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Health Care Provider
Account Specialist, Employee Health & Benefits (MMA-NE)
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Mercer | Saddle Brook, NJ
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Job Description



You spend more time working than virtually anything else. Isn't your time worth more than just a paycheck? If so, Marsh & McLennan Agency may be the place for you. As an MMA colleague, you'll get personal and professional development, a driven and entrepreneurial team-oriented environment, and leaders at all levels who are committed to maintaining our industry leadership. Discover how much more is possible as you grow or advance your career.

MMA is currently looking for a leader to join our Employee Health & Benefits team in our Saddle Brook, NJ location. The Account Specialist will work directly within a team including the Account Manager in focusing on leading and directing key areas within the business relationships assigned to the team.


The primary focus of the Account Specialist is to provide technical support to the Account Manager and to clients in maintaining employee benefits programs in accordance with the objectives and procedures outlined by the Practice Leader. This individual should be familiar with all aspects of group insurance. Must have the capability to handle a diversified workload with the ability to prioritize, clearly communicate within a structured team model to the appropriate MMA team members, Clients and Carrier Representatives; display a high degree of professionalism; be detail oriented; dependable; process work independently, but work as part of the team; and possess excellent computer skills.


* Knowledgeable in all aspects of Employee Benefits;
* Work closely within the structured Team assigned to accounts to: Gather, review and evaluate benefit plans, financial data and funding arrangements; Prepare renewal timeline; renewal specifications; and prepare proposals;
* Preparation of Request for Proposals for clients by organizing current data into an appropriate summary with assistance from Benefit Specialists and Client Services/Wellness Coordinator. Market lines of coverage to appropriate carriers based on dynamics and demographics of the group; follow through for renewals from carriers;
* Ability to read and summarize incoming proposals;
* Prepare proposal based upon set strategy for the Team;
* Able to work within our Agency Management System following all workflows and procedures while also handling all processes within MMA's procedural guidelines as designed by management with precision accuracy; enter information as appropriate into BenefitPoint and attach all necessary documents in Agency fling system, Image Right;
* Able to communicate with carriers effectively in the collecting of information required for policy renewals, prospects, and new business. Meet with carriers to understand lines of coverage and changes in product lines;
* Coordinate within team the analyzation of monthly claim reports and monitoring of specific stop loss claims to ensure accurate reporting;
* Maintain high level of confidentiality, and adheres to all policies and procedures


* Demonstrate an understanding of Employee Benefit Insurance terminology, products and services.
* High proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and web based agency management systems such as Benefitpoint and ImageRight.
* Minimum of 2 year experience in the Employee Benefits insurance brokerage/consulting is preferred.
* Valid State appropriate insurance license for Life/Health preferred
* College Degree is preferred.

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

About Mercer

Mercer HR Services employs 4,100 professionals in major international service centers located in Melbourne, Australia; Toronto, Canada; Dublin, Ireland; and London, England. In addition, 1,600 professionals work in four major US service centers located in Norwood, Mass.; Dallas and Houston, Tex.; and Deerfield, Ill. Mercer HR Services offers one of the most flexible and comprehensive HR services platforms available and provides complete outsourcing solutions for retirement plan administration and program management, health and benefits administration, absence management and Total Benefits Outsourcing (TBO) for HR services. Mercer Human Resource Consulting is a global leader for HR and related financial advice and services, with more than 15,000 employees serving clients from more than 180 cities and 42 countries and territories worldwide. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., which lists its stock (ticker symbol: MMC) on the New York, Chicago and London stock exchanges.