Come join a growing organization with an incredible mission! We are seeking a Benefits Manager to lead this critical function for our growing enterprise. Presbyterian Homes & Services was ranked #1 Best Employer by Forbes Magazine and is an acquisitive, growing company in the senior-living industry. Our CEO has a 97% favorability rating on Glassdoor with a strong business model and growth plans.Reporting to our Vice President Human Resources, we are looking for a talented professional who has experience that includes, but is not limited to, develops, implements, administers, and maintains benefits programs, policies, and procedures while continually investigating new benefits programs, improving existing programs, and supervising and monitoring benefits administration.This position will develop benefit communications, counsel on benefit-related issues, and provide excellent customer service to all employees by leading the PHS Benefits team.
The Benefits Manager develops, implements, administers, and maintains benefits programs, policies, and procedures while continually investigating new benefits programs, improving existing programs, and supervising and monitoring benefits administration. The Benefits Manager directs and plans the day-to-day operations of group benefits programs to ensure all benefit programs (group health, dental, life insurance, retirement plans, ancillary benefits, employee wellness, etc.) meet employee needs, including cost-effective solutions, coverage viability, and market competitiveness, while complying with legal requirements. This position will develop benefit communications, counsel on benefit-related issues, and provide excellent customer service to all employees by leading the PHS Benefits team.
Associate degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business Management, HR Management, or related field.
5+ years of professional experience in administering employee benefit programs, with 2+ years of supervisory experience preferred
Experience in benefits design; Employee wellness program experience preferred.
Business acquisition experience preferred.
Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office applications, payroll and HRIS systems and benefit vendor applications and platforms.
Strong technical skills with payroll and HRIS systems including: report creation and analysis, system troubleshooting and electronic data integration
Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects, and deadlines with ability to plan, prioritize and regularly improve processes.
Strong analytical skills and thorough knowledge of plan designs. Ability to understand, evaluate, and make judgment on proposals (e.g., RFP’s and underwriting bids).
Experience negotiating with insurance companies and brokers to ensure proper coverage and service.
Experience filing 5500 Benefits Tax returns and pre-filing Audit processes.
Knowledge and experience in employee leave administration preferred.
Effective working knowledge of federal and state regulations and laws such as ACA, FMLA, HIPPA, ERISA Law, COBRA, and Benefits laws.
Excellent organization, written, interpersonal, and communication skills; strong attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.
Demonstrated compatibility with PHS’ mission and operating philosophies.
Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. Over 7,000 employees serve 27,000 older adults through 50 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. PHS is also co-owner of Genevive, a progressive model of primary care, care navigation and value-based services for over 5,300 older adults in Minnesota. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.
PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ***, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.