Meridian Health Services is a progressive healthcare organization specializing in "whole person" health integrating physical, mental, and social well-being. The focus on a broader spectrum of health including primary medical care, behavioral health and human services offers a well-rounded approach for happier, healthier patients. Meridian Health Services has been serving the community for over 35 years and is accredited by the joint commission.Meridian Health Services is currently seeking a Benefits/Payroll Coordinator to assist with the administration of benefit programs. This position serves as the first point of contact for employees with questions or issues regarding benefit programs; and assists with preparing and conducting employee benefit orientation, benefit enrollment, status changes and terminations, and seeting up employee benefit files in compliance with company and governmental regulations. This role also serves as a back-up to the payroll function and will process payroll on a scheduled basis.Duties: Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.Serves as the first point of contact for employees and vendors with questions or issues regarding benefit programs.Assist management in the administration of benefit programs such as life, health, dentalm disability insurances, retirement plans, vacations, sick leave, leave of absences, FMLA, employee assistance and wellness programs.Tracks/maintains records of benefit plan participation such as insurance and retirement plan.Coordinate and conduct new hire benefits orientation and assist with benefits training.Assist in the development of communication strategy for welfare benefit changes, open enrollments, COBRA and HIPAA rights; may involve creating documents, webinars, presentations, newsletters, etc.Responsible for the reconciliationof monthly billing and the preoaration of vouchers for all group plans.Provide support and information to management and audit team during annual benefit audits and provide assistance in preparing the Health and Welfare Form 5500 and related schedules.Assist with the implementation and monitoring of the employee wellness program.Complete monthly reporting as assigned.Will serve as back-up to the payroll coordinator and perform all payroll related duties, including research and reporting as scheduled. Process biweekly payroll in accordance with established policies and procedures, ensuring accuracy, reconciliation, meeting all necessary deadlines and adhering to applicable regulatory requirements.Supports the Human Resources team on vaious projects as well as with the implementation of new projects and processes.Provide excellent customer service to all client personnel in accordance with customer services standards.Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Minimum qualifications: High School diploma with 4-5 years of experience in Human Resources with an emphasis on Employee Benfits.Preferred qualifications: Associate's degree in Human Resources or Business from a two-year college or technical school; and one-three years' experience in Human Resources with an emphasis on Employee Benefits.Drug test, background check, fingerprinting also required.Meridian health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and also participates in E-Verify. Meridian Health Services offers a competitive benefit package for both full and part-time employees including; medical, dental/vision, 401k professional development funds.
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