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"Insurance Policy Processing Clerk"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Process applications for, changes to, reinstatement of, and cancellation of insurance policies. Duties include reviewing insurance applications to ensure that all questions have been answered, compiling data on insurance policy changes, changing policy records to conform to insured party's specifications, compiling data on lapsed insurance policies to determine automatic reinstatement according to company policies, canceling insurance policies as requested by agents, and verifying the accuracy of insurance company records.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Insurance Policy Processing Clerk"

1) Modify, update, and process existing policies and claims to reflect any change in beneficiary, amount of coverage, or type of insurance.

2) Process and record new insurance policies and claims.

3) Review and verify data, such as age, name, address, and principal sum and value of property on insurance applications and policies.

4) Organize and work with detailed office or warehouse records, maintaining files for each policyholder, including policies that are to be reinstated or cancelled.

5) Examine letters from policyholders or agents, original insurance applications, and other company documents to determine if changes are needed and effects of changes.

6) Correspond with insured or agent to obtain information or inform them account status or changes.

7) Transcribe data to worksheets and enter data into computer for use in preparing documents and adjusting accounts.

8) Notify insurance agent and accounting department of policy cancellation.

9) Interview clients and take their calls in order to provide customer service and obtain information on claims.

 

 

11) Process, prepare, and submit business or government forms, such as submitting applications for coverage to insurance carriers.

12) Collect initial premiums and issue receipts.


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13) Calculate premiums, refunds, commissions, adjustments, and new reserve requirements, using insurance rate standards.

14) Obtain computer printout of policy cancellations or retrieve cancellation cards from file.

15) Compose business correspondence for supervisors, managers and professionals.

16) Check computations of interest accrued, premiums due, and settlement surrender on loan values.

Job Description for "Insurance Policy Processing Clerk" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-E-S        SOC:  43-9041.02