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Benefits Administrator in Irvine, CA at Kia Motors America

Date Posted: 9/8/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Benefits Specialist applies knowledge of benefit regulations, concepts, practices and procedures as well as knowledge of company policies in the administration of the company sponsored benefit program.This position is responsible for supporting the administration of team member benefit programs, including but not limited to the group health plans, life/disability insurance, 401(k) plan, workers’ compensation and ADA/leaves of absence.The benefits specialist partners with the benefits consultant and benefit program vendors to ensure successful benefit program management.

  • Support the KMA benefit program operations by assisting team members with enrollment, program questions and wellness program administration. 
  • Coordinate and administer ADA/leaves of absence
  • Administer Workers’ Compensation program
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • SHRM-CP is a plus.
Overall Related Experience:
  • Minimum 4+ years of years of benefits administration experience required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of laws and regulations that govern benefits administration (e.g. FLMA, CFRA, ADA, §125, DOL, IRS guidelines and requirements, and workers’ compensation.)
  • Strong background working with various leaves of absences and work accommodations.
  • Effective communicator with all levels including executives/senior management.
  • Proactive approach and collaborative attitude with HR department team members and management.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret benefits and financial reports and other legal documents.
  • Ability to effectively present information to team members and management.
  • Computer Skills – Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, including excel, word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusion,
  • Ability to interpret a variety of data and deal with several complex variables at one time.

Kia Motors America offers an environment where we place a strong focus on our customer, embrace challenges and work collaboratively.  If you’re looking for this type of a dynamic company, then Kia Motors America should be in your consideration for employment opportunities. Based in one of the nation's most desirable communities in Southern California. Our outstanding benefits package includes 100% paid health insurance, 401(k) plan, plus much more. EOE M/F/D/V. For more information about Kia, please visit our website at or