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HRMS Technical Specialist - Corporate HR Job

  • Arkema
  • King of Prussia, PA, United States
  • May 13, 2019
Human Resources

Job Description

Req Id 30582 - Posted 04/11/2019 - Human Resources - King of Prussia. Pennsylvania. US


Job Title:  HRMS and T&E Technical Specialist
Dept:  Human Resources
Location: King of Prussia, PA


This position reports directly to Lead, HRMS and T&E.  This position does not have any indirect reports, although will mentor and help train other employees, co-ops and interns as required. 


This role administers and provides training and support as a primary user and technical specialist for Arkema’s US based (SAP) HRMS tools.  This role also leads processes and execution of Arkema’s US based T&E programs in support of organizational compliance, employee data integrity, and key internal HR functions and processes.  This role operates as liaison and backup, where required, to the Lead and/or Manager in their function.


HRMS primary - Administration, Reporting, Troubleshooting and Data Integrity, including:

  • Review and implement HRMS changes for assigned HR Business Partners in various HR modules of SAP. 
  • Ensure integrity, accuracy and completeness of data and entry of forms provided by HRBPs and others for SAP transactions
  • Proactively identify and troubleshoot daily technical issues or complexities with HRMS transactional changes and other entries.  Analyze process gaps and communicate findings timely to appropriate audiences.  Propose and implement agreed upon resolution.
  • Review weekly HRMS transactional changes to proactively identify, troubleshoot and resolve HRMS data entry issues directly with other HR COEs (Payroll, etc.) and HR team, keeping open communication.
  • Conduct regular reviews of existing data in HRMS to identify issues.  Analyze data history, communicate, make recommendations and implement solutions.  Escalate issues where required to management or IT.
  • Gathers requirements for and leads creation and maneuvering of customized Spinifex and HRMS (primarily SAP) reports for targeted user audience. 
  • Build, implement and update HRMS related training for user audience.  Partner with manager for review, where necessary, on more complex training topics.
  • Proactively identifies, documents, analyzes, communicates and implements, with alignment of manager and others, updates to HRMS data entry processes or challenges.
  • Acts as consultant/advisor for HRMS related questions from assigned HRBPs.

T&E Program Management and primary Administrator, including:

  • Coordinate customer services, communication to employees & management, and implement training initiatives
  • Administer the T&E process - Ensure integrity and timeliness of regular T&E processing
  • Lead T&E reporting and audit population determination.
  • Monitor the T&E expense report/receipt audit reviews performed by outside service - Act as back up when necessary.   
  • Provide expertise to employees and HR team on Employee T&E/Corporate Card inquiries.  Research, resolve and communicate any identified issues timely.
  • Manage and implement all corporate card delinquency tracking program, including report design and distribution, as well as email monitoring and creation of email communications.
  • Lead and prepare all gift card taxation monthly reports and uploads
  • Audit/ensure proper gift card orders are placed in alignment with the recognition/rewards budget for HR,C&SS department
  • Operate as lead Motus auto program administrator and provide education and support to new hires on program information questions. 

HR Data Integrity and HR department assistance, including:

  • Manage the integrity of employee files, including file Room Maintenance and timely archiving, as well as creation and/or review of items placed in employee files.
  • Provide guidance and training to co-ops, interns and/or other temporary employees on file room procedures and archiving processes.
  • Conduct periodic audits of employee file room/archives procedures and communicate results and solutions to management.
  • Ensure and complete proper New Hire Reporting/SSN Verification
  • Lead reporting and tracking for Arkema’s Education Assistance, including communications with payroll and other HR team members and departments, including LMS entry coordination.
  • Enforce Education Assistance policy guidelines on payback through follow up with employees and HRBPs.  Create and and communicate payback agreements.
  • Participate and provide data required as United Way launch team participant
  • Provide periodic phone coverage support for SVP of HR, Communications and Site Services


  • Position based in King of Prussia, PA with minimal travel expected.  Possible travel in US to trainings
  • Operates in an environment of time sensitive business cycles and need to adhere to critical deadlines
  • Organizational and time management skills are critical for this role. 
  • Composure, ability to build rapport and trust, good judgment and analytical skills are also needed to be effective in the role.
  • A sense of urgency and a proactive approach to addressing issues is expected.
  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems and/or Business with relevant experience, including:
  • 4+ years of progressive systems and HR experience including:
    • 3+ years of HRMS HR tools and systems administration and process implementation experience. including 1 or more years operating as a primary user with HRMS as part of a large ERP system, preferably SAP HRMS, required
    • Experience troubleshooting, analyzing and resolving HRMS process, reports or transaction issues
    • Experience with use and knowledge of SuccessFactors is preferred.
    • 1+ years of creating and maneuvering data and complex reports from Spinifex or other reporting tools is required.
    • 1+ years of experience training or educating others on HRMS tools and processes is preferred.
    • 1+ years of experience with audits of HRMS reports and processes, for support of data integrity and internal control programs, is required.
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel is required.
  • 1+ years of experience in the implementation, training for and support of new processes is required
  • 1+ years of experience leading less complex projects and/or portions of larger projects is preferred.  Aptitude and willingness to learn and take action in projects is required.
  • Prior experience administering and support T&E programs is preferred.
  • Experience or exposure working with HR or other team members outside of US is preferred.
  • Good functional knowledge of human resources and support of HRBPs process and transactional understanding and needs.


  • Builds a climate of trust and respect with team members and client groups and maintains confidentiality in sensitive matters
  • Upholds company values, conducting work in accordance with all applicable rules and policies
  • Strong written and verbal skills – ability to communicate in a proactive and effective, yet respectful, manner with others
  • Detail oriented and delivers results within timelines/deadlines
  • Proven ability to work and communicate cross-functionally regionally, where required
  • Ability to multi-task and problem-solve – seeks root causes and identifies/communicates ideas and solutions, where appropriate
  • Displays accountability and delivers results – prioritizes and manages responsibilities well with varying demands and scenarios, with support of management in more complex projects and situations
  • Demonstrates broad organizational perspective and is able to establish credibility as a key business partner
  • Executes projects from planning to completion, with guidance from leader in more complex situations
  • Business orientation and acumen, with desire to understand impact of own actions on people and processes.
  • Demonstrated reporting and analytical skills and ability to share data in succinct formats.


A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €8.8 billion ($10.4 billion USD) in 2018, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 55 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

Company Description:

A global chemical company and France's leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation based approach, we produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in more than 40 countries, 14,000 employees, 80 production facilities and 10 research centers, Arkema generates annual revenue of 8.3 billion and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands. In North America, Arkema, Inc., a subsidiary of Arkema is headquartered in King of Prussia, PA. Arkema Inc. employs 2,400 people and operates 32 facilities in the US, Canada, Mexico and Brazil.