Employee Benefits Specialist, Systems & Ancillary Plans MTM, Inc.


What Will Your Job Look Like?

The Employee Benefits Specialist, Systems & Ancillary Plans is responsible for Workday functions relating to employee benefits including but not limited to, benefit configuration, event set-up, data integrity, testing, report creation, employee benefit enrollment review and approval. This position will work closely with HRIS specialists on vendor integrations and other HCM functions. In addition, The Employee Benefits Specialist will support the administration of life, disability, retirement plans and other ancillary benefit programs. The Employee Benefit Specialist will act as liaison between the company and benefit carriers, union representatives and employees and ensure compliance with all Federal and State regulations.

Salary Min: $70,000

Salary Max: $80,000

This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job’s location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual skills, experience, and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.

Company Bio: MTM, Inc.

MTM offers a wealth of employment opportunities!

Our corporate culture promotes healthy living, excellent work-life balance, and strategic career advancement opportunities in a rewarding work environment where you will make a positive impact in your community and beyond. In particular, MTM is committed to providing physical activity and wellness opportunities for our employees. We have been recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program and as one of the St. Louis area’s Healthiest Employers by the St. Louis Business Journal, as well as a Best Place to Work by the Business Journal.

We offer employment opportunities that support both our traditional healthcare operations, as well as our transit operations through MTM Transit.

Equal Opportunity Employer: MTM is an equal opportunity employer.  MTM considers qualified candidates with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, State, and Federal law.  If you are in need of accommodations, please contact MTM’s People & Culture.


  • Manage all employee benefit enrollment changes in Workday including approving all enrollment/changes requested by employees
  • Troubleshoot issues relating to benefits on employee records, assist employees as needed to complete benefit enrollment, and review all submitted documentation for accuracy
  • Maintain benefit data integrity in Workday by auditing all enrollments to benefit vendors
  • Assist with the implementation and maintenance of benefit plans and programs in Workday, including setting up and running open enrollments, establishing new plans, adding new and updating existing rates, setting up benefit eligibility rules and enrollment conditions, writing and modifying reports, and creating EIBs, etc.
  • Provide all ACA benefit processing and forms including reporting to federal and state agencies
  • Assist with the development of test scripts and complete testing of plans in Workday as directed
  • Ensure benefit requirements are established in Workday for new contracts, locations, union groups and acquisition activities
  • Provide administration of assigned benefit plans including but not limited to reconciling of invoices, assist with filing disability and life claims, retirement program tasks and Wellness program initiatives
  • Assist with employee questions/issues on all benefit plans
  • Create and maintain Benefit Learning Site in Workday to ensure up-to-date information is available for employees
  • Work closely with HRIS team in creating new sites for unique employee group-based benefit offering
  • Collaborate with the team to provide articles for the Benefit newsletter
  • Act as liaison with vendors for assigned plans, communicate with 3rd parties when issues or questions arise, and respond to requests from agencies regarding benefit enrollments, eligibility, etc.
  • Maintain compliance with State and Federal regulations for assigned plans and ensure plan compliance with ERISA and DOL requirements
  • Assist with completion of 1095 and 1094 filings
  • Distribute required documents to employees in a timely manner
  • Back up team members during periods of absence
  • Other duties as assigned

What’s in it for you:

  • Health and Life Insurance Plans
  • Dental and Vision Plans
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Casual Dress Environment
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • MTM Perks Discount Program
  • Leadership Mentoring Opportunities

Qualifications / Requirements

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) in a related field
  • 3+ years working in the area of Benefit Administration
  • 2+ years of experience working in an HRIS system, preferably Workday
  • Advanced level of experience with Microsoft Office
  • Experience in an office setting and working from home
  • Experience in working in an HR setting, handling confidential/sensitive information
  • Experience in communicating and leading meetings with all levels of employees

Even better if you have...

  • Experience communicating with external vendors and agencies, preferred
  • Advanced level of proficiency with an HRIS system, preferably Workday
  • Strong systems aptitude with an eye toward improving processes and methods of work, leveraging automation and technology to simplify and drive consistency.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Proven track record administering retirement, life, and disability plans
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and deliver benefit education materials in an easy-to-read format
  • Ability to work independently as well in a team environment
  • A self-starter with exemplary organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, shift priorities and deliver timely results
  • Adaptable to change
  • Detail oriented and thorough
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain strict confidentiality

Equal Opportunity Employer: MTM is an equal opportunity employer. MTM considers qualified candidates with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, State, and Federal law. If you are in need of accommodations, please contact MTM’s People & Culture.

The Right Fit

MTM firmly believes that our talented workforce is the backbone of our operations. Our core values guide our employees in providing the highest quality customer experience possible and helping clients achieve their goals. When filling open positions, we look for hardworking candidates who can contribute to our culture and overall success by embodying our five core values:

  • Respect Individuals
  • Collaborate to Innovate
  • Deliver Value
  • Align with Clients
  • Act with Integrity

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