Retirement/Benefits Analyst - REMOTE

EMD Serono Remote
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November 18, 2022
EMD Serono
San Jose, California
FULL_TIME

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Open to remote worker in the US.

Your Role:

The Retirement/Benefits Analyst is a functional analyst within the Merck Business Services (MBS) team and is responsible for retirement plan administration, data analysis and administration of Health, Welfare and Retirement plans, as well as, supporting the North American Human Resources Market (U.S. and Canada). In addition to data administration, this role supports plan administration, communication, education, vendor management and compliance.

The Retirement/Benefits Analyst provides subject matter expertise on all retirement plans to effectively manage plans, troubleshoot, and resolve issues as they arise. The successful candidate will assist in managing M&A activity related to the retirement plans, supporting Annual Enrollment and have essential understanding of benefits data process flows, identifying gaps, and executing process efficiencies. The Retirement/Benefits Analyst must also manage numerous priorities in a timely and accurate manner, work with HR colleagues, who interface with employees regarding benefit issues, and demonstrate the ability to utilize benefits-related statistics and information to improve service delivery.

Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Marketing, or other Business discipline
  • 3+ years of retirement plan/benefits experience
  • 2+ years of experience with federal and state benefit laws and regulations

OR

  • Associate Degree in Human Resources, HR Management, or other Business discipline
  • 5+ years of retirement plan/benefits experience
  • 2+ years of experience with federal and state benefit laws and regulations

OR

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 8+ years of retirement plan/benefits experience
  • 2+ years of experience with federal and state benefit laws and regulations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive technical knowledge of retirement/benefits programs and plans
  • Previous experience with management of multiple vendors
  • Experience in HR Shared Services or outsourced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong customer service orientation and the ability to interface with all levels of employees
  • Strong project management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required
  • Experience with HRIS systems, benefits administration systems, retirement platforms and payroll systems
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Current, in-depth knowledge of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Section 125 of the IRS and other legislation and regulations that affect the design and administration of the benefit plans
  • Experience with annual plan filings and disclosures (eg, 5500s, Medicare Part D, Summary Annual Report, Canadian Pension) and ensure that appropriate

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company's COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

Careers during Covid-19

Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone's health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options. As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company's COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.


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