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Benefits Specialist

Atlas Air, Inc
Purchase, NY 10577
  • Job Code
    117806513

Job ID: 2020-3223
# of Openings: 1
Category: Human Resources
City: Purchase
State: NY
Company: Atlas Air, Inc

Overview

Under the direction of the Benefits Manager, this position will manage all functions associated with the administration of the employee benefit programs and leave management for employees of all U.S. and International locations of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings. Responsibilities will include providing critical analysis and evaluation to support benefits initiatives and business goals.

Responsibilities

  • Primary contact for maintaining and administering benefits programs in partnership with benefits vendors (carriers, brokers, etc.) for the purpose of researching, troubleshooting, and resolving escalations for benefit inquiries.
  • Assist with managing the annual open enrollment for all employee benefits and election process and serve as a knowledgeable resource to employees.
  • Responsible for communicating benefits enrollment process to newly benefits eligible employees and assist with internal communications that engage and educate employees on benefits on an ongoing and consistent basis throughout the year.
  • Ensure compliance with both Federal and State laws including COBRA, HIPPA, Family Medical Leave Act, Affordable Care Act and Disability Insurance.
  • Thorough understanding of the terms of the union contracts at it relates to benefits.
  • Ability to perform FSA discrimination testing.
  • Audit and reconcile benefits vendor billing invoices and manager vendor payment. Work with Finance to resolve accrual and billing issues.
  • Assist with the planning, implementation and coordination of various events such as well-being initiatives.
  • Recommend and implement ways to streamline procedures in an effort to achieve continuous improvement. Develop benefit processes and procedure maps.
  • Administer leaves of absence in partnership with the Company's third party administrator with demonstrated knowledge in FMLA, PFL, ADA, STD, LTD, PTO, Personal and Parental Leaves. Serve as liaison between employee, leave administrator, payroll and HRIS as needed.
  • Identify, develop and maintain benefit dashboard information.
  • Ensures HR materials are in compliance with applicable rules, regulations, and legislation. Works with the Benefits Manager and the H&W Manager to interpret relevant Benefits and employment laws and regulations for the department with the assistance of Legal, as needed.
  • Assist the Benefits Manager and H&W Manager with special projects, for instance, successful implementation of a 401(k) plan merger, including the ability to provide data through Excel expertise.


Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or related field or comparable experience.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in U.S. employee benefits administration and operations; similar knowledge for international locations a plus.
  • Experience with COBRA, ERISA, FMLA and related state and federal regulations.
  • Technical proficiency with HR information systems and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform under pressure in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously, while recognizing team oriented goals.
  • Ability to identify workplace issues and make sound recommendations for solutions.
  • Ability to handle confidential information professionally and escalate issues when appropriate.
  • Ability to travel three to four times a year.

Preferred Qualification:
  • Experience working with international benefits programs.
  • Experience working in a strong customer focused environment within health and welfare, wellness and work life balance, and retirement plan administration.
  • Experience working with ADP Enterprise, ADP Service Engine and Fidelity PSW.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Experience with unions a plus.


Competencies :
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Benefits trends, the organization's strategic direction, and relevant stakeholder.
  • Apply knowledge of Benefits best practices when performing work.
  • Aggregate data to be used for conducting internal and external business analyses.
  • Assist in root-cause analysis to identify basic problems experienced by customers, and in collaboration with others, recommend solutions.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of metrics and data, identifying appropriate metrics to assess initiatives.
  • Draw insightful conclusions, identifying trends and recognizing patterns through data analysis/collection.
  • Alert other to possible problems in a timely manner.
  • Seek appropriate support to solve problems.
  • Actively contribute to the creation and evaluation of possible solutions.
  • Act on solutions selected and decisions made as directed.
  • Make effective decisions about how to complete work tasks.
  • Collects and analyzes information from a variety of sources.
  • Effectively apply knowledge of all relevant Benefits concepts to required job tasks.


The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, place of birth, age, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law document at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm.

To view our Pay Transparency Statement, please click here: Pay Transparency Statement

PI117806513

<br/><b>Job ID: </b>2020-3223<br/><b># of Openings: </b> 1<br/><b>Category: </b> Human Resources<br/><b>City: </b> Purchase<br/><b>State: </b> NY<br/><b>Company: </b> Atlas Air, Inc<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br><br>Under the direction of the Benefits Manager, this position will manage all functions associated with the administration of the employee benefit programs and leave management for employees of all U.S. and International locations of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings. Responsibilities will include providing critical analysis and evaluation to support benefits initiatives and business goals. <br><br><b>Responsibilities</b><br><br><ul><li>Primary contact for maintaining and administering benefits programs in partnership with benefits vendors (carriers, brokers, etc.) for the purpose of researching, troubleshooting, and resolving escalations for benefit inquiries. </li><li>Assist with managing the annual open enrollment for all employee benefits and election process and serve as a knowledgeable resource to employees. </li><li>Responsible for communicating benefits enrollment process to newly benefits eligible employees and assist with internal communications that engage and educate employees on benefits on an ongoing and consistent basis throughout the year. </li><li>Ensure compliance with both Federal and State laws including COBRA, HIPPA, Family Medical Leave Act, Affordable Care Act and Disability Insurance. </li><li>Thorough understanding of the terms of the union contracts at it relates to benefits. </li><li>Ability to perform FSA discrimination testing. </li><li>Audit and reconcile benefits vendor billing invoices and manager vendor payment. Work with Finance to resolve accrual and billing issues. </li><li>Assist with the planning, implementation and coordination of various events such as well-being initiatives. </li><li>Recommend and implement ways to streamline procedures in an effort to achieve continuous improvement. Develop benefit processes and procedure maps. </li><li>Administer leaves of absence in partnership with the Company's third party administrator with demonstrated knowledge in FMLA, PFL, ADA, STD, LTD, PTO, Personal and Parental Leaves. Serve as liaison between employee, leave administrator, payroll and HRIS as needed. </li><li>Identify, develop and maintain benefit dashboard information. </li><li>Ensures HR materials are in compliance with applicable rules, regulations, and legislation. Works with the Benefits Manager and the H&W Manager to interpret relevant Benefits and employment laws and regulations for the department with the assistance of Legal, as needed. </li><li>Assist the Benefits Manager and H&W Manager with special projects, for instance, successful implementation of a 401(k) plan merger, including the ability to provide data through Excel expertise. </li></ul> <br><br><b>Qualifications</b><br><br><strong> Required Qualifications: </strong><br><ul><li>BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or related field or comparable experience. </li><li>Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in U.S. employee benefits administration and operations; similar knowledge for international locations a plus. </li><li>Experience with COBRA, ERISA, FMLA and related state and federal regulations. </li><li>Technical proficiency with HR information systems and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).</li><li>Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.</li><li>Ability to perform under pressure in a fast paced environment.</li><li>Ability to work autonomously, while recognizing team oriented goals. </li><li>Ability to identify workplace issues and make sound recommendations for solutions.</li><li>Ability to handle confidential information professionally and escalate issues when appropriate.</li><li>Ability to travel three to four times a year.</li></ul><br><strong> Preferred Qualification: </strong><br><ul><li>Experience working with international benefits programs.</li><li>Experience working in a strong customer focused environment within health and welfare, wellness and work life balance, and retirement plan administration.</li><li>Experience working with ADP Enterprise, ADP Service Engine and Fidelity PSW. </li><li>Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.</li><li>Experience with unions a plus. </li></ul><br><br><b>Competencies :</b><br><ul><li>Demonstrate an understanding of Benefits trends, the organization's strategic direction, and relevant stakeholder. </li><li>Apply knowledge of Benefits best practices when performing work. </li><li>Aggregate data to be used for conducting internal and external business analyses. </li><li>Assist in root-cause analysis to identify basic problems experienced by customers, and in collaboration with others, recommend solutions. </li><li>Demonstrate a good understanding of metrics and data, identifying appropriate metrics to assess initiatives. </li><li>Draw insightful conclusions, identifying trends and recognizing patterns through data analysis/collection. </li><li>Alert other to possible problems in a timely manner.</li><li>Seek appropriate support to solve problems.</li><li>Actively contribute to the creation and evaluation of possible solutions.</li><li>Act on solutions selected and decisions made as directed. </li><li>Make effective decisions about how to complete work tasks.</li><li>Collects and analyzes information from a variety of sources. </li><li>Effectively apply knowledge of all relevant Benefits concepts to required job tasks.</li></ul><br><br>The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, place of birth, age, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable in accordance with federal, state and local laws.<br><br>If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law document at <a href="http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm" target="_blank" style="box-sizing: border-box;" rel="noopener">http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm</a>.<br><br>To view our Pay Transparency Statement, please click here: <a href="https://atlasair.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=25646&hashed=1157929663" target="_blank" style="box-sizing: border-box;" rel="noopener">Pay Transparency Statement</a><br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/W7MzAbhnD6EkCM7jTpxaj"> <p>PI117806513</p>

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Posted: 2020-02-05 Expires: 2020-03-07

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