Careers

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Our success is based on employees who share a common commitment to innovation, creativity and teamwork. We are looking for talented and highly driven people who thrive in a challenging and demanding environment. Please see below for our current employment opportunities at our different companies:

McGowan Program Administrators Open Position

The McGowan Companies Open Positions:

Job Title: Claims Assistant
Department: Claims
Supervisor: Claims Supervisor / Chief Operating Officer
Status: Non-Exempt

Summary: Under the supervision of the Claims Supervisor, the Claims Assistant is responsible providing property and casualty claim service according to client needs and expectations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Accepting the initial report of loss from the broker, insured or insurance company and setting the incident or claim up in the agency management system.
• Providing the insurance carriers with the notice of loss and supplying them with any additional information needed in order for an incident or claim file to be established.
• Assisting the Account Managers and CSRs in obtaining adjuster and incident/claim file information in order to update the client as appropriate.
• Assisting other departments within the McGowan organization in obtaining incident/claim reports and incident/claim status updates.
• Responsible for following up on open incident/claim files to ensure that we have accurate payout information and to close the file out if there is no further activity.
• Maintaining accurate file information by ensuring that all documentation is filed appropriately in the agency management system.

Additional skills required:
• Insurance experience a plus;
• Excellent verbal and written skills;
• Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task;
• Strong interpersonal skills;
• Computer experience is a must.

Please email your resume directly to:  lmcgowan@mcgowancompanies.com


Job Title: Compliance Specialist
Department: Compliance
Manager: Compliance Manager
Status: Nonexempt

Summary:
Reports to Compliance Manager. Under general supervision, the Compliance Specialists’ primary responsibilities, within their assigned territory, will be to make sure that the company and its brokers are operating under the proper licensure and is adhering to all state laws regarding the sale of insurance in the Non-Admitted marketplace. In addition the Compliance Specialist will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the agreements between The McGowan Companies and our brokers. Lastly, the Compliance Specialist will be in charge of all training of future Compliance Specialist(s) and assistants brought into the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned in addition to the responsibilities shown below as deemed necessary and specific to the abilities of the designated Compliance Specialist.

– Ensure that the underwriting staff are receiving the appropriate surplus tax as established by state law.
– Review Surplus Lines policies issued by McGowan subsidiaries to ensure that all of the proper state-mandated notices are attached.
– Generating reports from our Agency Management system(s) and analyze the data to determine what taxes are due to the state and when.
– Reconciling tax amounts in our Agency Management system(s) and assist Accounting in the remittance of the taxes due to the states.
– Notify states when Surplus Lines policies have been bound by filing Affidavits with each state’s applicable Surplus Lines division and by their specified deadlines.
– Work directly with the Surplus Lines divisions and Departments of Insurance in resolving any issues that arise in the course of business.
– Verify licensure as needed.
– Set up new brokers in our database as well as collect the appropriate agreements and documentation.
– Set up broker commission agreements for our Program divisions.
– Handle broker acquisitions in a timely and professional fashion.
– Maintain and update any broker changes (Address, Acquisitions, Contacts, E&O, Licensing, Etc.).
– Handle all Purchasing Group Renewals in your territory come 2019.
– Assist Compliance Manager with New Purchasing Group Registrations.
– Each will assist with the incoming requests to the shared Broker and Tax inboxes. No matter the assigned specialist you will be responsible for labeling the request accordingly, communicating your handling and relocation to the appropriate specialist.
– Work closely with your teammates to ensure all work is getting done by assisting when you have downtime.

Requirements and Skills:
– Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required;
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
– Attention to detail;
– Ability to work independently;
– Compliance monitoring and/or audit skills and relevant education and/or training required;
– Travel is not required.

Please email your resume directly to:  lmcgowan@mcgowancompanies.com