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Benefits Specialist
1 month ago
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, US

Job Description

Company Overview

Collabera engineers the world’s best software and experiences. Our purpose is to enhance every life we touch through the power of human-centric technology. We work with 59% of the Fortune 100 companies to deliver innovation at the intersection of software engineering and human experiences. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., Collabera has more than 17,000 professionals across 10 countries, 60 offices and 3 global delivery centers.

Company Positioning 

Collabera is at the forefront of fulfilling the digital promise. We are engineering the next age of business with intelligent digital solutions. If the idea of disruptive technology excites you, if you are passionate about creating impact with AI and Cloud-based solutions, then we want you on our team. Consistently recognized as one of the best companies to work for, we offer global job opportunities and career advancement support at every stage of your career.

The Role

The Benefits Administrator role will be responsible for the day to day administration of corporate group health insurances and pension programs in the US and Canada, including health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending/health savings accounts and 401(k)/Pension plans. Reporting directly to the Benefits Manager North America and supporting the HR director for all benefit related matter and projects including wellness initiatives, orientations, in house employee benefits training and communications.  The benefits administrator also provides and oversees benefits customer service for 5000+ employees, extensive/complex data analytics for vendor partners and billing, plus ensures compliance to municipal, state and federal employment and benefit laws.


  • Coordinate daily benefits processing including all enrollments, terminations, qualifying events, changes, beneficiary updates, loans and distributions. Partner with internal leave of absence team to ensure accuracy of benefits on leave, and outsourced COBRA vendor.
  • Serve as primary contact for plan vendors/third-party administrators. Ensure timeliness and validate accuracy of all benefit data/EDI files weekly.
  • Serve as primary contact for first level benefits inquires. Troubleshoot and resolve complex benefit issues with timely responses and resolutions to workforce.
  • Create and maintain benefit summaries, orientation decks and internal employee training materials for complex classes of employees.
  • Assist Benefits Manager North America with revamp and rollout of benefits intranet site(s) and creation of full scope benefit booklets for complex classes of employees.
  • Serve as primary contact for all vendor/third-party billing including premium, claims and administrative cost invoice payments. Maintain and validate monthly payments coordinating with Accounts Payable.
  • Oversee planning and coordination/preparation for annual Open Enrollment and benefits fair/web-based vendor sessions.
  • Partner with Payroll for weekly provision of benefit database adds/changes files for accuracy. Create and validate reporting of payroll deductions to benefits database to ensure reconciliation.
  • Assist Benefits Manager North America in research of best-in-class vendors, designs and costs. Implement and maintain any new benefit offerings or vendor changes annually including the benefits database, vender files, communications and coordination with payroll.
  • Assist in ACA compliance including updating and maintaining subsidy eligible class of employees and tax form (1095) preparation.
  • Coordinate with Payroll & HR team on any municipal, state or federal PTO benefit updates/compliance. Maintain in house PTO policies as it relates to employees on assignment/separate PTO arrangements.  Respond to employee inquiries regarding PTO balances or discrepancies.
  • Maintain all benefits compliance including but not limited to ACA, annual IRS limits, SBCs, Medicare part D notices, 5500 filings, nondiscrimination testing and SAR distributions.

Job Requirements

benefits, health insurance, enrollments, human resources, processing


Job Code: 2760

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