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Confidential Specialist (Benefits), #0318 National Education Association (NEA) Washington, DC Posted 12/11/19
Description: The position supports the NEA’s strategic objective to focus the energy and resources of its 3 million members toward the promotion of public education by providing professional expertise in employee benefits for the Human Resources (HR) department.
Position Summary: The essential functions of this position involve administering various components of NEA’s employee benefits program, including day-to-day plan administration, problem-solving and planning; participant and retiree counseling, education, and communication; coordinating audits and interacting with NEA and external auditors; supporting timely regulatory filings with the Department of Labor (DOL), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and other regulatory agencies. The incumbent analyzes current plan data and information available from actuaries, third party administrators, industry, and vendors and forecast and project benefit costs and trends with maximum available accuracy. The incumbent also works collaboratively within a team structure and updates, or contributes useful information to the Retirement Board, Retiree Health Committee, 401(k) Committee and assists in making recommendations for NEA actions to effectively anticipate and budget for changing benefit program costs. Additional responsibilities include providing advice and counsel to the other employers (affiliates) and providing analytical and business support to the Secretary and the Retirement Board, Retiree Health Committee as well as to the 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan Committee. The incumbent also provides analysis of financial statements and employee benefit plan structures and costs; utilizes the HRIS, ensures that automated systems reflect accurate data and meet the needs for effective plan administration and regular reporting. Participates in the establishment of objectives and policy guidelines and recommends changes and improvements in programs to meet NEA’s strategic objectives and enhance cost-containment possibilities. Uses personal computer and associated software to carry out responsibilities.
For more information and to apply please visit: nea.org/jobs