Available Positions

Business Operations Manager – Hauppauge, New York

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Job Description

We are seeking a full time Business Operations Manager to join our Hauppauge, NY location. The main responsibility of this role will be to act as an extension of our Director of Operations and Administrative Services and play an integral part of all operations.

Responsibilities

  • Check source documents for accuracy, verify data and request correct data where necessary and obtain further information for incomplete documents
  • Oversee internal Enrollment processing unit
  • Assist where necessary processing service tasks (enrollments, change requests, terminations) within carrier portals and benefit admin systems
  • Update processing manuals as changes are communicated and new processes implemented
  • Compile, analyze and summarize large data sets upon request from Director of Admin for meetings and ad hoc projects
  • Review and request missing monthly renewal documents to be filed within the document management system
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal departments
  • Comply with data integrity and security policies

Qualifications

  • Excellent computer skills – Excel in particular
  • Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize projects as needed with minimal supervision
  • Very detail oriented and the ability to ensure processes are executed
  • Ability to read and understand reports
  • Fast learner with excellent documentation and organizational habits
  • Excellent communications and people skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to work in a faced paced, high volume environment
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Team player
  • On-site M-F 9-5pm

Sr. Broker Account Manager – Hauppauge, New York

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Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Benefits Professional (carrier, broker, or GA) to join our team as a Sr. Broker Account Manager at our Hauppauge, NY office.

Responsibilities

  • Focus will be on Employee Benefits Account Management, but will have some selling opportunities, however sales are not a requirement of the position
  • Conduct enrollment meetings, employee education sessions, and client renewal presentations
  • Produce client ready RFP’s
  • Resolve claim and billing issues
  • Assist with the submission of individual and group applications
  • Process enrollment, termination, and change requests with insurance carriers
  • General problem solving of broker issues as the arise
  • Working in the office is required

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3+ years prior experience in the employee benefits or health insurance field
  • Proficient in all aspects of employee benefit compliance (ERISA, ACA, etc)
  • Very Familiar with the large group market (over 100 lives)
  • Excellent verbal/written and organizational skills
  • Works well in a face-paced, high volume environment
  • Detail oriented and highly organized with ability to reprioritize with minimal supervision
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Computer Proficiency, especially in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • High degree of comfort with Excel including (formulas/pivot tables/macros/etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent related experience
  • NY State Health, Life & Accident License preferred

Sr. Broker Account Manager – Clark, New Jersey

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Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Benefits Professional (carrier, broker, or GA) to join our team as a Sr. Broker Account Manager at our Clark, New Jersey office.

Responsibilities

  • Focus will be on Employee Benefits Account Management, but will have some selling opportunities, however, sales are not a requirement of the position
  • Conduct enrollment meetings, employee education sessions, and client renewal presentations
  • Produce client ready RFP’s
  • Resolve claim and billing issues
  • Assist with the submission of individual and group applications
  • Process enrollment, termination, and change requests with insurance carriers
  • General problem solving of broker issues as they arise
  • Working in the office is required

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 to 4 years prior experience in the employee benefits or health insurance field
  • Proficient in all aspects of employee benefits compliance (ERISA, ACA, etc)
  • Very Familiar with the large group market (over 100 lives)
  • Excellent verbal/written and organizational skills
  • Works well in a face-paced, high volume environment
  • Detail oriented and highly organized with the ability to reprioritize with minimal supervision
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Computer Proficiency, especially in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • High degree of comfort with Excel including (formulas/pivot tables/macros/etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent related experience
  • NY State Health, Life & Accident License preferred

Staff Accountant – Hauppauge, New York

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Job Description

We are seeking a full-time Staff Accountant in our Hauppauge office.  This person will be responsible for general accounting and bookkeeping activities including accounts receivable, accounts payable, bank reconciliations, journal entries, general ledger reconciliation, account analysis, and month-end close.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for accounts receivable including billing calculations, invoicing, statements, past due notices, posting of cash receipts, and aging reports
  • Handle billing inquires and work with other departments to resolve discrepancies
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations
  • Assist with monthly close activities that include account reconciliation, recording journal entries, balance sheet schedules, and P&L account analysis
  • Validate data from multiple systems to ensure accuracy of data posted to the accounting system
  • Cross-train to serve as a backup person for accounts payable and other accounting functions
  • Assist with payroll and support HR functions as needed
  • Perform special projects, reporting analysis, and other related duties as assigned
  • Document and improve processes and controls in his or her areas of responsibility.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting
  • 2 + years of experience in accounts receivable and general accounting functions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close processes
  • Possess effective communication and organizational skills
  • Able to work independently without significant, direct supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task and be a team player in the accounting department
  • Experience with accounting systems, Dynamics GP experience a plus 

Underwriting Specialist / Benefits Analyst – Hauppauge, New York

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Job Description

Professional Group Plans is seeking an individual to join our office as a full-time Underwriting Specialist/ Benefits Analyst.
Candidate must be familiar with the employee benefits industry and the RFP process in particular. The position will consist of marketing both medical and ancillary lines with major insurance carriers. You will interface with carriers and clients to gather the appropriate information from employers and then help develop cost analysis presentations. For those with less experience, further training will be provided. Experience with PEO’s would be a plus. Candidates must have excellent written communication skills, as well as be detail oriented, organized, and willing to learn.
Compensation includes a base salary and the potential for residual commission.

Responsibilities

  • Gather census, claims, and plan information from current clients
  • Organize and submit requests to insurance carriers
  • Manage RFP process including all follows up questions and timelines
  • Build relationships with carrier sales representatives
  • Begin NY State Insurance License coursework (if not already obtained)
  • Gain familiarity with PPACA and common industry terms and practices

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience
  • Further training will be provided, but some employee benefits or related experience is required
  • Excellent verbal/written and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and ability to reprioritize with minimal supervision
  • Computer Proficiency – Especially in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • NY State Health, Life & Accident License (will need to start coursework upon hire if do not currently hold)
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent related experience 

 

About PGP

Professional Group Plans, Inc. is a full-service general agency that provides a vast array of employee benefit programs and services to the insurance brokerage community and their clients since 1993.  We specialize in employee benefits, primarily selling group health, dental, life, and disability insurance through our network of insurance professionals.  We are most health insurance carriers’ top producing general agent in the region and are considered an innovator in the industry.  With over 90,000 employer groups across the country, we pride ourselves on servicing every client with the same prompt and courteous service.

The healthcare industry is moving at its fastest pace and we are committed to staying on the cutting edge of healthcare industry information. We strive to stay firmly entrenched in the day to day, servicing our brokers and their clients with a passion, positioning ourselves not as a vendor to our brokers, but a true partner in their business.

We are headquartered in Hauppauge New York with other locations in Manhattan, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pleasantville. Our team has over 100 members dedicated to empowering our broker partners through service, expertise, and resources. They have developed many proprietary products and solidified a multitude of exclusive contracts to provide a rich portfolio of resources that drives success.

We remain focused on continued market analysis and strategies to deliver the best advice, products, resources, and tools that give our broker partners a competitive advantage.

Other affiliated companies are PGP Medicare, a valuable resource for brokers in today’s benefits world, and PGP Energy, the marketing arm for an energy service company.

Our motto is simple: treat people the way you would like to be treated and never lose sight of the importance of relationships.