ArlingtonVARecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Arlington jobs

Senior Benefits Specialist

Company: Surescripts
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Surescripts serves the nation with simpler, trusted health intelligence sharing. We connect nearly 2 million players in the healthcare industry, impacting the care of almost every American patient. We deliver insights at critical points of care for better decisions - from streamlining prior authorizations to delivering comprehensive medication histories to facilitating messages between providers.

Job Summary:

The Senior Benefits Specialist is the first point of contact regarding benefits enrollment and insurance related questions. The Senior Benefits Specialist maintains the benefits module in Workday, Surescripts' Human Resources Information System (HRIS), and associated reporting activities. The Senior Benefits Specialist maintains the benefits content of Connect, Surescripts intranet site, administers leave of absences, reconciles vendor invoices, and other requirements as needed. The Senior Benefits Specialist ensures company compliance with federal and state laws and other regulatory matters. They also assist with all communication and implementation of health and wellbeing education initiatives.


* Benefits Representation
* Act as employee advocate in troubleshooting benefit issues, responds to benefits email inquiries, and provides day-to-day administration of all Surescripts company benefit programs such as education reimbursements.

* Lead 401(k) administration, non-discrimination testing, annual plan audit, and annual 401(k) true-up.

* Lead health and welfare benefit audits to completion with timely thoroughness.

* Reconcile monthly benefit vendor invoices to Workday benefit data.

* Human Resources Information System & Reporting
* Assist the Benefits Manager with the Annual Benefit Open Enrollment pre- and post-enrollment activities.

* Maintain the Workday Benefits module by creating our annual open enrollment event, verifying and approving events such as qualified life events, and other systems related fundamentals.

* Create ad hoc Workday reports and supports reporting requirements needed for various vendor requests, open enrollment, or various projects.

* Work closely with HRIS and payroll to ensure employees are enrolled correctly and deductions are correctly deducted

* SharePoint site management
* Maintain the Surescripts SharePoint Health & Wellbeing intranet site. This includes updates to content ensuring relevancy in educating employees on H&W benefit offerings through webinars, content, vendor materials, Surescripts SPDs, and other regulatory postings.

* Absence Management
* Lead the administration of the Company's time off and leave of absence programs including FMLA, STD, LTD, etc. through our third-party Absence Management Administrator. Coordinates with Payroll semi-monthly to ensure all employee leaves are correctly reported, recorded, and paid through payroll.

* Recognition
* Support the employee recognition programs by providing administrative support in our recognition system.

* Manage the recognition budget, including Employee Events, approving anniversary gifts, and managing the relationship with our vendor.

* Charitable Giving
* Support the upkeep and management of the Surescripts charitable giving website.

* Verify and process monthly employer donations by leading Charitable Giving Charter meetings and the design and recommendation of charitable giving campaigns.

* Regulatory and Compliance
* Run monthly Sanction Checks on our current workforce and act as the system administrator to the Sanction Checks vendor.

* Lead the Surescripts Employee Handbook annual review and update. Partner with Legal to ensure compliance with various state laws.

* Lead the Surescripts Worker's Compensation (WC) claims processing. Work with WC insurance carrier and HRBP on work accommodations, if needed.

* Verify and process monthly employer donations by leading Charitable Giving Charter meetings and the design and recommendation of charitable giving campaigns.

* Other duties as assigned


Basic Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

* Minimum 5 years of relevant, progressive experience in employee benefits

* Strong proficiency in using Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and data transmission files

* Highly proficient in Microsoft Office products including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience with Workday and Workday Benefits

* Experience in HR analytics

* Organizational and time management skills

* Strong research and analytical skills

Keywords: benefits, benefits administration, Workday, open enrollment, Excel, benefit, HRIS

Surescripts embraces flexibility through its Flexible Hybrid Work model for most positions. This model allows employees to work virtually while still utilizing our offices as collaboration centers. With alignment and agreement from your leadership, you can come and go from the office as needed.

What You're Like

You're more than an HR pro. You're a fair and compassionate advocate who encourages diversity of thought and growth. You seek to deeply understand the business, its people and its needs, and find ways to support and meaningfully match the right talent to the right purpose. Ultimately, you help shape the culture-and future-of our company.

What We're Like

Surescripts Human Resources is a collaborative, hard-working crew that openly shares and learns from each other. We laugh a lot, we celebrate when we make awesome hires, and we help our teammates struggling with thorny HR issues. No matter what we're working on --- we're all in it together.

What the Work is Like

Our challenge (as is the challenge in HR departments the world over) is to balance the best interests of employees, managers and our bottom line. This is not always an easy task, but we are continuously striving to do our best to cultivate an environment where all employees feel valued, respected, energized by their work, and committed to achieving exceptional results together.

Why Wait? Apply Now

We're a midsize company. This means you're not just another employee ID number. Here, you can build real relationships and feel supported by truly awesome people with diverse backgrounds and talents in an innovative and collaborative work culture. We strive to create an environment where you can be yourself, share your ideas and work your way. We offer opportunities for employee development, as well as competitive compensation packages and extensive benefits.

Benefits include, but are not limited to, comprehensive healthcare (including infertility coverage), generous paid time off including paid childbirth and parental leave and mental health days, pet insurance, and 401(k) with company match and immediate vesting. To learn more, review the Keep You and Yours Healthy, Balancing Work and Life, and Where Talent Takes Shape links under the Better Benefits. Better Work. Better Life section of our careers site.

Physical and Mental Requirements

While performing duties of this job, an employee may be required to perform any, or all of the following: attend meetings in and out of the office, travel, communicate effectively (both orally and in writing), and be able to effectively use computers and other electronic and standard office equipment with, or without, a reasonable accommodation. Additionally, this job requires certain mental demands, including the ability to use judgement, withstand moderate amounts of stress and maintain attention to detail with, or without, a reasonable accommodation.

Surescripts is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

A requirement of this position is that you must be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to perform your essential job functions. Surescripts will consider accommodation requests as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated because of a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief.

Keywords: Surescripts, Arlington , Senior Benefits Specialist, Other , Arlington, Virginia

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Virginia jobs by following @recnetVA on Twitter!

Arlington RSS job feeds