01/04/2022

Associate Underwriter

  • Delta Dental
  • Atlanta, GA, United States

Job Description

This is a remote position.

If and/or when they become effective, Delta Dental of Michigan is required to comply with President Biden’s Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors and the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). This includes compliance with federal COVID-19 vaccination requirements as well as any and all applicable masking, social distancing, and other workplace safety guidance.

As such, if and/or when the Executive Order and/or ETS become effective, Delta Dental of Michigan will require all employees, as a term and condition of employment, to demonstrate compliance by providing proof of vaccination, becoming vaccinated, or via an approved medical or religious accommodation in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and/or comply with other required workplace safety measures.

Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana is a leader in dental benefits, plus so much more.

We improve oral health through benefit plans, advocacy and community support, and our corporate giving builds healthy, smart, vibrant and inclusive communities. We devote our time, talents and financial resources to improve oral and overall health, and we invest in initiatives that support youth, education, workforce and economic development.

We are a force for good--part of the reason why employees find working at Delta Dental fulfilling.

Delta Dental companies nationwide comprise the Delta Dental Plans Association, which provides coverage to more than 80 million Americans and operates two of the nation's largest networks of participating dentists.

For more, visit www.deltadentalmi.com and www.buildingbrighterfutures.com, and apply online at www.deltadentalmi.com/careers.

Job Summary: Performs underwriting functions to support Enterprise goals and objectives including new business and an assigned book of business on the least complex cases.

Primary Job Responsibilities

1. Develops an understanding of dental terminology, dental benefits, risk assessment, underwriting guidelines, contract language and the underwriting process and procedures.

2. Evaluates risk and develops, reviews and approves rates consistent with approved rating formulas and methodologies.

3. Develops and approves renewal rates and contracts for assigned book of business.

4. Determines and defines eligibility and approves new business rates, proposals and contracts.

Perform other related assigned duties as necessary to complete the Primary Job Responsibilities as described above.



Job Requirements:

Position requires an associate’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance, mathematics, or a related field and two years of experience analyzing data and using mathematical and algebraic theories and formulas. A bachelor’s degree in mathematics or a related field preferred. Will accept any suitable combination of education, training, or experience.

Position requires knowledge of mathematical and algebraic theories and formulas and word processing and spreadsheet applications; strong analytical skills;  strong organizational skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Occasional travel is required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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