At Boston Children's Hospital, the quality of our care - and our inclusive hospital working environment - lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we're committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.
The Benefits Specialist will be responsible for:
Reviewing and processing weekly/monthly vendor invoices. Monitoring for accuracy and reasonableness.
Reviewing, tracking and processing expenses, rebates and reimbursements.
Serving as primary day to day contact for vendors and internal HR staff. Providing subject matter expertise and assistance to Employee Service Center staff, evaluating escalated tier 2 questions and issues and providing problem resolution. May communicate directly with employees or indirectly via the Service Center.
Managing vendor file transfers; Evaluating eligibility, stop loss, and related files for accuracy and resolves discrepancies on a regular basis.
Providing as needed project support to the department including but not limited to Benefits Open Enrollment, wellness activities, new vendor selection and implementation and compliance activities.
Providing analysis and generate reports in support of employee benefits programs.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree in business, human resources, finance or other related field require.
One to three years of experience in benefits administration. Extensive experience may substitute for education.
Benefits certification preferred.
Working knowledge of employee benefits policies and procedures, state and federal regulatory legislation such as Affordable Care Act ACA , Internal Revenue Regulations and ERISA, and an understanding of benefit plans and provisions
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Strong problem solving/issues resolution skills
General understanding of payroll processes and benefit deduction set up
Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing Ability to successfully manage multiple demands and projects simultaneously while maintaining confidentiality and discretion.
Intermediate level experience with Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, etc.)
High level of analytical ability necessary to compile and interpret a variety of benefits data High level attention to detail to ensure quality/rigor in reports data analysis
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.