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Benefits Analyst

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: TransCanada

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Benefits Analyst 

Reference Code: 57400 


Location: United States (US)  - Houston, TX 
Job Category: Human Resources
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program   

General Information

Reporting to the Manager, U.S. Payroll, Pension and Benefits, this position's primary accountability is to provide assistance in the ongoing administration and management of the Retirement and Benefits programs for U.S. employees.



  • Review, reconcile and process regular Section 125 and HSA plan contributions, ensuring accuracy and timeliness;
  • Respond to inbound employee benefits offerings, enrollment inquiries, and eligibility verification requests;
  • Provide analytical support and assist with development of presentations and reports;
  • Reviews ACA reports and provides analysis where needed;
  • Respond to questions and requests from employees, HR team members and Third Party Administrators;
  • Support senior team members with regular annual projects such as plan audits, non-discrimination testing and regulatory filings;
  • Prepare employee communications, including SPDs, employee booklets and website content;
  • Provide ongoing support to the U.S. Payroll, Pension and Benefits team and perform other pension and benefit administration duties as assigned;
  • Collaborate with other HR team members on cross-functional projects to improve the efficiency of current and/or new processes and procedures;
  • Other tasks as required.



Qualifications and Education



  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment;
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude;
  • Strong problem solving and prioritization skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to deal with changing priorities and multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality;
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills, including attention to detail;
  • Knowledge of ERISA, DOL regulations, HIPAA, COBRA, IRS section 125 and PPACA would be an asset;
  • Advanced computer skills with strong proficiency in Excel.



  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Benefits or Human Resources related experience
  • Experience with SAP would be an asset;
  • Experience with Ceredian DayForce or similar payroll system would be an asset
  • Experience using ServiceNow or similar case management tool would be an asset.



*Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home.

*This position will require travel across borders and as such the candidate must be able to provide applicable documentation to this affect.



*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.

All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.

Please apply to this posting by 02/13/2019. To apply, please visit through your desktop or laptop. Use reference code 57400. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. Government.

Make what you do matter.

At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 60 years, we've had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible. 

TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future...and think big. We're looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America.

Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.

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