• Benefits Administrator

    Job Locations US-CA-SAN LEANDRO
    Requisition #
    Human Resources
  • Overview



    Customer First | Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Fun!


    Peterson Holding has an immediate need for Benefits Administrator at our San Leandro, CA location.  


    About Us:

    At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice.   We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination.  Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.


    We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement.   Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees.  We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision.  We have high standards for our employees, with good reason.  They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.


    Why Peterson?

    We have high expectations and so do you.  You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job.  We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees.  If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team.  You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.


    Tired of corporate bureaucracy?  Want to work in an environment where you can make a positive impact on employees, have a wide variety of responsibilities, and grow professionally?  Peterson is a family owned and operated company that has grown through innovation and providing excellent customer service.  Our corporate HR team has a Benefits Administrator position open for a person with a great sense of humor, excellent attention to detail, strong work ethic, that is ready to take on a new challenge....


    The Benefits Administrator will perform a wide variety of corporate benefit functions including administering and maintaining benefits programs including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance.  Examples of duties include the following:

    • Work directly with employees and vendors providing excellent service.
    • Assist the Benefits and Compensation Manager with annual compliance work such as 1095C preparation, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) discrimination testing, and 401(k) audit.
    • Conduct benefits presentations for New Hire Orientation.
    • Plan and participate in Wellness Program and Health Fair activities.
    • Tracking new hire benefit status, collecting benefit enrollment forms, updates HRIS and notifies appropriate carriers. 
    • Responsible for weekly and monthly funding of Health Plan claims, HRA, commuter benefits, including review of information for discrepancies, preparing of payment requisitions and communicate cash needs.
    • Responsible for monthly vendor billings including VSP claims funding, Life Lock, Flexible Spending Plan, and FMLA administration.
    • Responsible for reviewing and reconciling monthly 401(k), employer match and participant loan payments to 401(k) plan trust company for accuracy and timeliness.
    • Involved with Open Enrollment process including participating in renewal strategy, employee meetings, maintaining HRIS with cost changes.
    • Responsible for updating benefit earnings for commissioned employees for Life, LTD and STD benefits.
    • Must maintain appropriate professional and confidentiality when dealing with highly sensitive personal information about employees.
    • Surface potential problems or issues with benefits and escalate to the attention of the Benefits and Compensation Manager



    Associates Degree in Business, Accounting or related area and three to five years benefits or Human Resources experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Have working knowledge administering COBRA and FMLA laws.  Experience working with ADP Workforce Now preferred. 

    Must have strong Microsoft Office skills, and advanced skills in Excel.

    • Ability to read and accurately interpret a wide array of documents and policies.
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
    • Job requires intermediate spreadsheet capabilities including the ability to work with multiple worksheets, filter data and use integrated functions. 

    Peterson Holding Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.  Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A drug screen and background check is required.


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