We are seeking a skilled Senior Benefits Analyst to join our People Operations team. You will be responsible for administering Arrive’s company-wide benefits programs, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, employee recognition programs, and the 401(k) plan. You will also support other people-centric projects and initiatives as they come up. To be successful in this position, the Senior Benefits Analyst should have excellent communication and organizational skills and a solid understanding of various benefit programs and processes.

Essential Functions:

  • Administers Arrive’s benefits programs (e.g., retirement plans, leave policies, wellness programs, insurance policies, etc.).
  • Administers and communicates the company’s benefits programs in regards to plan options, policy features, enrollment and other requirements.
  • Surveys market data in order to determine company’s competitive position in employee benefits.
  • Assists in planning, developing, and redesigning company benefits programs and analyzing benefit costs.
  • Ensures benefits plans are cost-effective and competitive.
  • Collaborates with outside vendors, such as investment brokers, benefits brokers, and benefits vendors.
  • Researches and analyzes benefits plans, programs, and policies.
  • Makes recommendations based on data analyses.
  • Monitors government regulations, legislation, and benefits trends.
  • Manages all government related reporting and filings including audits, 5500s, non-discrimination testing, Plan Documents, and Summary Plan Descriptions.
  • Manages the enrollment and renewal process.
  • Ensures the accuracy of all benefits enrollments in the HRIS and provides vendors with accurate and timely eligibility information.
  • Assists with new-hire orientations and educates employees on their benefit programs.
  • Performs quality checks and audits of benefits-related data.
  • Assists employees regarding benefits claim issues and plan changes.
  • Distributes all benefits enrollment materials and determines eligibility.
  • Enrolls employees with carriers and processes life status changes.
  • Responds to benefits inquiries from managers and employees on plan provisions, eligibility, benefits enrollments, status changes and other general inquiries.
  • Responds to 401(k) inquiries from managers and employees relating to eligibility, enrollments, plan changes, and contribution amounts.
  • Assists with the open enrollment process, employee meetings and education, and communication.
  • Provides necessary reports for allocation/billing charges.
  • Assists with Kazoo/You Earned it and other employee recognition programs.
  • Supports additional People Operations projects and initiatives when needed.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects confidential information.
  • Manages a dedicated benefits email box and responds to employee questions within the hour.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field of study.
  • 4-5 years’ experience in HR benefits administration.
  • Extensive knowledge of employee benefits and applicable laws.
  • Knowledgeable on fully-insured and self-insured plans and processes.
  • Experience converting from a fully-funded medical plan to self-insured.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to translate and analyze data in reports.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Familiarity with payroll and benefits software.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to focus on a single project from start to finish.
  • Ability to conduct themselves with a high level of discretion.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Why Arrive?

  • Make an immediate impact on a lean People Operations team.
  • Collaborate alongside leaders across the entire business.
  • Work in the booming city of Austin TX!
  • Earn a competitive base salary.
  • Take advantage of excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, and life coverage.
  • Invest in your future with our matching 401K program.
  • Leave the suit and tie at home; our dress code is casual!
  • Eat for free on Fridays…lunch is on Arrive.
  • Sweat it out with our local gym discounts.
  • Recharge your batteries at our fully stocked caffeine bar.
  • Soothe aches and pains with our monthly in-office massages.

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