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Workers Compensation Administrator

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Job ID: 31957
Department: Treasury
Location: 4 World Trade Center

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Supervisor, Workers’ Compensation (WC), this position is responsible for assisting with the overall administration of the self-insured workers’ compensation program, to include interaction with the agency’s authorized third party administrator, as well as internal staff and external medical and legal professionals. Perform special assignments on request.

  • Oversees the accident reporting process to ensure that injury reports are completed and sent to third party administrator (TPA) in a timely manner by all internal units.

  • Interacts with various levels of internal staff to ensure that reports are located and filed properly in accordance with agency’s protocol.

  • Conduct annual questionnaire/survey of long-term recipients to verify that continued WC benefits are appropriate.

  • Open, review and forward incoming mail (medical bills, notices of decisions, etc.) to the TPA for proper handling.

  • Attend monthly/quarterly WC team meetings with departmental representatives as well as TPA, OMS and Law staff.

  • Review for accuracy and coordinate the delivery of salary adjustments by calculating lost time claims submitted from the TPA to the Agency’s Accounting staff.

  • Review and audit requests from TPA for electronic transfers to fund WC bank account for claims payments.Also review and audit monthly claims’ payment reports and bank reconciliation statements provided by the TPA.

  • Provide customer service by responding to inquiries from injured employees, staff and outside counsel regarding workers’ compensation claims.Open, review and forward incoming mail (medical bills, notices of decisions, etc. to appropriate location).

  • Run Employee Run in PeopleSoft.

  • Quarterly bill payment for RMPG via SAP.

  • Review the Daily report from PAPD to ensure we have the corresponding 360’s.

  • Log closed files in TRIM that are returned from the TPA.

  • Review and upload the Daily Summary from TPA.

  • Serve as backup to the Senior Business Manager.

Qualifications

Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or business.

Desired

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated ability to use work independently, organize work, prioritize multiple concurrent assignments within strict deadlines, and work under pressure.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, to include Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

  • Experience using PeopleSoft.

  • Experience entering invoices into SAP and using SAP to trace vendor, invoice and payment history.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff at all levels.

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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