Benefits Analyst

Job Number
Banner Health (Corporate)
Banner Health (Corporate) - System Benefits Support-Corp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
2901 N Central Ave
City & State
Posting Category
Human Resources / HRIS


Join the organization who is making health care easier, so life can be better!


Banner Health is currently seeking a Benefits Analyst join join the Benefits team.  This position is located in Central Phoenix, on Central & Thomas.


About Banner Health Corporate
Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.



About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

This position provides operational leadership support for the employee benefits function. Assists with identifying and leading benefit process and system improvements that positively impact employees and the companys financial position while maintaining compliance to all regulations.


Essential Functions

  • Participates in project teams as the subject matter expert for design, development, and implementation of benefit plans including, but not limited to, merger and acquisitions. Identifies opportunities for integration and best practices while remaining competitive and compliant throughout due diligence processes. Provides integration recommendations to benefits leadership based on plan compliance, employee disruption, corporate goals and project timelines.


  • Coordinates with Human Resource partners and benefit team to develop employee benefit onboarding and integrations. Identifies and implements process improvement opportunities for benefit onboarding of new and/or acquired employees.


  • Leads benefit-related projects for the system using project management techniques and tools. Performs gap analysis, sets priorities, develops and implements appropriate project plans. This includes serving as a lead, representing the employee benefits function for projects as needed.


  • Provides support on benefits-related projects, development and implementation of benefits pilots and programs that positively impact employee and the company financial positions while maintaining compliance to all regulations. Conducts analysis, compiles data, and summarizes results verbally and/or in the appropriate written format to assist department in documentation and presentations.


  • Participates in the development/redesign of benefit plans. This includes participating in project teams both representing benefits and acting as liaison to HR including the Total Rewards team.


  • May lead the development of training, communication and educational programs that promote the Total Rewards strategy as it pertains to benefits.



Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a knowledge of business or human resources as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelors degree in business, human resources or related field.

Must possess a strong knowledge and background in benefit design, administration and regulation as typically demonstrated through five years of related experience. Must have solid project management and change management skills to lead and/or support large-scale benefits projects for the organization. Requires excellent attention to detail, commitment to follow through, ability to work independently with general oversight, and respect for established deadlines. Attentive listening and polished presentation skills are needed to effectively educate human resources leaders, leaders and employees on organizational benefit strategy and related offerings.Position requires proficiency in personal software applications, including word processing, generating spreadsheets and creating graphics/presentations.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience supporting and/or leading merger and acquisition benefit design, development and implementation activity in a complex and fast-paced environment.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.