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What we’re all about.

President/CEO Gregg Peterson started IPMG on the foundation of providing clients with the highest level of service available within an environment that allows employee owners to grow and develop along with the business. He continues to cultivate this mission by staying true to what he knows makes an organization successful– honesty, trust and transparency. These standards are IPMG’s guideposts in interacting with all business partners and employee owners. Clients and employees have placed their trust in IPMG and strive to continually earn that trust at every opportunity, while maintaining the highest level of ethics and standards at all times. This is what makes IPMG a unique organization and one that employee owners are proud to be a part of.

We look for employees who know what they want, strive to make an impact, are focused and driven, and are proven self-starters who are never satisfied with the status quo.

At IPMG, we are 100% Employee Owned (ESOP). We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits package including: medical, dental, life, LTD, STD, 401(k), 20 days PTO accrued in first year, on-site fitness center, free fresh fruit daily, summer hours, and more.

Hiring process for the top qualified applicants will include in-person interviews, reference checks, employment verification, education verification, criminal background checks and drug screening.

Current Job Openings:

Reinsurance Analyst

Attention all analytically-minded college grads! If you're looking for an analyst role and interested in a career in group health, then read on. 

The Reinsurance Analyst is an entry-level role responsible for assisting in filing stop loss claims and securing related reimbursements from stop loss carriers in a timely and accurate manner. Responsibilities also include communicating with clients, brokers, carriers, and internal departments; filing initial and follow-up information; and processing client funding and reimbursements. This role operates in the fast-paced, deadline-driven environment of group health benefit administration.  

essential functions

  • Assist in submitting stop loss claims in excess of the specific deductible to reinsurance carriers for reimbursement
  • Assist in submitting Potential High Dollar Claimant and Large Claims notifications to reinsurance carriers to track high dollar claimants for stop loss and underwriting purposes
  • Follow-up,  apply, and send reimbursements
  • Appeal denied and pended reimbursements
  • Create nightly check release list and check audit process
  • Communicate and coordinate with clients and internal departments to ensure all reimbursements and checks held for advanced funding are released
  • Send policy year-end communications to clients on potential Aggregate and funding claims requirements
  • Prepare reinsurance reporting and notifications to clients, carriers, and brokers
  • Prepare aggregate claim filings and documentation for claim audits
  • Communicate and develop improvements to stop loss processes 

required qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 0-2+ years of professional experience
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and multitask in a fast-paced/deadline-driven environment
  • A detail-oriented, analytical, financially-minded approach
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven customer service skills
  • Capacity to think creatively and strategically 
  • A desire to learn and grow within the group health industry 
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, especially Outlook, Word, and Excel 

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Senior P&C Adjuster

This position is a senior-level claims adjuster role. Responsibilities include adjusting larger automobile liability, general liability, police professional liability, educator’s legal liability, public official’s liability, and long-term healthcare claims. There is an emphasis on litigation management. This individual will manage +/-175 claims and meet a monthly 100% closing ratio. Timely diary and management of correspondence is essential. Responsibilities also include reviewing insurance policies and drafting coverage letters. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain weekly and monthly team stats
  • Communicate timely via email/phone/fax with clients, agents, and vendors
  • Review and understand insurance policies in order to determine coverage for a claim
  • Draft coverage letters and discuss with clients and agents
  • Investigate liability claims
  • Properly evaluate liability claims
  • Roundtable claims with management and counsel, as required
  • Proactively investigate and evaluate claim exposures and post accurate reserves accordingly for matters valued at and over $500,000
  • Negotiate and settle claims within authority granted
  • Maintain a caseload of 175 +/- claims with a 100% monthly closing ratio
  • Maintain current weekly diary
  • Properly manage and timely address incoming correspondence
  • Coordinate, assign, direct, and monitor legal and other related vendors
  • Efficiently manage vendor-related costs
  • Present claims at file reviews via telephone, as required
  • Attend trials and mediations, as required

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10+ years of experience adjusting liability claims, including litigation management
  • Experience with IL tort law and tort immunity defenses
  • Familiarity with handling first-party claims as well as liability
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to complete internal and external reports
  • Strong cost-benefit analysis, decision-making, and organizational skills
  • Proven customer service skills
  • Detail-oriented perspective and flexible attitude
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office, especially Outlook, Word, and Excel

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West Coast Workers Compensation Underwriter

IPMG is expanding its WC presence on the West Coast! If you live in Arizona and enjoy traveling to its surrounding states, this may be the role for you. It is a fully remote position that will report to a manager in St. Charles, IL. 

This position is responsible for reviewing and underwriting new business, managing new business for quality and profitability, and working closely with brokers and carriers on new accounts. Responsibilities also include development of relationships with independent agent customers, marketing, visiting agency force, and handling underwriting work and correspondence. 

essential functions

  • Work independently creating new revenue for the WC unit and developing new ideas to help improve on processes.
  • Rating with different carriers on their websites.
  • Meet corporate goals for Team & individual production.
  • Visiting new and existing agents in the surrounding states but not limited to those states only.
  • Writing new business or retaining WC premium for brokerage.
  • Handling a book of business.
  • Review, analyze & price all types of Works Compensation new and renewal business
  • Inputting of data in AIM.  This includes emails, quotes and supplementals.
  • Assisting others in the unit when needed.
  • Grow revenue by making pricing and commission decisions in your assigned territory while also helping other territories meet their goals.
  • Traveling to visit our current/new agents and carrier outings.
  • Meets company quality and time service standards for all work.
  • Timely phone service and email responses to producers and companies.
  • Responsible for revenue goals, and loss ratios of book of business.
  • Utilizes all available sources of information for underwriting purposes, including NCCI, WCIRB, websites, state business websites, carrier websites, searching for risks, and etc.
  • Shares Team and Division goals of meeting carrier volume and loss ratio levels to qualify for carriers’ contingency / profit sharing.
  • Make decisions as it relates to pricing for a new risk or renewal, negotiation of commissions, and determining if the risk fits the carrier’s appetite.
  • Knowledge of workflow procedures for all items, including policies, endorsements, audits, cancellations, reinstatements, binding/invoicing, ordering carrier loss runs and risk modsheets.      

required qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field, or equivalent experience 
  • Comfortable working in high-volume, fast-paced production
  • Strong data entry experience
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Resourceful, organized, self-starter and willing to learn
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Proven customer service skills
  • Detail-oriented perspective and flexible attitude
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office (especially Outlook, Word, and Excel) and an insurance policy management system 

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Account Manager

The Account Manager is an entry-level insurance professional responsible for managing and retaining a book of renewals. This entails reviewing and retaining current business, evaluating quality and profitability, pricing and risk selection to achieve company goals, and working closely with brokers and carriers on existing accounts. Responsibilities include development of relationships with independent agent customers, marketing, visiting agency force, and handling daily work and correspondence. This role operates in a self-directed workflow as well as under direct administration from the VP of WC Practice.  

essential functions

  • Review and analyze all types of Works Compensation renewal business
  • Determine pricing for renewal, new risk, and commissions based on carriers’ standards
  • Work independently to create new revenue for the WC unit
  • Grow revenue by making pricing and commission decisions in the assigned territory while also helping other territories meet goals
  • Develop new ideas to help improve existing processes
  • Utilize carrier websites for rating comparisons
  • Meet corporate goals for team and individual production as well as carrier volume and loss ratio levels to qualify for carriers’ contingency/profit sharing
  • Retain renewal premium for brokerage
  • Assist team members on renewals when necessary  
  • Train new hires on renewal processes, timelines, and standards
  • Input data (emails, quotes, supplementals, etc.) in the insurance policy management system
  • Travel to agents and carriers for regular visits, outings, tradeshows, etc.
  • Meet company quality and time service standards for all work
  • Maintain timely phone service and email responses to producers and companies
  • Attain revenue goals, renewal retention, and loss ratios of book of business
  • Utilize all available sources of information for underwriting purposes, including NCCI, WCIRB, websites, state business websites, carrier websites, searching for risks, etc.
  • Follow established workflow procedures for policies, endorsements, audits, cancellations, reinstatements, binding/invoicing, ordering carrier loss runs/risk modsheets, etc. 

required qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of all Microsoft Office Programs
  • Comfortable working in a high-volume, fast-paced production environment
  • Strong data entry experience
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, and multi-task
  • Resourceful, organized, self-directed approach
  • Desire to learn and grow within the insurance industry
  • Insurance Producer’s License for Casualty and Fire, or the ability to obtain licensure within a set time period  

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Send a general application

As we continue to grow and evolve, we may be adding WC Lost Time Adjusters, Nurse Case Managers, Risk Management Consultants, Administrative opportunities, and more. If you are interested in applying to IPMG to be considered for these future opportunities, please follow the APPLY NOW link below and tell us where you excel and what skills you can offer IPMG.

If something comes up that we feel matches your experience and expertise, we will give you a call!

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