Account Manager II - Surety
- Nashville, TN
Throughout our network of more than 450 HUB offices in North America, we offer a competitive, exciting and friendly work environment that strategically positions our employees for longevity and success. At HUB, we believe in investing in the future of our employees, and provide continuous opportunities for growth and development . Our entrepreneurial culture fosters an environment that empowers our people to make the best decisions for our customers and organization, focusing on expanding the industry knowledge of our insurance professionals to better serve our valued clients. We are committed to providing you with competitive and flexible benefits options that are rooted in your current needs, yet evolves as your needs change over time. Join us in taking the first step toward creating a future that combines a diverse, challenging work environment with financial security and career satisfaction.
We are the perfect fit if you:
- are seeking a progressive work environment at a rapidly growing organization
- have a desire to help others protect their future
- have an entrepreneurial spirit and are challenged by the opportunity to grow the business
- are focused on learning and development to enhance your industry knowledge and expertise
- are a self-starter willing to invest time and energy to learn the technical aspects of our business
- believe in integrity and building success by developing relationships with others
The Account Manager-Surety is responsible for delivering excellent and efficient service through day-to-day account management of assigned accounts. The Account Manager - Surety has a direct impact on agency success by achieving client retention goals, effectively and consistently ensuring client satisfaction, and fostering a culture of accountability, integrity, trust, respect and teamwork while focusing on continuous improvement. The Surety Account Manager uses discretion and judgment in determining surety needs for clients and in carrier and client negotiations.
Areas of Responsibility include but are not limited to:
Client and Carrier Relations
Establishes and builds client and carrier relationships; responds to client bond requests, including commercial surety, bid and P&P bond requests, all within time frames required by the client; obtains appropriate information for underwriting and approval; prepares bonds to be issued. Reviews LOA's and addresses issues of final authority; maintains accurate and complete client documentation, including updated financial information; serves as a liaison between clients and carriers to obtain required underwriting information, and to address service issues; collaborates with Producers and/or AM's as needed; assists the Surety Manager to maintain accurate and updated Lines of Authority for all active surety clients; and, continuously looks to identify ways to improve client service.
Renewals are the primary responsibility of the Account Managers. The Surety Account Manager will support all AM's to ensure efficient processing and billing of bonds, and will address renewal issues if required. If remarketing is needed, the Surety Account Manager will consult with the Surety Manager and Producer as needed, to determine submission alternatives.
Billing and Collections
In support of Producers and AM's, contacts clients as needed regarding invoices or outstanding receivables; reviews and helps maintain accounting history, correcting discrepancies as needed ; helps to maintain / maximize agency profitability.
Client and Team Resource
Functions as a high level strategic partner to the client; fosters an environment of problem solving and innovation; identified as the Account Management subject matter expert on surety; works independently to drive account retention; serves as a mentor to new Producers and Account Managers; engages in proactive problem solving with Producers and clients. Proactively uses agency resources and processes in order to create efficiencies, and to encourage others in utilization of these resources as well.
Business, Insurance, Marketing, or Finance Bachelor's Degree preferred
High School Diploma required
Active TN P&C License
CISR or other Surety related designations a plus
2-5 years insurance experience; Surety experience a plus Skills & Knowledge
Computer skills (Microsoft Suite of Products, Sagitta, EPIC or similar AMS, etc.)
Understanding of special coverage's and service needs of assigned clients in practice group
Strong basic math skills
Ensures work output is accurate
Communicates Effectively - verbally and in written form
Coaches and Develops Others
Business Savvy - TCG's business and client's
Tolerates and/or adapts to stressful situations
Embraces and Encourages Change
Demonstrated ability to make decisions and creatively solve problems
Manages Conflict Effectively
Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of HUB International.
Department Account Management & Service
Required Experience: 2-5 years of relevant experience
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Education: High school or equivalent
HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .
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