Thresholds, a national leader in mental health services, is a recipient of the Chicago Tribune “Top Workplaces" for four consecutive years and a 10 time winner of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For". Through our more than 100 Chicagoland locations and 30 innovative programs, Thresholds provides healthcare, housing and hope for over 15,000 adults and youth.
The Benefits Analyst reports to the Manager of Benefits. The Analyst is responsible for the day-to-day administration of Thresholds employee group benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, employer paid benefits, as well as the Employee Wellness program. The Analyst provides excellent customer service, investigates new benefits programs, improves existing benefits programs, and supervises and monitors benefits administration. The Analyst provides analytical and technical support in the delivery of benefits programs.
Essential Duties & Responsibilites:
Serves as the primary contact for all employees regarding benefit plan inquires.
Manages Thresholds benefits plans and programs in accordance with plan documents, insurance contracts, vendor agreements and applicable federal, state and local regulations. Responsible for ensuring maintenance of data entry of employee benefit elections and dependent information.
Collaborates with Talent Management leadership and third party vendors in the development, communication and presentation of benefit plans.
Counsels new employees regarding benefit programs and conducts new staff orientation (NSO).
Responsible for Family and Medical Leave process including tracking and administration.
Provides counsel to management and staff regarding federal law, and policies and procedures.
Reconciles monthly benefits invoices according to established procedures including the completion of the invoice checklist and submission of documentation to Accounts Payable. Resolves all employee related billing discrepancies in a timely manner.
Assists with the annual benefits renewal process, including the coordination of Thresholds annual open enrollment process, communication, and vendor data feeds.
Manages the Employee Wellness program.
Manages the annual year-end processes for benefits, compensation, and payroll.
May be required to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Finance or related field preferred.
Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant benefits experience.
Knowledge of federal and state benefits regulations and legislation.
Knowledge of technical aspects of benefits administration (e.g., discrimination testing and government reporting obligations).
Demonstrated ability to assist in establishing and executing a benefits strategy.
Internal Number: 7735373803
Thresholds, named as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, provides more than 15,000 adults and youth with the skills and encouragement needed to live productive and fulfilling lives.
Consider being part of an organization that fosters collaboration between its staff and those we serve, our members, and where employees are recognized as invaluable assets who truly make a difference.
More than 75% of Thresholds’ services are delivered out in the community and include assertive outreach, case management, housing, employment, education, psychiatry, primary care and substance abuse treatment, as well as pioneering research at the Thresholds Research Institute.
Thresholds provides competitive wages and benefits, and excellent opportunities for career development and promotion.
Individuals with lived or shared experiences with mental illness are encouraged to apply.
Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran