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Southern Company Health & Welfare Analyst, Sr in Atlanta, Georgia

Health & Welfare Analyst, Sr


Health and Welfare Analyst

Southern Company is a leading producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy, and we approach each day as a vital step in building the future of energy. At Southern Company we are always looking ahead, and our innovations in the industry—from new nuclear to deployment of electric transportation and renewables —help brighten the lives and businesses of millions of customers nationwide.

The Health and Welfare Analyst is responsible for supporting the C&B team with day-to-day operations – providing financial and data analytics, interfacing with the health and welfare vendors, plan actuaries and other internal and external HR partners, project management and communications assistance.

The successful candidate will have the ability to utilize systems to collect, analyze and track plan and process performance measures. Outstanding problem solving and communication skills both independently and in a team environment are essential.

This is hybrid position.


  • This role will work under the direction of the Senior H&W Financial Consultant to achieve the goals of the H&W team including – research, plan management, preparing reports and communications materials and utilizing analytics for efficiency and continuous improvement.

  • Under the direction of the senior financial consultant, this role with partner with internal HR partners, consulting resources and plan vendors to assist in plan management and development of plan cost projections for active and retiree populations.

  • Proactively collect and analyze data for trends and issues - compare and report findings across vendors and functions including financial and key demographic implications.

  • Effectively utilize project management skills to ensure that the team executes assigned projects in scope and on time - maintain/update work plans, communicating progress, etc.

  • Effectively communicate data, analytics and key findings to management for strategic projects, update meetings and presentations

  • Develop presentations and communication materials related to health and welfare benefits.

  • Manage day to day relationship and initiatives with wellness vendors.

  • Partner with peers to share best practices and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Perform special projects as required to continue improving the overall customer experience.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Economics, Communication, Accounting and Finance or Business Administration preferred. SHRM or other related certification is a plus.

  • At least 1-3 years of experience working in a corporate setting.

  • Hands on experience in managing the day-to-day administration of employee benefit programs.

  • Experience in health plan management, benefits consulting or plan administration preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience utilizing advanced Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint in a professional environment.

  • Effective problem solver with excellent critical thinking skills: able to gather and interpret information, compare data from different sources, identify issues and root causes, and present sound options for issue resolution.

  • Confident and skilled to work independently as well as in a team environment. Experience developing strong, successful working relationships focused on achieving success for the team.

  • Demonstrates effective task and project management skills. Able to prioritize own work effectively.

  • Flexible and adaptable - able to learn new technologies and applications quickly.

  • Exhibits the highest level of customer service focused on ownership, issue resolution and customer satisfaction.

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills - ensures key stakeholders are updated and informed.

  • Able to provide and receive constructive feedback with a growth mindset focused on improving the end product to our customers.

  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Southern Company culture: Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment


This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. #LI

Job Field: Human Resources

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

Southern Company Headquarters - 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW (30ATLANTA)

30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: SCS2011161