Benefits Specialist (Bilingual)

  • Bolthouse Farms
  • Bakersfield, California
  • Mar 20, 2020
Full time Other

Job Description

JOB DUTIES:


  • Serve as the primary contact person for employees, management team, plan vendors, and third-party administrators.
  • Work thru the day-to-day questions and/or requests regarding our benefits programs.
  • Investigates any discrepancies and works efficiently to resolve these.
  • Works thru reviews and updates to internal processes to ensure compliance and/or to help reduce costs.
  • Assists with the benefits plan renewal process ensures timeliness and accuracy of required filings.
  • Maintains materials up to date for benefits orientations and open enrollment.
  • Conducts benefits orientation meetings on a weekly basis or as needed.
  • Assist in analyzing existing benefits plans, trends, and prevailing competitive practices to ensure strategic alignment with business objectives.
  • Assist with the development of creative solutions to ensure compliance with Health Care Reform.
  • Performs reconciliation process on benefits invoices and ensures timely processing of invoices.
  • Assists with benefits documents translations as needed.
  • Collaborate with finance and line to project and manage the costs of benefits plans within budget.
  • Ensure company compliance with all state and federal guidelines and supervise preparation of reports and applications as required by law to be filed with federal and state agencies.
  • Other duties as assigned



REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


  • Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential information.

  • Experience with compliance and legal requirements related to all benefits.

  • Experience with annual reporting requirements

  • Attention to detail in composing, typing and proof-reading materials.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to make independent decisions using knowledge of policies and previous experiences.

  • Proactive attitude and strong organizational skills.

  • Outstanding leadership, communication, and organizational skills

  • Good communication and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Access programs.

  • Experience with Kronos and ADP

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Bilingual English/ Spanish.

  • High degree of professional ethics and sense of fairness.

  • Must be a people person, professional and approachable.