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Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Summary of Responsibilities: Performs data-driven analyses, problem solving and algorithm development through the systematic application of mathematics, statistics and computer science with cutting edge data mining and machine learning technologies. Tackles relevant business concerns by providing strategic intelligence for fundamental and high impact business questions that directly impact the direction of the Company. Works closely with business partners and stakeholders to transform findings into actionable business opportunities.
Function
Actuarial
ID
2021-14821
Subsidiary
Western & Southern Financial Group
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Summary of Responsibilities: Accountable for Western & Southern Financial Group’s (W&SFG) compliance process for reviewing and assessing new and changes to current, state and federal regulations and National Association of Insurance Commissioners model rules (NAIC Model Rules), including insurance, privacy, cyber-security, financial exploitation of seniors and state standards of care regulations (collectively, Regulations) that impact or otherwise apply to W&SFG insurance companies. Work assignments include: (i) reviewing and proposing changes to the current W&SFG compliance process for reviewing and assessing Regulations and related implementation of processes and change management efforts; (ii) monitoring and analyzing Regulations; (iii) leading projects to revise written procedures, systems and forms as necessary for W&SFG insurance companies to comply with Regulation requirements; (iv) communicating Regulations to W&SFG Compliance teams, W&SFG insurance companies and shared service units (SSUs); and (iv) assisting W&SFG Compliance teams, W&SFG insurance companies and SSUs in the implementation of changes to business operations, written procedures and practices necessary to comply with Regulations and management of related compliance risk. The Insurance Compliance Specialist - Regulatory works closely, and communicates directly, with members of W&SFG Compliance, Law, Internal Audit, and W&SFG insurance companies and SSUs to assess, document, communicate and implement Regulation requirements. Identifies regulatory and risk issues and trends presented by high-level Regulation topics that impact W&SFG insurnace companies and SSUs, and escalates to the Compliance Manager, Regulatory Change and Filing or other W&SFG Compliance management in a timely manner and as appropriate. Leads or contributes to applicable projects with W&SFG insurance companies and SSUs in coordination with W&SFG Compliance teams to improve W&SFG insurance companies’ and SSUs’ practices and processes related to Regulation requirements. Communicates applicable issues, including implementation issues, to W&SFG Compliance management as necessary. Works with minimal supervision and is responsible for making an established range of decisions, timely escalating to the Compliance Manager, Regulatory Change and Filing as appropriate, including providing regular updates regarding Regulations and implementation and other related efforts.
Function
Compliance & Legal
ID
2021-14817
Subsidiary
Western & Southern Financial Group
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Summary of Responsibilities: Partners with Regional Vice President (a/k/a External Wholesaler) to strategically manage territory; places calls and provides information about portfolio composition, relative to performance and product design; develops and maintains relationships with Registered Representatives to promote the sale of Touchstone Funds and retention of Touchstone assets; responsible for discussing Touchstone's broad array of funds across all disciplines (i.e., fund objectives, portfolio structures, investment management process and strategy, and fund benchmarks); and building a thorough understanding of key broker-dealers including products, platforms, structure, specific firm strategy and major initiative. Works with minimal supervision and is responsible for independently making a broad range of decisions, escalating to Manager when appropriate and updating Manager on a regular basis.
Function
Business Development & Sales
ID
2021-14740
Subsidiary
Touchstone Investments
Job Locations US-MI-FREMONT
Summary of Responsibilities:   Lead the company in the execution of business strategies and internal projects to ensure the desired result is achieved quickly and effectively.  The Lead Business Analyst has management accountability for the performance and development of the project team.  Lead BA leads and directs various activities/projects for Agency Operations and is responsible for Independent Distribution’s current systems and processes, documentation of business requirements for procedural/system improvements as well as communicating with the internal groups to ensure a clear understanding of requirements.  The Lead BA fosters and promotes continous process improvements and a positive work environment while ensuring business objectives are met and all departmental goals are achieved.
Function
Insurance Operations
ID
2021-14715
Subsidiary
Gerber Life Insurance Company
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Western & Southern has an immediate opening for a Software developer with specific experience in several of the following areas: robust understanding of C#.NET, experience in databases (particularly SQL server), familiarity with MVC architecture, experience in developing RESTful APIs, familiarity with version control (GIT for example), knowledge of the software development life cycle / agile methodologies and working knowledge of entity framework. Summary of Responsibilities: - Produces or modifies computer programs of all sizes and complexity with a sense of urgency - Understands program and system problems, ask questions, design solutions and implements them. - Understands the overall application architecture – both application layer and database layer. - Recommends courses of action on new application jobs, while considering the total system spectrum, from source document origination to final systems output and handling.   - Handles extensive research, analysis, definition and documentation on all facets of the job. - Provides mentoring support for less experienced programming staff.   - Works with minimal supervision and is responsible to make an established range of decisions, escalates to manager when necessary. - Communicates with the internal customer and her/his manager regularly. - Has a Continuous Improvement mindset and is able to demonstrate as such
Function
Information Technology
ID
2021-14684
Subsidiary
Western & Southern Financial Group
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Summary of Responsibilities: Collaborates with stakeholders to identify and articulate business and stakeholder requirements, as well as identify the solutions that will maximize the value delivered.  This includes interviewing stakeholders, eliciting, analyzing, specifying and validating business, stakeholder, solution and transition requirements, and communicating those requirements to solution/development teams through the software development life cycle (Agile, Waterfall, Iterative). Applies proven communication, modeling, analytical, problem-solving, facilitation, negotiation, influence and leadership skills to ensure stakeholder expectations are met.  Produces requirements on medium-to-large, semi‑complex Enterprise projects that require planning, elicitation, documentation, analysis and management of business.  Acts as a liaison between the business customer and InformationTechnology (IT) project team(s) by building cooperative, constructive, effective working relationships with internal and external customers.  Ensures IT understands the business and stakeholder requirements and resolves any gaps in understanding.  Guides and advises less-experienced BAs.  Responsible to make an established range of decisions, escalating to management when necessary and updating Manager on a regular basis. 
Function
Information Technology
ID
2021-14611
Subsidiary
Western & Southern Financial Group
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Summary of Responsibilities: Leads, implements and tracks Agency operations improvement projects (i.e., system, business processes, etc.) impacting Agency sales, clerical and CRC. Conducts quality testing through the implementation process and establishes a plan for ongoing quality assurance after implementation. Tracks success of programs through periodic metric studies to identify trends, organizational strengths and opportunities for improvement. Carefully considers long-and short-term impact of project implementation on Agency operations and related areas of the organization. Coordinates multiple large-scale projects simultaneously. Serves as an effective team organizer and builder with many different associates from varying areas and levels of the organization. Effectively develops and administers budgets and provides accurate cost/benefit analysis with projects. Works with minimal supervision and is responsible to make an established range of decisions, escalating to a Manager when necessary and updating Manager on a regular basis.
Function
Business Development & Sales
ID
2021-14592
Subsidiary
Western & Southern Financial Group
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Summary of Responsibilities: This position plays a key role in the development, implementation and execution of strategic initiatives that leverage the capabilities and strengths of Gerber Life Insurance (GLIC) to further key Enterprise growth initiatives and business objectives. The position collaborates with Future Growth team stakeholders to identify and articulate business and stakeholder requirements, as well as identify the solutions that will maximize the value delivered via marketing initiatives. This includes interviewing stakeholders, eliciting, analyzing, specifying and validating business, stakeholder, solution and transition requirements, and communicating those requirements to solution/development teams through the campaign development life cycle (Agile, Waterfall, and Iterative). Applies proven communication, modeling, analytical, problem-solving, facilitation, negotiation, influence and leadership skills to ensure stakeholder expectations are met. Produces requirements on medium-to-large, semi-complex Enterprise future growth marketing initiatives that require planning, elicitation, documentation analysis and management of business. Acts as a liaison between Enterprise Digital Customer Acquisition Team and marketing campaign project teams (IT, Internal Marketing, External Agencies, Finance, etc.) by building cooperative, constructive, effective working relationships with internal and external customers. Ensures all execution partners understand the business and stakeholder requirements and resolves any gaps in understanding. Responsible to make an established range of decisions, escalating to management when necessary and updating Manager on a regular basis.
Function
Marketing & Public Relations
ID
2021-14544
Subsidiary
Western & Southern Financial Group
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Summary of Responsibilities: This position plays a key role in the development, implementation, and execution of strategic initiatives that leverage the capabilities and strengths of Gerber Life Insurance (GLIC) to further key Enterprise growth initiatives and business objectives. Responsible for the day-to-day coordination and completion of enterprise-level projects as part of the GLIC Enterprise Digital Customer Acquisition team using a combination of disciplines (process, change, and business, technical). Manages a variety of medium- to large-scale, Enterprise-level Digital Customer Acquisition initiatives simultaneously while serving as the single point of contact. Leads/coordinates all aspects of projects including but not limited to planning/scheduling, scope management, communication management, issue/risk management, resource management, procurement/vendor management, project integration, financial management, change management, and quality management through all portions of the project and development lifecycles such as ideation/conceptualization, rationalization/prioritization, requirements, design, build/configuration, testing, documentation, training, deployment, stabilization, and closure. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities/tasks, and monitors and summarizes progress of their assigned projects. Responsible for ensuring that project results meet requirements regarding quality, reliability, schedule and cost. Utilizes expertise and leadership skills to direct staff and to resolve issues to ensure project goals and requirements are met and relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Must be familiar with the system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member, in order to effectively coordinate the activities of the team. Reports to the VP, W&S/GLIC Future Growth.
Function
Marketing & Public Relations
ID
2021-14543
Subsidiary
Western & Southern Financial Group
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Western & Southern Financial Group has an immediate opportunity for an ETL Programmer/Developer.   This is a unique opportunity for an experienced developer to help Western & Southern continue to build out its Informatica platform, while contributing to the continued development of our Enterprise Data Hub.
Function
Information Technology
ID
2021-14524
Subsidiary
Western & Southern Financial Group
Job Locations US-MI-FREMONT
Summary of Responsibilities: The licensed sales representative will sell Gerber Life Insurance products direct to consumer from various lead sources including, but not limited to, DRTV, direct mail, internet, partnership marketing and existing GLIC customers. The sales representative is responsible for taking care of the initial call driver and cross-selling other Gerber Life products as needs of the customer are developed. From time to time, an Insurance Sales Representative will handle service calls as they come in through the sales lines or as needed to help reduce service call volume. This position is fast paced and demands sharp sales skills in order to identify and sell to the needs of our customers.
Function
Business Development & Sales
ID
2021-14496
Subsidiary
Gerber Life Insurance Company
Job Locations US-CA-SAN DIEGO
Summary of Responsibilities: Initiates, develops and maintains sales of the Touchstone Funds within assigned territory. Coordinates the sales efforts of the internal wholesalers. Demonstrates principled leadership and sound business ethics; shows consistency among principles, values and behavior; and builds trust with others through own authenticity and follow‑through on commitments.
Function
Business Development & Sales
ID
2021-14396
Subsidiary
Touchstone Investments
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Summary of Responsibilities: As the technical leader of the DevOps Team, the DevOps Engineer will provide enterprise level leadership, operational and technical support for DevOps tooling (i.e., TFS, Git, SonarQube, Visual Studio, Subversion, Eclipse). DevOps Engineer will produce roadmaps, standards and plans for the enterprise installations of DevOps tooling working with Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure and other stakeholders. In addition, the DevOps Engineer will consult with and train Application Developers on best practices and standards, onboard new applications onto DevOps platforms and collaborate with other stakeholders within the enterprise.   The DevOps Engineer will help drive the business by developing strategies and roadmaps for DevOps tooling and gaining commitment from stakeholders. In addition, will be responsible for designing, configuring, installing, monitoring and maintaining technology in a mission critical environment. Responsibilities also include performing daily system maintenance tasks and participating in on-call duty. The DevOps Engineer is also responsible for providing customer service for all enterprise DevOps tooling users. Works with minimal supervision and is responsible to make an established range of decisions, escalating to Manager when necessary and updating Manager on a regular basis.
Function
Information Technology
ID
2020-14181
Subsidiary
Western & Southern Financial Group
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
    Summary of Responsibilities: Provides business planning, decision support analysis, and measurement reporting for the assigned business unit(s); e.g. Agency, Columbus Life and/or Lafayette Life. Develops critical management decision analysis tools, and suggests and implements cost-savings. Prepares financial budgets, forecasts and various business case financial models, and performs special projects. Develops, implements and maintains profitability models, cost benefit analysis models and business unit performance measures. Performs variance analyses monthly and quarterly for key management reports. Provides highly confidential analyses in support of new business initiatives and potential acquisitions. Works with minimal supervision and is responsible for making a broad range of critical decisions independently, escalating to executive-level management when appropriate. Position Responsibilities: - Constructs yearly financial plans (budgets) and quarterly forecasts. - Develops decision analysis tools necessary to help manage and grow the business. - Identifies and implements process and cost improvements. - Represents Finance Department in business unit specific meetings, and is responsible for identifying necessary analyses and updating the department on key items of impact. - Develops, implements and maintains profitability and break-even models. - Performs analyses in support of potential acquisition candidates. - Creates and develops analyses to assist in the pricing of products. - Develops, implements and reports business unit performance measures and key metrics. - Prepares and communicates Scorecard commentary quarterly for each business unit supported. - Prepares variance analyses to budget monthly for key management reports. - Cross-trained as backup for one other business unit; cross-train another analyst as backup for your business units. - Performs other duties as assigned by management. Selection Criteria: - Five plus years experience in an analytical role; advanced degrees or designations (MBA, Master’s in Finance/Accounting or equivalent, CFA, CPA or CMA) a plus. - Proven strong analytical skills, including demonstrated experience identifying and quantifying problems and providing effective resolution. - Demonstrated experience working independently with little direction from management. Experience must include identifying and resolving problems where independent decision-making and initiative were demonstrated. - Proven experience coordinating multiple projects/assignments simultaneously, and completing assigned tasks accurately and on a timely basis. Must demonstrate strong attention to detail with excellent organizational skills. Expected to cite examples of organization and time management/methods used to manage or prioritize workload demands. Must demonstrate project management experience in planning, executing and maintaining a project from start to finish. - Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to convey information to internal and external customers in a clear, focused and concise manner while following proper rules of punctuation, diction and style. Ability to prepare correspondence, reports and forms using a prescribed format. - Proven experience effectively influencing a group to a recommended course of action. - Demonstrated experience in advanced spreadsheet applications. Includes extensive modeling of multiple business units and/or various financial products. Work Setting: - Works in an office setting and frequently requires being in a stationary position for long periods of time while working at a desk, on a computer or with other standard office equipment, or while in meetings.      - Performs frequent movement of wrists, hands and fingers for continuous computer work. Educational Requirements: - Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field or commensurate selection criteria experience in related position or industry; advanced degree or designation (MBA, Masters in Finance/Accounting-equivalent, CFA, CPA or CMA) a plus. Computer Skills and Knowledge of Hardware & Software Required: - Highly Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, e.g. Excel, Powerpoint; Database applications a plus. Certifications & Licenses (i.e., Series 6 & 63, CPA, etc.): - None Required. Position Demands: - Extended hours required as needed for peak seasons.
Function
Finance & Accounting
ID
2020-14129
Subsidiary
IFS Financial Services, Inc.
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Summary of Responsibilities: Writes and coordinates multiple strategic corporate and financial communications projects from concept development through completion. Provides support for marketing initiatives at the corporate as well as the CBU level. Provides copywriting services and executes special projects. Works with minimal supervision and is responsible for making an established range of decisions; escalating to manager when appropriate and updating manager regularly.
Function
Marketing & Public Relations
ID
2020-14028
Subsidiary
Western & Southern Financial Group
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Summary of Responsibilities: Installs, inspects, maintains and repairs all electrical facilities and equipment for the properties managed by Eagle Realty Group. Works with minimal supervision and is responsible for making an established range of decisions, escalating to Manager when necessary and updating Manager on a regular basis.
Function
Corporate Campus Services
ID
2020-14027
Subsidiary
Eagle Realty Group, LLC
Job Locations US-OH-CINCINNATI
Western & Southern has an immediate opening for a Software developer with specific experience in several of the following areas: robust understanding of C#.NET, experience in databases (particularly SQL server), familiarity with MVC architecture, experience in developing RESTful APIs, familiarity with version control (GIT for example), knowledge of the software development life cycle / agile methodologies and working knowledge of entity framework. Summary of Responsibilities: - Produces or modifies computer programs of all sizes and complexity with a sense of urgency - Understands program and system problems, ask questions, design solutions and implements them. - Understands the overall application architecture – both application layer and database layer. - Recommends courses of action on new application jobs, while considering the total system spectrum, from source document origination to final systems output and handling.   - Handles extensive research, analysis, definition and documentation on all facets of the job. - Provides mentoring support for less experienced programming staff.   - Works with minimal supervision and is responsible to make an established range of decisions, escalates to manager when necessary. - Communicates with the internal customer and her/his manager regularly. - Has a Continuous Improvement mindset and is able to demonstrate as such.
Function
Information Technology
ID
2020-13848
Subsidiary
Western & Southern Financial Group
Job Locations US-MI-FREMONT
Customer Service Advocate - (Work at Home or Onsite)   Looking for a career where you can make a real difference in other people’s lives? Have a passion for customer service? Want to work from home? Think you’ve got what it takes to work for one of the leading companies in the insurance industry? If so, we’d love to speak with you about joining the Gerber Life Insurance team. We provide excellent benefits, 401K with company match and a pension, along with the opportunity to earn a monthly incentive. Click here to learn more about our call center: https://youtu.be/cg64WzJc6BY   Gerber Life has been in business since 1967. We sell an array of children and adult coverage. To learn more about Gerber Life Insurance, click here https://www.gerberlife.com.
Function
Call Center & Customer Service
ID
2020-13650
Subsidiary
Gerber Life Insurance Company
Job Locations US-NY-WHITE PLAINS
Summary of Responsibilities:   Provide Compliance support for insurance sales and product development. As directed by Compliance Director, work with internal and external business partners on legal, compliance and related matters.
Function
Compliance & Legal
ID
2020-13648
Subsidiary
Gerber Life Insurance Company
Job Locations US-NY-WHITE PLAINS | US-MI-FREMONT
Summary of Responsibilities:   Develop and implement compliance policies and procedures for group benefits (stop loss, limited medical, group accident etc.) business.  Work with internal and external business partners on compliance and related matters. File policy forms with the states and Interstate Insurance Compact for approval. Manage regulatory reporting.
Function
Compliance & Legal
ID
2020-13647
Subsidiary
Gerber Life Insurance Company

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