Benefits Analyst


San Mateo, California / Pasadena, California / Seattle, Washington

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Position Title: Benefits Analyst

Department: Health & Welfare Practice

Reports To: Health & Welfare Analyst Supervisor



As a key member of the Health & Welfare Practice, the Benefits Analyst will support the company's objectives by providing technical and administrative support to our team of Health and Welfare consultants and analysts located in multiple offices.



  • Analyze health plan statistical, financial reports and other specialized reports as needed.
  • Prepare periodic client reports on plan operations/performance including annual budget projections.
  • Calculate projected plan costs for self-insured coverages (i.e. medical, dental, prescription drug, and vision benefits).
  • Calculate COBRA rates, other self-payment rates and required Employer Contribution rates.
  • Determine the projected costs savings/cost of benefit or eligibility modifications.
  • Coordinate receipt and review of insurance and service provider renewals.
  • Draft and or review of plan comparisons, participant notices, Summary Plan Descriptions, Plan Documents and amendments, as requested.
  • Prepare and review Request for Proposals (insurance carriers or service providers).
  • Collaborate with other analysts to develop/improve data and project management capabilities.
  • Provide administrative assistance to clients and internal staff.
  • Assist in compliance and regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Communicate both in writing and verbally with external clients and effectively communicate across departments and teams within the organization; Health & Welfare, Actuarial, OPEB & Pension, finance, sales, marketing, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Strong research and data analysis skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented, excellent organizational skills, ability to work independently and effectively multi-task to meet deadlines.
  • Good knowledge of statistics and business operations.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Word, Access, etc.); must have expert abilities in MS Excel.
  • Understanding of statistical analysis programs (HealthMaps a Plus).
  • Analytical yet creative and able to resolve issues quickly.



  • Bachelor's degree in, Math, Actuarial Science, Economics, Business or similar degree.
  • Two or more years of experience working in a similar industry.
  • Experience working in finance or the healthcare industry.
  • Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S. long-term without sponsorship.




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