(Hybrid) Account Coordinator, Corporate Benefits
Location: Plymouth, Minnesota
Job Type: Full time
We’re NFP, a six-time Best Places to Work award winner in Business Insurance for 2017-2022 and we're looking for an Account Coordinator to join our team who'll be responsible for assisting the account teams with basic administrative and other support functions in the team's day-to-day servicing of clients. The Account Coordinator will gather and input data into spreadsheets and client presentations, take notes at client meetings and on calls and participate in special projects and training with the team that will assist in their learning and development.
This is a hybrid position with in-office flexibility 3 days a week.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- May have direct contact with vendors for simple questions or requests.
- Learns to compile data for the Account Manager to use in proposals and insurance plan analyses, may assist in preparing proposals and spreadsheeting results.
- Assists team in answering administrative questions from clients (ie: ID cards, claim processing).
- Creates and maintains client files in accordance with office procedures.
- Learns to do basic policy review; will gain an understanding of basic industry concepts, and carrier products and services.
- May assist the team in scheduling meetings as their first client interaction.
- Learns to prepare insurance company proposal requests and spreadsheeting results including benefits and rates.
- Assists Account Teams in their preparation for client meetings. Will print and bind presentations prior to meetings and assist in meeting agenda preparation. May assist in reviewing presentations for grammar, formatting, and verification of rates/benefits.
- Assist in coordinating client mailings, communications, or packets related to Open Enrollment, as directed by the Account Manager.
- Assists Account Managers with implementation of new business, and group application completion and processing as directed by the Account Manager.
- Create and maintain client calendar, to ensure completion of pending items and future deliverables.
- Assists in research of questions regarding benefits and vendor/carrier products and services.
- Assists with problem resolution on claims, billing, and eligibility issues with carriers.
- Assist Account Managers in the gathering of form 5500 information.
- Create and maintain files and client data; maintain client data Salesforce, as directed by Account Manager; assemble enrollment materials for clients.
- Assist Account Managers, Specialists, and others in the office with administrative duties.
- Maintain library of life and benefits magazine publications, insurance company newsletters, legislative updates, and reference materials.
- Attend seminars and classes related to the department and prepare for L&H License.
- Participate in training regarding carrier products and systems.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
What We’re Looking For:
- Knowledge of benefits administration, HealthCare Reform, industry trends, carrier products, and services.
- Ability to work independently and anticipate client and team needs.
- Effective time management and decision-making skills.
- Diligent follow-up skills.
- Ability to express ideas clearly in both written and oral communications.
- Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Education and/or Experience:
- High School graduate or equivalent.
- 0-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registration:
- License is generally not required at this level but may be required per state law.
Who We Are:
We’re a six-time Best Places to Work award winner in Business Insurance for 2017-2022 who has earned the 5-Star Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) award from Insurance Business magazine. We are also recognized as an Elite Agency award winner and named as a Top Employee Benefits Firm. We are a leading Insurance Broker and Consultant that provides Employee Benefits, Property & Casualty, and Retirement and Individual Private Client solutions to help our clients reach and realize their goals because we believe business is personal. Our personal commitment to our team and our clients have created long-lasting and successful relationships across our growing 300+ nationwide offices and 17 international locations. To learn more, please visit: https://www.NFP.com.
What We Offer:
NFP is proud to offer a competitive salary, PTO & paid holidays, 401(k) with match, exclusive discount programs, health & wellness programs, and more. Our PeopleFirst culture focuses on building and nurturing lifelong relationships with our employees because, at the end of the day, we exist to be there for others.
NFP and You... Better Together!
NFP is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer.