HR Specialist
BMC HealthNet Plan and Well Sense - Boston, MA

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Job Description Working at the direction of the Director of Total Rewards, the HR Specialist is responsible for supporting the day to day activities of the Total Rewards functions.

Key Functions/Responsibilities:

  • First point of contact for employee’s with questions/issues related to benefit plans and policies
  • Assists in organizing, maintaining and tracking all leaves of absence cases ensuring all required documents are provided to the employee on leave.
  • Processes monthly benefit premiums, reconciles amounts, and coordinates timely submissions to Finance.
  • Processes new hire and terminated employee benefits.
  • Assists employees with Open Enrollment elections using manual or Employee Self Service Systems.
  • Supports the corporate Wellness program. Works with Benefits and Wellness Manager to ensure program is meeting employee needs and is cost effective
  • Coordinates distribution and reconciliation of T-passes.
Administrative Duties
  • Maintains HR documents (i.e., job evaluation tracking sheet, position map, Job Description folders).
  • Accurately processes employee information into the ADP HRIS system including but not limited to new hire information, status change information, benefit additions and changes, and terminations.
  • Assists in maintaining ADP data integrity including aiding in audits, and creating/editing job code numbers, departments, cost centers, and benefits within ADP.
  • Review and audit timesheets for completion and accuracy. Generate time entry reports for payroll & human resources. First point of contact for time entry questions and processes.
  • Assist in maintaining integrity of the Human Resources intranet page including revisions to the employee handbook, org charts, benefits documents and position map.
  • Run basic Human Resources and inter-departmental reports.
  • Complete all employment verification requests in adherence to company policy.
  • Send all-company emails regarding changes in employee information.
Other Duties
  • Answer the HR Customer Service line.
  • Maintains file room by independently filing, preparing labels, and maintaining/updating files according to standardized procedures. Checks own work to ensure accuracy and quality.
Supervision Received:
  • Direct supervision is received weekly.

  • Associates degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology, Business, Finance or a related field or the equivalent combination of training and experience
Education Preferred/Desirable:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Three years of experience in a Human Resources department or office environment.
Experience Preferred/Desirable:
  • Previous experience supporting Benefits, Compensation or HRIS.
Competencies, Skills, and Attributes:
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and ADP products.
  • Detail oriented, excellent proof reading, auditing, editing and critical thinking skills.
  • Effective collaborative and proven process improvement skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to interact within all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully plan, organize and manage projects.
  • Thrives in fast paced, changing environment
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
  • Ability to work OT during peak periods.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of the position.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required. No or very limited exposure to physical risk.