Analyst Retirement Benefits
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 3/3/2017

Job Description



Job:  Human Resources

Organization:  Adventist Health System Corporate Office

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  Mar 2, 2017, 10:31:46 AM

If you want to be a part of a place that provides nothing less than extraordinary compassionate care, then Adventist Health System is the place for you!
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for an Analyst Retirement Benefits position that will be based in our Human Resources department. This position is based at our corporate office in Altamonte Springs, FL.  
This position provides the opportunity to assist the Director of Employee Benefits by providing support and guidance to the organization with regard to retirement and other tax deferred savings plan practices and strategies. As needed, performs assessments and research to facilitate the use of best practices throughout the System; applies analytical and creative abilities to formulate solutions to complex, non-routine benefit issues; researches complex issues and provides suggestions for resolutions or improvements to Human Resources programs and Benefit plans. Develops and defines processes and standard operating procedures for the administration of retirement plans. Assists with other benefit projects and participates in the development of communication materials for the annual enrollment process.
Specific job duties include:
Retirement Plans (50%):
  • Develop standard operating procedures and oversee/audit administration and communication of all plans to ensure compliance with plan documents and ERISA regulations as applicable.
  • Provide oversight and develop strategy related to AHS retirement plans.
  • Respond to and complete audits of ERISA plans
  • Participate and provide information for preparation of 5500, and other required, filings
  • Review quarterly distribution reports and verify for accuracy (required for audits)
  • Develop processes report terminations to frozen plans and 457(b) plans on a quarterly basis, and troubleshoot/audit any gaps.
  • Develop processes to initiate participant communications to terminated employees in frozen plans, as needed to encourage rollovers or distributions, and create ongoing plans to address communication to terminated employees on a regular basis.
  • Complete AHRP applications for new AHS entities. Ensure AHRP profiles for all entities reflect current policy.
  • Provide communication materials regarding retirement plans and facilitate employee understanding, appreciation and participation in retirement savings.
  • Oversee and manage the relationship with the Independent Fiduciary, outsourced Plan Administrators and all trustees/custodians.

Savings Plans (35%):

  • Provide strategic oversight and vendor management to other assorted tax deferred savings plans (HSA, FSA, 529, etc.)
  • Provide communication materials regarding savings plans and facilitate employee understanding, appreciation and participation in savings plans.
  • Facilitate the saving plans components for annual enrollment.
Vendor Management Related Activities and Special Projects (15%):
  • Assist the Director with benefit vendor management issues
  • Participate in the process of marketing our benefits on a regular basis, ensuring that our consultant has the information needed for preparation and review of RFPs, and facilitate implementation of new benefits/vendors as needed
  • Facilitate the successful completion of special projects as needed
  • Assist with the projects and recurring tasks that support the COE function coordinating with HR Shared Services and facility HR Business Partners
Experience Requirements:
  • Four years of experience working within the employee benefits field.
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree specializing in Business, Human Resources, Employee Benefits or a related field required.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) preferred
  • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) preferred
Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Knowledgeable of DB and DC retirement plan structures, designs and legal requirements
  • Proficient in MS Office products including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to operate office equipment including personal computer, scanners, fax machines, printers and copy machines
  • Ability to communicate with, and educate others on tax deferred savings plans
  • Detail oriented, with strong proofreading and editing skills
  • Self-motivated, with flexibility to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to resolve issues with minimal direction or guidance, as well as work independently and as a team member
  • Adapt to changing and multiple deadlines, managing day-to-day workflow
  • Knowledge of AHS culture and structure
  • Has a in depth knowledge of benefit laws and rules
  • Strong communication skills; ability to communicate complex plans to participants in a way they can understand.
If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now!

Job Snapshot

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.