Director - Reinsurance
Job Opportunity at Automotive Personnel, LLC

Posted on Jun 23    +1 (216) 226-7958

Location: Eugene, OR
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4136388

Director – Reinsurance
Oregon based
If you have been thinking about joining a national leader in automotive warranties and manage their reinsurance program – this may be your dream position.  Our client has enjoyed terrific growth and prides themselves on their staff’s job satisfaction.  They believe that you need highly compensated, happy and motivated employees to continue to meet and exceed the challenges in a very competitive marketplace.
You will be joining a team of talented seasoned professionals.  If you are ready for a career and life changing opportunity you have found it!
Job Summary:
Provides leadership, direction and functional expertise on complex projects/initiatives for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility, which includes development, preparation and maintenance of reinsurance treaties while adhering to corporate directives insuring the continuing control and protection of its assets and minimizing exposure for the enterprise. Supervise 1-3 associates.
Summary of Essential Job Functions:
  • Manage the Reinsurance Function under the direction of the executive team
  • Manage retrospective insurance programs for automotive  dealers
  • Assists the sales team in presenting reinsurance programs to dealers, including travel to dealer sites
  • Pro-active  monitoring of reinsurance results for dealer reinsurance companies and the captive reinsurer.
  • Prepares financial updates relating to the dealers, including those in reinsurance and others
  • Improves reporting to reinsurance dealers
  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Identifies and directs strategic process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for assigned area(s) of responsibility
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends on industry regulations, practices and competitor’s and client positions and assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future strategies
  • Designs and monitors acceptance criteria for new and existing reinsurance client base.
  • Identifies exposure and potential financial risks and elevates as appropriate.
  • Communicates with reinsurers on administrative, operational, contractual, claims and litigation matters.
  • Provides external auditors with documentation updates and addresses inquiries.
  • Directs special studies and analysis concerning economic and financial implications of existing and planned business initiatives or projects.
  • Leads and directs responses on behalf of reinsurance to state insurance exams, inquiries, market conduct surveys, and other ancillary inquiries.
  • Liaison with client relations to address questions from reinsurance owners and provide ad hoc support to inquiries.
  • Provide monthly reconciliation and reporting to Reinsurance companies monthly and manages inquiries.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Reinsurance senior level experience
  • Knowledge of  accounting, finance, insurance and tax.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to manage reinsurance for a disbursed corporate environment
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Detail oriented with excellent follow through in a fast paced deadline driven environment.
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft word, excel, AS400 entry and reporting operations and internal computer based applications
Education and or experience requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Seven to ten years of experience in finance and insurance.
Experience with Reinsurance Accounting and/or Insurance industry experience strongly preferred
If this sounds like the career opportunity for you – or a colleague of yours – please contact Beth from Automotive Personnel, LLC    216-712-7918
Automotive Personnel, LLC is in its 28th year serving the automotive industry.
KEY WORDS : automotive warranty, reinsurance, Oregon 
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