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ID:  541473

Norfolk Va, US

Sr Benefits Analyst

Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 155,000 people worldwide, including 4,000 in Marseilles where its head office is located.


Position Summary:


The Senior Benefits Analyst will be responsible for all aspects of a multi-state, comprehensive employee Health and Welfare benefits program to meet employee needs and align with business objectives.  This position contributes to the administration of employee benefits programs, and employee pension and retirement savings plans. 


Essential Duties / Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the administration of health insurance plans, life insurance, COBRA, EAP, and voluntary plans for all entities within the Company’s control group, which includes identifying and resolving issues, maintaining accurate records, ensuring appropriate deductions are applied, reconciling invoices, and running audit reports to capture discrepancies.
  • Coordinates annual projects (Total Comp Statements, census reporting, and audits). Responds to data requests from actuaries, insurance carriers and management. Assist with annual nondiscrimination testing and annual 401k audit. coordinate/distribute annual required reports.
  • Assists with planning and execution of the annual open enrollment process, create employee communication, review, and update HRIS system with new rates and benefits when appropriate.
  • Assist with benefits administration system enhancements, interface file issues and troubleshooting discrepancies.
  • Oversees retirement savings plans and pension for all entities within the Company’s control group; partners with pension administration vendor to ensure participant payments are processed accurately and timely.
  • Maintenance of benefits & HIPAA records, including enrollments, applications, and other records required for all benefit plans.
  • Manages ACA process and compliance, as well as auditing Forms 1094 and 1095 for all covered entities to ensure IRS deadlines for distribution and filing are met.
  • Acts as escalation point for more complicated benefit plan issues.
  • Assist with management of the leave programs.
  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures. 
  • Miscellaneous related duties or projects as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:


  • Understanding of employer benefit programs and processes
  • Working knowledge of laws and regulations governing benefits including ACA, ERISA, HIPAA, Section 125, COBRA, ADA, FMLA and FLSA
  • Ability to monitor and assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
  • Ability to deal effectively with a variety of people and situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a team partnership. Self-motivated and able to work with little direction
  • Ability to build strong relationships with employees, constituent organizations, brokers, and vendors
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities.
  • Ability to develop and deliver quality training and education to all levels of employees.
  • Proficient in MS Office products, especially advanced knowledge in Excel.
  • Attention to detail, organized and thorough with a desire for continuous process improvement
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of sensitivity and exercise discretion in regard to confidential material
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy, and the ability to work well within a deadline driven environment.
  • Intuitive and sensitive to company requirements, balancing between cost effectiveness and employee attraction and retention trends.


Education and Experience Requirements:


  • High School Diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Any of the following certifications preferred: PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, CCP, CEBS
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in benefits administration is required.


Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure! CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.



















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