Overview

Job Location:
Phoenix, AZ, USA

Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.
 

We are Sustainability in Action — our promise to be environmentally responsible and to help our customers be environmentally responsible too.
 

Why choose Republic?

Joining Republic isn’t just about taking on a new job, it’s about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere.
 

As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team:

  • We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day.
  • We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations.
  • We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world.
  • We are driven to deliver results in the right way.
  • We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Benefits Analyst is responsible for supporting the day-to-day administration of the Company’s benefit plans.  The position will research, analyze, evaluate, and administer benefit plans and programs to meet the organization's strategy.  They will also serve as a liaison to both internal and external stakeholders for financial reporting, program implementation, compliance, and technical systems issues and discussions.  Assists with open enrollment, implementations, and other projects as needed.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Works closely and in conjunction with third party vendors and HR Systems to identify system requirements to ensure compatibility and functionality and ensures that all electronic files are sent to vendors with accurate data and in a timely manner.

  • Prepares benefits information using Excel, Workday and other benefits systems to compile metrics and statistical/census data and reports, using standard and/or ad hoc reporting to provide information for decision making to actuaries, auditors, insurance carriers, and management. Exports data in Excel, efficiently utilize Pivot Tables and V-Lookups to audit and review enrollments and other benefit-related projects.

  • Serves as first-line contact for vendor invoicing.  Works closely with the Finance Department and internal reporting groups for budgeting, and any other related processes and procedures for benefit programs.

  • Reviews vendor billing for accuracy and works with vendors to ensure timely adjustments when applicable. 

  • Maintains and regularly audits benefit enrollment/payroll records to ensure accuracy of premium deductions and adjusts payments accordingly to ensure appropriate payment of premiums.

  • Develops and implements ideas to increase efficiency of processes where possible.

  • Assists with monthly/annual H&W budget data management in coordination with Consultant and internal management.

  • Conducts detailed research and data analysis on various plan issues and employee issues. This includes running ad hoc reports, analyzing data to ensure compliance, and testing and correcting system inaccuracies.

  • Maintains relationships with vendors and internal partners to ensure their level of service is delivered to the Company’s expectations. As required, meets with vendors.

  • Facilitates problem escalations and either resolves them or escalates them to the appropriate level for resolution.

  • Assists with merger and acquisition benefit reporting including cost impact analysis and other analysis requirements as needed.

  • Assists and participate in vendor implementations.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Workday experience is a plus.

  • Benefits certification such as CBP, CEBS, ASPPA or equivalent preferred, but not required.

  • Strong business and financial acumen, solid organizational and multi-tasking skills, and superb technical skills in Benefits and HR Systems, coupled with exceptional quantitative and analytical capabilities.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and relational databases. 

  • Excellent analytical and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Ability to build effective working relationships by demonstrated competence in customer service skills and professional telephone demeanor.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team to meet common goals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • 5 years of experience related to benefit plan administration, finance, or HR Systems.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:
• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.
• Health care and dependent care spending accounts. 
• Short- and long-term disability.
• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).
• Employee discount programs.
Retirement plan with a generous company match.
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

EEO STATEMENT:Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.