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Commercial Lines Account Manager

Company: INSURICA, Inc
Location: Porterville
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationPorterville - PORTERVILLE, CAPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelHigh SchoolTravel PercentageNoneJob ShiftDayJob CategoryInsuranceDescriptionWe have a business with purpose and are looking for passionate, innovative people like you to join our team! INSURICA has built a rewarding environment for Colleagues and continues to uphold our solid customer pledge by Specializing in You.INSURICA has over 600 employees across 3 time zones, 6 states, and 30+ locations nationwide. We are among the 50 largest insurance brokers in the US and are currently the 23rd largest privately held independent agency in the country.We take pride in our welcoming and diverse culture, internal growth opportunity, and robust compensation and benefit package. INSURICA provides our Colleagues with cutting edge resources, tools, and support so that we can be the best at what we do.SUMMARY:The Commercial Account Manager is responsible for assisting clients with service needs and making changes to existing accounts, meeting service, and sales delivery standards, and performing essential functions to achieve the quality and service standards developed by the agency. This position will assist Producers/Account Executives in the handling and processing of new and renewal commercial business and maintaining high service standards.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Upon receipt of new business application or renewal instructions, accurately complete applications for new and renewal business. Prepare proposals and complete applications in coordination with producers, submit applications to eligible and appropriate carriers, and, when requested, obtain client signatures on all applications. The follow-up to ensure timely receipt of quotations and policiesPerform all necessary ratings sufficient for policy quotation and/or issuance on carrier website or rating programsCalculate premium if the company-rating program is available. Responsible for the issuance of premium bearing binders, invoices, and resolving carrier accounting discrepanciesWhen requested, prepare proposals, binders, certificates, account summaries, endorsements, policies, lost policy releases, and account balance status. Ensure items are delivered and/or mailed to the client. Initiate correspondence with companies and clientsMaintain follow-up and suspense files on outstanding orders, correspondence, audits, reports, reporting form coverage, and follow-up on overdue and suspense items. Maintain expiration control logRequest renewals, endorsements, and other needed data from the companies and insureds. Solicit Producer/Account Executive assistance, when necessary, to issue coverage in a timely, efficient manner bind coverage within agency underwriting authorityCheck new and renewal policies, endorsements, audits, cancellations and promptly handle for accuracy in rating, typing, coverage, signatures, and input these transactions to generate billing invoices and quality products for our customers. Maintain files in an orderly, up-to-date mannerDetermine reasons for requests for cancellations, act to save accounts, notify producers according to agency standards. Process and follow-up on cancelation requests to carriers to ensure accurate and timely resolutionReceive phone calls from clients and companies and comply with the request and/or refer to the Producer/Account ExecutiveRefer current and prospective clients to Employee Benefits or Personal Insurance Department, or a Commercial Producer, for solicitation of those lines of businessParticipate in seminars and other training, to maintain required licenses, and for knowledge and skill development. Meet with a company representative to update carrier appetite, underwriting guidelines, etc.Review all activities relating to the public, customers, and companies to avoid issues involving potential errors and omissionsADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:This job description is intended to describe the level of work required of the person performing the position. Essential functions are outlined; however, other duties may be assigned, as needs arise, or as required to support the essential functions. Specific performance objectives may be developed each year to measure the performance of the tasks and functions listed in this job description.QualificationsKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Must possess sound knowledge of rating procedures, coverage, and industry operations to effectively manage, maintain and write assigned client and prospect listsFull knowledge of insurance markets is essentialStrong PC skills, with the ability to effectively utilize the agency's management systemsAbility to work within a fast-paced, changing priority environmentSelf-motivated, with the initiative to prioritize and be self-directedRegular and punctual attendance is requiredAbility to communicate effectively, both verbally, and in writingExcellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with both colleagues, and managers, across all levelsAbility to promote, and maintain a team environment, willing to find accommodating solutions for our customers, companies, and the AgencyAbility to successfully adhere to company policies and procedures, as well as maintain strict confidentialityQUALIFICATIONS:Property and Casualty license, as required by the State Department of Insurance2-4 Years previous account management experience preferredBachelors degree preferredCPCU or CIC designations preferredWORKING CONDITIONS AND REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS:Fast-paced, multi-tasking, office environment with periodic high disruption and changing prioritiesAbility to perform approximately 80% sedentary work, exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and negligible force frequentlyAbility to lift up to 20 pounds occasionallyRequires operation of a computer workstation, including keyboard and video displayAll requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate physical or mental impairment

Keywords: INSURICA, Inc, Porterville , Commercial Lines Account Manager, Executive , Porterville, California

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