Aetna Associate Benefits Consultant in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 43687BR


Candidates should be located in Connecticut

Supports the delivery and administration of (assigned) employee benefit plans, programs, and related services

Fundamental Components:

Performs activities in support of the design and development of employee benefit plans and programs.

Participates in the planning of tactics for the delivery and administration of assigned Benefits.

Review Benefits Plan Expenses. Monitors and reconciles expenses. Prepares variance reports

Prepares accounting journal entries by compiling and analyzing information for ledger posting

Participates in vendor management activities (e.g. vendor accounting and expense management).

Investigates problems that vendors or purchasing agents have with obtaining payment for bills

Verifies and posts details of business transactions, such as: funds received and disbursed; totals accounts to ledgers or reports and databases.

Support financial information requests from business financial management. Assist with analysis of key components of financial results, identifying trends and variances; addressing questions as

Delivers and administers (or supports delivery and administration for) assigned benefits

Participates in reviews of benefits communication and training materials. Manages and ensures timely delivery of marketing and communications materials for assigned benefits.

Supports administration associated with integrating Acquisition employees. May participate in planning and implementing 401(k) asset transfers and terminations.

Provide oversight and perform appropriate balancing of all reporting to ensure completeness and accuracy

Manages special projects, as assigned, in support of unit priorities and/or professional development.

Exhibits the following Associate Benefits Consultant Behaviors


1-3 years experience in the delivery and administration of employee benefits plans and services - including related financials, applicable laws and regulations, and tax filings.

1-3 years experience developing and managing expense budgets, preferably in support of Benefits plans.

Familiar with the use of statistical and market data research and analysis.

Proficient in the use of MS Excel and/or


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Functional - Communications/Communication Delivery - Public Speaking/1-3 Years

Functional - Finance/Financial analysis - closing, planning, forecasting processes/1-3 Years

Functional - Learning/User Analysis/1-3 Years

Functional - Claims/Accounting & funding/1-3 Years

FunctionalExperience/FunctionalFocus/1-3 Years


General Business/Turning Data into Information/FOUNDATION


Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION


Education and Certification Requirements

HIAA or CEBS designation preferred.

Bachelors degree in Business Administration or Accounting, or equivalent

Additional Information (situational competencies, skills, work location requirements, etc.)

Demonstrates ability to quickly learn and utilize technology applications, and to communicate business technology and

system needs.

Consumer Focused

Managing multiple tasks and projects Extremely well organized

Detail oriented

Problem solving skills.

Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

Demonstrates self-direction and initiative.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Human Resources