Career Opportunities with GSA National

Benefits Analyst

The Benefits Analyst (BA) is responsible for the analysis and reporting of fringe benefits data for assigned clients. The BA also serves as a primary point of contact to the client’s HR/Benefits team for services provided by GSA National. Additionally, the BA works closely with clients and internal departments for the preparation of client invoices, vouchers, retirement funding reports, and other client-related reports.

The Day-to-Day: (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Collect, validate, and analyze client data files for processing with GSA systems.
  • Analyze variances between data sources (census, payroll, benefits, etc.) and collaborate with client to ensure timely updates to employee benefits information in source systems.
  • Prepare Invoices and Verification Schedule for submission to client.
  • Prepare Vouchers for submission to Finance for payment of benefit premiums to carriers.
  • Prepare Client reports, including Retirement Funding reports.
  • Perform carrier billing reconciliations (carrier bills versus benefits administration system reports).
  • Communicate complex fringe benefits compliance concepts in a manner that can be understood by clients, vendors, carriers, and co-workers.
  • Handle client inquiries with the highest degree of responsiveness and professionalism.
  • Apply Fringe Benefit requirements under Service Contract Act and the Davis Bacon Act
  • Assist with the implementation of new clients.

The Right Person for the job has: (Knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job)

  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to capture, review and analyze data
  • Ability to be detail-oriented and to meet constant deadlines
  • Exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exposure to benefits administration systems with knowledge of impact on client reporting, payroll process, carrier enrollments, and benefits administration life cycle
  • Knowledge of employee benefit administration processes
  • Understanding of Fringe Benefit requirements under Service Contract Act and the Davis Bacon Act
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Specifically, an Intermediate Level of Excel as defined in this resource:

Education & Experience: (Minimum level of required education and experience)

  • Benefits, Human Resources, or Insurance work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate work experience
  • 2 years of prior employee benefits administration experience
  • Proven experience coordinating multiple projects/assignments simultaneously and completing assigned tasks accurately and on time