Underwriting Analyst


Lincoln, NE Business Intelligence
At Ameritas, fulfilling life is what we do daily. We continuously strive to help our customers and employees enjoy life at its very best by reducing uncertainty, helping grow assets and protecting what is most cherished. We're here to help customers put worry behind and the future ahead and help enable a life that's rich in family, happiness, health and financial security. When lives are fulfilled, our mission is fulfilled.

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp is seeking an Underwriting Analyst to underwrite business within the Strategic Marketing Alliance distributions. The Underwriting Analyst should be a self-starter, with strong Excel skills, who can provide analytical and project-related support by quickly learning underwriting techniques, analyzing plan designs and preparing proposals to our potential clients throughout the United States. You would be responsible for risk evaluation, selection and maintenance of profitable groups; designing contract benefit plans and coordinating the issuance of contract benefit plans that align with the Company's objectives.

Essential Functions:

* Underwrite new business prospects, sold new cases and renewals for fully insured dental and vision groups.
* Accountable for writing and maintaining profitable insured contracts applying sound underwriting techniques and utilizing product flexibility to maximize financial and sales objectives.
* Analyze in-force plan designs, accounting for geographic and demographic factors accurately; compile and consider actuarial and case-specific statistics including product guidelines and administrative practices, as well as recognizing and complying with state and federal statutes.
* Explain and justify decisions to the Field by means of oral or written communication and provides education and explanation as needed to the Field and other Underwriting or Actuarial associates.
* Realize a sense of urgency to deadlines established by the department, new business RFP requirements, contract renewal dates and/or state laws
* Be accountable for updates, additions and reviews of the Underwriting e-Manual as directed by the Group Underwriting Management Team and to stay abreast of current and new compliance requirements.


* Up to 2 years of previous work experience
* College Degree in business administration, mathematics, statistics, or similar relevant degrees preferred.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
* Must be detail-oriented with excellent analytical and organizational skills
* Strong written and verbal communication skills are required
* Demonstrated experience in providing internal and external customer service with commitment to meeting deadlines. Strong sense of urgency to deadlines established by the department, new business RFP requirements, contract renewal dates and/or state laws.
* Ability to make effective decisions based on solid understanding of all financial risk implications
* Loma I & II, Associate Customer Service (ACS) Program, Associate, Insurance Agency Administration (AIAA), FLMI Designation, CEBS, and Claims Education Program -- Parts C1 & C2 certifications desired.
* Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a team environment

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job ID: 3830

Posted about 1 month ago

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