Rite Aid Corporation Senior Benefits Specialist in United States
The primary purpose of this position is to assist in managing projects or tasks related to the administration of various benefit programs, oversee plan implementation and modifications. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in observance of Rite Aid’s brand and strategy and adhere to our core values and service attributes.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:
Manage compliance areas including SPD review, plan document review, communication of federally required notices and submission of quarterly state compliance or annual federally required filings in accordance with federal and state regulations.
Build relationships with vendor partners to ensure Rite Aid’s objectives and service levels are continuously met
Provide support consisting of coaching and mentoring to Specialist, Benefits in project management, plan implementation and modification, complex associate issues and compliance areas to mitigate audit risk.
Oversee analysis and reconciliation of data/asset processes on a recurring basis to ensure correct data/funds are being transferred to record keepers/vendors/banks
Research variances from budgeted amounts for vendor expenses to maintain and validate the benefits budget
Document processes/procedures for procedures guide and update established procedures and forms as necessary in support of the proper administration of benefit programs
Translate plan knowledge and subject matter experience into recommendations for management to improve the associate experience, operation execution or communication
Provide responses to benefit inquiries of varying levels of complexity as received from associates, vendors and/or legal professionals
Document verbal communication and/or provide written follow-up for complete historical records of benefits transactions and case information
Experience / Requirements:
Five (5) years' of experience inHuman Resources, Benefits Administration, Retirement or customer support environmentrequired
Or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/Sciences (BA/BS)Business Administration, Human Resources, Accounting or related fieldrequired
Certificates, Licenses, and/or Registrations
Driver’s license for business travel, or other reason Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) required
Other, Retirement Plan Associate (RPA) preferred
Other, Group Benefit Associate (GBA) preferred
Other, Professional Human Resources (PHR) preferred
Other, Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) preferred
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Position ID# 83347
Category Corporate - Human Resources
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