USERRA), ADA accommodations, STD, and workers compensation benefits.
    6. Assisted other team members with completing complex issues.
    7. Administered all staff benefits, including 401(k) and 401(a) employer contributions, to ensure compliance with company policies and regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelors In Business Administration

Assistant Senior Benefits Specialist I Resume

Summary : Highly accomplished and proficient Human Resources professional who is passionate with delivering programs involving benefits, wellness, payroll, employee relations, HRIS, administration, and the Human Resource function as a whole. Pro-active approach in developing and implementing programs, which reduce costs, meet compliance levels and deliver above expectations.

Skills : Client Relationship Management, Financial Planning, Benefits, Retirement Planning.

Description :

    1. Leveraged deep knowledge of products, services, and plans to provide information to members.
    2. Researched and managed assigned items as needed to address and resolve problems, liaising with other internal departments as needed.
    3. Answered inquiries, presented financial/retirement data, and initiated transactions as requested by organizational members.
    4. Responded to requests from prospects to initiate transactions.
    5. Followed up each call with appropriate correspondence.
    6. Provided clergy compensation and tax information to members and their employers.
    7. Updated records and provided timely documentation of activities to assure coordinated member service.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Assistant Senior Benefits Specialist I Resume

Summary : To join a reputable organization and make valuable contributions in the areas of healthcare administration and analytics, wellness initiatives and customer interactions.

Skills : Excellent Customer Service, Administrative Support, excellent Analytical skill, Technical support, Data Entry, Active directory.

Description :

    1. Created necessary membership reports from bSwift (Benefits Information System).
    2. Manipulated and analyzed reports using various functions in Excel (Subtotal, Sort, Filter, Go To Special, VLOOKUP, CONCATENATE, etc.).
    3. Worked closely with vendor reps of Castlight, BCBSM and Delta Dental to ensure the plans are coded correctly to load into the Castlight system.
    4. Designed advertisement (posters, flyers, postcards, letters, emails and web banners) with the Castlight Marketing Team to create five (5) waves of communications throughout the rollout of Castlight.
    5. Implemented the syncREWARDS program within Castlight, which involved the structuring of points awarded for each activity completed, leading to a monetary reward per quarter.
    6. Assisted staff with FMLA, short term and long term disability needs.
    7. Evaluated and assessed HR needs and provide solutions to their problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Business Administration

Senior Benefits Specialist/Executive Resume

Summary : Highly motivated and driven individual seeking a position in which professional experience and education will allow to make an immediate contribution to a progressive organization.

Skills : Benefit Management, Benefit Management.

Description :

    1. Coordinated analysis, designed, implementation, administration, communication, vendor management, and regulatory compliance of qualified, nonqualified and Canadian retirement plans.
    2. Ensured timely funding of all 401(k) deductions and loan payments for multiple payrolls.
    3. Reconciled deductions following each payroll and process excess contributions as necessary.
    4. Monitored eligibility, the auto-enrollment process, catch up contributions, 402(g) limit overages and plan transfers each pay period.
    5. Responsible for ERISA compliance, testing, audit and 5500 for qualified plans; 409A compliance for non-qualified plans; and CAP compliance for the Canadian plan.
    6. Worked with vendors and internal learning and development team to coordinate local on-site training and education programs.
    7. Acted as a resource for recruiting staff, HR Talent Partners and Retirement Committee, as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA In Human Resource Management

Senior Benefits Specialist Resume

Headline : To obtain a position with a growth-oriented company offering opportunity for advancement and professional development.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Excel.

Description :

    1. Administered all employee benefits plans for a 16 site, 3000 employee healthcare system including medical, dental, prescription, vision, life, 403(b), pension, FMLA, short and long-term disability.
    2. Managed the plan level administration of a self-funded insurance plan.
    3. Developed and coordinated the 2005 and 2006 Annual Open Enrollment process including all materials, employee communication meetings, vendor participation and presentation design.
    4. Answered all benefit related inquiries from employees, COBRA participants and retirees.
    5. Investigated employee insurance claim issues by actively working with the broker and appropriate insurance carriers.
    6. Entered monthly benefit enrollments in Lawson HRIS system and via insurance carrier websites.
    7. Facilitated and managed COBRA enrollments through third party administrator.
    8. Acted as intermediary between employees/retirees and our pension vendors by fielding questions and resolving issues regarding employee Cash Balance Pension Plan.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S. In Business Administration