VCA Antech, Inc. Support Office - Benefits Administrator in Los Angeles, California

VCA Inc. is seeking a Benefits Administrator to join the Benefits team at our Support Office in West Los Angeles, California.

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

VCA Inc. owns, operates, and manages the largest network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinical reference laboratories in North America, with nearly 800 hospitals located in 43 U.S. states and 5 Canadian provinces and more than 55 clinical laboratories. VCA is also a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry, as well as operating a franchisor of premier dog daycare facilities. http://www.vca.com

POSITION SUMMARY:Reporting to the Benefits Manager, the Benefits Administrator will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the company’s employee benefit programs. The primary job functions of any Benefits Administrator are employee customer service and being responsible for one or more benefits programs or functions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Duties and Responsibilities

Benefits Administrators are expected to work effectively as a team and to act as a role model in adherence to company polices. Following is a list of essential job requirements. This list may be revised at any time. Job functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Resolve employee benefit issues using discretion, diplomacy and a working knowledge of benefit plans, policies and administrative procedures

  • Provide functional guidance and direction to employees and managers

  • Submitting check request for billing statements

  • Audit payroll benefit deductions and set up adjustments for premium deductions as needed

  • Research and resolve escalated employee issues with third party vendors

  • Assist with the annual Open Enrollment

  • Assist with the implementation of new/changes in benefit plans

  • Work with Benefits Manager to develop and implement continuous process improvements –

  • Assist with or manage one or more programs or procedures, such as

  • LOA Premium Billing and Payment tracking,

  • Premium billing,

  • Vendor relations,

  • Acquisitions,

  • QDROs, or

  • COBRA, etc.

Experience and Skills

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in benefits or related human resources position

  • Computer literate (Excel, Word and other Microsoft programs) HRIS experience preferred

  • Proficient in math and the ability to perform basic calculations

  • Able to multi-task and prioritize in a busy team environment

  • Must be a self-starter and a team player

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Minimum Education: AA Degree or equivalent job experience

  • Preferred Education: BS/BA Degree or equivalent job experience

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is generally performed in an office environment. Ability to sit for long periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).

BENEFITS:

We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision and paid vacation/sick days (for F/T employees), 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

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