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AVP or VP, Benefits Compliance Counsel

NFP

in TX

ABOUT US:

At NFP Corp., our solutions and expertise are matched only by our personal commitment to each client's goals. We’re a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property & casualty, retirement and individual private client solutions through our licensed subsidiaries and affiliates. NFP has more than 3,400 employees and global capabilities. Our expansive reach gives us access to highly rated insurers, vendors and financial institutions in the industry, while our locally based employees tailor each solution to meet our clients'​ needs. We’ve become one of the largest insurance brokerage, consulting and wealth management firms by building enduring relationships with our clients and helping them realize their goals.

SUMMARY:

Under the general direction of the Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, the AVP or VP of Benefits Compliance, sometimes also referred to in the industry as “Benefits Compliance Counsel”, “ERISA Counsel”, or “Employee Benefits Attorney” will join a team of other compliance attorneys and specialists dedicated to providing exemplary benefits compliance services. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing guidance to our employee benefit consultants and their clients on compliance with a broad range of laws applicable to health and welfare plans, including ERISA, PPACA, COBRA, HIPAA, Internal Revenue Code (including Section 125), FSAs, HRAs, HSAs, FMLA and other state and federal laws. The position requires the individual to conduct research, respond to benefits compliance inquiries, conduct employee benefits compliance seminars, webinars and provide internal training for our employee benefit consultants and their clients.  The individual will also assist with the development and ongoing maintenance of our coveted benefits compliance resources. As a compliance attorney and consultant, the individual is expected to write and explain complex legal issues in laymen’s terms for benefit brokers and consultants and their employer clients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Respond to benefits questions concerning health and welfare plan compliance
  • Develop and maintain internal and external employee benefits compliance tools and resources
  • Draft benefits compliance whitepapers and other important communications in a concise, easy-to-understand manner.
  • Conduct employee benefit compliance seminars and webinars
  • Stay abreast of the changing legislative and regulatory landscape
  • Contribute to the overall mission of the Benefits Compliance Department
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Willing to move to Austin, TX

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND/OR ABILITIES

  • Must have knowledge of laws and regulations governing health and welfare plans
  • Must have excellent presentation skills
  • Must have excellent research and writing skills on the relevant legal topics
  • Must be self-motivated and a hard worker
  • Must have a strong sense of business ethics and integrity
  • Must have ability to interact well with internal and external “customers”
  • Must be detail oriented and thorough in completion of all assignments
  • Must have strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality in regard to work performed and access to information/data
  • Must maintain a professional and positive attitude

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Law degree preferred
  • Prior experience with federal or state governmental regulatory body a plus
  • CEBS designation (or equivalent industry experience) preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in employee benefits compliance

How to Apply

Link to the Job: http://bit.ly/NFPBenCom

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