EY Advisory Services Manager - Financial Services - ITAS - Insurance Operations - Underwriting in Chicago, Illinois
Advisory Services Manager - Financial Services - ITAS - Insurance Operations - Underwriting
Requisition # UNI00BX5
Post Date Jul 11, 2018
EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!
In a world where sustaining performance has never been more important, our clients look to us for answers. As an Underwriting Insurance Manager, within the Financial Services Organization you’ll help our clients grow and translate their strategy into reality. It’s a highly varied area, so whether you’re interested in underwriting, product, policy or billing you’ll always have an opportunity to work on something new while building from your past experiences.
You’ll be a part of EY’s purpose of building a better working world, teaming with other professionals and our clients to solve the most complex challenges. Whether developing a target operating model, defining the Property and Casualty insurance technical product architecture, developing high-level technical requirements, or leading an underwriting and/or policy system implementation, all of our services are provided through our service line delivery methodology. We have the opportunity to provide exceptional client service by bringing the full suite of permitted services to our client responsively. By using relevant service line, area and sector insights, account teams can convert more opportunities into EY engagements and continue winning in the market.
Your key responsibilities
You’re likely to spend most of your time on operational aspects of client business. That means developing an in-depth understanding of our clients’ unique needs and goals, before leading a team in developing and delivering meaningful improvement insights. You’ll be responsible for delivering a project at a client site which means you will need to communicate effective new strategies and the plan to bring these strategies to life with your team. Since you’ll regularly be onsite with our clients, a significant amount of out-of-town travel will be involved in this role.
Skills and attributes for success
Collaborating, leading, mentoring and coaching team members and delegating relevant responsibilities
Building strong external relationships and promoting opportunities to other areas of the business
Anticipating our clients’ needs and provide compelling strategic insights by constantly updating and sharing your insurance industry knowledge on the latest trends and leading practices
Responding to complex issues in a wide range of subjects including insurance applications, system consolidation, InsurTech trends, data privacy, project delivery methodology, global competition and breaking into new markets
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor's degree and approximately 10 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 9 years of related work experience
A minimum of 7 years of experience working in Property and Casualty (P&C) underwriting commercial lines or specialty lines are preferred; Consulting experience preferred
Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise teams of business advisors through all phases of the project lifecycle, including requirements definition, application mapping, technical design, application development, and testing
Demonstrated ability to sell insurance related services
Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, presentation, client service and business writing and consulting skills, coupled with a strong interest in further designing, developing and integrating business operations and technology
Ability to research client inquiries and emerging issues, property and casualty insurance industry practices, and new application technologies
A valid driver's license in the US and a valid passport required; willingness and ability to travel internationally
Ideally, you’ll also have
- Experience with the following vendor products: Adaptik PolicyWriter, DuckCreek, Guidewire Policy, Guidewire Underwriting Management (FirstBest)
What we look for
If you’re a natural leader, with a talent for motivating individuals, building relationships, and communicating complex client problems, we’re interested in you. You’ll need to be ready to listen and confident in challenging the status quo. If you have a genuine passion for helping businesses achieve their full potential, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a growing team
A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Build your legacy with us. Apply today.
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