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Life Underwriter (Remote or In-office)

Company: Catholic Order of Foresters
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Imagine a professional environment dedicated to serving Catholic families by helping them achieve financial security. That's Catholic Order of Foresters (COF). Our collaborative environment and passion for service make COF a great place, not just to work, but to build a career.
The Life Underwriter will evaluate life insurance applications to assess the degree of risk to COF and make determination if risk should be accepted, modified or declined, and provide to our agents support related to the underwriting process through written and verbal communication.
Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate applications for life insurance by using available resources and guidelines to assess mortality and morbidity risk while meeting the company's financial objectives.
  • Possess broad knowledge of medical science, medical terminology, treatments, and the ability to interpret complex medical records, as well as non-medical and financial information, as part of the risk assessment process.
  • Be knowledgeable of MIB codes and procedures, legal and regulatory factors affecting underwriting, contract provisions and life insurance products.
  • Making timely decisions and explaining your reasoning to our agents so they can more easily communicate with their clients.
  • Interact with management, sales, marketing, and agents to proactively keep them informed, answer questions, solve problems and build effective working relationships.
  • Seek and accept opportunities for continued learning and professional and personal growth.
  • Participate in special projects as assigned by management.
    Job Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
    • Strong critical thinking, decision-making and organizational skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail and ability to accurately interpret large amounts of complex data in a timely manner.
    • Experience using an underwriting system/workbench, underwriting manuals, websites and other available tools.
    • Ability to work independently in assessing risks, as well as collaborating with others to assess facts and reach conclusions.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
    • Work under pressure, use time efficiently and meet deadlines.
    • Must be proficient in Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
    • Remote Requirement: If working remotely, you must have a dedicated work-space for confidentiality and ergonomic purposes as well as adequate internet service that's able to handle processing requirements.
      Education/Experience:
      • Bachelor's Degree.
      • At least 2 years Life underwriting experience.
      • Experience working with independent life agents/brokers.
      • Completion of LOMA 1 and 2 (level I) is desirable, working towards AALU/FALU, or FLMI.
      • New Business Case Management experience is a plus.
        Because we care about our team members, we are pleased to offer the following benefits:
        Competitive pay, Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Life insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Identity Theft/Legal insurance, 401(k), Paid vacation and holidays, Tuition reimbursement

Keywords: Catholic Order of Foresters, Atlanta , Life Underwriter (Remote or In-office), Administration, Clerical , Atlanta, Georgia

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