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MARSH USA INC DE Health and Benefits Consulting Analy in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Job Title: Health and Benefits Consulting Analyst At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We're in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees - whether we're designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Mercer is seeking candidates for the following position based in Salt Lake City, Utah:Senior Health and Benefits Analyst What can you expect? * Allows you to use your natural skills and learn new ones* Challenges you to deliver impactful solutions for major organizations and touch the lives of all the individuals who work at them* Provides you the opportunity to work with some of the smartest people in the industry What is in it for you? * At Mercer, we're as invested in creating brighter futures for our own people as we are for our clients. To help you reach your full potential, we offer a culture, benefits and resources that support your wellbeing and career development.* The opportunity to work with some of the smartest and most energetic people in the industry, who will nurture, challenge and enable you.* A dynamic, collaborative and inclusive culture, where diversity is embraced - and you are celebrated and appreciated for who you are.* The opportunity to network, share views, and learn from others by getting involved with our Business Resource Groups: PRIDE, Women@Mercer, Racial and Ethnic Diversity and Rising Professionals Network.* The chance to make a positive difference in your local community by using your paid time off to volunteer through events organized by Mercer Cares, our community outreach and volunteerism BRG.* A huge variety of virtual learning and development resources to support your personal and professional growth.* Competitive rewards supporting your financial wellbeing, including compensation, retirement savings, stock purchase plan, and more.* Offerings geared at your overall wellness, including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and fitness benefits, as well as life insurance and child and elder care programs.* Generous paid time off and a flexible work schedule that accommodates your home life and commitments outside of work. We will count on you to: * Work with colleagues on client engagements, including supporting the overall service delivery, strategy, financial evaluations, plan design, renewal, business placement, benchmarking and other studies.* Analyze cost drivers by reviewing clients cost/utilization data and looking for year-over-year trends or comparisons to external benchmarks using data provided from clients vendor reports or raw data from external databases; key results are summarized and presented to client to help understand cost drivers and help modify plan design* Perform financial analyses, including in-depth analysis for complex situations that may require additional research or discussion with Mercer subject matter experts* Analyze vendor renewals by evaluating carrier or vendor's plan rates for reasonableness and by analyzing claims and enrollment data, trend rates, administrative expenses and other charges* Price medical and prescription drug plan designs by entering plan design information into Mercer's internal pricing model to develop the relative cost differences between plan designs, in order to compare the clients current plan to alternative designs* Develop employee contributions scenarios by entering current employee medical contribution data into an Excel spreadsheet and projecting contributions to the next plan year, taking into account the cost-sharing goals of the client* Adhere to quality and timeliness expectations for client deliverables* Participate in client calls and meetings as appropriate* Gain an understanding of the more advanced aspects of the following, through online training, group sessions, or one-on-one training with others in a more seni

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