Insurance and Claims Financial Analyst

Quality Distribution Inc. - Tampa, FL (30+ days ago)


Quality Distribution is a global transportation and logistics company located in the Channelside District, Tampa, FL. Quality is the operating company for Quality Carriers, QC Energy Resources, Quality Bulk Logistics, and Boasso Global. We employ over 2,000 people nationwide and have over 250 people in our Tampa based corporate office. We are the nation’s #1 tank trucking company. We transport a broad range of chemical products and provide our customers with value added services. We’re a core carrier for many of the Fortune 500 companies engaged in chemical processing and we provide services to the top 100 chemical producers in the world with US operations.

Candidate will be the primary financial analyst on a team working to translate our risk and claims experience into actionable analysis that enables us to improve QDI’s profitability, risk, and operational profiles, as well as being responsible for management of financial data within our Origami claims management system or any successor systems. This role supports the formulation and execution of the Company’s growth strategy, including extensive financial modeling and analysis, as well as preparing Board presentations. This position interfaces with multiple levels of management, ranging from senior corporate executives to business unit operational teams.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze and report on claims spend to identify cost drivers and trends on, as well as in response to ad hoc requests. Also includes preparation of presentations for executive team.
Working with the accounting group be a primary driver of the collection and analysis of claims and insurance premium data for monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting obligations.
Work with third party actuaries on reported claims analysis, including IBNR, and perform critical analysis of the reports of those actuaries
Work with divisional CFOs to develop reporting to bridge budget to actual expense as it relates claims and workers compensation activity
Assist in development and implementation of insurance policy renewal strategies
Serve as project team member for a variety of ad-hoc strategic projects and initiatives

Minimum Qualifications/Education Level: (Required):
Bachelor's Degree and Master’s Degree (preferred) with focus on financial analysis, actuarial analysis, statistical analysis, or equivalent
2-4 years of post-graduate experience as a financial analyst, preferably in the insurance industry.
Actuarial analyst certification preferred

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Experience/Familiarity with the transportation industry is a plus, but not required
Experience/Familiarity with risk management information systems is a plus, but not required
Strong analytics, financial modeling skills
Familiarity with working in or with large organizations
Must possess strong quantitative and analytical skills combined with solid business and financial acumen
Must have strong Excel skills
Must be able to interact with all levels of management and the board
Must be an excellent team player that possesses solid interpersonal and organizational skills and a willingness to learn
Results-oriented, decisive
Excellent communication
Personal/professional integrity and proven discretion in handling confidential information
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail should be complemented by a flexible approach to shifting priorities on multiple assignments
Creativity, adaptability, tenacity, a sense of urgency and a hands-on orientation
We offer competitive wages and employee benefits (Flexible spending accounts, generous Paid Time Off/Holiday Schedule, On-site Dry Cleaning Pickup and Delivery, in addition to Medical, Dental and Vision plans).

Quality provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Qualifications
Skills
Required
Microsoft Excel Expert
Adaptability Intermediate
Detail Oriented Intermediate
Data Analysis Intermediate
Teamwork Intermediate
Communication Intermediate
Motivations
Preferred

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education
Required

Bachelors or better in Statistics or related field.

Preferred

Masters or better in Statistics.

Experience
Required

2-4 years: Post-graduate experience as a financial analyst within the insurance industry
Preferred

Actuarial Analyst Certification