Benefits Manager

Strategic Resources, Inc. - McLean, VA (30+ days ago)3.8


Strategic Resources, Inc. (SRI) is an international, ISO 9001:2015 Certified, CMMI Level 3 Rated full service provider with more than 30 years experience in the Federal, military, and commercial marketplaces. SRI is seeking an experienced Benefits Manager.

Overview:
The right candidate is hands-on, a self-starter, enjoys multitasking, is flexible, and is passionate about the opportunity to work with highly motivated, skilled professionals in a government-contracting environment. The Benefits Manager shall possess a comprehensive background in all aspects of Corporate and employee benefit programs and possess the thorough knowledge of related Federal and State laws and regulations.

Job Summary:
Reporting directly to the Director of Human Resources, the Benefits Manager role provides management and administration of SRI’s corporate and employee benefit programs. Provides dynamic leadership and works closely with senior leadership and managers responsible for leading the organization. This position is a critical role working in a culture of transformation, strategically collaborating with leaders to drive business initiatives. This position is an integral part of the Human Resources teams.

Task and Responsibilities:
Administration and oversight of SRI employee benefits plans to include, medical, dental, life, AD&D, LTD, retirement plans, 401(k), educational/tuition assistance, FSA, EAP, and paid leave plans
Administration of the company's annual open enrollment, including writing updates to SPD’s and other benefits booklets, and communicating changes in the plan types and/or employee premiums.
Reconciling annual and monthly insurance bills of employee benefits for timely payment
Administration of Corporate insurance programs to include the submission and investigation of claims, the review of risk management and future assessment of risk mitigation
Ensuring compliance with all related laws and regulations to include: ERISA, FMLA, COBRA, ADA and other federal and state legislation.
Coordinating the administration and providing communication to employees about the company's 401(k) plan. Prepares annual audit information, ensures timely completion of 5500 report, and processes company matching contribution
Strong working knowledge of overseeing government contracts Health and Welfare programs
Responding to employee inquiries on compensation and benefits programs, which may involve conducting research, analyzing alternatives, and communicating resolutions
Working knowledge to advise company direction on legislation to include the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obama Care)

Minimum Required Education, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree and at least seven (7) years of benefit program management experience.
Three (3) to five (5) years in a Benefits Manager role, with at least five (5) years of total experience in a Management or leadership role.
Masters degree preferred, but not required.
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certification preferred, but not required.
Successful track record in setting corporate strategic direction as a Benefits Manager in a government contracting environment.

Past experience and comfort in working in a fast-paced, ever-changing business environment.
Strong analytical and research skills; well organized, and a self-starter.
Strong customer service and presentation skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications.

SRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and Affirmative Action Employer (AAE)