Premium Audit Consultant II / Senior Premium Audit Consultant at Accident Funds in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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Job Description:

Premium Audit Consultant II

Responsible for performing telephone and field audits in a multi functional business unit, within established authority levels. Reviews accounting and financial information necessary to determine appropriate exposures for policyholders' employees and subcontractors.

Senior Premium Audit Consultant

Responsible for performing telephone and field audits in a multi functional business unit. Reviews accounting and financial information, as well as, the business operations, to determine appropriate exposures and classifications for policyholders' employees and subcontractors. Provide assistance with training, development and mentoring of the Premium Audit staff. Participates in Red Carpet visits to agents and policyholders and conducts new business service audits, as necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:

Premium Audit Consultant II
  • Performs o nline , telephone and field audits, within established authority level.
  • Contacts agents to review audit results, prior to invoicing on large accounts.
  • Collects all pertinent data and documents needed to calculate policyholder's premium liability.
  • Interviews policyholders to obtain further information concerning premiums; e.g., payroll and personnel records.
  • Performs physical audits on multi-state accounts, as required.
  • Communicates completed audit information with contact and ensures results are understood.
  • Reviews policy information by referring to Workers Compensation manuals, class codes and rules and prepares for audit in determining insured's correct operations.
  • Notifies business unit of necessary changes in entities, officers, partners, etc. to ensure that policy is properly endorsed.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information processed.
  • Works with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrate progressive responsibility and technical knowledge applying principles based on experience.
  • Work on complex problems which have broader impact.
  • Independently resolve situations.
  • Contribute effectively in cross functional teams; may take on leadership role.
  • Demonstrate proper collaboration in exchange of relevant elements with other disciplines (e.g., claims, underwriting).
  • Develop recommendations to change existing policies/programs.
  • Demonstrate well-developed conflict management/negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Provide assistance with training, development and mentoring of premium audit staff.

Senior Premium Audit Consultant
  • Performs telephone and field audits.
  • Collects all pertinent data and documents needed to calculate policyholder's premium liability.
  • Interviews policyholders to obtain further information concerning premiums, e.g. payroll and personnel records, and communicates completed audit information with contact and ensures results are understood.
  • Contacts agents to discuss audit results prior to invoicing on large accounts.
  • Provides information to policyholders in preparation for Workers Compensation audits.
  • Reviews policy file information by referring to workers compensation manuals, class codes and rules, and prepares for audit in determining insureds' correct operations.
  • Notifies business unit of necessary changes in entities, officers, partners, etc. to ensure that policy is properly endorsed.
  • Perform re-audits when disputes or discrepancies arise on original audit.
  • May be required to testify in court regarding premium audits.
  • Represent company at agent meetings to promote corporate product.
  • Responsible for developing and conducting training programs.
  • Responsible for providing mentoring to Premium Audit Consultants including ride-a-longs, one-on-one meetings, performance reviews, orientation and overall consultant development.
  • May be required to represent department at Red Carpet Visits.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information processed.
  • Works with minimum supervision.

This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE:

Premium Audit Consultant II

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field. Combinations of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Progress towards or completion of industry recognized professional designations (i.e. APA, IIA, AIU, CPCU, ARM) preferred. Continuous learning, as defined by the Company's learning philosophy, is required. Certification or progress toward certification is highly preferred and encouraged.

Senior Premium Audit Consultant

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field. Combinations of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Completion of APA designation or significant progress towards or completion of CPCU. Continuous learning, as defined by the Company's learning philosophy, is required. Certification or progress toward certification is highly preferred and encouraged.

EXPERIENCE:

Premium Audit Consultant II

With proper education credentials, three years relevant insurance experience which provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities. Two years Premium Audit experience .

Senior Premium Audit Consultant

Plus a minimum of five years relevant premium auditing experience which provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:
  • Demonstrates considerable knowledge of business operations and workers compensation insurance classification codes and rules.
  • Demonstrates ability to read, analyze, and interpret policy documents, technical and financial information, and procedure manuals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to train other auditors, including riding with other experienced auditors to evaluate their progress.
  • Knowledge of current and future practices, trends and information affecting the marketplace.
  • Effective presentation skills in a variety of settings.
  • Ability to initiate insurance transactions in compliance with all policies, procedures, legal and ethical guidelines.
  • Ability to negotiate while establishing a personal rapport and maintaining an effective working and client relationship, both internally and externally.
  • Ability and proficiency in the use of computers and the use of company standard software.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately work with many variables to arrive at premium calculations.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, establish work flows and meet necessary deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to perform other assignments at locations outside the office.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed in an office environment or in the field with minimal hazards. Travel is required, with occasional overnight stays. Ability to lift and carry computer equipment weighing up to 35 lbs.

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum education, experience, skills, knowledge and ability levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is valued and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.