Benefits Administrator – £16ph

Our client a Biotech company, based in Maidenhead is looking for a Benefits Administrator to join their growing Human Resources team.

This is a temporary role to start in January 2021 for 8 months, possibly longer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the administration of the core UK benefit programmes, including medical, dental, Life Assurance, group Income protection, and the flexible benefit programmes, including 14 various flexible benefit offerings.
  • Liaison to third party UK Benefits broker’s including, but not limited to, attend monthly meetings, query escalation point, administering the flexible benefit portal and general reporting.
  • Coordinate benefit invoice coding and payments as well as to assist Finance team with any benefit invoice reconciliation.
  • Gather and store policies across Europe for benefit offerings and assist with the benefit harmonisation project.
  • Process new hire and benefit changes for Europe.
  • Coordinate with Payroll on a monthly basis, reconciling the benefit offerings against payroll deductions. Look into and resolve any queries.
  • Assist with year-end reporting, working closely with external providers and payroll, gathering and processing the correct information.
  • Additional Workday payroll project support for benefits including, but not limited to configuration, integrations, testing, payslip validation, audit reports.
  • Research and address benefit escalations from all employees within the organisation.
  • Explain Total Rewards policies, practices and procedures to others within the organization.
  • Ad hoc duties and project work.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Previous UK benefit administration
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify trends and errors in reporting.
  • Mastery of Microsoft office suite with an important emphasis on Microsoft Excel (vLookup, formulas, etc.).
  • Workday experience preferred.
  • Able to work in fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work independently and in a collaborative team structure.

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