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Accident Benefits Representative II

Date: Jul 27, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M2P-2B7 London, ON, CA, N6A-5A9 Peterborough, ON, CA, K9J-7C7 Nepean, ON, CA, K2E-7W5 Thunder Bay, ON, CA, P7B-5Z6 Barrie, ON, CA, L4N-5R7 Hamilton, ON, CA, L8P-4M3 Waterloo, ON, CA, N2L-1T2

Company: Wawanesa Insurance

 

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with $3 billion in annual revenues and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, founded in 1896 with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon, and Wawanesa Life, which distributes life insurance products and services throughout Canada. With over 3,500 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million policyholders through nine regional offices and 41 service offices in Canada and the United States.  Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.
 
We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience, advancement on a growing team.

 

Job Overview

The Accident Benefits Representative II contributes to Wawanesa’s goal of delivering an exceptional and consistent claims service experience through the fair and equitable adjustment of first party claims falling under relevant legislation.

 

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Interpret policy wordings , determine policy coverage and ensure appropriate reserving  
  • Investigate and manage first party injury claims by telephone and correspondence
  • Coordinate services with vendors and service providers
  • Liaise with claimants, doctors and rehabilitation specialists
  • Collaborate with customers, representatives, health care providers, employers and other resources to develop a RTW plan that includes all of the necessary activities to achieve a timely and sustainable return to work
  • Prepares files for arbitration and litigation
  • Adjust claims from inception to completion in a proactive manner
  • Maintain accurate records based on company standards and policies within the claims system
  • Keep apprised of current changes and trends in the accident benefits/insurance industry through legislation, arbitration decisions, case law, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • 2+ years insurance adjusting experience
  • Working toward Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation
  • Good knowledge of medical terminology
  • Effective customer service skills including empathy and concern for our customers
  • Demonstrated experience creating return to work plans in collaboration with other resources

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Strong investigative and analytical skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Detail oriented with a critical degree of accuracy regarding data entry
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • College/University degree is preferred

 

Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan).  Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.


If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, apply today with your Resume.


Accommodations are available as needed for all applicants.

 

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