May require additional hours during peak periods.
Responsible for the administration, accounting, and reporting for the UT System Group Insurance Programs for UT Austin and UT System employees.
Process and ensure the timeliness and accuracy of payroll deductions, reporting, and remittances for the UT System Group Insurance Programs for UT Austin and UT System employees, Retirees and Graduate Student Fellows. Serve as primary contact for insurance matters. Provide customer support for employees, retirees, department personnel, Human Resource Services, DEFINE Shared Services campus personnel, UT System Administration, insurance providers, and state and federal agencies. Ensure compliance with federal, state and university regulations regarding UT System Group Insurance programs. Oversee and process payroll adjustments (OAAs) and refunds for insurance. Review and approve payroll adjustments and refunds processed by team member. Review Weekly Benefit Status Update Reports each week and with each payroll proof. Work with Benefit Services and programming teams to resolve issues. Develop, implement and maintain business processes and systems that support insurance, benefit administration, and payroll processing. Work with functional and technical staff to design, test, and implement changes to existing processes and systems. Responsible for project updates and communication to the university community and shared services campuses, as required. Review Pre-CBO and CBO reports each month to identify actions to resolve insurance premium billing discrepancies. Work with Benefit Services and the Office of Employee Benefits (OEB), as appropriate, to analyze and resolve premium billing discrepancies. Reconcile insurance accounts on a monthly basis. Resolve discrepancies between general ledger (DEFINE), Benefit Administration System (BAS) and the Student Accounts Receivable System (SAR). Adjust BAS and DEFINE insurance records for returned payments.
Train and develop other team members. Other related functions as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration. Six years of progressively responsible experience in finance or accounting with experience in planning, forecasting, cost and financial analysis. Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Master's Degree in Business Administration. Experience in a higher education environment. Experience in Employee Benefit and Insurance Administration. Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word. Experience using the University of Texas DEFINE System. At least one year of supervisory experience.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Overtime will be required during peak periods.