MassMutual Financial Group Business Operations Specialist in Enfield, Connecticut

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We at MassMutual value diversity and inclusion. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.

Description

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POSITION SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, responsible for performing routine research and analysis to support business operations. Determine best practices and suggest how to improve current practices. Assist in the development of recommendations to solve problems and issues related to business operations. Additionally may prepare presentations to report findings.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Business Operations Specialist will provide operational support of the Roll-In and IRA Sales Teams including associated reporting, procedural / workflow maintenance, and problem resolution. This position is responsible for all aspects of the business submission process, while promoting daily operational awareness of sales goals and queue volumes. The incumbent is responsible for identifying and driving increased efficiencies by leveraging available system platforms. The Business Operations Specialist is responsible for solidifying business relationships and improving transparency of the operations process for internal and external business partners.

  • Handle all aspects IRA new business submission process

  • Assign opportunities to sales teams

  • Perform complex research and resolution tasks

  • Handle team and department reporting

  • Determine best practices and suggest how to improve current processes

  • Assist Sales Teams with administrative tasks

  • Draft and maintain procedures for the team

  • Perform data reconciliation projects as needed

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • 3-5 years Retirement Services / Financial Services experience

  • Strong knowledge of IRA product rule (general and specific to MassMutual)

  • Series 6 within 60 days of hire

  • Solid understanding of Workplace Solutions Operations

  • Ability to think and act independently in a fast paced, complex regulatory environment

  • Ability to balance business needs and actively assess risk factors pertaining to Workplace Solutions Operations

  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to navigate through complex, time sensitive and escalated cases while providing win/win solutions to satisfy all stakeholders

  • Superior time management skills required

  • Strategic thinking capabilities in order to promote and drive process improvements across the organization and reduce non value added activities

  • Proven customer service skills. Must demonstrate customer centric thinking as well as exceptional relationship building and change management skills

  • Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future

Ranked No. 77 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2017) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2017)

• DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2017)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2017)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)