Celanese Benefits Specialist in Irving, Texas
Celanese is a Fortune 500 global chemical innovation company that engineers and manufactures chemicals used in products essential to everyday living. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, we employ over 7,700 dedicated people working between 43 facilities across 18 countries. We are committed to employee growth and creating shareholder value to ensure continued opportunities make a difference. Our company focuses on the safety of its employees, provides competitive compensation (including benefits starting day 1), and emphasizes giving back to the community. For more information about Celanese and our products please visit www.celanese.com
Responsible for performing ongoing duties related to reporting, analysis, communication and administration of Celanese benefits plans and programs.
Assists in administration/recordkeeping of benefit plans including health, dental, vision, HSA, FSA, defined benefit, defined contribution retirement plans as well as voluntary benefit programs.
Performs HSA reconciliations and ensures compliance with IRS contribution limits; manages limited use FSA/DCFSA plans and conducts annual non-discrimination testing. Advanced Excel skills required for these tasks.
Assists with benefits fringe budget spreadsheet and tracking.
Responsible for updating the artificial intelligence tool (Chemi the Chatbot) with relevant and up-to-date benefit questions and answers
Ensures timely processing of multiple benefit provider invoices and pension payments. Knowledge of SAP is required.
Coordinates the ongoing administration of wellness program including tracking wellness physical completion, communication of activities and implementation of educational programs.
Serves as resource for employees, managers, HR representatives and plan participants seeking information regarding a wide range of benefit plans; answers all internal and external benefit escalation cases for prompt and satisfactory resolution.
Collaborates with benefits leader and external consultant to evaluate/compare existing employee benefits with those of other employers to help formulate appropriate benefit plans/programs for Celanese.
Researches participant records for internal and external information requests and inquiries, including verification of data for actuarial valuations, plan audits, etc.
Comfortable with public speaking and live presentations to include keeping the new hire orientation presentation current and providing a recorded version to be used in our virtual new hire orientation sessions.
Helps ensure compliance with all benefit plan legislation by maintaining knowledge and understanding of ERISA, IRS regulations, the Affordable Care Act, and other Federal, State, and Local related legislation.
Complies with HIPPA privacy laws and is sensitive to confidentiality at all times
Assists with other benefits projects as needed
2-3+ years’ experience in employee benefit plan administration; some knowledge of employee benefit laws and compliance related to employee benefits and knowledge of pension and retirement plan administration is a plus
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Working knowledge of SAP for reporting and coding
Accounting or finance experience highly preferred
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with high level of tact, diplomacy and confidentiality
Experience with Microsoft office suite with Advanced Excel skills
Self-motivated and independent thinker that can prioritize and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
External Company Name: Celanese International Corporation
External Company URL: http://celanese.com/
Street: 222 W. Las Colinas Blvd