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Risk Management Financial Analyst- Risk Management Insurance & Claims Manager

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64141

Company: Hallmark

 

 

HALLMARK- Because Connecting With Each Other Has Never Been More Important

 

 

For more than a century, Hallmark has been bringing people together and improving the relationships that matter most. That’s why millions of people all over the world connect with the Hallmark brand. It has always been a mission so much bigger than any one of us who work here. Today, we need empathetic learners, strategic thinkers, and enthusiastic visionaries with diverse experiences and skills to help us create the rest of Hallmark’s second century as we shift to a more digitally savvy, unified approach that combines the best of brick-and-mortar retail with the efficiency of dot-com spaces. Help us imagine what our next hundred years could look like! 

 

When you join Hallmark, we will go out of our way to make you feel like part of the team, even in a remote/hybrid work environment. In the day-to-day, we’ll make the best use of the skills and talents you already have. We’ll also give you leadership opportunities and show you multiple potential pathways to future success. 

 

Our culture of care for our consumers and for one another shows in the way we embrace different backgrounds, identities, and working styles, deliberately seeking out ways to be more inclusive both internally among our work groups and externally through the things we make and sell to our retail partners and consumers. We believe that a broadly inclusive, equitable approach is also our best path to future success. We’re seeking out those who can bring a fresh perspective to our business and would love your input as someone new to our team! We can only change and grow when we intentionally include new perspectives–like yours.  

 

 

AN OVERVIEW:

 

The Risk Management Financial Analyst position reports to the Risk Management Insurance & Claims Manager and provides several critical enterprise-wide functions key to the risk financing and claims functions within Hallmark’s Risk Management department. 

 

 

THE RISK MANAGEMENT ANALYST IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:

 

Priority responsibilities of the position include financial analysis of claims activities as well as creation and maintenance of managerial reporting to support the insurance and claims functions of Hallmark.

Additionally, the financial analyst will be responsible for the accounting and expense reconciliations of all insurance and claims accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis as well as assisting in developing the overall financial picture of the insurance and claims portfolios for Hallmark, including but not limited to, the active number of claims, the ongoing reserve liability, and other impacts that claims or insurance activities may have on Hallmark from an enterprise-wide perspective.

 

 

  • Work in a business partner capacity in working to develop forecast and budget allocations with various business units within Hallmark and may be asked on occasion to attend meetings with various business units to serve as an information conduit between Risk Management Leadership and the business unit as well as perform discrete fact-finding as it pertains to any potential operational, financial, or other business risks.
  • The financial analyst will also be responsible for processing payments for claims, insurance policies, surety bonds, and regulatory filings with state departments of worker’s compensation.
  • The financial analyst will play an integral role in the creation and maintenance of managerial reporting for Hallmark’s insurance and claims portfolio to help drive decision making as it relates to insurance and claims. Depending on experience and skillset, this position may also assist in the collection and gathering of underwriting materials to support the placement of insurance policies as well.

 

The Risk Financial Analyst will attend meetings, interact with all levels of management, and be asked to regularly contribute to discussions with insurance brokers and claims third-party administrators. Punctuality, Discretion, and Accuracy will be required in this position as the activities the Financial Analyst will undertake in this role will have a direct impact on the decision-making related to insurance placement and the management of all claims for Hallmark.

 

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

The following is required to be considered for this role:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a professional capacity that employs use of a broad range of general business skills. 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Your resume and portfolio will stand out if you have:

 

  • Successful candidate should possess strong technical skills, high level of professionalism, willingness to accept new challenges/responsibilities, accounting skills, excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills that translate across all levels of the organization, works well in team environment, process improvement mindset, solid judgement/confidentiality, detailed oriented/accurate work, and self-starter with the ability to drive results in a timely manner within an independent work environment.
  • Advanced technology skills using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet applications, legacy mainframe experience, SAP/e-pay system familiarity, and other financial reporting systems used by Hallmark.
  • General knowledge of commercial property and casualty insurance terms, policy formats and pricing structures -particularly with respect to loss sensitive insurance policies.
  • General knowledge of insurance company operating policies and practices.  Practical experience in statistics and probability forecasting.  Requires proven excellent mathematical, analytical, and organizational skills.  Proficiency in the use of mainframe FOCUS and personal computers.  Proven ability to prioritize work and operate with a minimum of supervision.

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

 

This position is located out of our headquarters office in Kansas City, MO. Relocation is not available. This is a progressive role that will be filled at the level based on the skills and experience of the selected candidate.  

 

Now’s your chance to embrace a future with Hallmark- just follow the instructions below to apply.

 

You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.

 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference checks.

 

 

Good for You, Good for your Family, Good for the Community

We offer competitive healthcare and PTO, remote work options, flexible schedules, parental leave, support for professional development, and employee assistance programs to care for your total well-being. You can learn more about our benefits here. But we also know the idea of benefits is bigger than that. From volunteering for relevant-skills-based projects to helping children and families and others in need, from partnering with nonprofit groups to inspiring a new generation, Hallmark provides many simple and rewarding ways for you to give back to your community. We applaud and fully support all our employees’ efforts to make their communities better. Whether you’re living near the KC HQ or somewhere else, Hallmarkers have a number of ways to bring our values out into the world every day. We can help you direct your energies and passions toward the things that make life better for all, whether that’s volunteering, project-coordinating, donating, public-art-creating, or otherwise contributing to the neighborhoods that we call home. You can find out more about our approach to community involvement and corporate social responsibility here.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


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