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Benefits Analyst (Cambridge/Kitchener/Waterloo/Toronto/Whitby, ON)

We are in the people business­­­­, dedicated to helping Canadian companies and their valued employees. At People Corporation we make a difference in the lives of more than one million Canadian employees and their families, by providing employee group benefits, wellness solutions, group retirement and pension solutions, and HR services.

As part of our Enterprise Consulting team, the Benefits Analyst will provide group benefits consulting support, including design, financial management and ongoing servicing for existing clients and prospects. The Benefits Analyst will work closely with internal consulting teams, interface with vendors, support client deliverables, and ensure quality standards are met.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the overall design and management of group medical, dental, life, disability and special risk benefits for clients.
  • Annual renewal analysis and negotiations with carriers; prepare client reports
  • Experience reporting, budget projections and reviewing plan financial performance
  • Conduct marketings; including preparing and submitting specifications, analysis, cost comparisons and recommendations on marketing responses, and preparing marketing report
  • Gather data and determine cost impact for plan design changes
  • Monitor carrier/provider services standards
  • Support the consulting team in preparing documents for client presentations and meetings
  • Participate in industry conferences, seminars, etc. in order to keep abreast of industry trends and activities
  • Build relationships with clients, carriers, and internal, cross-functional teams

Other responsibilities may also include, as needed:

  • Conduct plan design benchmarking studies
  • Review all benefits documentation (contracts, booklets, collective agreement, amendments) for accuracy
  • Investigate and assist with resolving ad hoc claims and coverage issues for clients

Core Qualifications

  • Minimum 2-5 years’ experience in group benefits
  • Knowledge of Canadian benefits industry and group benefits financial underwriting requirements for all types of employee benefits plans
  • LLQP, CEBS or willing to obtain
  • Advanced competency with Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to manage and prioritize competing demands in order to meet client and company needs
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Sensitivity to confidential information
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