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Benefits Coordinator in Kansas City at CBIZ

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level. CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 2019 America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes, 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.

Corporate HR in our Kansas City, MO office is seeking a Benefits Coordinator to assist internal clients with questions and ensure department goals are met through teamwork and collaboration.  Position requires development of subject matter expertise. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the benefits team
  • Develop a  superior level of understanding of all group and voluntary benefit plans in order to assist with questions
  • Keep all benefit-related postings current on the various internal websites
  • Manage the set up and operation of the benefits team web conferences
  • Resolve a full range of internal customer requests which may in some cases require engaging other resources for resolution
  • Receive external communication and insure all matters are directed to the appropriate resource for resolution
  • Develop a good level of understanding of the retirement plan administration in order to assist with associate questions and issues that have been escalated to the Corporate Benefits office
  • Monitor and correct weekly interface error files between our payroll system and our retirement plan vendor, and various other benefits related interfaces
  • Develop a working knowledge of the  Human Resources information system (HCM) and payroll systems and how they interface with the various  benefit carriers  file integrations
  • Develop a good level of knowledge of the third party administrator process for COBRA billing Participate in the updates to  and distribution of annual open enrollment materials
  • Coordinate the annual on-site biometric testing events for 40+ locations
  • Research and assemble data
  • Execute administrative duties as assigned
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Preferred Requirements:

  • 1 year of relevant work experience; background or training in employee benefit plans a plus
  • Intranet maintenance a plus
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proficient use of Excel and Word 
  • Ability to take direction from direct and indirect supervisors

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of an organization, both internally and externally
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently

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