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Benefits Analyst - Contract

Location: Brantford/Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Department: Benefits

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Entry Level

This position is responsible for providing efficient day to day administrative, service and analytical support, including:

  • The timely downloading of reports from TPP/TPA reporting system and insurance carrier websites;
  • Upload renewal data and draft renewal reports;
  • Maintain financial database, and other renewal related data entry, including the maintenance of filing system (electronic or physical files) and client database;
  • Data input and preparation of monthly and quarterly experience reporting;
  • Draft marketing specifications and carrier quote comparison reports;
  • Coordinate and populate response to RFPs including supporting documentation;
  • Review financial agreements and document differences relative to expected;
  • Preliminary review of financial statements;
  • Draft estimated financials;
  • Verify accuracy of group billings;
  • Draft and/or finalize formatting of presentation documents, including printing and/or binding, track and order location office supplies;
  • Review carrier booklets, contracts and collective agreements and document differences relative to expected;
  • Draft benefit summaries;
  • Run plan design benchmarking and draft presentation reports;
  • Handle general technical needs, (computers, programs, printers, webinars, etc.)
  • Coordinate cheque requests;
  • Ensure client lists are maintained and partner with IT for distribution for mass client mail outs.
  • Support new business implementation and carrier transition; (employee communications/presentations, complete enrolment forms);
  • Provide project management support;
  • Schedule project team meetings, complete minutes, and internal communications;
  • Draft project documents and provide formatting assistance;
  • Liaise with Marcom on large events and communications, including the coordination of business unit events i.e. booking resources or catering for client or carrier meetings.


  • Experience in the Group Benefits industry an asset;
  • University Degree/College Diploma (or working equivalent);
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint including excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, and CRM.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Strong prioritization skills and flexibility to work in a fast paced environment;
  • Strong attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy;
  • Able to work independently and self-motivated.
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