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Burns & McDonnell Benefits Administrator of Retirement Plans- Corporate HR (Kansas City, MO) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Benefits Administrator will be responsible for the implementation, communication, and administration of retirement benefit plans for employee-owners and retired employee-owners of Burns & McDonnell and its subsidiaries. This role will perform the day-to-day administration of retirement benefits programs in compliance with benefit laws, regulations and plan documents. This is an onsite opportunity located at our World Headquarters building in Kansas City, MO.

  • Assists with the administration of ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), 401(k) plan, and other retirement benefits programs.

  • Confidentially assists employee-owners, retirees and beneficiaries regarding benefits issues. Responds to confidential benefit inquiries from managers and employee-owners on plan provisions, enrollments and other general inquiries.

  • Resolves participants' benefit questions to ensure confidential, timely, and courteous resolution in accordance with federal laws, regulations, and plan documents.

  • Conducts employee-owner benefit orientations and education presentations to assist employee-owner understanding of benefit programs.

  • Performs tasks related to completion of annual benefit plan audit.

  • Performs periodic quality checks and audits of benefits and payroll-related data.

  • Regularly generates communication and counsels employees as situations arise.

  • Prepares and distributes benefit notices and correspondence to employee-owners, retirees, and beneficiaries.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships between the Human Resources Department, employee-owners, and other corporate services departments to facilitate the success of Burns & McDonnell's benefit plans and plan goals.

  • Compiles and presents ad hoc reports for internal purposes as requested.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management, Business, Finance or related field.

  • Minimum 3 years related experience, preferably in the analysis, design, and/or administration of benefit programs.

  • Basic knowledge of federal and state benefit laws preferred. Previous experience with retirement programs a plus.

  • Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills, with a high level of accuracy in calculations and manipulation of numeric data. Excellent attention to detail. Ability to develop creative and innovative benefit plan strategies.

  • Knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), specifically analytics and reporting (e.g., Oracle, ADP, SAP).

  • Strong MS Office skills; including proficiency in Excel.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, work independently and organize and prioritize work while managing multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to clearly present complex information. Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships and provide excellent customer service.


Job Human Resources

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations United States

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 231098 Job Hire Type Experienced