• Health & Welfare Benefits Analyst

    Job Locations US-WI-Kenosha
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  • Overview

    Responsible for ensuring the accuracy and dependability of key processes in accordance with Benefit Plan rules and ERISA and IRS guidelines including weekly vendor file management and data correction, Retiree Medical administration, Leave of Absence/disability process management and various reporting and auditing functions. Additionally, serve as a liaison between Accounts Payable (AP), Treasury, JP Morgan, our benefits administration system and our billing administrator in completing reconciliation processes.


    • Become a subject matter expert regarding associate and retiree Health and Welfare Benefit Plans.
    • Ensure weekly vendor files are correct, review and audit error reports and work with vendors to update and correct data.
    • Working independently and with vendors, drive root-cause analysis of file and program errors, data disrepencies and other process disruptions.
    • Working with internal and external audit, ensure compliance with COSO framework, Sarbanes – Oxley (SOX) and other internal controls.
    • Perform weekly Retiree Reimbursement Account management and auditing
    • Serve as a liaison with AP, Treasury and JP Morgan and complete monthly reconciliations.
    • With the Manager, perform weekly control audits and correction of data within the benefits administration system and the HR Information system (HRIS).
    • Complete, in conjunction with the Manager, data-mining, manipulation, analysis and calculation for Annual Valuation, internal and external compliance audits and requests from Corporate HR and vendors.
    • Respond to governmental requests for information.
    • During peak times, process Benefits Center phone and email contacts from active associates, retirees and HR personnel.
    • Assist in leading Benefits outreach activities including traveling to other company locations to host associate meetings and focus groups.


    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, a related field or equivalent relavent experience
    • 3-4 years experience in providing passionate customer service
    • 3-4 years experience in Health and Welfare Benefits preferred
    • Familiar with benefits administration systems and report writing
    • Ability to be flexible in daily activities, change priorities and coordinate multiple tasks.
    • Expert in Microsoft Excel - ability to review, alter, interpret and design complex spreadsheets including data manipulation and combining and analyzing data from multiple sources and systems.
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint
    • Analytical skills – ability to use a wide range of procedures, analyze situations to determine the best course of action.
    • Excellent listening and communication skills – able to modify communication style to match the appropriate audience. Requires strong understanding of the impact of a message on the organization and the customer. Able to write with clarity and precision. Must be proficient in verbal and written communication.
    • Possess a strong sense of urgency and complete tasks and follow-through to full resolution when researching and responding to issues.
    • Ability to remain calm under pressure and work in stressful situations in order to promote good customer relations.
    • Ability to work as an integral part of a team, fostering teamwork and cultivating relationships, as well as work independently or with minimal supervision.


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