Benefits Administrator
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/25/2019

Job Description

The benefits administrator position is responsible for planning the day-to-day operations of group benefits programs. Interface with outside providers and consultants to ensure plans are being administered according to plan documents and provisions. The benefits administrator will also provide excellent customer service, investigate new benefits programs and monitor benefits administration. This is a true administrator, exempt, direct hire role, eligible for all company wide benefits. Due to the nature of the job the expectation is that the incumbent will be working onsite five days per week, this is not a remote role. 

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with annual HR and Regulatory compliance filings, collection of data for external and internal audits teams ensuring timeliness and accuracy of required reporting, fees and notices.
  • Coordinate daily benefits processing. Audit benefit enrollments, terminations and changes. Review disability, accident and death claims, rollovers, QDROs, QMCSOs, distributions, loans, hardships.
  • Oversee maintenance of employee benefits files, maintain group benefits database and update employee payroll records.
  • Serve as the primary liaison for all employee Health Savings Account (HSA) inquiries and issue resolution. Review and audit the Health Savings (HSA) contribution files.
  • Serve as the primary contact for TEGNA’s Employee Experience Team to answer any escalated employee benefit inquiries for staff based in various TEGNA stations nationwide.
  • Assists with coordination and communication of the open enrollment process.
  • Document and maintain administrative procedures for assigned benefits processes. 
  • Gather employee data and oversee the processing of monthly billings and the preparation of vouchers for payment of administrative fees for all group plans. 
  • Audit the accuracy and performance of functions performed by benefit vendors.
  • Assist with benefit analysis, evaluation of use, services, coverage, effectiveness, cost, plan experience and competitive trends in benefits programs.
  • Assist with completion of various benefits surveys and review information obtained from the results.
  • Provide customer service support to internal and external customers. Develop communication tools to enhance understanding of the company's benefits package.
  • Design and distribute materials for benefits orientations, open enrollment and summary plan descriptions.
  • Administer Retiree Health and Life Insurance plans
  • Support HR/Benefit projects as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 5+ years of benefits experience, preferably with self-funded health plans. Experience with High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA) preferred
  • Analytical and detail oriented, with the ability to locate resources and research and respond to questions timely
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with a strong focus on customer service
  • Experience working with large employee population (up to 6000 employees)

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About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

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TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry's top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com

TEGNA
Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.