Account Manager - Employee Benefits (Hybrid)

Charleston, South Carolina
Full time
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NFP Corp.
Insurance & superannuation
5,001-10,000 employees
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Who We Are

NFP, an Aon company, is a multiple 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 are an organization of consultative advisors and problem solvers. We help companies and individuals around the globe address their most significant risk, workforce, wealth management and retirement challenges through custom solutions and a people-first approach. To learn more, please visit:

Summary: Elevate your career as an Account Manager at NFP, where you'll be more than just a team member—you'll be a catalyst for exceptional client experiences. Immerse yourself in a role that blends technology with personalized service, ensuring each client feels uniquely valued. As a pivotal member of our account management team, you will play a critical role in nurturing client relationships, ensuring their utmost satisfaction, and solidifying their loyalty to our brand. In this role, you will manage your own portfolio of clients, taking charge of the day-to-day interactions and becoming their go-to for exceptional service. Your responsibility extends beyond mere management; you will be the cornerstone of our promise to deliver top-notch service, working seamlessly across various operational teams.

Be the difference, be the change, be part of our dynamic team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with senior team members to prepare and send the request for proposals to applicable insurance carriers and spreadsheets results as they come in.
  • Learning to reviewing contracts, benefit plan summaries, and carrier source documents for accuracy under the direction of the Account Executive or Advisor. At this level, they will begin to learn more complex compliance and regulatory policy language.
  • Creates and maintain client files in accordance with office procedures. May be responsible for keeping client policy records
  • Takes the lead on answering questions from clients and/or insurance company personnel such as ID card request, claims or billing questions
  • Begins to develop ongoing relationships with clients. Coordinates with Senior Account Manager, Account Executives or Advisors in doing so.
  • Begins to develop relationships with carrier representatives to better understand available products and services in the marketplace and recommend them to clients
  • Learns vendor/carrier products and services from the more senior Account Manager or Account Executive.
  • Begins to review and analyze requests for proposals and insurance plan analyses. Participates in negotiations with carriers and recommend renewal actions, under the direction of a senior team member.
  • May assist Account Executive in drafting renewal presentations
  • Assist with creating and updating benefits related guides, education resources for clients
  • Learns how to conduct annual client compliance audits using NFP portal, assists more senior Account Managers in preparing document
  • Attend to client requests including product or vendor service or performance challenges
  • File form 5500 filing, reaching out for assistance as needed.
  • Participates in client projects such as implementation of new business, open enrollment process, non-discrimination testing, etc. under the direction of more senior team members
  • Create monthly, quarterly and annual reports for client review as needed
  • Distribute monthly / quarterly newsletters and other briefings and content as appropriate
  • Assist with creation of client corporate wellness programs and offerings

Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:

  • 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
  • Commanding presentation and public speaking abilities

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associates degree (or equivalent), and BA/BS preferred
  • More than 3 years’ client service and/or industry and product line experience
  • State L&H license or ability to obtain licensing

What We Offer

NFP is proud to offer a competitive salary, PTO and paid holidays, 401(k) with match, exclusive discount programs, health and wellness programs, and more. Our people-first 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.