Benefits Associate

Group BenefitsFull TimeOakville, ON

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WHO ARE WE?

Selectpath Benefits & Financial Inc. works in partnership with our clients to guide them along “the Right Path” to financial security and success by implementing customized solutions through innovation, excellence and integrity. Our team of industry experts specializes in benefits and pension, personal and corporate financial planning, and human resources management. Our services offer a comprehensive, hands-on approach to managing your short and long-term goals.


WE OFFER YOU:

  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Regular office hours, Monday to Friday
  • Hybrid capabilities
  • Employer-paid downtown parking, bus route accessible
  • Matching retirement plan
  • A flexible and collaborative work environment
  • Opportunities for professional development & ongoing learning
  • A chance to be part of a growing organization

POSITION SUMMARY:

Benefits Associate provides support to the Advisor and client of Selectpath. In this position, you will be responsible for handling client and Advisor inquiries and requests related to group benefits products.


WORK CONDITIONS:

  • Long periods on a computer and navigation around different software programs
  • Interacts with carriers, clients, employees, and advisors
  • Diverse and complex work
  • Regular office hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review and analyze plan pricing, design, administration
  • Plan, organize and facilitate the preparation and completion of client renewals
  • Provide recommendations to the advisor
  • Negotiate pricing with benefit carrier as required
  • Plan, organize and facilitate market studies, new plan implementations, plan amendments, carrier changes, and AOR’s
  • Participate in finalist meetings as required
  • Management of large client files
  • Provide accurate and thorough answers to client requests and questions
  • Communicate with carriers through client issues as required
  • Ensure the client experience is delivered upon from start to finish of client life cycle
  • Assist in training Benefits Administrators as requested
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • University degree or an acceptable combination of education and progressively responsible work experience
  • Minimum 3 years of benefits experience required
  • Group Benefits Associate (GBA) designation preferred, or willing to obtain
  • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation preferred, or willing to obtain
  • Process oriented, high attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative and a pro-active approach to work
  • Advanced knowledge and application of MS suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Goldmine or other CRM (asset)
  • Enthusiastic, respectful, high professional and uncompromised confidentiality
  • Ability to organize, prioritize in a fast work environment
  • Bilingualism would be considered an asset

Salary: $55,000-$70,000


We truly thank all applicants for their interest in Selectpath, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.


Selectpath is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected factors.


Upon request, Selectpath will make accommodations available to applicants throughout the recruitment and hiring process.


Posted: August 24, 2022

Application deadline: September 7, 2022