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Career Development Program - Employee Benefits Analyst - Cincinnati, OH


OH - Cincinnati

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USI Insurance is looking for talented college graduates to join our insurance brokerage and consulting teams for a unique and exciting career development experience. Participants will have exposure to the end-to-end customer continuum and learn to exhibit the behaviors necessary to effectively partner, deliver exceptional customer experiences, and succeed in an increasingly competitive market.

The Employee Benefits Analyst Program provides in-depth experiential learning to prepare associates for client-facing and customer-oriented roles in Insurance. Upon completion of the training, associates join a business group where they will be further developed through mentorship by industry experts and increasing levels of responsibility.

The program also offers organized activities for participants to meet senior executives and network with team members across business lines. And, as a USI full-time associate you will give your time, talent, and treasure through USI Gives Back — during which each of the company’s more than 160 offices participate in local community service during the year.

You Will Learn
You will be immersed in the fundamentals of employee benefit consulting including:

  • The USI ONE Advantage, a game-changing value proposition
  • Broad based insurance knowledge and expertise
  • Networking and relationship-building skills
  • Guidance and support around appropriate licensing, certifications, and designations
  • Strategies to help clients align benefit packages to fit their vision and values
  • Fundamentals of employee benefit programs
  • Core benefit consulting cadence; the life cycle of a client
  • Individual and group assignments/projects across different offices and a variety of businesses/specialties
  • Financial tools, illustrations, and calculators
  • Professionalism and soft-skills development

Program Overview 

You will assist in all aspects of benefit plan financial analysis and reporting:

  • financial deliverables for a mixture of business segment clients
  • Utilize analytical tools, checklists, and templates to identify cost reduction opportunities
  • Request, evaluate and illustrate insurance carrier renewals and new business proposals
  • Prepare market review analyses, funding projections and claims utilization analyses
  • Perform technical review of insurance contracts and funding arrangements
  • Assist with the negotiation of premium rates and benefit features
  • Write client executive summaries noting observations and findings
  • Attend internal client strategy meetings

Ideal candidate qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Able to follow policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability
  • Strong knowledge of Excel building financial tables & illustrations and working with data
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word 
  • Graduation date of December 2021

USI is committed to providing a full-suite of competitive benefits for our growing population and its diverse needs. We offer a wide range of health, welfare and financial benefits including medical, wellness, dental and vision, 401(k), flexible spending and health savings accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance and other unique employer-sponsored and voluntary programs. USI also offers a generous paid time off policy, paid family leave benefit as well as paid holiday time.

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