Job Description

12136 W Bayaud Ave, Lakewood, CO 80228, USA Req #3028
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Benefits Administrator 

  • Are you an individual that takes responsibility and follows through on details?

  • Are you naturally analytical and like to solve problems?

  • Do you excel at managing multiple projects at once?

At Vivage, we’re recognized as a national leader driving high quality service innovation for seniors and value for our investors. "Vivage" means "celebrating aging" inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

We are a senior health care, solution driven company which provides right care.. right place..right time. Our Mission, Vision and Pillars of Commitment have come from our collective personal awareness and professional dedication to the importance of each person we serve, each employee we work with, and each business partner we have. At Vivage we bridge today’s healthcare opportunities with innovative strategies and solutions.

Engaging Culture ~ Competitive Pay ~ Growth Opportunities ~ Great Benefits ~ Family Environment


As a key part of our HR Team, the scope of this role includes responsibility of benefits, compensation, 401k, auditing, and reporting. You will be directing and planning the day-to-day benefits programs including group health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability workers compensation, life insurance, travel and accident plan, flexible spending plan, 401k plan and retirement. This role is also responsible for overseeing our compensation structure and our pay and performance structure. Monitoring benefits administration, improving existing programs, analyzing data, reporting and forecasting trends, and managing internal/external relationships is essential for this role.


Benefits Administration:                                                  50% time

  • Manage new benefits programs

  • Examine possible plan designs and benefits cost changes

  • Ensure compliance with applicable government regulations

  • Coordinate daily benefits processing at corporate office

  • Handle enrollments, terminations, changes, beneficiaries, accident and death claims, rollovers, distributions, loans, and compliance testing for 401 (k)

  • Benefit Orientation

  • Provide training and support to home office employees and field staff

  • Oversees COBRA administration

  • Oversees FMLA, ADA, Workers Compensation and Unemployment insurance

Reporting and Analysis:                             20% time

  • Coordinate transfer of data to external contacts for services, premiums and plan administration

  • Document and maintain administrative procedures for assigned benefits processes

  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of required reporting and fees

  • Oversee maintenance of employee benefits files, maintain benefits database and update employee payroll records

  • Gather employee data and oversee the processing of monthly billings and the preparation of vouchers for payment of administrative fees for all group plans

  • Allocate group health and dental claims monthly and reviews quarterly 

  • Review both short-and long-range cost estimates/projections and relevant statistical analyses regarding modifications in benefits programs and implementation of new programs

  • Survey and forecast industry trends

  • Complete benefits and compensation surveys and review information obtained from the results

  • Analyze complex benefits information

  • Reconcile home office benefits bills

  • File 5500 for 401k and Health and Welfare plans

Vendor and Customer Relations:                           30% time

  • Serve as primary contact for plan vendors and third-party administrators

  • Work with vendor partners and TPA’s to resolve file feed issues

  • Provide customer service support to internal and external customers

  • Help HR field staff with any file feed issues 

  • Consult with HR field staff on benefits questions and file feed issues


  • Knowledge of Google and Microsoft platforms 

  • Familiarity HRIS and benefits database

  • Knowledge of benefits contract language

  • Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements (adopted and pending)

  • Knowledge of employee benefits programs including ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, Section 125, Worker’s Compensation, Medicare, COBRA, Social Security and DOL requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Prior experience with Ceridian preferred
  • At least 3 to 5 years of related benefits or employee benefits administration experience
  • CEBS (preferred) and SHRM/CP or PHR/SPHR (preferred)

Vivage is an equal opportunity employer. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $60,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $70,000.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree

Application Instructions

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