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Manager - Corporate Benefits in Dallas, TX at Tuesday Morning

Date Posted: 12/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Manager - Corporate Benefits

 The Manager – Corporate Benefits is responsible for creating the short-term & long-term strategy of the company’s qualified and non-qualified benefits offerings.  The successful candidate will also own administration of associate benefits in all company business units. As a department manager, this incumbent will own the supervision and development of the benefits team members.

 Responsibilities Include:

  • Assure company compliance with provisions of ERISA and the Affordable Care Act/1095s. Supervise preparation of reports and applications required by law to be filed with federal and state agencies, such as Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, insurance commissioners, and other regulatory agencies. Review and analyze changes to state and federal laws pertaining to benefits, and report necessary or suggested changes to management. Coordinate company benefits with government-sponsored programs.
  • Oversee 401(k) Plan enrollment and funding.
  • Monitor FSA, HSA, 401(k) and Roth limits, set up new limits when announced.
  • Manage associate benefits programs such as medical, dental, vision plans; life insurance plans; disability programs; paid time off and wellness programs.
  • Oversee HR Compliance activities including I-9s, e-Verify, unemployment, the Work Number, training and policy acknowledgment processes.
  • Own set up, administration and tracking of new local and State sick leave policies in HRIS system.
  • Handle benefits inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, courteous resolution. Maintain contact in person, and by phone or mail, with broker, insurance companies, associates, and beneficiaries to facilitate proper and complete utilization of benefits.
  • Participate in industry surveys. Analyze trends, benchmarks, and results of surveys to develop specific recommendations for review by leadership.
  • Participate in the RFP and bidding process of plans including, where necessary, consultant selection.
  • Work directly with benefits consultant/benefits broker and all carriers to ensure appropriate administration of all plans.
  • Develop and coordinate effective communication plan for programs and annual open enrollment/health fairs.
  • Set up new deduction rates and dependent files after each open enrollment period.
  • Create/monitor interface files with vendors.
  • Oversee Wellness Program.
  • Monitor 5500 filings.
  • Coordinate stop-loss insurance benefits with corporate accounting.

Qualified candidates will possess:

 To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:

  • Problem-solving – the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully and maintains confidentiality.
  • Interpersonal skills – the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
  • Oral Communication – the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
  • Written Communication – the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.
  • Quality Control – the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Planning/Organizing – the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
  • Adaptability – the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability – the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or other relevant fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ of employee benefits experience.
  • Team player, able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers of all levels, including Officers.
  • Able to maintain data integrity through attention to detail and accuracy, prioritize and meet aggressive deadlines, and process, manipulate, and summarize reports.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint required. Microsoft Access preferred.
  • USG UltiPro HRIS system, a plus.
  • Strong skills in MS Office & Google applications.

We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits to include 401(k), best-in-class products, and more!  Both innovative and high-performing, our stores provide you with unlimited possibilities to start your career. Be a part of the Tuesday Morning growth!