Safe-Guard Products International, LLC Reinsurance Manager in United States

Company Profile:

Founded in 1992 and based in Atlanta, Safe-Guard Products is driven by the steadfast commitment to provide unparalleled service and the highest quality vehicle protection products to the automotive, RV, marine, and motorcycle/powersports industries. In their twenty-five-year history, Safe-Guard has grown to over 500 employees across the U.S., with a client roster of over 35 leading brands, who serve over 10,000 dealers, and protect over 11 million consumers under Safe-Guard contracts.

Safe-Guard’s mission is to provide products and solutions to the motor vehicle industry that drive customer retention and protect consumers from the perils of ownership. Safe-Guard is experiencing dynamic growth and has earned a stellar reputation from customers, partners, and peers by providing: 1) the highest quality protection products in the industry, 2) a broad platform of value-added technology, marketing, and training solutions, and 3) unparalleled client and customer service.

Position Summary:

The Manager Reinsurance will report to the Director Reinsurance Services and will partner with the Director to create and execute reinsurance strategies that are value added to Safe-Guard, our Customers and Partners. The Manager of Reinsurance will manage a portfolio of clients serving as their Safe-Guard reinsurance partner.

This is a ground floor opportunity that will give the successful individual the opportunity to play a critical role in the growth of reinsurance services within the organization.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a reinsurance growth strategy through enhanced marketing and promotion of our core reinsurance capabilities.

  • Be able to present Safe-Guard’s reinsurance value proposition to current and prospective customers to secure our place as the reinsurance vendor of choice with our client partners.

  • Establish strong relationships with our highest volume dealer reinsurance principals and ensure high customer satisfaction.

  • Lead team of reinsurance accountants to deliver timely and accurate monthly cession statements to our reinsured dealer clients.

  • Streamline reinsurance accounting operations mainly through the efficient use of our newly implemented reinsurance system.

  • Ensure proper transfer of funds for each of the reinsured dealer clients.

  • Working with the actuarial team, advise our reinsured dealer clients on current and forecasted performance of their book of business.

  • Engage in Compliance management and interface with relevant external partners on compliance matters for assigned portfolios

  • Collaboratively work with internal parties such as IT, Accounting/Finance, Risk, Client Relations, and Executive Management to ensure seamless delivery of overall reinsurance program.

  • Drive thought leadership within the department and reinsurance Industry

Qualifications and Critical Success Factors:

  • Strong risk management, leadership, and relationship skills

  • Analytically proficient and detail-oriented

  • Effective communicator at multiple organizational levels and with external clients

  • Adept at developing strategic direction and designing implementation plans to ensure goals are realized

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team and create an engaged workforce

  • Highly organized and detail oriented. Can effectively track and monitor progress of ad hoc requests within required timeframes

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration

  • 10+ years of experience working within reinsurance. Auto warranty dealer reinsurance experience is a significant plus, but not required.

  • CPA preferred, but not required

Core Competencies Required:

  • Teamwork/Collaboration: Support team members by establishing effective interpersonal relationships, and cross functional partnering

  • Partners across organizational boundaries – Reaches out and to work with associates outside of own department to achieve objectives. Anticipates effects of own area’s actions and decisions on other associates and departments; influences others to support individual and team objectives.

  • Job Knowledge: – Clearly demonstrates a good grasp of key job functions, relevant terminology, technical processes and standards

  • Has achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position related areas; keeps up with current developments or trends in area of expertise; understands and uses knowledge, solutions, and capabilities to achieve results.

  • Customer Experience: Communicate effectively with customers, advocate customer needs and initiate resolution

  • Takes action to meet customer needs and concerns – Considers how actions or plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet customer needs and resolve problems; avoids over commitments; responds to customer requests in a timely manner to satisfy customer needs.

EOE Statement:

Safe-Guard Products International is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.