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Benefits Specialist

Houston, TX 77032

Posted: 04/30/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Human Resources Job Number: 18287 Pay Rate: $60-70K

Successful energy company is currently interviewing for an Benefits Administrator to join the team! This role is responsible for the day-to-day operations of group benefits programs in the United States for all operational units.  This position will manage all aspects of vendor administration, group health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending plan, health spending account and the 401(k) plan.

Salary: $60,000-70,000+ benefits

Location: North, Houston


  • Process weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual uploads and Census;
  • Process and approve life events 
  • Enter monthly payroll deductions and liase with payroll on any updates and issues;
  • Reconciliation of all benefits on a bi-weekly basis;
  • Audit all benefit programs on a regular basis;
  • Analyze and correct processing errors and liase with payroll to manage arrear payments;
  • Coordinate the annual Open Enrollment process;
  • Manage the new hire and termination process in regards to benefits;
  • Work closely with vendors to ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws;
  • Administer the 401k plan including loan monitoring and processing deposits;
  • Conduct annual audit preparations;
  • Assist in discrimination testing;
  • Assist in preparing communication materials and campaigns;
  • Conduct employee education sessions when required;
  • Participate in weekly, monthly and quarterly calls with vendors.


  • Post-secondary education or certification in Human Resources or Certified Benefits Specialist is an asset;
  • Must have 5 to 7 years of previous work experience with USA Benefits;
  • Must be detail-orientated, and can maintain a high degree of accuracy in a fast paced and dynamic environment;
  • Strong problem solving skills, and can multi-task and adapt to shifting priorities in tight timelines;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
  • Able to work collaboratively and build relationships at all levels of the organization

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks of your application.

Elizabeth Orea
Recruiter - Murray Professional

Specializing in matching talent with Human Resources, Administrative, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service roles.

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