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Claims Manager

American Agricultural Insurance Company Schaumburg, IL

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

DEPARTMENT: Claims  

POSITION OBJECTIVE: Optimize AmericanAg™ claims operation by handling reinsurance claims through completion and provide customer service by being a main contact for reinsurance claim expertise and advice.

REPORTS TO: Vice President, Claims

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Conduct claim operations to maximize cooperation, service and financial equity between AmericanAg™
    and its reinsurance clients in the handling of claims.
  2. Maintain working knowledge of reinsurance programs provided by AmericanAg™
    and efficiently handle claims against those programs to ensure customers receive full benefit
  3. Manage AmericanAg™ claim files through:
    1. Recognizing exposures and ensuring reserving is adequate and timely
    2. Issuing responsible and timely disbursement of funds
    3. Settling claims within settlement authority up to $250,000.00
    4. Consulting with and requesting approval of appropriate superiors on disbursements in excess of assigned authority
    5. Reporting necessary information to outside reinsurers
    6. Providing other operational departments with needed claim information
  4. Travel and provide education, claim review, evaluations, consultation, and/or assistance to each assigned customer
  5. Provide instructions and assistance to customers in applying their reinsurance program and reinsurance claims procedures
  6. Perform other duties as assigned

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Clients
  • AmericanAg™ Staff
  • Business Partners

EDUCATION OR TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • CPCU designation or enrolled in courses to complete CPCU
  • ARe designation or enrolled in ARe courses to complete ARe

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Five years claims handling experience or equivalent
  • Five years claims operations supervision preferred
  • Proven knowledge of claim procedures, policies, terminology, etc., including coverage analysis background, knowledge of claims practices and insurance law
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong problem solving and analytical ability
  • Ability to manage data effectively through technology
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to prioritize and handle multiple assignments simultaneously and meet established deadlines
  • Ability to relate well to all kinds of people, inside and outside the organization, to build effective relationships

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Travel about 25-30% of time

American Agricultural Insurance Company

Address

Schaumburg, IL
60173 USA

Industry

Finance and Insurance

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