Senior P&C Underwriting Business Analyst

Springfield, MO, US, 65899




Job Posting


American National is seeking a Senior Business Analyst to support our P&C Underwriting Division. The Senior Business Analyst position is right for you if you have previous Business Analyst experience and are ready to step into large-scale projects while mentoring other Business Analysts on the team. In this role, you will work independently while also enjoying the support of a highly collaborative, cross-functional team! Please note this is an in-office position in Albany, NY, or Springfield, MO. 
What You'll Do

•    Elicit, identify, and document written business requirements and user acceptance testing criteria for department service requests and projects and collaborate with other business area BAs to assist in doing the same for product or large strategic initiatives. 
•    Validate requirements match the intention of the stakeholder’s needs, assess that requirements demonstrate value, and communicate the advantages/disadvantages of alternate solutions when applicable.
•    Utilize excellent written and verbal skills to communicate recommended solutions, weighing risks, benefits, and potential value.
•    Investigate and use data analytics to determine how solutions or processes are performing after deployment and recommend improvements to support change management or maximize efficiencies as applicable.
•    Identify alternatives and actions including replacing/retiring/enhancing a solution or adjusting the organization to allow for maximum solution performance and value recognition.
•    Serve as a liaison between underwriting and other business areas (such as Computer Technology Services (CTS), product, actuarial, agencies, training, compliance, claims, billing, call center, client experience, etc.) and collaborate effectively.
•    Mentor other Business Analysts, assisting in supporting consistent business analysis practices across all projects and lines of business.

 What You'll Need

•    Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field preferred
•    Scrum Certification, or Business Analyst designation desired
•    Five or more years of industry or business analyst work experience
•    Expert knowledge in business analysis and can train others effectively
•    Proven ability to creatively approach situations with innovative thinking
•    Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with all levels and business areas in the organization
•    Possesses effective conflict resolution skills
•    Strong technical aptitude, proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).  Experience with SharePoint, Azure DevOps, and Duck Creek is beneficial
•    Must be highly organized, self-driven, results-oriented, visionary thinker with a clear focus on quality.  




American National offers eligible employees and their families medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan. Employees also receive annually a bank of paid time off and paid holidays.   We aspire to see people for what they bring to our corporate culture by supporting an inclusive work environment, including an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, development opportunities, and a casual dress code.


American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.


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 may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.  Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedInFacebookInstagram


American National is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected categories. American National is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.


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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, Former President and CEO.




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