Skilled and knowledgeable HR Benefits Specialist has strong ability to analyze and administer all Benefit plans.
Has 15 years experience managing Health and Welfare Benefits, FMLA, Life insurance and Event Management.
Extensive knowledge of Health & Welfare plans and rules
Strong COBRA knowledge
Strong FMLA knowledge
Strong understanding of Benefits enrollment
Senior Benefits Specialist01/2005 to 02/2017Kelsey Seybold ClinicHouston, TX
Automated COBRA administration to include mandated time lines, notification adherence,
eligibility tracking and communication.
Organized successful open enrollment & organized several Benefit Fairs .
Administered employee benefit programs in compliance with carrier contracts for
the purpose of providing maximum coverage to employees within contract specifications.
Verified eligibility for personnel,
beneficiaries and insurance providers.
Participated in support system testing related to Benefit
Compiled data for
monthly billing, reconciled bills to employee records for purpose of ensuring accurate eligibility
and payment information.
Processed tuition reimbursements which included approval and the
setting up of payroll reimbursements.
Liaison to benefit vendors to resolve conflict with benefit
providers for purpose of verifying eligibility, conveying information and processing claims.
Maintained FMLA processes that included providing accurate leave coverage to employees and notification and collection of leave premiums.
Payroll & Benefits Representative01/2000 to 12/2004Kelsey Seybold ClinicHouston, TX
Maintained records and documentation concerning benefits and employee participation
Input insurance deductions, retirement benefits, garnishments, and sorted checks for distribution.
Communicated with various departments to process pay information and handle questions from supervisors and employees regarding paychecks, timecards and other payroll related issues.
Conducted research as necessary to solve problems and answer questions.
Accounts Payable Clerk11/1990 to 12/1999Kelsey Seybold ClinicHouston, TX
Maintained a database of invoices and their payment status.
Distributed, coded, and processed invoices for medical supplies.
Organized vendor contracts and release forms.
Ensured timely and effective resolution of vendor billing issues
Associate of Arts: GeneralNorth Texas State UniversityDenton, TX
Benefits Administrator, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Events Management, MS Office, Infor Lawson Database, Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills and Strong analytical and evaluative abilities