Sr Financial Analyst in Springfield, IL at GPAC

Date Posted: 6/23/2022

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Senior Financial Analyst

OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS

The Senior Financial Analyst (FA) position is an important financial role within our company providing a challenging opportunity with competitive compensation and potential for professional and financial growth.

Essential functions include assisting employers and our internal consulting team in developing benefit strategies to meet client goals and objectives. Key responsibilities include data analysis, renewal claim projections, drafting client reports, RFP development and marketing analysis.

ATTRIBUTES OF A SUCCESSFUL FINANCIAL ANALYST

  • Problem solver: You're intellectually curious and you work with a sense of urgency.
  • Accountable: You are known for how you "get things done." You earn trust by your actions and faithfully keep your promises. You set the standard for meeting and exceeding expectations.
  • Detail-oriented. You get it right the first time and while ensuring deadlines are always met.
  • Flexible: You are able to easily shift gears as needed while staying focused on key priorities.
  • Professional: Commitment to professional growth and development; including training and mentoring
  • Cultural Champion: Proactive and positive interest in supporting all team members for the benefit of our clients and our firm.

KEY SENIOR BENEFIT ANALYST RESPONSIBILITIES

Technical:

  • Develops and assists in the execution of client RFPs
  • Compiles and analyzes bid results and follows up with insurance carriers
  • Assists in management of the competitive bid process
  • Performs analysis of, and negotiates insurance renewals in the best interest of the client
  • Develops rate and financial spreadsheets
  • Proactively conducts research/applies benchmarking and financial analytics to client deliverables
  • Attends Consultant and Vendor meetings and participates in internal and external training(s)
  • Reviews SPDs/contracts post implementation for technical accuracy

Guidance/Peer Review

  • Works autonomous under moderate supervision
  • All outgoing client deliverables accurate and peer reviewed
  • Asks any and all questions. Identifies opportunities for efficiency

Management

  • Responsible for managing components of project (tasks)
  • Accountable for assigned work product
  • Accountable for meeting internal deadlines
  • Fully support the Client Consultants
  • Strong communication skills, organized, prioritizes workload
  • Assists in the annual project management of all assigned clients

Client Interaction

  • Attends client meetings/conference calls regularly with team members
  • Direct interaction with clients on day to day questions

New Business

  • Ability to participate in new business development; no annual sales requirement/quota

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION:

  • 5+ years' experience in employee benefits (carrier, TPA, brokerage or equivalent background preferred)
  • Required to obtain the New York Life and Health License within 6 months of hire
  • CEBS designation and advanced certifications supported by Cambridge

IS THIS OPPORTUNITY RIGHT FOR ME?

  • Do you have passion and a positive attitude?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of families?
  • Is it in your bones to seek continual improvement and solve what can often seem an impossible task?
  • Are you seeking meaning and purpose in your career and life?

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.