Hub International Employee Benefits Account Manager in Argyle, Texas
In a rapidly changing world, HUB advises businesses and individuals on how to prepare for the unexpected. As one of the world’s largest insurance brokers, our focus is dedicated to providing our customers with the peace of mind that what matters most will be protected — through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions that put our clients in control. Our growing team of professionals across North America represents a broad, deep and one-of-a kind aggregation of entrepreneurs and leaders recognized for their excellence throughout the insurance community.
Why Choose HUB?
Throughout our network of more than 450 HUB offices in North America, we offer a competitive, exciting and friendly work environment that strategically positions our employees for longevity and success. At HUB, we believe in investing in the future of our employees, and provide continuous opportunities for growth and development. Our entrepreneurial culture fosters an environment that empowers our people to make the best decisions for our customers and organization, focusing on expanding the industry knowledge of our insurance professionals to better serve our valued clients. We are committed to providing you with competitive and flexible benefits options that are rooted in your current needs, yet evolves as your needs change over time. Join us in taking the first step toward creating a future that combines a diverse, challenging work environment with financial security and career satisfaction.
The Employee Benefits Account Manager works collaboratively with the Producer, Account Executive and Account Administrator managing a book of business. Coordinates and provides day-to-day service for employee benefits clients by maintaining client relationships, supporting client retention, maintaining strong carrier relationships and understanding client needs. Serves as day to day contact and provides resolution for client questions and issues.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintains client relationships, supports client retention, maintains strong carrier relationships, and understands client needs
Collaborates on delivering multi-year strategic plan
Manages projects in concert with the client including, but not limited to, all vendor implementation
Provides benchmarking reports to client (annually, quarterly or monthly)
Manages claims and coverage issue resolution for clients’ employees when elevated from HR.
Provides assistance with clients’ billing and eligibility audits, and on occasion may conduct these audits for clients independently if not handled or escalated by Account Administrator
Advises and guides clients in compliance matters and sends monthly reports to client as needed
Facilitates preparation of open enrollment (OE) packets including SBCs and disclosure notices, when not completed by Account Administrator.
Creates employee benefit booklets, when not completed by Account Administrator.
If there is no Account Executive on the team, develops open enrollment presentations and conducts benefits webinars and/or records Brainshark presentations for employees and HR Managers.
Orders supplies from carriers, and reviews for accuracy
Manages new carrier, plan or vendor implementation including benefits administration system build-out and project management
Installs and regularly updates client specific data in BenefitPoint
Performs contract review and facilitates preparation of SPD Wraps, Cafeteria and POP Plan documents.
Facilitates 5500 preparation
Prepares master group files, client contact sheet, and maintains carrier files
Handles Renewal Prep
Assists in the RFP process as needed, such as proposal development including preparing census, entering and updating pivotal information as needed, on-line quoting, and Marketing a group when requested
Provide mentorship with Account Administrator/Assistant Plan Analyst were applicable
Coordinates client contact changes with Producer/Account Executive
Organizes client meetings with other team members
Makes sure the client is aware of the resources that HUB offers
Attends industry related continuing education training and courses
Must follow HUB Broker Standards
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Team Work – Supports all organizational departments in a collaborative effort for everyone to succeed.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
Quality Management – Demonstrates attention to detail.
Project Management – Ability to lead and contribute team and adhere to deadlines
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience and Education
Bachelor’s degree preferred
At least 3-5 years of related experience working as an Account Manager or Account Representative in the employee benefit arena (equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable).
Client facing experience required
L&H License required
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Distance vision. Some travel required by car to meet with clients and other outside events
Must hold a valid Driver’s License
Public Speaking/Language Skills:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively customers and teammates.
Bilingual in English and Spanish a big plus.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
- To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Power Point; follow guidelines on working in BMS (BenefitPoint) for premium efficiency with your team.
Department Account Management & Service
Required Experience: 2-5 years of relevant experience
Required Travel: Negligible
Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)
HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here athttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.
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Hi, we’re HUB.
In a rapidly changing world, we advise businesses and individuals on how to prepare for the unexpected.
When you partner with us, you're at the center of a vast network of experts who will help you reach your goals through risk services, claims management, and compliance support.
And this gives you the peace of mind that what matters most to you will be protected — through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions that put you in control.
About HUB International
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HUB International Limited (HUB) is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. From offices located throughout North America, HUB’s vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit hubinternational.com.