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Customer Service Representative, New Business Processing (60627) at New York Life Insurance Company in Waltham, MA

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New York Life Insurance Company ("New York Life" or "the company") is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States*. Founded in 1845, New York Life is headquartered in New York City, maintains offices in all fifty states, and owns Seguros Monterrey New York Life in Mexico.

New York Life is one of the most financially strong and highly capitalized insurers in the business. The company reported 2016 operating earnings of $1.954 billion. Total assets under management at year end 2016, with affiliates, totaled $538 billion. As of year-end 2016, New York Life's surplus was $23.336 billion**. New York Life holds the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major ratings agencies: A.M. Best, A++; Fitch AAA; Moody's Aaa; Standard & Poor's AA+. (Source: Individual Third Party Ratings Report as of 8/17/16).

Financial strength, integrity and humanity-the values upon which New York Life was founded-have guided the company's decisions and actions for over 170 years.

Are you a personable, customer-service oriented individual? Are you interested in helping people protect their future? Are you interested in a career with an industry leader?  If so, New York Life Insurance Company may be the company for you.

 

New York Life has over 120 General Offices throughout the country. The General Office is the company’s first point of service for our agents and policyholders. We help our agents make a difference in the lives of countless people in your community. We employ highly trained customer service professionals responsible for supporting the insurance agent management team by handling new business sales processing and administrative support functions. Our goal is to deliver best-in-class service to our agents and clients in a cost-effective manner.

New York Life's Service Organization strives to provide best in class service by making every service experience a positive one. It is the hallmark of what we do and how we keep good going. We are looking for customer focused accountable, efficient and engaged professionals who are dedicated to and guided by a commitment to service excellence.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide excellent day-to-day customer service to agents, clients, and Field Management, either in person, over the phone, or through electronic communication
  • Coordinate underwriting requirements by interacting with agents, clients, outside medical vendors, and underwriters
  • Assist with workflow of applications for life products, annuities, contract changes, policy billing and initial and downstream accounting entries related to the new business process
  • Answering incoming calls, greeting customers and potential agent candidates may be required

 

Qualifications

  • Associates, or Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent years of related experience
  • The ideal candidate should have 2 or more years of customer service and administrative experience
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask effectively
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required

 

Training & Development

Customer Service Representatives receive on-the-job training to learn about the insurance industry, product and policy provisions and transaction processing. Coaching and feedback is provided to help you gain the necessary skills to be successful.

 

Shift Information

This is a full-time position Monday through Friday. Candidates should be flexible to work any 7.5-hour shift between 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM during the work week.

 

Salary

Competitive full-time base salary, overtime eligibility plus target bonus

 

Benefits

Paid Vacation, Health Care, 401K match, Pension Plan, Tuition Assistance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Student Loan Repayment Program

 

Career Opportunities

New York Life offers a variety of corporate opportunities within the Service Organization, including management, quality control, training, underwriting and claims.

 

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*Based on revenue as reported by "Fortune 500, ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual)," Fortune Magazine, June 17, 2016. See http://fortune.com/fortune500/ for methodology.

**Total surplus, which includes the Asset Valuation Reserve, is one of the key indicators of the company's long-term financial strength and stability and is presented on a consolidated basis of the company.

1. Operating earnings is the key measure use by management to track Company's profitability from ongoing operations and underlying profitability of the business. This indicator is based on generally accepted accounting principles in the US (GAAP), with certain adjustments Company believes to be appropriate as a measurement approach (non GAAP), primarily the removal of gains or losses on investments and related adjustments.

2. Assets under management represent Consolidated Domestic and International insurance Company Statutory assets (cash and invested assets and separate account assets) and third party assets principally managed by New York Life Investment management Holdings LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company.

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