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FINANCIAL ANALYST

This position provides support to the Finance Lead in carrying out the responsibilities of the Financial Services Department with financial analysis and reporting. Responsible for ensuring accuracy and compliance with GAAP and statutory reporting responsibilities.

  • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Perform monthly closing of accounting records and reconciling various accounts.
    • Prepare monthly financial statements
    • Coordinate and prepare quarter and annual external reporting.
    • Investment accounting journal entries and reporting using Clearwater Analytics.
    • Create and generate management reports, monthly and on demand
    • Provide support to with audit and actuarial activities.
    • Support the Guidewire Insurance Now software project testing and implementation.
    • Assist with GL conversion project to Great Plains
    • Maintain written procedures for various job functions.
    • Ensure security, integrity and confidentiality of data.
    • May include payroll responsibilities depending on experience.
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Proficient in MS Office Products
    • Ability to successfully work in multiple software platforms
    • Teamwork and collaboration
    • Understanding of statutory accounting
    • Good communication skills
    • Detail oriented and good organizational skills
    • Ability to analyze financial data and produce financial reports
    • Understanding of accounting principles, processes, and procedures
  • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance or related field with a minimum of two years of accounting experience preferred. Experience in statutory accounting also preferred. Please send resume to lisa.severson@fumic.com.

      CAREER AGENT

      Farmers Union Insurance has Career Agent openings located in Stanley and Grafton, North Dakota. Both openings are excellent opportunities in great locations. We are now accepting inquiries for qualified and motivated entrepreneurs that are determined to control their future, income and time. These positions include long-established books of business that consist of a preferred auto, homeowner and farm insurance log with abroad customer base that presents a tremendous opportunity for growth. Strong candidates will eventually take over this solid book of business that includes immediate income.

      Please inquire by emailing resume and cover letter to Kevin Ressler, Lutcf, API, AINS, AFIS, AIS atkevin.ressler@fumic.com or call 701-663-3419 for more information.

        PART-TIME MOTOR COACH OPERATOR

        North Dakota Farmers Union is seeking applications for a summer part-time Motor Coach Operator. Responsibilities would include driving a 56 passenger motor coach and maintaining all the necessary regulatory driver reports.

      • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

        • Exhibiting a safe and professional driving style.
        • Providing a safe, professional and clean environment inside and outside the bus.
        • Maintaining all necessary record keeping and log books.
        • Provide loading/unloading baggage service.
        • Maintain a neat and professional personal appearance.
        • Maintain a positive public relations image of NDFU.
        • Extensive in-state travel.
      • Applicant must also have a current commercial drivers license with a “P” and Air Brake endorsement. On the job training may be available to an otherwise qualified candidate. Applicant must agree to a drivers’ license and criminal background check, and pass all the necessary DOT and drug testing requirements.
        Please send resume to lisa.severson@fumic.com. For questions and more information about the position, please contact Jeff Willer at (701)952-9111.

          SOFTWARE ENGINEER & DATA ARCHITECT

          Software Engineer and Data Architect will design and develop technical solutions that satisfy business requirements for function, performance, security and maintainability. The successful candidate will be a thought leader in the area of software engineering with a passion for innovation, and a keen eye for new opportunities. They will also understand the big system picture and be able to solve complicated problems within those systems. The Software engineer & Data Architect is a great team player with a humble foundation, and a hunger to grow both themselves and our company.

          Please forward a cover letter and resume to lisa.severson@fumic.com.

          • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

            • Work closely with our internal customers to understand how their business functions and how technology can support.
            • Creatively discuss solutions with stakeholders that solve business challenges and deliver ROI.
            • Create the necessary documentation to support the business solution including the design, architecture and estimates (work effort and timelines).
            • Develop software solutions based on the solution artifacts.
            • Test and deploy the solution. Train and educate customers.
            • Effectively communicate with all stakeholders.
            • Other duties as assigned.
          • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

            • Understanding of various development frameworks, technology stacks, and toolsets such as, but not limited to, .Net, LAMP, Java, Drupal, etc.
            • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Google and Private Clouds
            • Data analytic solutions that support multi source data sets and leverage ETL processes, data warehouses, and OLAP/MDA.
            • Machine learning, blockchain, and other emerging technologies
            • Deep understanding of waterfall and agile development models including pros/cons of each
            • Organized and detail-oriented, able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment and perform multiple tasks effectively and concurrently
            • Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level
            • Commitment to success and driven to exceed expectations
            • Ability to be a strong team player
            • Results-oriented; strong ability to execute large initiatives with multiple stakeholders
            • Commitment to company values
          • EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

            • Four year college degree in Computer Science, Computer Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, or related field
            • Minimum 5 years experience in an IT focused enterprise environment.
            • Preferred 3 years of P&C experience.

           

          PERSONAL LINES PRODUCT MANAGER

          Job Purpose: As a Personal Lines Product Manager you are responsible for managing all aspects of the Personal Lines insurance products (home, dwelling, and umbrella products).The Personal Lines Product Manager is responsible for meeting company growth and profitability goals. This position is responsible for product analysis, research, and development of loss and expense ratios. The Product Manager will work with Senior Management to develop the annual business plan for the personal lines program. To be successful this position must think strategically and analytically to guide product strategy and execute impeccably to ensure product and process improvements are delivered on time, to the highest quality for consistent excellent customer service.

          Please forward a cover letter and resume to lisa.severson@fumic.com.

          • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

            • Responsible for developing short and long term plans with sales counterparts to achieve profitable growth.
            • Develop and recommend underwriting, service, claims, and market priorities while keeping track of industry developments
            • Monitor all aspects of the product line including analyzing new business, assessing cost of running business relative to premiums, comparing rate to marketplace for competitiveness, analyzing claims frequency and severity, reviewing and approving all suggested changes to product features, conducting market analysis, providing input to pricing strategies, reviewing vendor and partner programs.
            • Lead development and enhancement strategies for all product lines to improve profitability and drive growth.
            • Lead the assessment of Farmers Unions competitive position and make recommendations on the appropriate course of action.
            • Work with internal and external partners to implement changes to the products.
            • Analyze and assist with implementing business strategies and enhancements to operating procedures.
            • Ensure Farmers Union isin compliance with regulatory guidelines.
            • Work with IT partners to develop requirements for new products and system enhancements
            • Assist in the development of product training and marketing materials.
            • Other duties as assigned.
          • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

            • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
            • Quantitative and qualitative candidate that is able to quickly assess and understand complex topics, but also represent Product Management to the rest of the organization
            • Must be responsive to internal and external customer needs
            • Goal driven, detail-oriented, and a highly organized, strategic thinker with a passion for data-driven decision making, who can define a long-term strategy in addition to delivering impeccable execution
            • Knowledge of industry tools and vendors
            • Current holder of or working towards a professional designation (AIC, CPCU, SCLA preferred)
            • Ability to organize and follow- through on multiple tasks with high levels of accuracy
            • Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level
            • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including presentation skills
            • Motivated and curious, willing to ask questions, research issues and take on challenging tasks
            • Results oriented with a strong ability to execute large initiatives with multiple stakeholders
            • Leadership: a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others
            • Strong commitment to company values
          • EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

            • Must possess, or be able to obtain, a producers license in all applicable states
            • College degree in a related field
            • Minimum ten years P&C insurance experience in operations, claims, underwriting and product
            • Minimum five years experience developing and enhancing P&C insurance products
          • Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard.

            This statement is intended to describe the general nature and percentage of work performed by employees, but this statement is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees. Farmers Union is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.