Benefits Specialist

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Apr 4, 2017 - Requisition No. 57903

Benefits Specialist

We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. "Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces." We bring out the best in each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we also help bring out the best in the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.

What’s the role?

You will have the unique opportunity to work with our Human Resources Enterprise team in our Global Benefits team. This is an exciting opportunity for you to take ownership for the analysis and administration for health, wealth and work/life benefit policies and programs across the Americas. The role is challenging but fun! You will use your strong relationship management, analytical and project management skills.

We’ll trust you to: - Cultivate and manage relationships with benefits consultants, vendors, providers daily

  • Partner with vendors to ensure customer service standards are adhered to
  • Ensure operational and administrative processes are effective; identify and implement process improvements
  • Monitor, analyze and research utilization reports and trends for assigned benefit programs
  • Proactively suggest improvements based on feedback, claims trends and market practice
  • Act as point of contact for escalated employee benefits questions
  • Independently research a variety of related complex information requests and issues
  • Build and maintain a good working knowledge of benefit legislations, industry standards and best practices, incorporating standards into processes and procedures
  • Manage the communication of existing and new programs as well as all benefits compliance related communication (i.e. Summary Plan Descriptions)
  • Maintain accurate benefits information on the HR Intranet
  • Conduct audits for internal benefit programs
  • Oversee benefit fairs and U.S. Open Enrollment life cycle
  • Manage implementation of new plan designs
  • Manage with integrated health, welfare, retirement and wellness related projects

What we’re looking for:- Experience in benefits administration

  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to work independently in completing tasks and projects with minimal supervision
  • Analytical/critical thinking skills
  • Creativity and flexibility, dependability and time management
  • Ability to analyze reports, and participate in technical problem resolution
  • Accuracy and timeliness in execution
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • High attention to detail and accuracy

We'd love to see:- Strong Excel and PowerPoint skill

  • Knowledge of analysis and reporting
  • Previous experience in a similar role within a corporate benefits setting for a minimum of 5 years
  • Experience working collaboratively

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