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Associate, Insurance Benefits

Justworks

Justworks

Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Who We Are

At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.

We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.

We're united by shared goals and shared motivations at Justworks. These are best summed up in our company values, which are reflected in our product and in our team.

Our Values

If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.

Who You Are

Do you love to problem solve issues for customers? How would you like to be part of a fast-growing team with the ability to learn and develop new skills?

The Operations Associate on the Insurance Benefits team will help ensure the best possible customer benefits experience by collaborating with Operations Analysts to improve processes, help Sales and Onboarding teams set up new companies, and resolve client issues with our Customer Success teams. All while owning the day-to-day tasks associated with managing large group insurance benefits.

Your Success Profile

What You Will Work On

  • Perform day-to-day operations for medical, dental, vision, COBRA, Life, and Disability benefits as part of Justworks Benefits Programs
  • Resolve benefit inquiries/issues generated by Customer Success and Sales teams within the agreed-upon service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Triage incoming issues/inquiries to identify the need for engineering intervention and escalate accordingly
  • Collect customer benefits data and other sensitive information through proprietary systems to enroll customers in third-party service offerings
  • Resolve employee level benefit requests such as; plan changes, new enrollments, etc.
  • Develop creative solutions for new issues with assistance from supervisors using available resources and systems
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

How You Will Do Your Work

As an Insurance Benefits Associate, how results are achieved is paramount for your success and ultimately result in our success as an organization. In this role, your foundational knowledge, skills, abilities and personal attributes are anchored in the following competencies:

  • Detail-oriented - exercises extreme attention to detail; is thorough, accurate, organized, and productive and seeks to understand both the cause and effect of a situation.
  • Ethical practice - the ability to integrate core values, integrity and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices.
  • Clear communication - the ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual and non-verbal communication skills, as well as listening skills to gain understanding.
  • Analytical - uses a logical reasoning process to break down and work through a situation or problem to arrive at an outcome.
  • Good judgment - the exercise of critical thinking, analyzing and assessing problems and implications, identifying patterns, making connections of underlying issues, understanding risks and developing mitigation strategies, and taking ownership of the outcome.

In addition, all Justworkers focus on aligning their behaviors to our core values known as COGIS. It stands for:

  • Camaraderie - Day to day you can be seen working together toward a higher purpose. You like to have fun. You’re an active listener, treat people respectfully, and have a strong desire to know and help others.
  • Openness - Your default is to be open. You're willing to share information, understand other perspectives, and consider new possibilities. You’re curious, ask open questions, and are receptive to thoughts and feedback from others.
  • Grit - You demonstrate grit by having the courage to commit and persevere. You’re committed, earnest, and dive in to get the job done well with a positive attitude.
  • Integrity - Simply put, do what you say and say what you'll do. You’re honest and forthright, have a strong moral compass, and strive to match your words with your actions while leading by example.
  • Simplicity - Be like Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.

Qualifications

  • 1+ years of work experience (experience in operations, onboarding role, or customer service-related field preferred)
  • Knowledge of Excel or equivalent required; SQL knowledge a plus
  • Knowledge of employer-sponsored benefit plans is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of insurance operations a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Process-driven and technologically savvy
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, data-driven environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience breaking down complex concepts into core details

The base wage range for this position based in our New York City Office is targeted at $28.13 - $30.94 an hour.

Actual compensation is based on multiple factors that are unique to each candidate, including and not limited to skill set, level of relevant experience, and specific work location. Salary ranges for positions based in other locations may differ based on the cost of labor in that location.

For more information about Justworks’ Total Reward Philosophy, including all of the perks and benefits we are proud to offer our team members, please visit Total Rewards @ Justworks.

Diversity At Justworks

Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, and life experience is the norm and is celebrated authentically and respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people, and our product drives creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and integrity, competitiveness, and collaboration throughout our business and in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our customers.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or familial status, disability, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Justworks is fully dedicated to providing necessary support to candidates with disabilities who may require reasonable accommodations. We also provide reasonable accommodations to employees based on their sincerely held religious beliefs, as well as for other covered reasons consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you're in need of a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at accommodations@justworks.com. Your comfort and success matter to us, and we're here to ensure an inclusive experience.

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