Sr Claims Analyst

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
Des Moines, Iowa, United States

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Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. With differentiated investment and risk management capabilities, deep client relationships, and a strong financial foundation, the company has established a track record of delivering proven, value-added solutions and long-term growth. Global Atlantic is a majority-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers asset management and capital markets solutions across multiple strategies.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 


This role will have responsibility for TPA Oversight of death claims, and the policies, procedures, strategies required for efficient administration of life insurance, annuity, and preneed policies.  The role also supports both discretionary and production support related projects with analysis, requirements, and testing.  Successful incumbent will partner closely with operational teams, product, compliance, sales, and key vendor partners. 


  • Leads the establishment of policies, procedures and strategies related to the efficient administration of life insurance, annuity, and preneed policies.
  • Ensures timely and accurate processing of Death Claims and Living Benefit Claims
  • Drives continual improvement of the Customer Experience leveraging effective Quality and Audit controls
  • Analyzes system problems impacting business processes and develops recommendations to solve
  • Analyzes customer impact of system problems impacting business processes and develops and implements recommendations for remediation and customer communication
  • Supports Global Atlantic Legal and Compliance with Department of Insurance inquiries, regulatory audits and Market Conduct Exams
  • Optimizes Global Atlantic’s return, balancing strategic with operational procedures, risks, and expenses


  • Collaborates with multiple TPAs responsible for day-to-day and escalations related to death claims
  • Monitors service standards to adjust workflows and resources to meet performance standards
  • Analyzes service workflows and automated technologies to recommend process/system improvements that maximize operating efficiencies
  • Assists in the handling of exceptions, escalations, and complicated technical or complaint cases while weighing company philosophy, compliance, business risks, tax, regulatory ramifications and administrative costs
  • Supports special projects and system enhancements--providing production support as needed to include detailed subject matter expert research and analysis, writing of test scripts, system testing and documentation of new processes
  •  Serves as a technical writer for GAFG, Se2 and DXC Operations teams by creating custom procedures, talking points, and customer correspondence. Facilitates the mailing and archival of correspondence in conjunction with project related remediation efforts


  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with internal Operations team, TPA, Financial Professionals, other internal departments
  • Develops policies, procedures and training to guide TPA’s servicing of Global Atlantic’s business.
  • Delivers training to both TPA and GAFG customer facing resources.
  • Formulates and implements strategies to ensure timely, accurate and cost-effective customer service and processing


  • TPA and Vendor-Provider Management
  • External Financial Professionals
  • Internal Sales-Distribution, Accountant Management, and Business Relationship Management Teams
  • Administration teams including Inforce, Call Center, and leadership
  • Internal Audit and Risk management
  • Compliance and Legal
  • IT management


  • Timeliness and accuracy (meeting or exceeding established performance expectations of the team)
  • Enhanced customer service experience with accuracy, meeting deadlines, demands and emotions
  • Ability to effectively resolve escalated customer demands
  • Ability to recognize and manage confidential and sensitive data
  • Ability to research, detect and report issues posing an unacceptable risk


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent educational experience preferred
  • Five to seven years of experience, life/annuity experience or TPA vendor management experience preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of operations and process improvement along with strong business acumen and the ability to translate business plans into actionable solutions
  • Leadership skills including demonstrated ability to lead through others and to influence large teams
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills including ability to influence others and communicate across all areas of the company
  • Ability to make decisions, use independent judgment, establish priorities, and work effectively on multiple initiatives simultaneously in a fast-paced environment


  • 3+ years of experience in the Insurance or Financial Services Industry
  • Experience with risk management (audit, regulatory, legal, etc.).
  • Experience analyzing, measuring and evaluating workflows, and processes.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office products with focus, (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church


Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. 

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