AT&T Lead Benefits Strategy Consultant in Dallas, Texas

Be at the heart of everything we touch. To succeed in bringing the best technology in telecommunications, high-speed Internet and TV to our customers, we need thought leaders and innovators like you. Across the company, your vision will help shape the future of the people, products and services that entertain the world and keep AT&T an industry leader.

Overall Purpose : Responsible for supporting strategy development and presentation of benefits, including analysis and modeling of potential changes to company plans.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Performs and interprets financial analysis of benefit plan trends and monitors plan performance with internal and external parties.

  • Develops and analyzes detailed data/assumptions from various resources to help evaluate trends, develops and prices strategic proposals, and recommends program or process changes.

  • Develop and analyze detailed data or assumptions from various resources to help evaluate trends, develop and price strategic proposals.

  • May perform retiree OPEB liability and expense analysis.

  • Knowledge of ACA, FASB, and other legal or regulatory requirements is desired.

  • Reads and interprets benefit plans and insurance policy

  • documents, collective bargaining contracts and documentation, and vendor contracts.

  • Manages assigned projects and engages internal and external resources

  • as required including Labor, Legal, Finance, outside actuaries and consultants.

  • Ability to deal with ambiguous and complex problems and business situations.

Education: Typically Bachelors of Arts degree and Bachelors of Science degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Financial certifications such as ASA, FSA, EA, and CFA are preferred.

Experience: Typically 5 - 7 years of professional experience. Strong analytical capabilities, communicator with executive presentation capabilities, continuous learner.

Supervisory: No.

Additional Information:

Preferred Skills :

Two years of actuarial / financial analysis; proficiency in excel for financial analysis / modeling

Five years of relevant experience in benefits and/or project management

Excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to communicate complex ideas

Bachelor’s degree – Finance, Mathematics or Economics degrees are preferred

Desired Skills:

Strategy experience

Actuarial or analytical experience in the benefits arena

Familiarity with financial accounting standards related to benefits

Experience with use of a health and welfare claims data warehouse

Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook