Willis Towers Watson Health & Benefits Financial Consultant in New York, New York

Health & Benefits Financial Consultant

Date Posted: October 22, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Health and Benefits Financial Consultant, 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

  • Performing financial analyses, including developing pricing, creating employee contribution strategies, modeling plan design alternatives, and calculating reserves

  • Analyzing and comparing vendor products, services, and contracts

  • Work with clients, carriers, vendors and service team to manage the time-line for marketing projects and annual renewals

  • Review marketing results to ensure consistency with requested proposals and modify if needed

  • Negotiate renewals with carriers and vendors

  • Contribute to client deliverables; including spreadsheets and presentations reflecting results and options

  • Prepare competitive benchmarking analysis of benefit plan designs

  • Assist with special projects as needed

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

  • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams

  • Comply with Willis Towers Watson Excellence Management (WEM) program

  • Fully-insured and self-insured clients

  • Typical size: 100 to 5,000 employee

The Requirements

  • 2 to 5+ years of financial/analytical work related to group insurance and/or employee benefits programs preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in mathematics, economics, statistics, finance, insurance, public health, health management or any major with significant quantitative course work

  • State Life and Health license required within 90 days of employment

  • Underwriting, pricing or other financial experience and client service skills

  • Passion for solving problems and sharing solutions to exceed the standards of the client

  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently, but also cooperatively in a close team environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel

  • Availability to travel on an as needed basis

  • Air travel for client meetings required

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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Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Location:New York, NY, US

  • Date Posted:October 22, 2018