Claims Specialist, D&O / FI in Berkeley Heights, NJ

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited   •  

Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Industry: Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 56 days ago

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

Position Summary:

AXIS Insurance is a world leader in specialty lines insurance, including professional liability within the US market. We are seeking a talented and dynamic claims professional to join our Professional Lines Claims Team as a Claims Specialist. This Claims Specialist position is focused on handling claims under Public Company Directors and Officers policies, Financial Institutions E&O policies and Private Equity policies. In this position, you will be handling a portfolio of claims involving some of the largest and most high profile exposures in the insurance industry.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• Handle a portfolio of primary and excess claims

• Analyze insurance coverage issues and draft coverage position letters

• Investigate liability and damages issues in connection with claims made against our insureds and maintain appropriate documentation

• Evaluate a full diary of pending matters in connection with the posting and maintaining of accurate reserves

• Supervise outside counsel in the defense of our insureds in an effort to effectively resolve claims

• Maintain and develop relationships with insureds, brokers and outside counsel

• Collaborate with and provide support and information to management and underwriters in connection with their evaluation of risk on particular accounts and trends in the industry

• Negotiate claim resolutions through mediation and settlement conferences

Required Education, Experience and Attributes:

• Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school required

• 2+ years' experience at either a law firm or an insurance company

• Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills

Other desires skills and characteristics:

• Ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment

• Prior exposure to Federal Securities Class Actions, Derivative Litigation and SEC-related matters

• Team player who is flexible, organized, efficient and timely

• Some travel required within the US for mediations and meetings

• Ability to work within Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Valid Through: 2019-11-11