Job: Payroll/Benefits Specialist

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Posted: 10/03/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 440

Job Description

Payroll/Benefits Specialist

Business Office ยท Human Resources
Plantation, FL
Health Care
Full Time, Days
Weekly Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Bilingual: None
Bilingual Type: N/A
Posted 10/03/2017
Req # 596
    Responsible for the day to day benefit administration function including implementation, administration and communication of Company’s health, welfare and retirement plans.   

  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: (This list may not include all of the duties that may be assigned.)
      1. Administers benefit plan enrollments, wellness initiatives, terminations and qualifying events.  Ensures new hire enrollments are completed and processed timely and that all required documentation has been provided.
      2. Serve as front line, primary contact for the Benefits Department.  Assists employees with their benefit related questions and concerns.
      3. Prepares and reconciles bi-weekly and semi-monthly 401k contributions, loan repayments and Employer Match.
      4. Receives and processes all vendor inbound benefit deduction changes consistent with payroll deadlines.
      5. Remits all outbound deduction files to vendors.
      6. Reconciles and processes all benefit deductions, invoices and prepares check requests and/or ACH requests in a timely manner.  Researches discrepancies generated during monthly invoice to enrollment reconciliations and makes adjustments as needed.
      7. Ensures benefit materials and communications are up-to-date and accessible via the ADP Portal.
      8. Works with Benefits Supervisor to ensure that all plans are administered in accordance to plan documents.  Ensures compliance with all federal programs including HIPAA, COBRA, ADA and FMLA.
      9. Assists with annual plan audits, non-discrimination testing and Form 5500 filings, and Open Enrollment.
      10. Runs employee census and enrollment reports as needed.
      11. Complete Employer Intake Forms for short term and long term disability claims.
      12. Enters all benefit adjustments and Medical Expense Reimbursements in pay data batches each pay period.  Previews payroll to ensure adjustments are correct prior to submission.
      13. Serve as back up to the Benefits and Compensation Analyst and Payroll Specialist.
      Education:High school diploma or equivalent.
      Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Knowledge of payroll procedures and practice policies and procedures. Ability to perform mathematical computations accurately and quickly. Skill in computer applications and use of calculator. Ability to maintain effective working relationships and communicate clearly.
      Experience:Two years of payroll and benefits experience. 
    COMPANY OVERVIEW: Founded in 1955, Pediatric Associates is one of the oldest and most respected pediatric practices in the United States. Pediatric Associates opened its first office in Hollywood, Florida. The Company was one of the first medical groups to introduce satellite office locations in consumer retail locations. They were also one of the first pediatric groups to embrace managed care in the 1970s, collaborating with insurance plans as healthcare partners with the common interest of providing South Florida's children with the best healthcare available. Today, Pediatric Associates is a national leader in pediatric population health management with over 200,000 patients under global risk. Keeping abreast of medical advances and changing lifestyles, Pediatric Associate’s modern facilities offer comprehensive services, including X-ray and state certified laboratories. The Company currently has 33 neighborhood locations, which are staffed by more than 200 employed providers who proudly serve families throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, counties, including Tampa and Jacksonville. Pediatric Associates will continue to bring the best possible healthcare service to its patients well into the 21st Century. Ease of access, prompt courteous service and responsiveness to our patients' concerns will always be their primary goal. Pediatric Associates has continued to thrive and today is recognized as one of the premier general pediatric and population health management practices in the United States.

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