As a Senior Health Benefits Analyst, you will serve as the liaisonbetween client and their vendors supporting the employee benefit strategiesthat meet the need of your client and their employees.
Under the direction and guidance of the unitmanager, health/benefits consultants and lead health benefit analysts, you willbe responsible for reviewing client contracts and benefit agreements withinsurance carriers for accuracy and compliance as well as, building analyticsto understand plan performance, funding approach that match your client’s risktolerance.
A typical day will consist ofstrategic planning and setting goals as a partner with your client, assessingperformance and actionable outcomes, celebrating successes as we grow ourbusiness and ensuring that we have improved the lives of those we touch bymaking the best recommendations for vendors, benefits, and affordable solutionsfor our clients.
The Senior Health Benefits Analyst works under thedirection and guidance of the unit manager, health/benefits consultants andlead health benefit analysts. Works independently and on teams exercisingcooperation, initiative and a commitment to achieving quality in work productsand meeting assignment and project deadlines. Contributes own thinking toenhance the value and quality of work products. Must possess excellentcommunication (oral/written) and interpersonal skills with ability to interacteffectively with a diverse audience. Must have strong project management skillsand work ethics.
Possesses and/or develops and applies competentknowledge of and skills in core health benefits and managed care services andproducts as described under the analyst role;
Works with and analyzes complex data to includedemography, claims experience, financial performance, cost-effectiveness,budget projections, renewal analysis, health delivery system and/or otherbenefits related issues;
Reviews client contracts and benefit agreementswith insurance carriers for accuracy and compliance; issues request forproposals and analyzes responses to assist clients in selecting a financiallyviable option that will deliver high quality benefits to their participants;
Prepares reports and memoranda communicatingresults of analysis to consultants and client;
Interacts effectively at senior levels withhealth benefits staff, consultants and clients on more complex matters;
Client contact on routine matters and attendsclient meetings as needed;
Acts as liaison between client and third partyvendors regarding contract, service and coverage issues;
Reviews work completed by health benefitanalysts for accuracy, completeness and quality and, may supervise analysts onthe completion of tasks.
Undergraduate degree with academic training in a quantitative discipline (e.g., Accounting, Mathematics, Business, etc.) and analytical skills plus; 3-4 years of health benefits, managed care, and/or underwriting experience;
May be an entry point for individuals with a graduate level academic degree and/or training in relevant health disciplines (e.g., health administration, public health, etc.)
Sitting for and passing CEBS exams and/or pursuing other relevant accreditation (e.g., HIAA) preferred
Why Join The Segal Group?
We've been around for 80 years, providing employee benefits and human resources consulting to multiemployer benefit funds, corporations and public sector entities.
We are independent, private and employee-owned firm that is strategically agile as a business offering consulting advice that is unbiased and highly trusted by our clients.
We are the right size…big enough to compete and succeed and…small enough to feel like you’re part of something special where your contributions are important because…they are.
And…we offer a competitive pay and benefit package that includes a Defined Benefit and matching 401(k) pension plans.
We Are All About Diversity and Inclusion at Segal:
AtSegal, we are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusiveness, asdemonstrated through our recruitment, retention and employee development programs.We maintain an environment that respects and builds on the assets and talentsof each person, valuing their differences. We also engage in good faith effortsto maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment in strictcompliance with applicable laws, and consider all qualified candidates foremployment without regard to their race/ethnicity, national origin, color,religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age,disability or medical condition, protected veteran or military status, criminalrecord history, marital status, or status in any group or class protected byapplicable federal, state or local law. We also engage in affirmative action toemploy and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabledindividuals and protected veterans. Maintaining a diverse and inclusiveworkforce is a win/win, and provides Segal with the opportunity to leverage ourtop talent to provide innovative solutions to our clients.
Hardworking And Dedicated