Mar 04, 2019

Insurance & Benefits Coordinator

$23,000 - $30,000 yearly
  • Life Action Ministries
  • Buchanan, MI, USA
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

Position Summary:  The Insurance & Benefits Coordinator will plan, direct and coordinate the insurance and benefits activities for Life Action Ministries in conjunction with the Staff Services Director.   This position will work with our staff to ensure we are meeting the expected needs and necessary filing deadlines in addition to various support and services related to day-to-day tasks and special projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the process and completion of insurance and benefits administration for our staff members.
  • Explain company insurance and benefits to employees or job applicants.
  • Mediate between benefits providers and employees, such as by assisting in handling employees' benefits-related questions.
  • Enter and maintain insurance and benefits data for each employee in Paylocity.
  • Analyze, direct, and review employee benefit programs to ensure they are meeting the needs of staff and align with organizational goals.
  • Prepare monthly requisitions for invoice payment for benefits and reconciling deductions with payment remitted.
  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning insurance and benefits related data such as deductions and benefit elections.
  • Assist with any other projects as assigned by the Staff Services Director.

Skills, Abilities, Characteristics and Physical Demand:

  • Excellent written, phone, and personal communication skills with the ability to communicate technical and detailed information on HR subjects with all levels of staff and management.
  • Ability to multitask and keep processes moving on multiple assignments.
  • Proficient in MS Office (especially Word and Excel), Google Suite, and email proficiency. Also in modern office procedures, databases, and recordkeeping.
  • Must be organized, professional, and responsible with a strong attention to detail while maintaining integrity and confidentiality.
  • Motivated and a self-starter with the ability to handle complex tasks and special projects.
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently and with a team, and able to work well without constant supervision.
  • Basic understanding of insurance and benefits compliance laws or a willingness to further learn and grow in this area.
  • Enjoys variety, but can handle routine as needed.
  • An Encourager with a heart to serve our staff.

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