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Senior Product Analyst - Atlanta

new38 minutes ago
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Location(s)Atlanta GAPosition Summary:Position Summary: Kemper Preferred is seeking a Senior Product Analyst, to work at our Kemper office in Atlanta, GA or Chicago, IL. As a member of the Product team, you will be working to drive profit and growth by implementing business and pricing strategies for Kemper’s home and auto line of business. Provide State Management with the detailed analysis required to profitably grow the personal lines home and auto insurance products, and meet the needs of our customers. Position Responsibilities: • Ability to work on complex problems / projects where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors • Works with team members to research, conduct high-quality analyses, report, and communicate key product performance metrics. • Research key business data using statistical analysis and data mining to understand historical patterns that can be utilized to improve business performance. • Recognizes potential system opportunities or issues during data analysis and collaborates with Business Technology partners as appropriate. • Inclination to take ownership of assigned projects and independently drive for results. • Executes the development, analysis, maintenance and reporting of performance scorecards. • Develops the programming of scalable and flexible data reporting and analysis solutions to fulfill the needs of the team. • Documents programs, queries, and dashboards for reliable future use; automates useful reports and solutions. • Serves as subject matter expert for Personal Lines Product on key data that informs management`s decisions. • Partner with Product Managers to develop and maintain a prioritized list of these analyses. Position Qualifications: • 3+ years of product analyst experience. • Insurance experience preferred but not required. • Experience in statistical and business analysis. • Education equivalent to a college degree in mathematics, statistics risk management or actuarial or related field, or the equivalent in related work experience. • Advanced Excel skills and familiarity with database querying required. • Experience in SAS, Tableau, SQL, SQL Server, VBA, Access and/or FoxPro desired. • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface at all levels of the organization. • Superb relationship-building and interpersonal skills. Our employees enjoy great benefits: • Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month. • Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending Accounts and various retirement plans. • Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs. • Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs. • Balance your life with generous paid time off and business casual dress. • Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto insurance products. • Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks. Kemper at a glance With $11 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in auto, home, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper’s underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) and Infinity Property & Casualty is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper companies service seven million policies and rank among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers and the 2016 Ward’s 50 Top Performers list of life insurance companies. *Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated. We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice. An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V -MO -CB -ZR -GD -IN -MSJ -PT-MO -CB -ZR -GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Director, Marketing and Product Development

newabout 1 hour ago
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Location(s)Chattanooga TN, Columbia SC, Dallas TX, Oklahoma City OKDetailsKemper has an immediate need for an experienced Director, Marketing & Product Development. This role will oversee all aspects of marketing and product development as it relates to our voluntary benefits portfolio and products and can work remote or from any Kemper office. This position will direct the organization’s marketing and product strategies to achieve profitability and growth. It will support Kemper’s sales team to attain these goals. Additionally, the role will provide cross-functional support, and work in tandem with, sales, operations and compliance.Position Responsibilities:Directs the preparation and execution of product strategies, based upon input from sales and market experts; to meet changing market demands and sales team requirementsDirects the planning, developing, and coordinating of all marketing communications programs to promote the sale of company products and further the company's sales objectivesResponsible for the complete review process, including plan design, premium planning, proposal process, competitive intelligence and implementation of all product changes working with sales, actuarial, operations and compliance departments. Responsible for the training and development of new and existing team members on sales, marketing and product initiativesConsults with other areas of management or business units, sales departments, and advertising agencies to leverage marketing analytics, regional sales performance and resource allocationCoordinates the preparation of sales aids, manages advertising and public relations vendors, and recommends the media best suited to sell specific products or services Manages and executes projects and marketing plans to maximize exposure and sales leads specific to regional sales goalsDevelops campaigns and customer communications in SalesForce and Marketing Operations programsPrepares materials for internal and external presentations on products, business plans and management issuesIdentifies, evaluates and recommends marketing opportunities consistent with product line objectives, guiding pre- and post-sale marketing supportPosition Qualifications:10 years of experience in sales communications, marketing and advertisingBachelor’s degree required, Masters degree preferred. Expertise the voluntary market space specifically in group insurance benefitsManagement experience as an innovative, motivated and organized team leaderExperience with CRM and Marketing Operations programsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong analytical skillsAdobe Creative Suite ProficientMicrosoft Office Suite Proficient-MO -CB -ZR +GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Staff Accountant

newabout 2 hours ago
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Location(s) Chicago IL Position Summary: Position Summary: Kemper, a publicly-traded, multi-billion dollar insurance and financial services company, seeks a talented and motivated Staff Accountant to join our Corporate Accounting team at our headquarters in downtown Chicago. This is a fantastic role for a strong performer who is looking to greatly expand their knowledge of ledgers, consolidation, and financial reporting within a multi-faceted insurance company (P&C, life, health) that has exposure to SEC, GAAP, and statutory accounting. Kemper has a proven track record for developing its people for higher roles within the department as well as other functions and across its operating entities. We seek a detail-oriented professional to assist with a wide range of monthly, quarterly and annual accounting functions associated with Kemper’s financial reporting. Position Responsibilities: • Preparing monthly journal entries for the corporate general ledger. • Preparing general ledger reconciliations. • Designing, preparing, and analyzing management reports. • Creating and performing ad hoc queries and analyses. • Support the consolidation and reporting functions. • Creating and performing ad hoc queries and analytics upon request. Position Qualifications: • BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance. • CPA or CPA candidate a plus. • 0-2 years’ experience with corporate financial reporting role and/or insurance accounting experience. • Effective writing skills and strong attention to detail required. • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills. • Progressive thinking skills, a strong work ethic, and a knack for innovative solutions. • Excellent communication skills to interact with varying levels of management and professional staff. • Ability to identify, analyze and solve accounting issues. Our employees enjoy great benefits: • Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month. • Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending Accounts and various retirement plans. • Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs. • Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs. • Balance your life with generous paid time off and business casual dress. • Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto insurance products. • Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks. Kemper at a glance With $11 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in auto, home, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper’s underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) and Infinity Property & Casualty is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper companies service seven million policies and rank among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers and the 2016 Ward’s 50 Top Performers list of life insurance companies. *Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated. We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice. An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V -MO +CB -ZR +GD -IN +MSJ -PT-MO +CB -ZR +GD -IN +MSJ -PT

Director, Marketing and Product Development

newabout 2 hours ago
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Location(s)Chattanooga TN, Columbia SC, Dallas TX, Oklahoma City OKDetailsKemper has an immediate need for an experienced Director, Marketing & Product Development. This role will oversee all aspects of marketing and product development as it relates to our voluntary benefits portfolio and products and can work remote or from any Kemper office. This position will direct the organization’s marketing and product strategies to achieve profitability and growth. It will support Kemper’s sales team to attain these goals. Additionally, the role will provide cross-functional support, and work in tandem with, sales, operations and compliance.Position Responsibilities:Directs the preparation and execution of product strategies, based upon input from sales and market experts; to meet changing market demands and sales team requirementsDirects the planning, developing, and coordinating of all marketing communications programs to promote the sale of company products and further the company's sales objectivesResponsible for the complete review process, including plan design, premium planning, proposal process, competitive intelligence and implementation of all product changes working with sales, actuarial, operations and compliance departments. Responsible for the training and development of new and existing team members on sales, marketing and product initiativesConsults with other areas of management or business units, sales departments, and advertising agencies to leverage marketing analytics, regional sales performance and resource allocationCoordinates the preparation of sales aids, manages advertising and public relations vendors, and recommends the media best suited to sell specific products or services Manages and executes projects and marketing plans to maximize exposure and sales leads specific to regional sales goalsDevelops campaigns and customer communications in SalesForce and Marketing Operations programsPrepares materials for internal and external presentations on products, business plans and management issuesIdentifies, evaluates and recommends marketing opportunities consistent with product line objectives, guiding pre- and post-sale marketing supportPosition Qualifications:10 years of experience in sales communications, marketing and advertisingBachelor’s degree required, Masters degree preferred. Expertise the voluntary market space specifically in group insurance benefitsManagement experience as an innovative, motivated and organized team leaderExperience with CRM and Marketing Operations programsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong analytical skillsAdobe Creative Suite ProficientMicrosoft Office Suite Proficient-MO -CB -ZR +GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Director, Marketing and Product Development

newabout 4 hours ago
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Location(s)Dallas TXDetailsKemper has an immediate need for an experienced Director, Marketing & Product Development. This role will oversee all aspects of marketing and product development as it relates to our voluntary benefits portfolio and products and can work remote or from any Kemper office. This position will direct the organization’s marketing and product strategies to achieve profitability and growth. It will support Kemper’s sales team to attain these goals. Additionally, the role will provide cross-functional support, and work in tandem with, sales, operations and compliance.Position Responsibilities:Directs the preparation and execution of product strategies, based upon input from sales and market experts; to meet changing market demands and sales team requirementsDirects the planning, developing, and coordinating of all marketing communications programs to promote the sale of company products and further the company's sales objectivesResponsible for the complete review process, including plan design, premium planning, proposal process, competitive intelligence and implementation of all product changes working with sales, actuarial, operations and compliance departments. Responsible for the training and development of new and existing team members on sales, marketing and product initiativesConsults with other areas of management or business units, sales departments, and advertising agencies to leverage marketing analytics, regional sales performance and resource allocationCoordinates the preparation of sales aids, manages advertising and public relations vendors, and recommends the media best suited to sell specific products or services Manages and executes projects and marketing plans to maximize exposure and sales leads specific to regional sales goalsDevelops campaigns and customer communications in SalesForce and Marketing Operations programsPrepares materials for internal and external presentations on products, business plans and management issuesIdentifies, evaluates and recommends marketing opportunities consistent with product line objectives, guiding pre- and post-sale marketing supportPosition Qualifications:10 years of experience in sales communications, marketing and advertisingBachelor’s degree required, Masters degree preferred. Expertise the voluntary market space specifically in group insurance benefitsManagement experience as an innovative, motivated and organized team leaderExperience with CRM and Marketing Operations programsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong analytical skillsAdobe Creative Suite ProficientMicrosoft Office Suite Proficient-MO -CB -ZR -GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Investment Accounting Manager

newabout 4 hours ago
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Location(s) Chicago IL Position Summary: Position Summary: Kemper, a publicly-traded, multi-billion-dollar insurance and financial services company, seeks a talented and motivated professional to join its Accounting team at its headquarters in downtown Chicago. This is a fantastic role for a strong performer who is looking to be a key contributor in the Company’s efforts to transform the Accounting and Finance functions through maximization of process efficiency, automation of manual processes (including the use of bots), and improved speed-to-delivery. This role has significant exposure to GAAP, statutory, and SEC accounting, all within a multi-faceted insurance company (life, health, P&C). Kemper has a proven track record for developing its people for higher roles within the department as well as other functions across its corporate and operating entities. The dynamic work environment at Kemper encourages critical thinking, engaging and empowering finance leaders to work collaboratively with others outside the finance function, and allowing them to achieve their potential, while still enabling work/life flexibility. Position Responsibilities : • Managing a team of professionals assigned to record and reconcile investment transactions and balances from both. Kemper has a broad range of investment types/classes, including fixed income (corporate, tax-advantaged, CLO, MBS, ABS, private placement), equity (publicly traded, private, common, preferred), and alternative investments (mezzanine debt, hedge funds, co-investments). This role will greatly expand your knowledge of these investment types, structure, strategies, as well as the accounting for them. • Leading efforts to automate various processes by developing a deep understanding of source data and end user needs, and then assisting in the design, implementation, and oversight of solution. • Reviewing security valuations, including more simplistic Level 1 and 2 as well as a variety of more complex Level 3 (matrix modeling, enterprise value, waterfall). • Participating in periodic management discussions on investment performance and results, including reviewing securities for impairments. • Drafting investment-related MD&A and reviewing quarterly and annual disclosures for both 10-K/Q and statutory filings. • Creating and performing ad hoc queries and analyses. • Planning, implementing and testing investment system upgrades and enhancements. • Monitoring investment procedures and internal controls, including reengineering processes using best practices. • Training and mentoring staff. • Serving as a key resource for special projects with the ability to both lead as well as provide meaningful contributions. Position Qualifications: • BA/BS degree in Accounting/Finance. CPA is a strong plus. • 5+ years of investment accounting/auditing experience (public and/or private). • Experience with SEC reporting and insurance statutory accounting is a strong plus. • Experience with CAMRA, Investran, Oracle ledgers, Workiva (wDesk), Blackline, Wings, and software robots are a strong plus. • Progressive thinking skills, a strong work ethic, and a knack for innovative solutions. • Excellent communication skills to interact with varying levels of management and professional staff. • Strong attention to detail required. • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills. • Ability to identify, analyze and solve accounting and operational issues. • Intellectually curious, analytically strong, and embracer of change. Our employees enjoy great benefits: • Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month. • Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending Accounts and various retirement plans. • Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs. • Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs. • Balance your life with generous paid time off and business casual dress. • Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto insurance products. • Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks. Kemper at a glance With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in home, auto, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper’s underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper services six million policies and ranks among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers and the 2016 Ward’s 50 Top Performers list of life insurance companies. *Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated. We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice. An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V +MO +CB -LJ -GD -IN -MSJ -PT+MO +CB -LJ -GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Senior Accountant

newabout 7 hours ago
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Location(s)Chicago ILDetailsKemper is a publicly-traded, multi-billion-dollar insurance and financial services company, and we are seeking a talented and motivated Senior Accountant to join our Corporate Accounting team in downtown Chicago. This is a fantastic role for a strong performer who is looking to greatly expand their knowledge of ledgers, consolidation, and financial reporting within a multi-faceted insurance company (P&C, life, health) that has exposure to SEC, GAAP, and statutory accounting. Kemper has a proven track record for developing its people for higher roles within the department as well as other functions and across its operating entities. We seek a detail-oriented professional to assist with a wide range of monthly, quarterly and annual accounting functions associated with Kemper’s financial reporting.The Senior Accountant will have a broad range of responsibilities including preparing monthly journal entries, general ledger reconciliations, allocations of expenses throughout organization, and analyzing trends in data. You will also assist in designing, preparing, and analyzing management reports. Identify and evaluate opportunities for process improvements for the department focusing on controls. This role will support the consolidation and reporting functions.Position Qualifications:2+ years of experience in corporate accounting. Insurance / financial services experience is a plus.BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance.CPA or CPA candidate a plus.Ability to identify, analyze and solve accounting issues.Effective writing skills and strong attention to detail required.Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills.Progressive thinking skills, a strong work ethic, and a knack for innovative solutions.Excellent communication skills to interact with varying levels of management and professional staff.-MO -CB +ZR -GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Product Manager - State Management

newabout 7 hours ago
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Location(s)Chicago ILPosition Summary:Position Summary: Kemper is seeking Product Managers to join our State Management team. This position focuses on personal lines Preferred Automobile and Homeowners insurance products and is based in Chicago, IL or Atlanta, GA. As a State Manager having profit and loss accountability, you will develop and implement underwriting, pricing, and product strategies to support profitability and growth goals for your assigned states. Analyze internal and external data to identify marketing, underwriting and product opportunities. You will work closely with our field sales organization, marketing, agents and underwriting to develop deep local market knowledge and leverage that knowledge to create and execute winning action plans in your state(s). Position Qualifications: • 5+ years of Personal Lines experience managing products for home and auto insurance preferred • Experience managing initiatives at the countrywide or multi-state level preferred • Experience with ratemaking methodologies and familiarity with catastrophe and predictive modeling techniques preferred • Demonstrates in depth understanding of information behind accident year estimates preferred • Strong computer spreadsheet and database skills • High proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products, specifically Excel (experience with SQL or SAS a plus) • Demonstrates in depth understanding of information behind accident year estimates • Expertise analyzing data and developing strategic recommendations • Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in a business-related discipline (mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, engineering, finance, insurance or other related discipline preferred). • MBA preferred Our employees enjoy great benefits: • Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month. • Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending Accounts and various retirement plans. • Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs. • Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs. • Balance your life with generous paid time off and business casual dress. • Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto insurance products. • Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks. Kemper at a glance With $11 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in auto, home, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper’s underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) and Infinity Property & Casualty is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper companies service seven million policies and rank among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers and the 2016 Ward’s 50 Top Performers list of life insurance companies. *Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated. We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice. An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V -MO -CB -ZR +GD -IN -MSJ -PT-MO -CB -ZR +GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Product Manager - State Management

newabout 7 hours ago
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Location(s)Alpharetta GADetailsKemper is seeking Product Managers to join our State Management team. This position focuses on personal lines Preferred Automobile and Homeowners insurance products and is based in Chicago, IL or Atlanta, GA.As a State Manager having profit and loss accountability, you will develop and implement underwriting, pricing, and product strategies to support profitability and growth goals for your assigned states. Analyze internal and external data to identify marketing, underwriting and product opportunities. You will work closely with our field sales organization, marketing, agents and underwriting to develop deep local market knowledge and leverage that knowledge to create and execute winning action plans in your state(s).Position Qualifications:5+ years of Personal Lines experience managing products for home and auto insurance preferredExperience managing initiatives at the countrywide or multi-state level preferredExperience with ratemaking methodologies and familiarity with catastrophe and predictive modeling techniques preferredDemonstrates in depth understanding of information behind accident year estimates preferredStrong computer spreadsheet and database skillsHigh proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products, specifically Excel (experience with SQL or SAS a plus)Demonstrates in depth understanding of information behind accident year estimatesExpertise analyzing data and developing strategic recommendationsBachelors degree from an accredited institution in a business-related discipline (mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, engineering, finance, insurance or other related discipline preferred).MBA preferred-MO -CB -ZR -GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Senior Product Analyst - Atlanta

newabout 8 hours ago
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Location(s)Atlanta GAPosition Summary:Position Summary: Kemper Preferred is seeking a Senior Product Analyst, to work at our Kemper office in Atlanta, GA. As a member of the Product team, you will be working to drive profit and growth by implementing business and pricing strategies for Kemper’s home and auto line of business. Provide State Management with the detailed analysis required to profitably grow the personal lines home and auto insurance products, and meet the needs of our customers. Position Responsibilities: • Ability to work on complex problems / projects where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors • Works with team members to research, conduct high-quality analyses, report, and communicate key product performance metrics. • Research key business data using statistical analysis and data mining to understand historical patterns that can be utilized to improve business performance. • Recognizes potential system opportunities or issues during data analysis and collaborates with Business Technology partners as appropriate. • Inclination to take ownership of assigned projects and independently drive for results. • Executes the development, analysis, maintenance and reporting of performance scorecards. • Develops the programming of scalable and flexible data reporting and analysis solutions to fulfill the needs of the team. • Documents programs, queries, and dashboards for reliable future use; automates useful reports and solutions. • Serves as subject matter expert for Personal Lines Product on key data that informs management`s decisions. • Partner with Product Managers to develop and maintain a prioritized list of these analyses. Position Qualifications: • 3+ years of product analyst experience. • Insurance experience preferred but not required. • Experience in statistical and business analysis. • Education equivalent to a college degree in mathematics, statistics or related field, or the equivalent in related work experience. • Advanced Excel skills and familiarity with database querying required. • Experience in SAS, Tableau, SQL, SQL Server, VBA, Access and/or FoxPro desired. • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface at all levels of the organization. • Superb relationship-building and interpersonal skills. Our employees enjoy great benefits: • Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month. • Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending Accounts and various retirement plans. • Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs. • Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs. • Balance your life with generous paid time off and business casual dress. • Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto insurance products. • Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks. Kemper at a glance With $11 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in auto, home, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper’s underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) and Infinity Property & Casualty is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper companies service seven million policies and rank among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers and the 2016 Ward’s 50 Top Performers list of life insurance companies. *Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated. We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice. An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V -MO -CB -ZR -GD -IN -MSJ -PT-MO -CB -ZR -GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Product Manager - Auto Line of Business - Chicago

newabout 8 hours ago
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Location(s)Chicago ILPosition Summary:Position Summary: Kemper is seeking a Product Manager, Auto Line of Business to work in our Chicago, IL office. This candidate will assist with design and management of personal lines insurance products at a national level. Includes development, implementation, monitoring and supporting functional alignment of product strategies to achieve consistent profitable growth. Makes recommendations to improve current products (rating and coverage offering) and systems to improve efficiency as well as effectiveness. Position Responsibilities: • Work effectively across departments: Train marketing, underwriting, sales/service and claims on all new national program revisions. Work with sales to communicate program changes to agency plant. Participate in company-wide projects and problem-solving. (Leadership) • Design national Programs and Products: Analyze of internal data to develop rates. Analyze all pertinent information and develop programs, products, and revisions to achieve countrywide goals. (Program Design) • Create new or improved processes, tools, and product innovations using countrywide information. Work with other Product Managers to implement at the state level. (Intra-department Improvements) • Competitor Tracking: Closely monitor and analyze competitor changes, and develop responsive and proactive strategies. Communicate regularly with independent agents, marketing and underwriting to understand competitor and business issues. (External Tracking) • Perform intense analysis of external data (such as regulatory, demographic, and market information. (External Tracking) • Perform competitor product rate and rule comparisons (Competitive Intelligence) • Serves as primary contact between IS and business functions for systems changes to ensure all Personal Lines Rating System issues and the proper interpretations of rules are considered in program designs. Reviews business requirements for completeness, accuracy and ratemaking fundamentals. Provides project time estimates. • Provides input into system design for the implementation of new programs as they relate to the rating, underwriting, claims, Sales/service and the Personal Lines Rating System. • Develops simple rating algorithms and maintains rating algorithms, rate tables and policy contracts. • May serve as Project Lead; coordinate the research and development of business requirements for new and existing applications. Provides guidance, direction and technical expertise to other project members. • Responds to inquiries from state managers and aids in the development of state specific solutions. Regional offices, IFG business units, IS, and outside rate vendors regarding rating procedures or interpretations of ISO or company manuals. Is able to determine the origin and scope of the problem and make necessary recommendations. • All other duties as assigned by supervisor or Product Management Vice President. Position Qualifications: • 5+ years of progressive insurance experience preferably in Pricing, Product Implementation, Operations, or Underwriting, or the equivalent in related work experience. • College degree required; Math, Statistics, Insurance or Business preferred; graduate degree a plus • Excellent problem-solving capability and analytical skills • Excellent computer skills with a strong knowledge of spreadsheets and databases • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), including the ability to effectively interface management and staff • Excellent organizational, time management and project management skills, including the ability to manage projects in a dynamic work environment • Ability to work effectively both independently and with others in a team environment • Ability to effectively lead projects Our employees enjoy great benefits: • Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month. • Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending Accounts and various retirement plans. • Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs. • Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs. • Balance your life with generous paid time off and business casual dress. • Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto insurance products. • Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks. Kemper at a glance With $11 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in auto, home, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper’s underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) and Infinity Property & Casualty is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper companies service seven million policies and rank among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers and the 2016 Ward’s 50 Top Performers list of life insurance companies. *Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated. We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice. An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V +MO +CB -ZR -GD -IN -MSJ -PT+MO +CB -ZR -GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Claims Examiner - Health Insurance

newabout 9 hours ago
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The Kemper family of companies specializes in auto, home, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper's underwriting companies* are rated A ...

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Senior Manager, Statutory Accounting

newabout 9 hours ago
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Location(s)Chicago ILDetailsKemper, a publicly-traded, multi-billion-dollar insurance and financial services company, seeks a talented and motivated professional to join its Accounting team at its Corporate headquarters in downtown Chicago. Kemper has a proven track record of developing its people for higher roles within the department as well as other functions and across its operating entities. The dynamic work environment at Kemper encourages critical thinking, engaging and empowering finance leaders to work collaboratively with others outside the finance function, and allowing them to achieve their potential, while still enabling work/life flexibility.This position will fill a critical role leading the Company’s statutory reporting function, reporting to P&C Controller.Position Responsibilities:Leading the Company’s statutory reporting process for over 30 legal entities.Overseeing the monthly general ledger activities for GAAP to STAT entries and ensuring execution of appropriate internal controls.Working with operating company accounting/finance staff to resolve and troubleshoot issues arising during the statutory reporting process.Serving as the lead contact for all communications with state regulators and third-party inquiries related to statutory accounting.Assisting in the Company’s evaluation of technical accounting matters, including those related to complex transactions, emerging areas, and adoption of new accounting standards.Serving as a key resource for special projects with the ability to both lead as well as provide meaningful contributions.Building and leading a team to assist with filing quarterly and annual statutory statementsTaking an active role in managing the Accounting/Finance team from an HR perspective, including recruiting quality professionals and developing high-performing teams.Position Qualifications:BA/BS degree in Accounting/Finance. CPA is required.10+ years of insurance accounting experience with focus on statutory accounting.Ideal candidate will have a background in property & casualty, life and health insurance.Experience with Wings, Oracle Financials, Workday and Blackline is considered highly attractive.Experience buildings teams and developing talent.Intellectually curious, analytically strong, and embracer of change.-MO -CB +ZR -GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Investment Accounting Manager - Chicago

newabout 10 hours ago
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Location(s)Chicago ILPosition Summary:Position Summary: Kemper, a publicly-traded, multi-billion-dollar insurance and financial services company, seeks a talented and motivated professional to join its Accounting team at its headquarters in downtown Chicago. This is a fantastic role for a strong performer who is looking to be a key contributor in the Company’s efforts to transform the Accounting and Finance functions through maximization of process efficiency, automation of manual processes (including the use of bots), and improved speed-to-delivery. This role has significant exposure to GAAP, statutory, and SEC accounting, all within a multi-faceted insurance company (life, health, P&C). Kemper has a proven track record for developing its people for higher roles within the department as well as other functions across its corporate and operating entities. The dynamic work environment at Kemper encourages critical thinking, engaging and empowering finance leaders to work collaboratively with others outside the finance function, and allowing them to achieve their potential, while still enabling work/life flexibility. Position Responsibilities : • Managing a team of professionals assigned to record and reconcile investment transactions and balances from both. Kemper has a broad range of investment types/classes, including fixed income (corporate, tax-advantaged, CLO, MBS, ABS, private placement), equity (publicly traded, private, common, preferred), and alternative investments (mezzanine debt, hedge funds, co-investments). This role will greatly expand your knowledge of these investment types, structure, strategies, as well as the accounting for them. • Leading efforts to automate various processes by developing a deep understanding of source data and end user needs, and then assisting in the design, implementation, and oversight of solution. • Reviewing security valuations, including more simplistic Level 1 and 2 as well as a variety of more complex Level 3 (matrix modeling, enterprise value, waterfall). • Participating in periodic management discussions on investment performance and results, including reviewing securities for impairments. • Drafting investment-related MD&A and reviewing quarterly and annual disclosures for both 10-K/Q and statutory filings. • Creating and performing ad hoc queries and analyses. • Planning, implementing and testing investment system upgrades and enhancements. • Monitoring investment procedures and internal controls, including reengineering processes using best practices. • Training and mentoring staff. • Serving as a key resource for special projects with the ability to both lead as well as provide meaningful contributions. Position Qualifications: • BA/BS degree in Accounting/Finance. CPA is a strong plus. • 5+ years of investment accounting/auditing experience (public and/or private). • Experience with SEC reporting and insurance statutory accounting is a strong plus. • Experience with CAMRA, Investran, Oracle ledgers, Workiva (wDesk), Blackline, Wings, and software robots are a strong plus. • Progressive thinking skills, a strong work ethic, and a knack for innovative solutions. • Excellent communication skills to interact with varying levels of management and professional staff. • Strong attention to detail required. • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills. • Ability to identify, analyze and solve accounting and operational issues. • Intellectually curious, analytically strong, and embracer of change. Our employees enjoy great benefits: • Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month. • Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending Accounts and various retirement plans. • Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs. • Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs. • Balance your life with generous paid time off and business casual dress. • Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto insurance products. • Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks. Kemper at a glance With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in home, auto, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper’s underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper services six million policies and ranks among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers and the 2016 Ward’s 50 Top Performers list of life insurance companies. *Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated. We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice. An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V +MO +CB -LJ -GD -IN -MSJ -PT+MO +CB -LJ -GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Product Director - State Management

newabout 15 hours ago
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Location(s)Alpharetta GADetailsKemper is seeking Product Directors to join our State Management team. This position focuses on personal lines Preferred Automobile and Homeowners insurance products and is based in Chicago, IL or Atlanta, GA.Position Responsibilities:Manage one of Kemper’s four largest and most complex states. Analyze performance of products and execute on recommendations necessary to achieve financial goals.Develop strategic vision and corresponding business plans for assigned state(s)/region.Assist AVP State Management with regional leadership activities. Assist AVP State Management in hiring, coaching and developing employees. Manage 1-3 direct reports, depending upon states and candidate’s qualifications.Collaborate and communicate with business partners to ensure successful implementations and execution.Develop rate and rule pricing proposals for submission to departments of insurance and negotiate for approval to ensure rate adequacy and marketability.Lead or participate in regional/national special projects, initiatives or other related work assignments as required/requested.Collaborate with business partners across the organization to justify changes to Kemper systems, business practices and/or product offerings with sound analysis and logic, forecasting expected growth and profit impacts.Analyze competitive information as well as Company and industry data in consultation with the Regional Sales Managers, Underwriting Managers, Marketing and other appropriate personnel.Position Qualifications:7+ years of Personal and Commercial Lines experience in regional Product Management or National strategy role.Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in a business-related discipline (mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, insurance or other related discipline preferred).Experience managing initiatives at the countrywide or multi-state level preferredPrior management/leadership experience.Strong computer spreadsheet and database skills.Strong communication skills - ability to present ideas and information in a clear, concise, organized and diplomatic manner; gather information from multiple parties to ensure all perspectives are heard and considered; listen to others to respond effectively to ideas, thoughts, and questions; ability to work with others in effectively negotiating through conflict express one's self effectively in adversarial and confrontational settings to obtain desired results Organizational skills: both time and task skills are required.Demonstrates the ability to analyze data and develop strategic recommendations.Solid technical skills when it comes to managing auto, home and other lines of business, as well as general CAT management knowledge.Leadership skills and strong diplomacy and negotiation skills.-MO -CB -ZR -GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Investment Accounting Manager - Chicago

new1 day ago
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Location(s)Chicago ILPosition Summary:Position Summary: Kemper, a publicly-traded, multi-billion-dollar insurance and financial services company, seeks a talented and motivated professional to join its Accounting team at its headquarters in downtown Chicago. This is a fantastic role for a strong performer who is looking to be a key contributor in the Company’s efforts to transform the Accounting and Finance functions through maximization of process efficiency, automation of manual processes (including the use of bots), and improved speed-to-delivery. This role has significant exposure to GAAP, statutory, and SEC accounting, all within a multi-faceted insurance company (life, health, P&C). Kemper has a proven track record for developing its people for higher roles within the department as well as other functions across its corporate and operating entities. The dynamic work environment at Kemper encourages critical thinking, engaging and empowering finance leaders to work collaboratively with others outside the finance function, and allowing them to achieve their potential, while still enabling work/life flexibility. Position Responsibilities : • Managing a team of professionals assigned to record and reconcile investment transactions and balances from both. Kemper has a broad range of investment types/classes, including fixed income (corporate, tax-advantaged, CLO, MBS, ABS, private placement), equity (publicly traded, private, common, preferred), and alternative investments (mezzanine debt, hedge funds, co-investments). This role will greatly expand your knowledge of these investment types, structure, strategies, as well as the accounting for them. • Leading efforts to automate various processes by developing a deep understanding of source data and end user needs, and then assisting in the design, implementation, and oversight of solution. • Reviewing security valuations, including more simplistic Level 1 and 2 as well as a variety of more complex Level 3 (matrix modeling, enterprise value, waterfall). • Participating in periodic management discussions on investment performance and results, including reviewing securities for impairments. • Drafting investment-related MD&A and reviewing quarterly and annual disclosures for both 10-K/Q and statutory filings. • Creating and performing ad hoc queries and analyses. • Planning, implementing and testing investment system upgrades and enhancements. • Monitoring investment procedures and internal controls, including reengineering processes using best practices. • Training and mentoring staff. • Serving as a key resource for special projects with the ability to both lead as well as provide meaningful contributions. Position Qualifications: • BA/BS degree in Accounting/Finance. CPA is a strong plus. • 5 years of investment accounting/auditing experience (public and/or private). • Experience with SEC reporting and insurance statutory accounting is a strong plus. • Experience with CAMRA, Investran, Oracle ledgers, Workiva (wDesk), Blackline, Wings, and software robots are a strong plus. • Progressive thinking skills, a strong work ethic, and a knack for innovative solutions. • Excellent communication skills to interact with varying levels of management and professional staff. • Strong attention to detail required. • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills. • Ability to identify, analyze and solve accounting and operational issues. • Intellectually curious, analytically strong, and embracer of change. Our employees enjoy great benefits: • Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month. • Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending Accounts and various retirement plans. • Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs. • Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs. • Balance your life with generous paid time off and business casual dress. • Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto insurance products. • Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks. Kemper at a glance With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in home, auto, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper’s underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper services six million policies and ranks among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers and the 2016 Ward’s 50 Top Performers list of life insurance companies. *Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated. We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice. An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V MO CB -LJ -GD -IN -MSJ -PT MO CB -LJ -GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Senior Accountant

new1 day ago
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Location(s)Chicago ILDetailsKemper is a publicly-traded, multi-billion-dollar insurance and financial services company, and we are seeking a talented and motivated Senior Accountant to join our Corporate Accounting team in downtown Chicago. This is a fantastic role for a strong performer who is looking to greatly expand their knowledge of ledgers, consolidation, and financial reporting within a multi-faceted insurance company (P&C, life, health) that has exposure to SEC, GAAP, and statutory accounting. Kemper has a proven track record for developing its people for higher roles within the department as well as other functions and across its operating entities. We seek a detail-oriented professional to assist with a wide range of monthly, quarterly and annual accounting functions associated with Kemper’s financial reporting.The Senior Accountant will have a broad range of responsibilities including preparing monthly journal entries, general ledger reconciliations, allocations of expenses throughout organization, and analyzing trends in data. You will also assist in designing, preparing, and analyzing management reports. Identify and evaluate opportunities for process improvements for the department focusing on controls. This role will support the consolidation and reporting functions.Position Qualifications:2 years of experience in corporate accounting. Insurance / financial services experience is a plus.BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance.CPA or CPA candidate a plus.Ability to identify, analyze and solve accounting issues.Effective writing skills and strong attention to detail required.Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills.Progressive thinking skills, a strong work ethic, and a knack for innovative solutions.Excellent communication skills to interact with varying levels of management and professional staff.-MO -CB ZR -GD -IN -MSJ -PT

Staff Accountant

new2 days ago
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Location(s)Chicago ILPosition Summary:Position Summary: Kemper, a publicly-traded, multi-billion dollar insurance and financial services company, seeks a talented and motivated Staff Accountant to join our Corporate Accounting team at our headquarters in downtown Chicago. This is a fantastic role for a strong performer who is looking to greatly expand their knowledge of ledgers, consolidation, and financial reporting within a multi-faceted insurance company (P&C, life, health) that has exposure to SEC, GAAP, and statutory accounting. Kemper has a proven track record for developing its people for higher roles within the department as well as other functions and across its operating entities. We seek a detail-oriented professional to assist with a wide range of monthly, quarterly and annual accounting functions associated with Kemper’s financial reporting. Position Responsibilities: • Preparing monthly journal entries for the corporate general ledger. • Preparing general ledger reconciliations. • Designing, preparing, and analyzing management reports. • Creating and performing ad hoc queries and analyses. • Support the consolidation and reporting functions. • Creating and performing ad hoc queries and analytics upon request. Position Qualifications: • BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance. • CPA or CPA candidate a plus. • 0-2 years’ experience with corporate financial reporting role and/or insurance accounting experience. • Effective writing skills and strong attention to detail required. • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills. • Progressive thinking skills, a strong work ethic, and a knack for innovative solutions. • Excellent communication skills to interact with varying levels of management and professional staff. • Ability to identify, analyze and solve accounting issues. Our employees enjoy great benefits: • Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month. • Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending Accounts and various retirement plans. • Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs. • Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs. • Balance your life with generous paid time off and business casual dress. • Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto insurance products. • Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks. Kemper at a glance With $11 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in auto, home, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses. Kemper’s underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) and Infinity Property & Casualty is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper companies service seven million policies and rank among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers and the 2016 Ward’s 50 Top Performers list of life insurance companies. *Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated. We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice. An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V -MO CB -ZR GD -IN MSJ -PT-MO CB -ZR GD -IN MSJ -PT

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