Sr Analyst, Benefits at The E.W. Scripps Company

Posted in General Business 19 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio





Job Description:

Primary Purpose

Supports employee benefits in all company operations. May  provide special guidance and assistance to all locations on various employee benefit plans. Understands and is able to explain all benefit plans and benefit polices.

Key Activities


  • Support the Director of Benefits in the administration of all benefit programs for all health and welfare plans.

  • Support the Director of Benefits in the administration of the disability plans.

  • Lead the well-being initiatives and programs, including coordination with our well-being providers and local well-being advocates.

  • Coordinate Tier 3 benefits issue escalation from the Benefit Help Center and ensure dispute resolution.

  • Prepare and review the monthly claims analysis.

  • Aid in the coordination of Summary Plan Descriptions and vendor booklets.

  • Assist with the maintenance of the financial aspects of H&W plans including, monitoring vendor costs and aiding Finance, Audit and Accounting as needed.

  • Assist the H&W benefits communication strategy in conjunction with HR Communications and third parties

  • Test annual enrollment system functionality.

  • Analyze trend reports and assist with issuing management and data collection reporting.

  • Monitor data collection reports and test for accuracy.

  • Coordinate disability program with pension plan, Workers’ Compensation, and employee relations.

  • Assist with dependent/event audits in conjunction with third-party audit vendor.

  • Lead the research, review and response of benefit and dependent audit appeals

Skills

Education & Experience/Certifications


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Minimum 2 - 3 years benefit or analytical experience

  • Experience managing large group health and wellness programs desirable

Skills & Abilities


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong customer/client orientation; ability to facilitate discussions to resolve issues

  • and obtain consensus

  • A self-starter with initiative to drive projects and transactions to conclusion

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize work and able to work on many task concurrently

  • Strategic thinker

  • Attention to detail

  • Proficient with MS Office, Advance Excel skills essential; experience with data modeling techniques

  • Preferred

  • Knowledge of benefits administration regulations including ERISA, FMLA, HIPAA and COBRA

  • Relevant professional/technical certification

SCRIPPS’ COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.