Sr. Benefits Analyst
The Benefits Analyst, Sr. is responsible for conducting analyses of benefits programs to evaluate external competitiveness, and legal compliance of the organization's benefit practices in alignment with Aaron’s business strategies and Rewards strategy. Assist in the research of benefit plans and providers and make recommendations to Director. Develop benefit programs and may assist in the administration of all programs. Analyze associate benefit plans for competitiveness and adherence to financial goals.
Job Duties: • Analyze the company’s associates benefit plans for competitiveness and adherence to financial goals • Monitor benefits programs regarding trends, practices and costs and works with Director on recommendations for changes to programs. Prepare monthly/quarter metrics on benefit plan utilization, cost, opportunities, and usage • Provide project management functions as a leader of benefit plan programs with responsibility to lead and deploy all benefit programs • Serve as liaison with benefit plan vendors to assure proper plan administration, communication and cost containment initiatives • Monitor compliance of benefit programs to ensure compliance is maintained with all regulatory bodies, including gathering appropriate information for Form 5500 preparation, 401(k) nondiscrimination test, Section 125 nondiscrimination test, creation and maintenance of SPD’s, SMM’s, SAR’s, and other required compliance notices • Creation of associate communication and education • Manage leaves administration process
Preferred Experience: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required • 5+ years of experience in benefits administration • CEBS or CBP certification or in progress • Extensive knowledge of benefits laws, regulations, and guidelines • Ability to lead organizational-wide benefits initiatives • Build and maintains strong and effective working relationships with Management, AR Partners, corporate/business unit functions, and associates • Demonstrate highly developed and proven analytical skills, communication and interpersonal skills, ability to maintain high attention to detail • Demonstrate ability to complete multiple priorities at same time, with a commitment to accuracy and quality • Demonstrate ability to research problems, applies analytical techniques, and follows issues through to resolution • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality • Strong communication and presentation skills required, and experience with management interface and relationship building • Demonstrate delivery of extraordinary customer experience • Possess skilled knowledge of Microsoft office suite software to include MS Project and Visio • Travel may be required occasionally • Normal office working conditions
Team members enjoy access to career training and advancement opportunities, and are rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes:
- Paid time off including vacation days, sick days and holidays
- Medical, dental & vision insurance
- Maternity and Paternity Leave
- 401(k) plan with company match
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance
- Disability benefits
- Stock Purchase Plan
- Team Member purchase discounts
At Aaron’s we offer sales and lease-to-ownership of specialty items including furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances, and accessories throughout the United States and Canada. Our customers shop at Aaron’s for the same reason you should choose us for the next step in your career – our ability to positively influence people’s lives. If you are looking for a company with the passion and dedication to make a difference in the lives of customers and team members alike, join us today.
Aaron's is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment, celebrates our team members' differences, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, pregnancy, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, military duty, gender expression, genetic information, or any other protected class. Candidates who require accommodation during the recruitment process should contact email@example.com.
Aaron's is an Equal Opportunity Employer