• Benefits Manager

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    3 weeks ago(6/2/2018 9:18 AM)
    Human Resources
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    Job Summary:

    At American Addiction Centers, we take pride in our role as a national leader in addiction treatment. Together, we share a vision to revolutionize the care provided to the 20+ million adult Americans who need treatment for substance related disorders. To elevate the standard of care provided to our patients, we seek talented leaders, clinicians, and other healthcare professionals to join us in our efforts to provide exceptional clinical care. Our mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Through our empathy, our comprehensive and customized treatment plans, and our research-based programs we instill hope that long-term recovery is attainable. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit. We are seeking passionate leaders to become part of this movement.


    The Benefits Manager is responsible for oversight of all employee benefit programs, including health and welfare plans, 401(k), and the Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). This role provides guidance and information on benefits-related matters to company leadership, HR team members, and employees.


    Reports To: Director of Human Resources


    Job Duties:

    • Responsible for daily oversight of all benefit plans; able to provide detailed plan information or answer complex questions regarding benefit program when requested by key business partners.
    • Provide benefits information and answer benefits questions for newly eligible employees in a timely manner. Ensure that enrollments comply with plan and regulatory rules.
    • Respond to all benefit inquiries in a timely, equitable, and thorough manner. Primary contact for employees with escalated benefit questions, HR team members, and vendor inquiries (i.e. vendors, broker, auditors).
    • Maintain employee benefits records in HRIS system, and pull census/informational reports as needed by business partners, vendors, and insurance broker.
    • Participate in review of benefits program and offer feedback/suggestions on plan design changes, employee impact, or preparedness for regulatory or other changes.
    • Prepare/reconcile all benefit-related invoices; escalate any billing issues as appropriate to ensure resolution.
    • Oversees annual 401(k) audit; prepares needed information, acts as liaison between Third Party Administrator and Auditor, researches and addresses any issues.
    • Prepares reports for annual ACA reporting to IRS and 1095-C forms to employees; coordinates with vendor to provide requested information, prepares quarterly reports, reviews drafts and previews of all forms, troubleshoots issues that arise with reporting
    • Facilitates enrollment periods for all benefits-drafts and distributes communication, schedules informational meetings, acts as Project Manager for enrollment periods and new benefit rollouts.
    • Maintain compliance standards in employee benefit plans, and when needed research/analyze issues to ensure compliance with plan, state/federal regulations, and/or best practices.
    • Primary contact for employee claims for disability, life insurance, AD&D, or other plans requiring administrator input.
    • Maintain up to date knowledge of relevant legislation, regulatory changes, and industry changes that may impact employee benefits.
    • Effectively partner with broker to utilize tools and programs available


    Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, or related field. Equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred.
    • 5 years or more experience in benefit program administration.
    • Excellent communication skills required.
    • Working knowledge of Ultipro HRIS system required.
    • Knowledge of FMLA, HIPAA, ERISA, Title VII protections, ACA, and COBRA regulations required.
    • Experience with benefits administration and plan management required.
    • Ability to read and interpret written information; write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • If in personal recovery, a minimum of 2 years clean and sober.

    AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.


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