Benefits Administrator

FULL TIME

We have a great group of curious, creative, hard-working people here ready to welcome you to the team.

Find your new work home at The DRG.

Reporting to the Director of Employee Services, the Benefits Administrator is responsible for the administration of all company benefit programs, compliance audits, and reporting. At The DRG, you will be offered a competitive compensation package, a supportive, flexible work environment that is focused on teamwork and collaboration, and an opportunity to learn from a team of professionals who are dedicated to your growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures timely and accurate processing of employee enrollment and status changes for our medical, dental, vision, life, disability, retirement, and other benefit plans
  • Responds to employee inquiries and acts as a liaison between employees and our vendors
  • Actively participates in the annual benefit renewal process in collaboration with the Director of Employee Services and our benefits broker
  • Serves as the point of contact for our FMLA, Leave of Absence, and Worker’s Compensation programs
  • Reviews and responds to unemployment claims
  • Responsible for regulatory and legal compliance of employee benefit plans and wellness programs including ERISA, COBRA, FSA, and OSHA
  • Assists with annual reporting and discrimination testing for insurance and retirement plans
  • Develops and delivers ongoing benefit education materials and training in partnership with our benefits brokers
  • Ensures ACA compliance, including ACA reporting and keeping current with ACA regulations and changes
  • Processes employee salary and status changes in DRG and benefit systems and serves as the HR liaison with our payroll department
  • Works with payroll and finance departments to research and implement requirements for employees and vendors outside of Wisconsin
  • Oversees employees benefit time programs such as PTO and holiday pay
  • Performs internal audits to ensure contract compliance
  • Works to understand current software systems to ensure they are being optimized to meet the department needs
  • Researches and proposes new vendors, as appropriate
  • Supports, communicates, and reinforces the mission, values, and culture of The DRG

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Experience Requirements:

  • 3+ years of benefits administration (preferred)

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to identify problematic issues, providing research, and following through to resolution
  • Ability to discuss sensitive issues with employees
  • Demonstrated integrity and ethics in handling confidential information
  • Understands the impact of benefits’ decisions to the corporation and employees
  • Strong organizational skills to coordinate and prioritize a variety of responsibilities simultaneously
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new technologies
  • Effective communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite of products
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive and make decisions
  • Preferably, experience in insurance and retirement benefit administration and leave management.

You might be a good fit if you like to:

  • Solve problems and find win-win resolutions
  • Work with both numbers and people
  • Be curious and look deeper than the opportunity at hand
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Keep a “can-do” temperament and exude confidence
  • Be a self-starter who is energetic, enthusiastic, persistent, creative, and motivated to work in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Interact with a wide range of personalities and have strong people skills

    Hours: Full-time, salaried

    Location:

    The Dieringer Research Group, Inc. (The DRG)
    200 Bishops Way
    Brookfield, WI 53005

    Remote, hybrid, and onsite work options

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, or status with regard to public assistance.

    Date Posted: 2022-03-03