Sr. Claims Analyst - Excess Casualty

Allied World Insurance New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary:

Investigate, evaluate, and resolve claims made against the Company's umbrella and excess general liability policies. Engage in collaborative projects in support of other areas of the company, including underwriting, finance and accounting, actuarial, operations, and technology. Provide superior service to all customers, whether internal or external.

Job Duties

  • Efficiently manage a vigorous load of claims involving a broad spectrum of accounts and coverages. Promptly analyze coverage, draft accurate and timely coverage positions, and manage litigation by effectively interacting with insureds, brokers, defense counsel, underwriters and other parties as required.

    Establish timely and appropriate reserves and regularly report claim developments and trends to claims and underwriting management. Represent Company in the resolution of claims and participate in legal proceedings, including mediations.

  • Work with other areas of the Company including underwriting, finance and accounting, actuarial, operations and technology on projects as requested. Prepare claim summaries and other reports as necessary for management. Prepare Executive Claim reports and present on a quarterly basis to senior executives.

  • Meet with existing or prospective clients and brokers. Attend relevant industry conferences/meetings.

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of 8-10 years' experience handling liability insurance claims or related relevant experience. Experience handling excess casualty claims is strongly preferred. Four-year college degree is required.

  • Substantial knowledge of issues underlying Casualty claims and coverage issues. Excellent negotiation and communication skills.

    Technical writing experience. Proficient with Microsoft Office products.

  • Ability to accurately and timely analyze coverage and instruct and collaborate with counsel regarding litigation strategy and claim resolution, and resolve claims and otherwise act within the scope of delegated authority.

Special Responsibilities:

  • Work requires the ability to quickly and accurately read, comprehend, analyze and produce written materials and to use a computer for long periods of time. Some travel required.

About Fairfax

Fairfax is a holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management.

About Allied World

Allied World, through its subsidiaries and brand known as Allied World, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions. Allied World offers superior client service through a global network of offices and branches.

All of Allied World's rated insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A by A.M. Best Company, A by Standard & Poor's, and A2 by Moody's, and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A by Standard & Poor's and AA- by Fitch.

Our generous benefits package includes: Health and Dental Insurance, 401k plan, and Group Term Life Insurance.

Allied World Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion or belief, sex, age, genetic information, marital or civil partnership status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or their protected veteran or disability status. Please visit for further information on Allied World.

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