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Benefits Manager 2- #26875

Accretive Solutions’ Executive Search Practice has been engaged by one of its clients to recruit a Benefits Manager to join their team, located in the Greater Detroit area.

The Benefits Manager will be responsible for the administration of employee benefits in all company operations.

Responsibilities: 

• Administer employee benefits programs such as retirement plans; medical, dental, vision plans; life insurance plans; temporary disability programs; and wellness programs.
• Evaluate and compare existing company benefits with those of other employers by analyzing other plans, surveys and other sources of information. Plan, develop and/or participate in area and industry surveys. Analyze results of surveys and develop specific recommendations for review by management.
• Develop specifications for new plans or modify existing plans to:
o Maintain company's competitive position in labor market, and
o Obtain uniform benefits package for all company locations, where possible.
• Recommend classes of eligible employees for new or modified plans. Develop census data and solicit insurance companies for quotations. Evaluates quotation and make recommendations to management. Develop company cost information for new plans and make premium cost share recommendations to management.
• Install approved new plans or changes to existing plans by preparing announcement materials, plan summary documents and other media for communicating plans to employees. Conduct employee meetings and arrange for enrollment. Advise and counsel management and employees on existing benefits.
• Prepare and execute, with legal consultation, benefits documentation, such as original and amended plan texts, benefit agreements and insurance policies. Instruct insurance carriers, trustees and other administrative agencies outside the company to effect changes in benefits program. Ensure prompt and accurate compliance.
• Assist in the development of company bargaining proposals for employee benefits and analyze union benefits demands. Obtain and prepare cost data for company and union proposals and final settlements.
• Assure company compliance with provisions of Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Affordable Care Act. 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.
• Develop benefits information and statistical and census data for actuaries, insurance carriers and management.
• Handle benefits inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, courteous resolution. Maintain contact in person, and by phone or mail, with hospitals, physicians, insurance companies, employees, and beneficiaries to facilitate proper and complete utilization of benefits for all employees.
• Supervise maintenance of enrollment and claims records for all benefits plans.

Requirements: 

• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources
• 5-7 years of relevant experience in Benefit planning and administration

Instructions: 

If you, or someone you know, meet these requirements and are interested in learning more about this exciting career opportunity, please contact our Recruiting Team at Recruiter@accretivesolutions.com and include an updated resume/CV.

Corporate Statement: 

Accretive Solutions is a national professional services firm providing Consulting, Staffing, and Outsourcing solutions to a wide variety of organizations from start-ups to the Fortune 500. We specialize in solving problems in Accounting & Finance, Governance & Compliance, Information Technology and Business Transformation. Our Executive Search practice has a long and successful history of identifying great talent on behalf of our clients and their organizations.
Throughout our 30 year history performing Executive Search, we have earned an excellent reputation for delivering results and operating with the highest degree of integrity and professionalism. One of the things that set us apart is our practice of always doing what is in the best interests of those we serve - both clients and candidates alike.
Accretive Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Date: 

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 21:00

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