KBR Principal Benefits Specialist in Houston, Texas
Title: Principal Benefits Specialist
Job Number: 1055793
KBR COMPANY INFORMATION
When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.
With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.
Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.
Principal Benefits Specialist
Position Description/Job Responsibilities
Functional job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Retirement & Savings plans
Accountable for managing the compliance and accuracy of the qualified and non-qualified retirement & savings plans.
Implement new vendors from end-to-end participating in RFP process, implementation project management including change management, follow up after installation to audit for problems internally and external to our systems and processes.
Proactive review of processes, systems and records to and prevent and resolve errors.
Ongoing support of R&S plan audits
Resolve complex / escalated employee and claim and eligibility issues with HRIS, process and vendors
Track HRIS issues including chasing problems with interface files with the help of IT to determine the root problem
Make adjustments in SAP and ADP systems for benefit deductions.
Manage 1 or more direct reports.
Oversee Service Contract Act (SCA) employee benefits fringe on SAP and SCA retirement and savings plan
Presentations to employees in-person or holding calls, presence at employee meetings as needed
Reporting and special projects as they arise.
Support in preparation of regulatory documents including Form 5500’s, Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs), Summaries of Material Modifications (SMMs) and Summary Annual Reports (SARs)
Continued training on systems and technical skills associated with position.
Demonstrate professional ethics and compliance with regulatory requirements for Health & Welfare and Retirement & Savings Plans.
5-7 years minimum benefits experience
Experience managing/implementing retirement & savings plans
Accounting/Audit experience a plus
Strong analytical skills required
Strong Excel skills required – Ability to analyze data
Commitment to accuracy and timeliness in R&S transactions
Experience managing projects
Experience managing 1 or more direct reports helpful
Strong understanding of regulatory compliance requirements
Strong written and verbal communications skills required
Strong Microsoft Office skills required: Intermediate level or better for Excel, Word, and Outlook
Ability to learn systems quickly such as HRIS and related programs, SAP experience a plus
Commitment to ethics in representing department to internal (employees) and external customers is required
KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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