Willis Towers Watson Health & Benefits Analyst in New York, New York

Health & Benefits Analyst

Date Posted: October 17, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Health and Benefits Analyst, you will work beside some of the industry’s top consultants while you progress toward becoming a thought leader of the future. You will have immediate exposure to real client assignments which will draw on your imagination and creativity as well as your ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and present results. These experiences will help build your technical knowledge and overall industry expertise.

The Role

As a Health and Benefits Analyst you will contribute to a wide variety of complex projects involving the design, financing, delivery, ongoing management and communication of the full spectrum of health and group benefit programs including medical, dental, life, disability, tax-advantaged accounts, voluntary benefits and flexible benefits. You will interface with vendors and key clients internally and externally, create client deliverables, and ensure quality standards are met.

  • Provide direct day to day service to clients and coordinate activities with sales and clients service teams

  • Assist clients with health and welfare program communications and maintenance

  • Develop and coordinate responses to client requests for information; identify when escalation is necessary

  • Perform financial analyses including developing pricing and employee contributions strategies, modelling plan design alternatives and calculating reserves

  • Conduct benchmarking studies and other research; provide value added analyses and summaries

  • Analyze and compare vendor products, services and contracts

  • Prepare financial reporting packages including dashboards and annual reports

  • Design, distribute and evaluate responses to surveys and RFPs

  • Communicate and liaise effectively with colleagues and clients regarding data collection and project execution

  • Prepare the first draft of deliverables for review by the consultant

  • Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations

  • Increase efficiency within client teams by identifying ways to improve processes

  • Deliver accurate and reliable claim reporting and financial modeling tools used to drive client decisions

  • Contribute to sales and marketing efforts by drafting proposals and responding to RFPs

Requirements

  • Prefer some experience dealing with group health and welfare plans gained in a group benefit consulting/brokerage firm or carrier

  • Well organized and detail oriented

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to ask the right questions and seek help where appropriate

  • Ability to respond to all communications effectively and in a timely manner

  • Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve issues; strong client service orientation

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities

  • Ability to work both independently and on client teams and enjoy a fast-paced environment

  • Sense of accountability; owning one’s work and taking pride in it

  • Self-starter; interest in continually challenging oneself and willingness to step outside of one’s comfort zone

  • Interest and ability to think beyond the task

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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  • Location:New York, NY, US

  • Date Posted:October 17, 2018