Intern - Data & Billing, Insurance (long term NYC part-time)

Albany, New York
Full time
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NFP Corp.
Insurance & superannuation
5,001-10,000 employees
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Who We Are:

Covala Group (part of NFP Corp) is a proven enroller and administrator of voluntary, supplemental and individual disability benefits for large employers. Since 1993 we have connected employees of our clients to over $4.5 billion of income protection. We have also assisted Fortune 500 companies in the development and implementation of group life insurance, corporate owned life insurance, and long-term care programs. Covala is a subsidiary of NFP. NFP is a seven-time Best Places to Work award winner in Business Insurance who has also earned the 5-Star Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) award from Insurance Business magazine and the WORK180 employer endorsement. We’re a recognized Elite Agency award winner and a leading property and casualty broker, benefits consultant, wealth manager, and retirement plan advisor. NFP provides solutions enabling client success through the expertise of over 7,000 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors and financial institutions. To learn more, please visit: https://www.NFP.com.

Position Summary:

This position is for a college student who can work between 16-20 hours a week. This is for an undefined period and could last 1-2 years. During the first three months of employment, you will be expected to work in our NYC office up to three days a week (flexible schedule). After the initial three-month period, the in-office requirement and option to work remotely will be determined based on your performance and the manager’s discretion.

The Intern position on the Billing Team is an integral part of a 5-person team. This role is central within the organization and is responsible for keeping the insurance carriers up to date with enrollment changes and supporting the Billing Team in their day-to-day activities.

In this position, you will participate in company-wide projects that involve working with different teams. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, energetic and career-oriented individual to contribute meaningfully to a growing business and gain valuable experience.

Key personality traits for success include high energy and drive, the ability to work on a team and a questioning mind.

This is a long-term, paid internship for immediate placement. We are looking to train and mentor and for a commitment of 1-2 years in this role. Due to intern regulations, you must be a college student during the entire internship (we cannot accept graduates or non-college students); thus, this role is ideal for a rising sophomore or junior who can work in our NYC Wall Street office part-time (16-20 hours per week). We will be accommodating with your class schedule.

Position Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and send employee status listings for terminated employees (of the client) to the different insurance carriers.
  • Download bill, remittance, and other billing files from various clients, via sFTP (NFP, WinSCP, Client Based Servers), Egnyte, SharePoint, Client Secure Sites, or E-mail.
  • Notify the Billing Team every week of remittance file progress and notify them of any files that need urgent review.
  • Generate backups needed by carriers to apply payment to enforce policies.
  • Responsible for updating the internal database with new financial data.
  • Assist the Billing Team in other team projects as necessary.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Attention to detail
  • A high level of accountability and ownership of work
  • Ability to work on time-sensitive deadlines
  • Resourcefulness and ability to consult others to get a job done
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks and manage time
  • A team-oriented, friendly collaborative attitude
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel skills
  • Ability to work between 16-20 hours/week from our NYC office (hybrid may later become an option)

Education/Experience:

  • A current or rising sophomore or junior student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.
  • A degree focus in Business Administration, Finance, Data Analytics a plus
  • Must be a “currently enrolled” college student during the entire internship. [We cannot accept graduates or non-college students]
  • Must be able to work part-time and from our NYC office as required

Benefits:

  • Paid internship
  • Office located in the heart of Lower Manhattan (Wall Street – Financial District)
  • You may have the option to work remotely after 3-6 months or once accountability has been established. You must be in the NYC area and able to work from the office when required
  • Flexible schedule. Your work hours can be adjusted with your changing school schedule

What We Offer

NFP is proud to offer a competitive salary. 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. The base salary range for this intern position in NYC is $18.00 per hour. The base salary offered will be determined by factors including, but not limited to, experience, credentials, education, certifications, skill level required for the position, the scope of the position, and geographical location of the hire. If later converting to a full-time hire, we offer PTO & paid holidays, 401(k) with match, exclusive discount programs, health & wellness programs, and more.

NFP and You... Better Together!

NFP is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer.