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Senior Underwriter - Remote

League City, TX, US, 77573


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. ​

 

Senior Underwriter - Remote

The Senior Underwriter is responsible for underwriting new life insurance applications . The ideal candidate for this position will have approval limits of up to 2 million and experience working remotely and in-house.

 

Responsibilities

  • The incumbent is responsible for underwriting life insurance applications promptly and accurately. They will be responsible for assisting with training of other underwriters and underwriting technicians.
  • Underwrite life insurance applications making competitive, sound offers, in an effort to protect over all company mortality and maintain or reduce requirement costs
  •  Review applications in a timely fashion in order to meet department production goals
  • Classifying files into preferred and super preferred categories when the product supports such rates
  • Perform large case underwriting from career field force as well as brokerage market
  • Handle referrals from Senior/Advanced/Junior Underwriters and Underwriting Technicians
  • Determine when the risk requires referral upward to a Chief Underwriter or company Officer to insure the best underwriting of every risk
  • Electronic reporting of MIB reports by entering codes on personal computers as files are worked
  • Responsible for accurate entry or decisions into the life underwriting system
  • Handle phone calls and emails from the field on a variety of topics including appeals on underwriting decisions, discussion of complex medical and financial underwriting issues, and pre-qualification question.

 

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred
  • 5 plus years of experience in underwriting risk selection and risk management
  • Experience in brokerage market strongly preferred
  • LOMA courses expected
  • ALU Courses preferred
  • Knowledge of risk factors, particularly medical terms and their effect on assumptions and large case management
  • Heavy experience in workflow system methods, knowledge of successful operation of underwriting department.
  • Proficient data entry skills.
  • Strong organization skills, technical skills in underwriting & attention to detail w/ high level accuracy.
  • Excellent written, oral communication and comprehension skills.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • High-level initiative, follow-through & accountability for actions.

 

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: Underwriter, Social Media, Risk Management, Data Entry, Insurance, Marketing, Finance, Administrative

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