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Samaritan's Purse

Insurance Specialist, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)/Finance

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 03/06/2014
Categories: Financial Services/Insurance
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Do you have a remarkable ability to bring order, consistency and predictability to administrative systems and processes? Do you have a background in business insurance, including liability, motor-vehicle or aviation? Can you demonstrate an on-going dedication to developing your professional and personal skills? We have a unique opportunity for you to grow in your gifts as a member of the Enterprise Risk Management team at Samaritan’s Purse. This start-up team takes an innovative and service-minded approach to risk management and is looking for a uniquely qualified applicant to join the team as an Insurance Specialist.


The Insurance Specialist will provide primary support of the insurance claims process and the insurance underwriting renewal processes (excluding Health and Welfare plans).  This includes:


Supporting insurance underwriting renewal processes; facilitating and maintaining records of insurance claims submissions to carriers; providing support to Enterprise Risk Management team with respect to all other financial & compliance matters impacting the department; reviewing monthly Worker’s Comp and General Liability loss triangles and charge-out reports and conducting analysis of claims activity to identify workplace and premises safety issues; reviewing quarterly analysis of all premiums and claims; supporting risk assessments with a focus on operational and financial exposures; and working collaboratively for post loss strategies. Light domestic travel is anticipated for professional development and vendor networking.


In addition, while the team grows, the Insurance Specialist will assist in other administrative functions including:  planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel as well as handle other team related document management functions.  


A bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university with emphasis on Finance or Corporate Risk Management; three to five years of progressive experience in Finance/ Corporate Risk Management; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.  Must maintain a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.


Mission Statement:
Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ.  The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.


Distinct Objectives:

The work of Samaritan’s Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles:

Proclaim the Gospel - Exalt Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world

Serve with Excellence - Exceed the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom

Respond with Compassionate Action - Expedite our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister

Demonstrate Biblical Integrity - Exhibit character and integrity personally, at home and work

Walk in Bold Faith - Expect God to do the impossible-- “God Room”