Underwriting Analyst, Employee Health & Benefits

    • Raleigh, NC

Marsh & McLennan Agency - Raleigh, NC

Underwriting Analyst, Employee Health & Benefits

At Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA), we approach insurance in a different way...and that means a more interesting, exciting, relevant career for you. When you work with MMA, you'll find real opportunities to make people and businesses safer, more secure, and more successful. That's why working with MMA is a career that matters.

Responsibilities

  • Reviews and/or prepares annual benefit plan renewals for clients; interact effectively with insurance carrier underwriting and actuarial personnel to ensure clients are receiving fair and equitable ratings and premiums
  • Develops claim projections and trend analysis for larger clients; tracking of claims and updating forecasts; comparison of funding mechanisms
  • Performs demographic analysis with available census files
  • Prepares the analysis, including drill down, into the utilization and unit cost drivers of medical and pharmacy expenses; development of recommendations related to plan designs, contributions and types of care and providers warranting attention
  • Assesses or provides the tools to help assess the financial terms of carrier proposals on all types of employee benefit programs, including medical, pharmacy, disability, life, long term care, dental and voluntary products


Qualifications:
  • Energetic and self-directed with a high degree of commitment; highly motivated and strong work ethic with consistent initiative and follow through on projects and tasks to completion while meeting deadlines; ability to work independently toward objectives with a sense of urgency
  • Good communication, persuasion, writing, and editing abilities with a keen eye for detail; reviews work and makes changes as necessary
  • Superb computer skills, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint as well as data management and database applications. Ability to use the Internet for business information and communications
  • Identification and implementation of new processes as required to improve company efficiency and effectiveness


Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in mathematics, statistics, economics, actuarial sciences, business or a similar field required
  • 1-2 years of experience in insurance underwriting with a preference for carrier experience
  • Current Life & Health licensure or ability to obtain within 90 days of employment
  • Exceptional Analytical Ability, as demonstrated through course work and experience.


We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. Marsh & McLennan Agency offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare benefits, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, career mobility, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://marshmma.com/careers.

Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh, serving the risk prevention and insurance needs of middle market companies in the United States. MMA has access to broad resources and solutions across all of its sister companies under the Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) banner.

Through the strength of our management team, our geographic presence and our world class services, MMA provides public and private companies with risk management and employee benefit support that helps them flourish. We are proud to provide our clients with best-in-class services that meet their growing needs.


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