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Underwriter II - Remote Option

Springfield, MO, US, 65899


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.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. 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.

 

What’s in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

Underwriter II

American National is seeing a Commercial/Ag Underwriter II to perform risk assessments for all available products and assists lower-level underwriters with problem cases. This role is a beginning to work with more complex policies and developing expertise.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Participates in rate-making meetings and in conversations with product/pricing, field management, marketing, etc., to share their thoughts, input, and observed trends for their region or line of business.
• Shares more directly observed trends or individual input and advocates what they feel pricing should be.
• Handles multiple contracts that are increasing in complexity (general personal lines and first-level commercial lines) that they are responsible for understanding and demonstrates an intermediate to proficient level of being able to apply these in their daily responsibilities.
• Demonstrates the ability to work within significant gray areas with multiple different rating mechanisms, coverage options, and evaluation of eligibility. These individual measures that can be adjusted as part of a negotiation are significant in quantity and also overall impact.
• Monitors the performance of agents and are expected to address performance issues or recognize achievements independently with the agent. Manager involvement is only needed when a resolution is not reached.
• Works with agents to resolve field processing errors.
• Presents content to agencies in person or electronically.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Associate degree.
• Two to four years of experience.

 

PREFERENCES:
• Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required. Equivalent experience considered in place of collegiate studies.
• Some P&C industry and/or farming or commercial industry knowledge preferred.
• Applicable designation strongly preferred or progress toward.

 

Salary for this position can range from $61,665 for candidates who are minimally qualified through $77,081 for more highly qualified candidates.  Candidates outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill, and education.

 

 

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.

 

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: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN

 

American National is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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, Former President and CEO.

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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