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Employee Benefits Account Manager

Austin, TX
  • Posted: 15 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
JOB TITLE: Employee Benefits Account Manager

DEPARTMENT: Employee Benefits

REPORTS TO: Employee Benefits Operation Director

REPORTS TO: Austin, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY: The Employee Benefits Account Manager will manage and service the employee benefits programs for an assigned group of our clients.


  • Manages designated book of business as relating to the client experience of strategy, compliance, marketing, claims, and administration
  • Assists with Advisors in the sales process to obtain new clients
  • Responds to Client’s inquiries and maintains documentation of Client communications, existing issues, and issue resolutions
  • Supports implementation or transition of new/existing lines of coverage by setting up account, collecting documentation, and reviewing plan details with Client and Vendor
  • Gathers and compiles employee benefits information from the Client
  • Requests and collects quotes (new and renewal) from carriers as instructed
  • Facilitates quotes, amendments, and reinstatements for requested changes as needed
  • Monitors Client Relationship Management system (Applied EPIC) to ensure data integrity
  • Assesses and interprets benefit claims experience for the Client
  • Collaborates with senior team members in selecting new markets for submissions and in obtaining proposals
  • Analyzes quotes from carriers to determine appropriate recommendations for Client
  • Creates client facing collateral and presentation materials for Client presentations and meetings
  • Creates employee facing communication and materials for open enrollment and client employee education needs
  • Provides benefits administration support to Client’s Human Resources team
  • Monitors annual commission levels and annual commission reports for accuracy
  • Researches and communicates employee benefits industry trends
  • Communicates compliance/regulations to educate Client
  • Additional duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must hold Life & Health insurance license for the State of Texas or be willing to obtain one within an agreed upon timeframe
  • Proactive participation in continuing education classes

Work Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience in employee benefits account management required
  • 2 years of similar or related experience preferred


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal instruction and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Sets priorities and manages workflow to ensure efficient, timely and accurate deliverables
  • Ability to manage and negotiate multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Maintain a cordial and effective relationship with clients, co-workers, carriers, vendors, and other business contacts. Ability to work in a team environment
  • Keep informed regarding industry information, new product information, legislation, coverage, and technology to continuously improve knowledge and performance
  • Interact with others effectively by utilizing good communication skills, cooperating purposefully, and providing information and guidance, as needed, to achieve the business goals of the company
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong functional knowledge of Excel specific to creating, formatting, and evaluating formulas and working within templates. Must be proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other MS Office products along with Adobe products
  • Advanced problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to carry out complex tasks with many concrete and abstract variables

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, tablets, phones, and multi-function printers.


  • Starting Pay Range: $65,000 to $70,000 Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and qualifications
  • Total Compensation = Pay + Performance Bonus + Benefits
  • Exempt

CCIG OFFERS AMAZING BENEFITS: Affordable and comprehensive health insurance with plan options through Cigna and Principal for dental and vision insurance. A strong work life balance, with a 37.5 hour work week and an exciting summer time off program. A focus on community involvement, wellness for our employees, and continued education; paid volunteer time, gym membership reimbursements, standing desks, paid maternity leave, fresh fruit at the office, and great training programs both internally and externally through CCIG paid courses and designations classes. Competitive pay with performance bonuses. Dress for your day office environment and, most importantly, CCIG has a company culture that can’t be beat with a collaborative, supportive, and fun work environment!



Austin, TX
78702 USA



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