Analyst Benefits

Houston, TX

The benefits analyst is responsible for the execution of all benefits administration and operations including the employee health and welfare benefits, and 401k plans and ownership of problem resolution dealing with all associates and vendors.


Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the administration of the Health and Welfare benefits plans benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA and EAP.
  • Manages vendor relationships and ensures quality of services are provided and meet expectations.
  • Serves as a primary contact for escalated case management issues and appeal received by outsourced HR Service Center and provide problem resolutions timely.
  • Organizes cyclical benefits events and activities, such as annual enrollment, benefits communication, and plan renewals. 
  • Develops, streamlines and manages health and welfare workflows and communication materials for various vendors and field HR.
  • Recognizes customer service delivery issues and serves at the primary contact to implement solutions to meet service level agreements for various vendors.
  • Handles employees’ inquiries received by HR Business Partners 
  • Manage health and welfare compliance requirements and fillings (e.g., government filings, audits, testing, amendments, legal notices, Affordable Care Act)
  • Applies ERISA / PPACA / Cafeteria Plan / HIPAA / COBRA regulations and ensures compliance. 
  • Assist with strategies to implement, communicate, and promote health and wellness programs.
  • Maintain vendor contracts, update annual benefit changes, and contract renewal provisions.
  • Assist with day-to-day 401k administration when necessary.
  • Manage claim funding and premium payment for various benefits plan.
  • Participates in various projects and other duties as assigned.  


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required. Human Resources or related field preferred.
  • 3- 5 years of related experience required 
  • Experience using vendor portal for plan sponsor administration required (e.g., Fidelity's PSW, Prudential)
  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in a related field with 3+ years’ experience administering health and welfare plans
  • Ability to multi task and thrive in a fast-paced environment while meeting strict deadlines
  • Experience in administration of self- insured medical plans
  • Familiarity with day-to-day 401k administration desired
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally
  • Strong customer service and problem solving skills  


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft tools
  • Must have knowledge of ERISA, COBRA, HIPPA, DOL, FMLA, PPACA and other regulatory requirements
  • Excellent time/project management and organizational skills
  • Desire and ability to provide outstanding employee support
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong attention to details  


Working Conditions

  • Capable to work extended hours as needed
  • Ability to work with standard office/computer equipment
  • Capable of working in an open concept office environment
  • Ability to participate in required overnight travel as needed   


Physical Requirements

  • Walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors
  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently. Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors   


Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.

 

CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.

 

CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.

 

Arizona Smoke-Free Act. CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

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