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Senior Investigator

Galveston, TX, US, 77550

Who we are.

American National is a successful and stable corporation guided by five core values: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork. We are among America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies according to Forbes. We’ve spent the last 110+ years earning this reputation and we work each day to expand this legacy. We know we’re not just selling insurance, we’re providing security and peace of mind to our 5 million policyholders.


The growth, innovation and success of American National are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering exceptional service to our clients. Success begins and ends with our people. Their loyalty and dedication to American National is why we’re successful.

If you share our values and can contribute to our mission of providing the highest quality service to our clients, we want to hear from you!


Why join us?

We know that our employees’ lives encompass much more than the time they spend at work. To help them maintain a healthy work/life balance, we’ve compiled a generous benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending account, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and referral bonuses.


We’ve also incorporated unique benefits like our volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a non-profit of their choice. Healthy employees are productive employees so we also have a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more. ​


American National is currently seeking to hire a Senior Investigator to join our team.


The chosen individual will have the following responsibilities:


  • Promote fraud awareness to all employees and agents.
  • Perform criminal investigations under the direction of the department head for Corporate Investigative Services.
  • Report criminal case results to law enforcement and regulators at the direction of the department head for Corporate Investigator Services.
  • Recommend corrective actions at the end of investigations, including changes that may mitigate current or future losses from current or future reoccurrences.
  • Identify opportunities for discovering fraudulent activity by employees and agents through continuous monitoring or continuous auditing.
  • Monitor and account for actual and potential restitution recoveries for assigned cases.
  • Document the results of investigations and other activities in case files and the CIS case management application, software or database.
  • Prepare written summaries of investigations to be provided to senior management and/or law enforcement and regulators.
  • Use designated audio or video recording devices and methods to document statements from alleged victims and subjects of review at an expected level and in a manner that can be used when needed for legal (civil or criminal) or regulatory proceedings.
  • Other duties may be assigned when needed.  


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance or criminology and four years of investigator experience (preferably within an insurance carrier or financial services entity)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE from the ACFE), the Certified Insurance Fraud Investigator (CIFI from IASIU) or the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA from the IIA) credential.
  • Experience and ability to gather expeditiously and judiciously relevant evidence and information.
  • Sufficient insurance, investment and business knowledge to independently discern acceptable activities from unacceptable activities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop business relationships with employees and agency management in many different operations and levels of the company.
  • Convey a professional image to officers, fellow employees, agents, law enforcement and regulators.
  • Effective communication of investigative results, both oral and written.
  • Ability to interview/interrogate using generally-accepted techniques.
  • Able to write and verbally communicate in Spanish is a plus.



Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates always have the ability to determine their application status by logging into our Career Portal.


Learn more about our culture by following us on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN


American National is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, President and CEO.




Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

Job Segment: Investigation, Law, Social Media, Database, Insurance Fraud, Legal, Marketing, Technology, Insurance

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