Senior Life Underwriter in West Des Moines at Farm Bureau Financial Services

Date Posted: 4/14/2021

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Job Description

Senior Life Underwriter

Do you have a medical background and/or previous experience underwriting life insurance? Are you a problem solver with great analytical thinking skills, as well as strong organizational skills? Are you a go-getter with high initiative, a positive attitude and a lifelong learner? If so, this Senior Life Underwriter opportunity could be a fit for you!

Who We Are: With Farm Bureau Financial Services, our client/members can feel confident knowing their family, home, cars and other property are protected. We value a culture where integrity, teamwork, passion, service, leadership and accountability are at the heart of every decision we make and every action we take. We're proud of our more than 75-year commitment to protecting the livelihoods and futures of our client/members and creating an atmosphere where our employees thrive.

What You'll Do: As a Senior Life Underwriter, you will be responsible for the total case management of all applications assigned. This position involves reviewing applications, examinations, laboratory and other test results, medical and financial records, all documents required to comply with state and federal regulations and determining suitability. You will work independently, with support from the assistants, but also may consult with other underwriters, Medical Director, reinsurance companies and experts in other disciplines such as accounting and legal. As a Senior Life Underwriter, you must adhere to department policies and procedures and comply with government regulations. There are times were this role would be responsible for training our agency force in the participation of seminars, and agency or statewide meetings.

What It Takes to Join Our Team:

  • College degree or equivalent plus three to five years of life underwriting experience preferred.
  • FLMI, FALU and CLU designation(s) preferred (or currently working towards).
  • Keep current with changes in the industry and risk selection.
  • Familiarity with Windows and Microsoft Office software preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work from our office located in West Des Moines, IA (remote options available during pandemic).

What We Offer You: When you're on our team, you get more than a great paycheck. You'll hear about career development and educational opportunities. We offer an enhanced 401K with a match, low cost health, dental, and vision benefits, and life and disability insurance options. We also offer paid time off, including holidays and volunteer time, 'dress for your day', and teams who know how to have fun. You will also have access to a wellness facility with fitness classes and programs, a daycare center, a cafeteria, and a medical clinic at our Corporate Headquarters in West Des Moines.

If you're interested in joining a company that appreciates its employees and offers great benefits, we invite you to apply today. Farm Bureau....where the grass really IS greener!