CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

We’re a little bit different.  We think that’s a good thing.

At Inspirien, we’ve got bold ideas for rethinking the way entire industries manage and finance risk. Do you have a different take on what it means to create a remarkable change in the business of risk?

Learn more about us (especially about our culture) then check out the open positions below to find out how you can become part of our team.

Don’t see a job listing, but think we need to know more about you and the unique skill set you bring to the table? Get in touch by contacting us at careers@inspirien.net.

Current Open Positions

DIRECTOR OF UNDERWRITING

INSPIRIEN OVERVIEW 

At Inspirien, we offer more than just professional and general liability coverage. We consider ourselves a risk mitigation company, and that means our focus goes beyond simply covering claims. It’s the work we do together – the relationship that we build – that ultimately protects businesses and gives our customers the peace of mind in knowing that their team is safe. It’s the people around the Inspirien policy that make the difference. We deliver the vision, insight and service that make us a truly remarkable partner for whatever risk lies ahead. Find out more at www.inspirien.net. 

POSITION OVERVIEW 

The select insurance economics leader chosen for this key role will join Inspirien, a customer-centric enterprise focused on the insurance and risk management needs of the healthcare industry. This role will be collaborative with all roles in the organization but will primarily work in concert with the Chief Business Officer (CBO) and Finance Director who are all responsible for the Revenue Management key activities in the organization. The proven professional selected as the Director of Underwriting will be a key leader in elevating the company, its brand equity, and its marketplace impact to the next levels of evolution, achievement, and growth in mind share and market share. The selected Director of Underwriting brings business acumen, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, a firm grasp on technology to create efficiencies and proven skill in building a critical pathway driven by the financial health of the organization. The selected economic leader will bring a collaborative spirit and a level of comfort working in a highly innovative and creative environment, along with disciplined, growth-oriented, service-minded leadership to advance the organization’s strategy to become the premier provider in its space recognized as foremost in both affordable cost and unsurpassed client service. 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS 

Specific background/experiences and skills/accomplishments that appear to be the most important for success in the position. 

  • Demonstrated career track of increasing responsibility in an Underwriting and/or Actuarial role with an understanding of the economics within an insurance organization. A sophisticated, results- oriented, proven leader in an active, energetic, innovative culture with documentable knowledge and experience. 
  • Pricing strategist with deep market understanding for current and developing trends in risks. 
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and filings as well as establish and maintain an effective system of internal controls for processes and reporting to ensure audit readiness and compliance. 
  • Exhibit strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Solid understanding of Office products to implement and produce effective communication and reporting. 
  • Effective communication skills and continuous demonstration of professionalism with all levels in the organization along with others outside the company. 
  • Collaborate with other Inspirien employees along the critical path at all levels of the organization to ensure that all functions are operating in sync. 
  • Monitor results and coordinate with other areas to ensure that financial triggers i.e. IBNR are correct.
  • Build and manage relationships related to expertise in the community and through associations in line with the Inspirien Mission, Vision and Values. 
  • Technical proficiency in standard computer applications and systems. Working knowledge of the financial elements of e-business/e-commerce including customer online billing, payments and AR. 
  • Review complex Medical Professional Liability, General Liability, Excess Professional Liability, Workers Compensation, and Cyber Liability referrals to ensure appropriate pricing, coverage, and terms and conditions being offered are within underwriting guidelines. Authority to approve specific account referrals. 
  • Conducts research, development and presentation of new programs, forms and manuals. Review and analyze new program business submissions; present underwriting evaluations to leadership for approval. Provide recommendations to leadership regarding new business submissions for approval. 
  • Prepare renewal quotes in a timely and organized manner with an objective view of the risk and adequacy of pricing. 
  • Meet production goals with company underwriting and profitability standards. 
  • Correspond with program managers on regular basis to gauge respective market trends and profitability as well as to foster good working relationships. Provide updates to underwriting guidelines as necessary. Recommend underwriting guideline modifications to leadership. 
  • Assist with reinsurance placement by gathering data needed for reinsurance submissions and reinsurers presentations. Maintain good working relationship with reinsures. 
  • Provide program research and development, form development, rate development, special projects, technical assistance to brokers, as well as underwriting assistants, and other underwriters. 
  • Participate in annual underwriting audits to ensure that guidelines for Loss Control are being properly adhered to. 
  • Maintain relationships with insureds and agents, where applicable. 
  • Participate in the integration of new and existing programs. Collaborate with business liaisons to develop program specific tools (i.e. underwriting guidelines, forms/rate filings, etc.) Ensure that appropriate business units are informed and provide support for program integration. Take a leadership role in working with state regulatory agencies to file rating plans through the SERFF system. 
  • Assist in helping to identify new program business opportunities. 
  • Provide various monthly data reports to leadership on renewals and new business. 
  • Supervise, train, and provide guidance for less experienced staff. 

PEOPLE SPECIFICATIONS 

Those human traits and abilities which appear to be most important for the success of this position. 

  • An emotionally intelligent, amiable analytic with conviction, maturity, sound logic, sense of humor, and a record of setting high standards and surpassing goals. 
  • Possesses a startup/entrepreneurial mindset, with proven innovative thought leadership that is actionable and sustainable. 
  • A future-focused leader. 
  • High energy with ability to wear multiple hats and facilitate multiple competing priorities and divergent viewpoints. Excellent follow through skills with record for responding to constituents in a timely way. 
  • An inspiring personality with ability to create collaborative and collegial relationships internally and externally. 
  • Possesses an innate desire and out-of-the-box perspective to build a truly unique culture. 
  • A proven professional with flawless record of integrity and conduct above reproach. 
  • Self-assured, and confident yet well-grounded with appropriate personal humility. 
  • A servant-leader. An involved, active citizen of the community. 
  • An astute and active listener. Outstanding skill to communicate with intelligence and transparency at all levels. 
  • A long-term planner able to paint a "big picture" vision with an understanding of the complexity of business, yet with focused attention to priorities and details in the effective implementation of all plans and processes. 
  • An excellent facilitator with the interpersonal skills to sell, affect, lead, and manage change and growth. 
  • Possesses broad understanding of business and the world, with technical proficiency in financial disciplines and a foundational understanding of business and financial management with solid and current understanding of the industry, industry trends, and the competition. 
  • Skill in identifying problems and opportunities, using creativity to map and bring about viable solutions. 
  • Possesses broad vision yet values a “sleeves rolled-up” practicality, with down-to-earth demeanor. 
  • Strong work ethic with bias for action, relentless drive, and willingness to invest the time and energy required to succeed and accomplish objectives within a demanding environment. 
  • Flexible, adaptive, innovative. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • Sitting for extended periods is common. 
  • Hearing, vision and speaking within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents. 
  • Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer keyboard, calculator, copier, fax machine, etc. 

QUALIFICATION SPECIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, insurance risk management, finance or risk management required. 
  • Insurance industry training and certifications such as CPCU, ARM state property and casualty insurance licenses required. 
  • Experience in medical professional liability underwriting required. 
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years of commercial underwriting at an insurance company as an underwriter in medical professional liability. 
  • Proficiency with office products and firm grasp of leveraging technology 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

TO APPLY 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: careers@inspirien.net 

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. 

ACCOUNTANT I

INSPIRIEN OVERVIEW 

At Inspirien, we offer more than just professional and general liability coverage. We consider ourselves a risk mitigation company, and that means our focus goes beyond simply covering claims. It’s the work we do together – the relationship that we build – that ultimately protects businesses and gives our customers the peace of mind in knowing that their team is safe. It’s the people around the Inspirien policy that make the difference. We deliver the vision, insight and service that make us a truly remarkable partner for whatever risk lies ahead. Find out more at www.inspirien.net. 

POSITION OVERVIEW 

The select candidate will be a key asset in the future growth of the company, reporting to the Finance Director and interacting with executive leadership on a regular basis. This role will serve in the Finance and Accounting team whose responsibility is to ensure the integrity of accounting information and financial reporting, maintaining day-to-day accounting and finance requirements of multiple companies. The select candidate will be primarily responsible for ensuring the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating and entering transactions according to company policies and applicable accounting guidance. 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS 

Specific background/experiences and skills/accomplishments that appear to be the most important for success in the position. 

  • Maintains the general ledger and all related accounts with proper documentation and records of all company transactions; review entries to the general and subsidiary ledgers to assure accuracy and compliance with the company's and established accounting principles. 
  • Primarily responsible for accounts receivable functions, including data entry, billing, collections and cash receipts, and accounts payable functions, including vendor management, cash disbursements and accrued liabilities. 
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment. 
  • Process check requests including auditing for accuracy, coding transactions to the general ledger, and entering payment data into the accounts payable system. 
  • Accurately process payments using various methods including check, ACH, procurement card, bank draft, and wire transfer. 
  • Respond to vendor inquiries, advising vendors of the status of invoices and explain payment procedures. 
  • Organize and maintain files for payments made to vendors, agencies, employees, etc. 
  • Ensure Form W-9 exists for each current vendor to facilitate year-end 1099 processing. 
  • Prepare and reconcile annual 1099 forms for vendors and employees. 
  • Review bank account balances daily to ensure activity has been recorded accurately. 
  • Prepare various journal entries throughout each month to record banking and AP activity. 
  • Complete bank reconciliations monthly for multiple entities. 
  • Prepare report of unclaimed checks for the State of Alabama’s review in their annual escheatment process. 
  • Utilize Positive Pay software as a security measure to verify checks presented for payment to the bank 
  • Prepare cash flow forecast to ensure sufficient cash balances exist in each bank account to cover disbursements. Recommend transfer from investments to fulfill cash flow needs. 
  • Prepare and submit use tax reports monthly to the city, county and state. 
  • Prepare regulatory forms and pay taxes through the AP process. 
  • Prepare/maintain account analyses monthly and quarterly for the reconciliation of general ledger accounts for multiple entities. 
  • Assist in downloading the financial statements and formatting the Financial Reporting Package on a monthly basis. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • Sitting for extended periods is common 
  • Hearing, vision and speaking within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents 
  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds without assistance 
  • Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer keyboard, calculator, copier, fax machine, etc. 

PEOPLE SPECIFICATIONS 

Those human traits and abilities which appear to be most important for the success of this position. 

  • An emotionally intelligent, amiable analytic with conviction, maturity, sound logic, sense of humor, and a record of setting high standards and surpassing goals. 
  • Possesses a startup/entrepreneurial mindset, with proven innovative thought leadership that is actionable and sustainable. 
  • A future-focused leader. 
  • High energy with ability to wear multiple hats and facilitate multiple competing priorities and divergent viewpoints. Excellent follow through skills with record for responding to constituents in a timely way. 
  • An inspiring personality with ability to create collaborative and collegial relationships internally and externally. 
  • Possesses an innate desire and out-of-the-box perspective to build a truly unique culture. 
  • Leadership acumen and influence to make a decisive impact as an integral part of the executive team of a major organization. 
  • Self-assured, and confident yet well-grounded with appropriate personal humility. 
  • A servant-leader. An involved, active citizen of the community. 
  • An astute and active listener. Outstanding skill to communicate with intelligence and transparency at all levels. 
  • A long-term planner able to paint a "big picture" vision with an understanding of the complexity of business, yet with focused attention to priorities and details in the effective implementation of all plans and processes. 
  • An excellent facilitator with the interpersonal skills to sell, affect, lead, and manage change and growth. 
  • Possesses broad understanding of business and the world, with technical proficiency in financial disciplines and a foundational understanding of business and financial management with solid and current understanding of the industry, industry trends, and the competition. 
  • Skill in identifying problems and opportunities, using creativity to map and bring about viable solutions. 
  • Possesses broad vision yet values a “sleeves rolled-up” practicality, with down-to-earth demeanor. 
  • Strong work ethic with bias for action, relentless drive, and willingness to invest the time and energy required to succeed and accomplish objectives within a demanding environment. 
  • Possesses excellent coaching and mentoring skills along with the desire to coach, mentor and develop individual and team strength and depth. 
  • Skilled at delegation and empowerment among team members, creating a sense of ownership in decision-making and accountability for successful outcomes. 
  • Flexible, adaptive, innovative. 

KEY ATTRACTORS TO THIS ROLE 

Key points Administration believes are strong attractors to extraordinary candidates. 

  • Career advancing opportunity to provide key leadership on behalf of a respected, established and stable organization with a sound financial and operational foundation, uniquely positioned to manage its own destiny, and growing. Make a truly decisive positive impact as the senior financial officer for the enterprise, building the foundation for a legacy opportunity for future generations of the organization. 
  • Here you will be listened to and heard, and you will have the distinct opportunity to help shape the future and accelerate growth on behalf of an organization that will make a lasting impact upon the insurance and risk management needs of the healthcare industry today and well into tomorrow. 
  • Be a key catalyst in advancing an engaged, cutting edge workplace culture and a collaborative, collegial and supportive environment on behalf of an operationally sound enterprise with a progressive Board of Directors. 

REQUIRED EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills; Ability to self-check results and reasonableness before publication to ensure accuracy 
  • Ability to multi-task and handle several priorities simultaneously 
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team 
  • Ability to self-train and self-manage 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft 365 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required 
  • Experience in insurance or risk management related industry a plus 
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics SL and Management Reporter software a plus 

TO APPLY: 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to: careers@inspirien.net 

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.