Milliman Financial Analyst & Benefits Consultant in Omaha, Nebraska
Milliman (www.milliman.com) is an international consulting firm with over 3,800 employees and $1.1 billion in annual revenue. With over 65 years in the consulting business, we have an excellent reputation for superior tools and service to our clients. The Omaha Health & Welfare practice started 20 years ago to serve large employers in the design and administration of their employee benefit insurance plans. Much of our success depends on our employees and our culture that recognizes and rewards employees for the value they bring to our business in general and our clients in particular. The atmosphere is business casual with 75 other professionals in an upscale setting at 180th & Dodge in Omaha.
Created due to our recent growth, the Financial Analyst & Benefits Consultant will have an important role in the ongoing success of our practice. With annualized organic growth of over 20% for the past 12 years, we have numerous clients and prospects that depend on our consultants for their success. This position will interact with all members of our staff as well as many clients. The primary challenges are the ability to handle multiple projects at the same time, the ability to interact with people with varied personalities and communication styles, and the flexibility to adjust resources as needed. Training and support are provided both corporately and locally. This position will have minimal travel requirements, if any. Some of the specific duties are listed below:
Preparing client deliverables (reports, letters, presentations) primarily with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Responding to client requests for advice, information, explanations, or schedules through phone and e-mail
Working with large insurance carriers such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, United HealthCare, Aetna, Cigna, Mutual of Omaha to collect data and other reports
Managing projects for clients by working with other consultants and support staff
B.S. or B.A. (Master’s degree a plus).
GPA of 3.5 or greater with major in Actuarial Science, Accounting, Economics, Finance or Math
Previous experience within insurance preferred but not required.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Exceptional finance and accounting abilities, including the ability to understand and extract data from corporate financial reports.
Demonstrated proficiency in MS Excel, including pivot tables, database management, and report formatting
Previous experience with database programs such as MS Access a plus
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to portray a professional image consistent with Milliman's role as a consultant with phone calls, e-mails, and other correspondence.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail to manage multiple projects at the same time.
Ability to work independently within a team-based consulting environment.
Willingness to learn new skills and offer input.
Flexibility within a customer first attitude.
Bachelor of Science or better in Accounting
Bachelor of Science or better in Actuarial Science
Bachelor of Arts or better in Accounting
Bachelor of Arts or better in Actuarial Science
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)