Benefits Systems Analyst - Hybrid

Vulcan Materials

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Birmingham, AL

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Build Your Career. Build America’s Future.

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it’s more than starting an exciting career – you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country. 

When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time.

The Benefits Systems Analyst analyzes and maintains HCM system functionality and data to ensure accuracy and successful operations and reports to the Manager, HRMS.  This role will provide full functional support of the PeopleSoft HCM Base Benefits, Benefits Administration and e-Benefits modules, as well as, day to day system processing and monitoring.  Responsibilities include system setup and configuration which requires thorough knowledge and understanding of benefits programs, plans, eligibility rules, event rules, benefits rates, calculation rules, and coverage formulas.  In addition, must possess the ability to setup, manage and serve as a primary liaison for large events such as annual open enrollment.  Must have experience working with vendors/providers to gather requirements, design specifications, and work with the technical team on developing new functionality or enhancements to existing functionality which includes various provider interfaces and reporting.  Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills.  Must also possess strong verbal and written communication skills.  Must maintain confidentiality of data and compliance with applicable SOX controls.


What You’ll Do:

  • Day to day management of benefits administrative functions which include:
    • Monitoring of new hire benefits enrollment
    • Entry and processing of mid-year benefits changes
    • BAS Activity processing
    • Research and problem resolution
  • Assist HRMS team with data entry/maintenance of HR employee data, benefit input forms and other system input documents as needed   
  • Management of all vendor/provider interfaces and file eligibility reviews
  • Manage weekly Retro Benefits review, research and processing
  • Manage benefits arrears processing, billing, and monitoring
  • Ensure accuracy/completeness of data necessary for compliance reporting such as Cobra
  • Coordinate and promptly responds to requests from Corporate and Division HR Administrators and Benefits personnel for system related enrollment and benefits tasks and questions
  • Work with Corp Benefits Team to transition retiree and disability benefits to inactive billing.
  • Setup and management of Annual Open Enrollment system activities and monitoring
  • Setup and maintenance of automated benefits programs, plans and all related tables which include rules, rates, and formulas
  • Create ad-hoc query and report requests as needed for research and troubleshooting
  • Oversee the specification, development, testing and implementation of new or redesigned system functionality and reporting specifically related to benefits
  • Leader or active participant in Benefits related projects and meetings (Open Enrollment)
  • Participates in mergers/acquisitions to ensure benefits meet contractual obligations
  • Develop and maintain benefits related procedure and training documentation
  • Assist with support for our Employee Self Service portal (VESSO)
  • Assist in implementation of HCM system upgrades by identifying test situations, entering test data and verifying results.


Skills You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or HR/Business Administration
  • 4+ years PeopleSoft or other HCM Systems experience
  • Must retain knowledge and understanding of company policies and benefit programs and plans
  • Possess ability to lead project team efforts
  • Self-starter with proven ability to take ownership of job responsibilities
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving capabilities with special attention to accuracy and detail
  • Ability to prioritize and multi task in high volume situations
  • Must possess a positive, service oriented attitude with excellent follow through on issues
  • Must be a team player and collaborate well with others throughout the business
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills across multiple management levels
  • Must demonstrate experience/maturity when handling confidential and sensitive information
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel, as well as ability to learn and use other desktop software and database applications as needed

What You’ll Like About Us

Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for excellence in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness, and communication.  

Safe. Industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers. 

Meaningful Work. What sets us apart is the work we do impact daily lives – and every employee contributes. Our aggregates produced are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States.  

Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more.

Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays. 

Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution.

Training and Development. We see our development programs and helping our employees meet their goals as a key part of our business.

Vulcan Materials Company is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.  You also have the right to be free from discrimination for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions