Benefits Analyst in San Francisco, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $38.46 - $40.86/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

San Francisco based company is seeking a Seasoned HR Benefits Analyst for 6 month contract

Are you experienced in HR Benefits?
Do you have indepth knowledge of Pensions and 401k distribution?
Have you oversaw M&A in your previous roles?

If so, this is a collaborative role, working closing with the Benefits Director and HR team members. The ideal candidate has working knowledge of multi-employer plans, is very organized, detail oriented, and is customer focused while working with complex information.


• Administers plans or programs including enrollment, tracking, and reporting.
• Oversee and assists with multiple retirement : Pension, 401K and Employee Stock Ownership Plans and/or health & wellness plans, including medical, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
• May answer and respond to participant questions and requests via telephone and email communication. Researches and provides information to participants via verbal or written format in a timely manner.
• Processes payments and deposits to/from pension trust and maintains pension trust expense spreadsheet. Reconciles retirement plan trust payments; runs weekly eligibility files for third party administrators and is responsible for answering inquiries from third party administrators regarding data integrity including root cause analysis.
• Manages governmental reporting relating to retirement and/or benefits.
• Primary HR liaison with benefit plan auditors and Company auditors, including coordinating data requests, completing reconciliations, and answering questions regarding administration of plans.
• Analyzes errors in HR systems, identifies trends, and makes recommendations. Follows-up as necessary with team members.
• Create and maintain written documentation in relation to the HRIS systems, continually evaluate, establish, make recommendations, and implement initiatives to streamline and automate HRIS processes.
• Create, analyze, and compile statistics or metrics and makes recommendations.
• Manages billing process which includes reviewing reports, submitting payment requests, and reviewing and reconciling data to determine if credits are necessary.
• Works with IT Analyst to set up and maintain vendor feeds, identify and resolve HR systems issues.
• May review, update, and/or coordinate the changes of summary plan descriptions and benefit description booklets.
• Collaborates with Payroll, as needed to troubleshoot HR, retirement, and/or benefits related issues.
• Authors reports and queries, and when needed assists other team members with reports.
• May assist with reviewing, updating, and/or coordinating the update and distribution of summary
plan descriptions and benefit description booklets.
• May assist with the development and implementation of benefit communication materials,
including legally required notices and employee presentations.
• May assist in RFP processes to include development of specifications, summaries, experience data
and analysis of responses. Coordinates implementation process for new vendors and programs.
• May analyze employee utilization of programs and develop specific recommendations for review by
• May test modifications necessary to support benefits, retirement and other HR system changes
and/or updates and conduct user acceptance testing. Assists in the development of user procedures
for benefits modules and other HR systems as assigned.
• Maintains HR benefits documentation, and appropriate links, on HR portal to ensure participants
receive the correct information.
• May design, organize and conduct employee benefit related meeting or fairs.
• Resolves non-routine problems and evaluates and assesses new approaches to current processes
and issues.
• Works on Human Resources and Benefits-related projects in conjunction with other team members.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor's degree required.
• Three to five years related experience in benefit and/or retirement administration.
• HRIS System and query report. Ideally JDE and Insight experience.
• Strong Excel.
• CEBS or GBA certification preferred.
• Valid driver’s license.