Senior Benefits Specialist (12 month contract)
This position will be responsible for providing service and analytics excellence to our small to mid-size national group benefit clients including: Assessment, negotiation, report writing and presentation preparation related to group renewals; Review, prepare & peer review analysis of regular reporting, benefit summaries, process amendments and employee presentations/communications; Peer review contract, booklet and collective agreement differences and identify risk exposure; Assessment, negotiation and report/presentation preparation for marketing and peer review of quote comparisons; Coordinate carrier finalist presentations; Accountable for the smooth transition of benefits to new carriers ensuring any client risk and exposure is mitigated (i.e. plan mapping, member coverage, communication); Analysis of carrier change financial/rate implications to client's budget; Analysis of carrier financial reports & peer review of estimated financials; Price and analyze costings including assessment and analysis of alternative funding arrangements; Perform commission reconciliations and analysis; Resolve and address escalated client issues and inquires; Assist on specific projects, initiatives and research; Provides and coordinates support for Consultant as requested and in accordance with procedures and service agreements; Schedule appointments, monitor email, voicemail, prepare letters, spreadsheets, maintain filing and perform other administrative duties as required. Requirements: Min of 3-5yrs’ background in the Group Benefits industry which includes Client Service and Analytical; University Degree/College degree; GBA, CEBS designation preferred or working towards; Strong working understanding of Ms excel and PowerPoint including excellent knowledge of Ms office and Microsoft word. Effective communication abilities, both written and verbal; Strong prioritization skills and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment; Strong attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy; Analytical and numerical skills; Able to work autonomously and self-motivated; Knowledge of EPIC an asset Maintenance of valid driver’s licence, as periodic travel maybe required. Why should you choose us? People — We’re an independent, private-owned company with a cozy family feel — “We care about what you care about.” Impact — We count on you to take ownership and make your mark. Growth — Our multi-line businesses in various locations offers many career paths and advance opportunities. Benefits and perks Aggressive compensation Participate in our comprehensive pension and benefits program on day 1 — no waiting period Company-matched Registered Pension Plan Company-paid training and development courses Community involvement We invite interested candidates submit their resume in confidence to XXXX@cowangroup.ca. While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, we will contact only those selected for interviews. If you are an candidate with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employee candidates will be selected strictly on the basis of an individual's technical requirements, knowledge and background, as they relate to the requirements of a particular position. Selections will be made without regard to: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed (religion), sex, sexual orientation, handicaps (physical or mental), age, marital status, family status, or the receipt of public assistance or record of offences.
Cowan Insurance Group
November 6 on The Resumator