Financial Analyst - Health - 9985
Client looking for an entry level health & welfare analyst to work in a fast paced rapidly growing firm that values smart, hardworking individuals who can work to complete tasks in the health & welfare benefit space. Looking for 0-2 year's experience dealing with the financials of health and welfare plans, ideally gained in a benefit consulting/brokerage firm or health underwriting / actuarial function of an insurance company; alternatively, some exposure to, and interest in, health and benefits plans. Willing to consider entry level candidates with no experience as well. Must work in Chicago area office.
Duties to include: Contribute to core health and benefits projects involving the design and management of group medical, dental, life, disability and time off benefits for large, complex clients, including: Benefit plan analysis, design, cost savings and funding strategies. Vendor procurement, negotiation and optimization. Incorporation of specialized health management, absence and disability management, pharmacy, data analytics and compliance strategies. Conduct benchmarking studies and other research; provide value added analyses and summaries. Analyze and compare vendor products, services and contracts. Design, distribute and evaluate responses to surveys and RFPs. Build strong relationships with clients by effectively responding to their questions and needs.