Benefits Analyst

Date:  Nov 24, 2021

Princeton, NJ, US, 08540

Company:  NRG

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

In this role, the successful candidate will possess attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, problem-solving skills, and ability to quickly adapt to change. The candidate must have a strong customer-service focus.  Duties will include:

  • Providing excellent customer service to employees and HR Managers; collaborating with vendor partners and internal stakeholders to resolve a wide range of benefit issues in a timely, equitable and efficient manner.
  • Partnering with HRIS to enhance current benefit production reports and data extract files;   performing data integrity testing on a monthly and quarterly basis and reconcile discrepancies.
  • Reviewing and processing benefit claims and fee invoices ensuring accuracy of expenses and accounting allocation
  • Assisting with implementing approved changes to plans with vendors and carriers.
  • Supporting all benefit programs including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, relocation, immigration, 401(k) and pension
  • Assisting in developing and improving benefits processes and policies.
  • Supporting special projects and business analysis as required.
  • Supporting annual enrollment including user acceptance testing, reviewing written communications, answering questions from HR business partners and facilitating employee benefits meetings.
  • Assiting with yearly plan audits as needed.
  • Paying vendor invoices.


What you need for success:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
  • 1-3 years of relevant work/benefits experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Excel skills
  • Knowledgeable in Health & Welfare, Life & Disability and Retirement
  • Strong analysis skills and understanding of HRIS and payroll systems
  • Superior customer service skills including excellent verbal and written communication
  • Familiarity with SAP and SuccessFactors
  • Ability to travel
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain employee confidentiality

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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