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Farm Mutual Re

Claims Analyst

Canada-Ontario-Cambridge

1533656

Company Information

Farm Mutual Re is Canada's first Canadian-owned Reinsurance Company. Formed in 1959 by Farm Mutual Insurance Companies from across Canada, our members have been providing property, casualty and auto insurance products for over 100 years.

With uncompromising service and commitment, Farm Mutual Re continues to strive for excellence at all levels. As a progressive and dynamic reinsurance organization, we believe that our continued success depends on our most valuable assets - our employees. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits as part of a total rewards package.

At Farm Mutual Re we focus on people and the development of long-term relationships. We promote a healthy balance between career and family. Respecting and recognizing the values of honesty, integrity and accountability are captured in our core values. We acknowledge and appreciate the diversity of our workplace and the contributions of each person. Together we promote an environment that fosters professionalism, education, leadership and trust.


Job Description

CLAIMS ANALYST

 Experience the passion it takes to empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

Within this exciting position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that prides itself on being honest, transparent, believes in delivering on their promises and is committed to doing what is right. Your contributions will entail analyzing complex liability scenarios, providing leadership and technical support to our various stakeholders, in addition to the Claims Department. 

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Claims Supervisor, you will demonstrate your technical insurance knowledge while acting as a liaison to our reinsurance partners. You will apply your sound analytical skills to focus on the administration and successful resolution of claims. In this role, you will support continuing education, demonstrate creativity and be a technical resource in various strategically focused projects.  

Your Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and analyzing complex claims files with an emphasis on commercial liability, automobile tort liability, product liability and casualty losses  
  • Ensuring case reserve adequacy given the exposure on the claim file   
  • Reporting to our reinsurance partners
  • Acting as a resource in the development of claims handling strategies, and ultimately claim file resolution with our Member Companies
  • Fostering a positive working relationship with co-workers and the leadership team
  • Participating in the creation and completion of overall Claims department annual goals

 YOUR SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • A college or university diploma, or an equivalent level of education is required, preferably in a related field
  • At minimum 5 years’ claims handling experience with commercial liability, automobile tort liability, product liability and casualty liability
  • Knowledge and experience in claim file investigation
  • Knowledge of Case Reserving principles
  • Exposure to claims greater than $500,000
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem solving skills
  • Reinsurance knowledge an asset
  • Knowledge of Risk Management Principles an asset
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Preference will be given to applicants who also have experience in Statutory Accident Benefits Claims complementing their commercial liability, automobile tort liability, product liability and casualty liability
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) or similar designation.

HOW TO APPLY

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application by Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.

Visit our website, Facebook or LinkedIn page and discover what it’s like to be part of the Farm Mutual Re family!

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.


Contact Information

Farm Mutual Re
Stephen Korsh
Human Resources Associate
Posting Date: 30-Aug-2017Accounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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