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Prestige Employee Administrators Benefit Specialist in Melville, New York

Primary Role:Manage full suite of Employee BenefitsPrimary Benefit liaison for Clients; Work Site Employees; Brokers & Insurance Vendors

Roles & Responsibilities:

? Act independently to provide guidance and / or resolve service problems to both employees and clients pertaining to: o Claim Issues o Eligibility problems o Billing discrepancies o Benefit problems o COBRA? Manage communications materials for client worksites and co-employees regarding benefits in addition to any changes in benefits? Attend appropriate industry functions and participate in relevant industry training.? Develop and maintain an extensive knowledge of insurance coverage, markets and changes.? Conduct presentations and meet with employees to discuss the array of benefit choices available.? ACA Compliance guidance and understanding? Participate in vendor meetings? Process life event and status changes? Manage the renewal process o Communicate renewal materials to client and broker o Prepare materials for employees based on client specifications o System update of changes o Presentation of changes in person or via webex. o Benefit Enrollment portal assistance o Auditing and confirming for clients the employees who have enrolled and their elections? Coordinate with other departments as necessary? Collaborate, analyze and problem solve as a Team? Manage Client expectations? Oversee the administration of non-Prestige plans

Required Skills:

? Excellent written, oral, presentation skills? Thorough understand of employee group benefits including COBRA? Strong analytical abilities; ethics and discretion? Comfortable presenting information to diverse groups of people? Ability to work independently or as part of a team? Strong computer skills and the ability to adapt to new systems.? The ability to work in a high-pressure environment

Required Experience:

Minimum of four years of experience in group employee benefits.Thorough understanding of group health plans and the ability to analyze and prepareNY Health and Life License a plus but not required.