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Location: Wichita
Posted on: November 22, 2021

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We're looking for a self-motivated Benefit Specialist III-REMOTE who has a passion for challenges, innovation, and helping people to achieve their goals.ABOUT INFOSYNC SERVICESMulti-unit business operators often find accounting and payroll to be frustrating and expensive. InfoSync provides the people and technology so they can focus on their core business.With over 10,000 locations using our services across 80 different brands, InfoSync is the leading provider of outsourcing services for multi-unit businesses.WHY WORK FOR INFOSYNC?At InfoSync, we know that you want to be a valued employee. In order to do that, you need a job with purpose, development, and opportunity for growth. We believe everyone should feel a part of a bigger purpose and enjoy coming to work every day. That is why we've hired over 600 employees who help us achieve our mission, vision, and our values.Mission: Be the leading provider of outsourced business solutions through insight and innovative technologies, the development of people, and delivering excellent customer service.Vision: Power people, enabling them to maximize their success.Values: People, Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Accountability, and PurposeABOUT THE ROLEAs a part of the InfoSync team, you will be working closely with staff across all departments to deliver excellent customer service to clients across diverse brands. The Benefits Specialist III is responsible for the administration of benefits in the HR System, for ensuring the accuracy of the associated payroll deductions for all benefits and retirement programs, including medical, dental, vision, life, & short-and long-term disability, and for coordinating with employees, clients, and third-party vendors to support these functions.Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.1. Coordinate the daily processing of benefits deductions through the payroll cycle.2. Document and maintain administrative procedures for assigned benefits processes.3. Ensure timeliness and accuracy of required reporting.4. Submit employee contributions withheld through payroll deduction for 401(k), HSA, and FSA plans to the vendor5. Respond to benefit and other general inquiries from vendors, managers, and employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, and status changes.6. Provide necessary reports to client and third parties to support them with the administration of their employee benefit plans.7. Coordinate and troubleshoot issues that arise through the transfer of manual extracts to third-party vendors.8. Assist HRIS Project Manager with open enrollment projects using the HR System.9. Perform audits of benefit elections in the HR System post open enrollment10. Review and interpret benefit plan documents11. Perform quality checks of benefits-related data in the HR system to ensure the transfer of accurate information to third-party vendors.12. Determine employee eligibility for entry into benefit plans per ACA and plan rules, and make appropriate employee notifications.13. Evaluate and work with the client to revise internal processes to reduce costs and increase efficiency.14. Process and maintain documentation for proof of life event changes with employees, vendors, and clients15. Distribute enrollment materials to employees, and complete employee plan enrollments, life event changes, and terminations within the payroll and vendor systems as needed.16. Manage the annual 401(k) catch-up contribution enrollment.17. Reconcile monthly vendor invoices and submit request for payment.18. Manage employee arrears reporting and payments19. Manage COBRA benefit enrollments and coordinate premium collection20. Process and administer all leave-of-absence and FMLA requests and coordinate premium collection.21. Completing annual ACA 1095 template review22. Special projects as assigned.Competencies1. Ethical Practice2. Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines3. Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions4. Excellent written and oral communication skills5. Ability to work with all levels of management6. Ability to manage priorities and workflow7. Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm8. Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite products to include Outlook, Word and Excel9. Proven business acumen skills10. Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions11. Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.12. Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and confidentially13. Able to effectively manage client relationships14. Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills15. Advanced experience working with HR and benefits enrollment systems16. Understand and interpret benefit plan documents17. Thorough understanding of regulations governing benefits plan administration18. Benefit management expertise19. Knowledge of benefits complianceSupervisory ResponsibilityThis position has no supervisory responsibilitiesWork EnvironmentThis job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computes, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machinesPhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required; it would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, an ability to adjust focus.Position Type/Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time position. Days and hors of work are Monday through Friday. Specific shift hours to be determined at time of hire. Occasional evening, weekend, and overtime work may be required as job duties demand.Travel10% or less expectedRequired Education and ExperienceHigh School Diploma and/or Associates Degree and three to five years of related employee benefits administration experiencePreferred Education and ExperienceAssociates Degree and three to five years of related employee benefits administration experience, and CEBS, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP professional designations


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