Our Large Loss Claims department is seeking a Property ClaimsAccountant to join our team in the Worcester, MA office.
Fully responsible for the investigation, analysis, evaluation, negotiation, and resolution of the financial loss aspects of business interruption, fidelity/employee dishonesty, and theft claims. Assignments could originate anywhere in the country and involve commercial losses; which are complex in coverage and damages.
Assignments handled could include full and/or partial ownership depending on the exposures involved. Assignments are managed in accordance with involved policy provisions, state regulations, and prescribed company best practices. This is a Full-time, Exempt role.
- Fully responsible for the investigation, analysis, evaluation, negotiation, and resolution of the financial loss aspects of business interruption, fidelity/employee dishonesty, and theft claims requiring thorough investigations including telephone contacts with all the involved parties.May be responsible for additional aspects of each claim, including informal hearings, arbitrations and claims litigation and maintaining a high level of productivity, confidentiality and customer service.Demonstrates an understanding of and independently analyzes financial documents to properly calculate damages.Able to read and interpret business contracts.Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviews professional publications; participating in professional societies.Works within significant limits and authority on assignments of higher technical complexity and coordination. Uses discretion and independent judgment in claim handling.
Identifies possibly suspicious claims. Task assignments on claims handled will be of greater complexity and will require a higher level of investigation, analysis, evaluation, and negotiation. Primarily handle portions of 1st party inside commercial claims with exposures up to $150,000.Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity.Authority levels are higher in recognition of the higher proficiency associated with this level.May be used as a technical resource by adjusters. May represent the company at mediation, arbitration and trials.
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent experience.1-3 years accounting experience. Forensic accounting experience preferred.Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.Makes decisions in an informed, confident, and timely manner.Maintains constructive working relationships despite differing perspectives.Strong organizational and time management skills.Ability to negotiate skillfully in difficult situations with both internal and external groups.Demonstrates ability to win concessions without damaging relationships.Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills.Promotes and facilitates free and open communication.Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret financial documents, Understanding of applicable statutes, regulations, case law.Thinks critically and anticipates, recognizes, identifies and develops solutions to problems in a timely manner.Easily adapts to new or different changing situations, requirements or priorities.Cultivates an environment of teamwork and collaboration
Operates with latitude for un-reviewed action or decision
Computer experience (MS Office, Excel, Word, etc.).
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