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Service Representative

Kansas City Life Insurance
Kansas City, MO
  • Posted: 10 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
1. Experience in insurance or financial industry customer service environment with a demonstrated ability to deal effectively with all employees and external business contacts while conveying a positive, service-oriented attitude
2. Basic knowledge of life insurance concepts and ability to interpret insurance company product portfolio, as well as policy provisions
3. Excellent communication skills, including both oral and written, and working knowledge of Personal Computers and Microsoft Office Software
4. Keen attention to detail and ability to multitask
5. Demonstrated skill in analysis and problem solving
6. Tact, effective decision making and independent action required
7. College degree preferred or equivalent experience
8. Exposure to LOMA I, II, and industry designations recommended
9. General understanding of accounting principles
10. Ability to speak/translate Spanish a plus but not required.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Research, analyze, and respond to all service inquiries including walk-in customers. Justification of transactions, sales and marketing pertaining to Fixed policies and other duties assigned by management
2. Provide administrative maintenance of policy files and computer records; Authorize and change policy records such as change of beneficiary, owner, name, address, assignments, billings, etc.
3. Provide internal and external customers with alternative policy options for conservation and marketing efforts involving illustration/forecast preparation, comparison and assistance in decision making, as well as assist in coordination of efforts with agents and registered representatives. Observe all compliance regulations. Monitor market conduct and report inappropriate action or trends in activity to Chief Compliance Officer or KCL Auditing Department
4. Works with Manager or Sr. CSRs/Specialists to resolve complex complaint situations. Required to work directly with policy owners, agents, state insurance departments and legal representatives to resolve conflicts, look for compromises and reconcile misunderstandings. Always an advocate for upholding contractual and corporate policy, and preserving goodwill and professional rapport with client base
5. Assist with development and implementation of new procedures when necessary. Ensure productivity, efficiency and quality of the department by participating in a variety of department/corporate projects
6. Assist in development, testing, and maintenance of corporate administrative systems to effectively and efficiently process workflow involving the service function as well as IRS compliance. Provide support for contractual considerations, reporting, and assisting in resolving problems and errors.

Kansas City Life Insurance Company is committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.

Regular and reliable attendance and punctuality is an essential function of this position. 

Company Description
Kansas City Life Insurance Company was established in 1895 in Kansas City, Missouri. Our Agency force of more than 2,500 agents serves 48 states, the District of Columbia, and Europe. We insure more than half a million policyholders from coast to coast. Our Home Office is located in Kansas City, Mo., and we also have an office in Columbus, Ohio, with a total staff of nearly 500 associates who provide support for our field force and policyholders.

Kansas City Life Insurance

Why Work Here?
Stable company with great benefits, competitive salaries, and room for growth centrally located in a historic headquarters building.

Kansas City Life Insurance Company was established in 1895 in Kansas City, Missouri. Our Agency force of more than 2,500 agents serves 48 states, the District of Columbia, and Europe. We insure more than half a million policyholders from coast to coast. Our Home Office is located in Kansas City, Mo., and we also have an office in Columbus, Ohio, with a total staff of nearly 500 associates who provide support for our field force and policyholders.

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3520 Broadway

Kansas City, MO
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