Senior Benefits Consultant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Work on behalf of employers to classify employees by [Type] and [Type] factors. Skillfully collect and analyze data, survey employees and review occupational data to make accurate assessments. Trained in compensation, benefits and organizational structures. Knowledgeable [Job Title] specializing in [Area of expertise] and bringing [Number] years of related experience. Conscientious about completing thorough reviews to better serve [Type] needs with current, effective systems. Excellent decision-making and prioritization skills.

  • Process improvement
  • Relationship development
  • Inventory management
  • Planning and coordination
  • Organization
  • Business operations
  • Supervision
  • Problem resolution
  • Team management
  • Team building
  • Communications
  • Customer service
  • Operational improvement
  • Insurance billing
09/2018 to Current
Senior Benefits Consultant Hcsc Portland, ME,

As a Benefits Manager, I offer 20 years experience working with mid, large and global corporations with strategic benefits planning, for purposes of attracting top talent, lowering turnover, and supporting greater corporate profitability. Formidable experience includes:

  • Design and negotiate various Employee Benefit Programs, using conventional and complex funding arrangements
  • Reduce health care costs by designing and driving pre-emptive programs to prevent chronic and acute diseases and motivating plan participants through creative incentives
  • Audit ERISA Health & Welfare Plan Administration, Claims Adjudication, and Compliance to eliminate liability.
  • Design Executive Compensation and Carve-Out Plans to reward Leadership.
    Enhance M&A buy activity through Pre-Merger Benefits audit.
  • Maintain current benefit trends and knowledge through specialized certifications, peer collaboration and public and private advisory committee participation.
  • Evaluated customer needs and proposed specific benefits options.
  • Participate in multiple salary surveys to ensure alignment with market trends.
  • Conduct annual audits of benefit plans and SLAs in order to identify areas in need of improvement.
  • Oversaw merit, sales commission and bonus programs with monthly, quarterly and annual payouts.
  • Save company's over 10% per year by overhauling benefit plans, including life, disability, vision and paid leave.
  • Improve profit margins by streamlining workflow and negotiating competitive vendor contracts.
08/2017 to 08/2018
Senior Benefits Consultant Hcsc San Antonio, TX,

Ensure the achievement of corporate and stakeholder objectives.

Experience and accomplishments within the Employee Benefits, Human Capital, Organizational Leadership and Alignment, and Consultancy sector include:

*Benefits Program Development, Marketing, Sales, Finance and Consultancy
*Research, Analysis, Implementation & Project Management
*Organizational Alignment, Talent and Key Partnership Acquisition
*HR Due Diligence and Risk Assessment for M& A Integration
*Digital Branding, Marketing & PR

  • Produced detailed reports and data models to help clients pick optimal plans.
  • Created and advised on strategies for employers to share costs with employees.
  • Presented talks to human resources professionals and C-level executives about available services and benefits of different plans.
  • Met with HR leaders and C-level executives to discuss service plans and benefit options.
  • Collaborated cross-functionally on [Action] which led to [Result].
  • Met with clients to develop employee cost-sharing strategies.
  • Produced detailed organizational, flow chart and career path reports to facilitate smooth operations and employee progression.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
01/2012 to 01/2017
Senior Benefits Specialist Adp Columbia, SC,
  • Offered subject matter expertise on employment regulations, compensation policies and personnel management procedures to optimize internal structures.
  • Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits.
  • Counseled clients on developing competitive benefits packages, which promote employee retention, by presenting data on industry and demographic standards.
06/1992 to 01/2011
Principal & Senior Benefits Consultant EPSI Benefits Inc. City, STATE,
  • Evaluated customer needs and proposed specific benefits options.
  • Assessed compliance with plan frameworks, company standards and legal statutes.
  • Created and administered corporate incentive, deferred compensation, employee stock purchase and credit card plans.
  • Worked closely with auditors on compliance testing of [Type], [Type] and [Type] plans.
  • Evaluated competitor, legislative and collective bargaining trends to make effective decisions about benefits and compensation structuring.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Built lasting relationships with clients and employees by leveraging [Skill] and [Skill] abilities.
  • Investigated claim and settlement deals and reviewed coverage determinations.
  • Synthesized data into comprehensive quarterly written reports for management.
  • Worked with underwriting on loss reserves and risk assessment and coordinated field reviews.
  • Served as subject matter expert in [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise].
Education and Training
Expected in
Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Studies
University of Illinois At Springfield - Springfield, IL
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) seated to test December 1, 2020)
  • SPHR (seated to test January 2021)
  • SHRM Certified Advanced Self Funding
  • Texas Department of Insurance Health, Life, Accident & HMO License
Activities and Honors

Advisory Board Member

A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy -- Rice University

Feb 2011 – Oct 2015

Volunteer duration 4 yrs 9 mos

Health Policy Advocacy

International Foundation of Employee Benefits

Infant, Toddler and Adolescent Shelters at The Depelchin Children's Center

Houston, TX

Jan 1992 - Sept 1997

Volunteer duration 6 yrs

Board Member

Literacy Advance of Houston

Jan 2010 – Jan 2014

Volunteer duration 4 yrs 1 mo

Education: Worked toward the advancement of English as a first language.

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