• We are motivated first and foremost by helping our clients succeed. Every team member in the benefits consulting practice is laser-focused on providing exceptionally responsive and high-quality client experiences.
  • We don’t do cookie-cutter – we thrive on developing creative, customized solutions. We also don’t do boring.
  • We’re committed to giving you the time, flexibility, and autonomy to do the best work of your career.
  • You’ll be joining us at an exciting time in our exponential growth serving mission-based clients.
  • While part of a team, you’ll work autonomously for the most part and we trust you to get work done when/where you can be productive. We are committed to a remote, agile workforce.
  • We value diversity, equity and inclusion and welcome new team members that bring diversity of thought and experience to our team and the firm.

As a Benefits Consultant at SullivanCotter, you will be working with colleagues throughout the compensation consulting practice to understand challenges, provide insights and develop solutions for health care and not-for-profit clients looking to recruit, retain, motivate and engage their workforce to achieve their mission. You will be enthusiastically:

  • Consulting in all benefits areas, including health and welfare benefits, retirement benefits, wellness strategies, and innovative benefits designs for executives, employees and physicians.
  • Working directly with clients to understand their benefits programs and challenges.
  • Assessing the alignment of benefits strategies and talent strategies.
  • Overseeing benefits program evaluation, financial modeling and special research projects.
  • Assisting with implementation and communication of program changes.
  • Providing benefits subject matter expertise to multiple client teams.
  • Developing reports as it relates to describing and summarizing project objectives, analyses and recommendations.
  • Responding to client-related requests, as appropriate.


We find people who generally fit this profile have a high degree of success in this role have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field, ideally with an emphasis in finance, economics, statistics or mathematics. Masters degree or Certified Benefits Professional designation preferred.
  • Five to eight years of progressive experience in a human resource consulting firm, with at least two years working directly with clients or in a benefits-related role working with senior leaders. Experience working within the health care industry is a plus.
  • Solid technical knowledge and experience working with Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Basic programming experience is a plus.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to:
    • Recognize patterns in complex sets of data and develop practical models.
    • Ascertain relevant and irrelevant data when conducting analytical work.
    • Determine the best tools and approaches to analyze and interpret data.
    • Visualize and articulate problems and concepts in a systematic manner.
    • Identify and mitigate obstacles impeding project progression.
  • Ability to present ideas in a business-friendly language and tailor communications, formal or informal, to the audience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and writing skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.


  • Are a self-starter with demonstrated ability to successfully develop project deliverables in a very driven and changing organization.
  • Are flexible, adaptable and can work under tight deadlines or changing needs.
  • Boast confidence and ability to work independently as well as in a team structure.
  • Have exceptional collaboration and team orientation skills.
  • Possess a high level of self-motivation.
  • Pride yourself on intellectual curiosity and seeking opportunities to develop new skills.

Applicants for employment must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

SullivanCotter is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law or marital status.

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