• Retirement/Pension Plan Manager

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/25/2018 10:30 AM)
  • Overview:

    Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 67% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.


    • Responsible for performing ongoing duties related to reporting, analysis, communication and administration of Celanese defined contribution and defined benefit plans and programs.
    • Play key role in the design, development and administration/recordkeeping of employee retirement benefit plans including defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans; maintain current Plan documents and coordinate distribution of all quarterly/annual required notices .
    • Responsible for ongoing administration of a comprehensive financial wellbeing program, including contributing to the development and implementation of the annual program calendar; coordination and communication of activities and educational programs.
    • Manage compliance with all retirement and pension plan audits; ensure timely filing of 5500s and extensions; complete annual proxy data requirements and monthly insider stock reports; ensure timely compliance and submission of PBGF/PBGC/Air filings; ensure legislative compliance by maintaining up-to-date knowledge and understanding of ERISA, IRS regulations, and other Federal, State, and Local related legislation.
    • Manage retirement plan provider relationships including administration and service level agreements; review payroll files, loan reports, error reports and other file data to ensure accuracy; correct errors and complete root cause analysis as required; ensure timely processing of SRP distribution payments.
    • In coordination with retirement plan administrator, confirm timely and accurate preparation and processing of annual retirement file and timely file submission to payroll/accounting for all US employees; ensure completion of 401(k) plan testing.
    • Process time-sensitive monthly pension funding for all pension plans in coordinator with trustee and treasury departments.
    • Comply with all assigned SOX controls.
    • Serve as a resource for employees, managers, HR representatives, and plan participants seeking information regarding a wide range of retirement benefit plans.
    • In conjunction with plan administrators, research participant records for internal and external information requests and inquiries, including verification of data for actuarial valuations, plan audits, and retiree life benefits; retrieve archived records as needed for issue resolution.
    • In partnership with external partners, evaluate and compare existing employee benefits with those of other employers by analyzing other plans, surveys, and other sources of information.
    • Assist with other projects as needed.


    • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), with high level of tact, diplomacy and confidentiality; ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to find innovative solutions and focus on continuous improvement, and champion change.
    • Ability to drive tasks to completion to achieve key objectives and results.
    • Able to handle highly sensitive HR information in a confidential and professional manner.
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of retirement plan laws and legal compliance.
    • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PPT), Outlook, SAP, multi-tasker.

    Required Years of Experience

    • 8-10 years experience in retirement/pension plan administration

    Required Education

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

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