Bilingual Assistant Manager – Underwriting $70k GTA

March 28, 2018 by  
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Bilingual- Assistant Manager, Underwriting

Comma Recruitment are looking for a talented bilingual (English and French) underwriter with experience underwriting accident, disability, life and health policies.

Ability to train, mentor and coach staff along with technical underwriting experience.

  • Provide ongoing training, coaching and supervision to underwriting staff members.
  • Implementing and maintaining department policies, guidelines, procedures and reports
  • Manages the transaction service levels of the Underwriting department
  • Develop, co-ordinate and conduct the appropriate technical training for all underwriting employees.
  • Reporting system challenges, testing and coordinating resources as appropriate
  • Assisting employees as the key individual providing support for escalated customer or business issues
  • Subject matter expert for identifying and resolving customer related issues and concerns
  • Partners in the Underwriting file audit process with Manager
  • Identifying and implementing opportunities for efficiencies
  • Assist Manager to prepare and/or facilitate monthly/quarterly team and operational meetings
  • Work with the department to keep procedures current as work processes change and evolve



  • 3-5 years progressive underwriting experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English and French required
  • Ability to motivate and manage staff and drive teamwork towards a common objective.
  • Education/knowledge specific to medical terminology and risk assessment.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Willingness to embrace change and implement new approaches and ideas.
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
  • Strong on execution including project management fundamentals
  • Communications – clear, thorough, timely
  • Experience speaking in front of groups.
  • Sound morals, ethic and confidentiality with ability to develop trusting and effective working relationships with peers and employees.
  • Technically savvy and efficient with Microsoft Office and operating systems

Please forward resume to [email protected]

Manager – Health and Dental Claims $75,000 – $80,000

March 21, 2018 by  
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Manager – Health and Dental Claims  

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Manager, Health & Dental Claims & Central Services, a talented claims adjuster with management experience, 5 years progressive claims experience with management/leadership experience.

You are responsible for the work flow/ operations of the Departments which are in a fast-paced environment, and are deadline oriented, process driven, and customer service sensitive. You will be responsible for coaching, mentoring and continuous process improvement, improving efficiency by identifying improvement opportunities.

The ideal candidate has expert knowledge of the group benefits industry and has hands on experience in all facets of medical, dental and ancillary claims. You will work closely with Team Leaders, staff and all departments to ensure the smooth work flow required in order to meet required department standards, deadlines and targets.

You may be required to step into any role within the department in order to support the team as needed.

You will support and coach the leadership skills of the Team Leads in order to ensure work is prioritized and completed according to service standards. You will effectively deal with staff conflict to achieve satisfactory working relationships, including performance evaluations and career development (training) plans.

As they arise, you will resolve organizational and customer related issues, and respond and act upon problems or areas of concern brought forward by the Team Leaders and staff that require special attention.


  • 4 – 5 years progressive experience in a leadership role, with a minimum of five years experience in a senior role in a claims department
  • Minimum 5 years progressive experience in a group benefits or insurance environment with extensive knowledge of all medical and dental claims
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills with a demonstrated ability to motivate, mentor and develop staff including previous performance management experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including well developed listening skills and ability to provide constructive feedback
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills; must be detail orientated
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and lead process improvement
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities in an environment of continuous change
  • Self motivated, results orientated – takes pride in a successful team
  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize conflicting demands
  • Keeps abreast of Industry trends and related legislative rulings
  • Ability to present well in client meetings.
  • Experience dealing within a contact center environment an asset

Please forward resume to [email protected]

Medical / Dental Claims Specialist $60,000+

March 21, 2018 by  
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Medical / Dental Claims Specialist 

Comma Recruitment are looking for a medical and dental claims specialist with 3+ years adjudication experience, responsible for handling large and complex Health and Dental claims and providing the tools necessary for them to identify any potential fraudulent claims. You will also develop and maintain the department processes and administrative practice documents. When the need arises, you’ll eagerly back up and be a resource for Team Leaders.

You will be responsible for auditing and overseeing scheduled and random audits of claims examiners and electronically submitted claims. It will be your responsibility to set up new medical/dental plans and amendments.

On a day to day basis you will conduct internal claim audits to ensure a high standard of adjudication. You will maintain an audit file for each examiner, and submit a written report of findings to the Manager on a weekly basis. Quarterly, you will organize and chair one department meeting to report on all recent fraud issues, initiatives and system process improvements or changes.

In this role, you will provide the Claim Manager with all supporting documentation and reports relating to, but not limited to, fraudulent claims, audited claims and key performance measures.

Success in this role would be the mastery of the processes you touch on a day-to-day basis and your ability to keep abreast of industry and government requirements.  Success could lead to taking on a supervisory role.

This role requires:

  • Resilience – you know how to juggle deadlines and competing demands. When you’re under pressure, you rise to the occasion.
  • Team mindset – you look for ways to pitch in, and work well with a variety of personalities.
  • A positive attitude – our team is a positive, supportive group. When work is challenging, you’ll face it with optimism.
  • You present yourself professionally in your writing, speaking and appearance.


  • 3 – 5 years adjudicating Health and Dental Claims, experience with auditing claims would be an asset.
  • Superior communication and customer service skills
  • Requires above average report preparation skills, using current computer related tools (Excel, Power Point)
  • Requires the ability to present well in client meetings and to lead department meetings
  • Excellent analytical and letter writing skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and adapt well to change in a busy office environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and adhere to departmental standards
  • As a self-directed individual, you demonstrate good judgment with the ability to initiate and accomplish tasks expediently and with minimum supervision

Please forward resume to [email protected]

Casualty Claims Strategic Manager/ Director $110k +

March 20, 2018 by  
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Casualty Claims Strategic Manager/ Director

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Casualty Claims Manager with experience in complex AB and BI Adjusting. You will provide technical and strategic guidance as well as analysis and recommendations to Directors and Claims Managers to achieve department objectives.

This is a Senior Management role which will not involve adjusting or managing files, this role is a strategic leadership position for an analytical Claims Manger/Director.

7+ years experience in AB, BI and Litigation, including large, complex and catastrophic claims.

  • Assure proper execution and regional regulatory legislative compliance of claim procedures and practices
  • Provide advice/guidance in the development of regional employees
  • Arrange & participate in quality reviews as required (including other regions)
  • Develop appropriate action plans with respect to severity, quality and customer experience
  • Develop opportunities identified through reviews, trend analysis and feedback from managers and staff
  • Provide advice to Corporate Risk, Data & Analytics and sales partners via participation in team meetings on claim trends, product offerings, coverage concerns
  • Provide analysis on actual plan variances and other trends impacting severity and expense plans
  • Monitor quality and consistency of all vendors
  • Identify needs gaps and monitor implementation of approved solutions designed to enhance quality, cost containment and customer satisfaction results
  • Ensures compliant to legislative requirements and identifies risks and participates in action plans to mitigate risk
  • Share knowledge, lead/participate/arrange training and other activities for Ontario Casualty

Qualifications & Experience:

  • University Degree/College Diploma
  • Strong knowledge of legislation requirements and current trends within the P&C insurance industry
  • Strong knowledge of casualty claim processes & procedures including rehabilitation concepts
  • Must have strong/advanced analytical, communication, and coaching skills
  • Enrolled in, or completion of CIP/FCIP
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of injury claims experience including catastrophic and complex Bodily Injury litigation claims handling
  • Ability to develop, implement, and measure programs and processes that proactively address adverse severity trends
  • Superior coaching skills, ability to work with groups, and proven ability to influence others
  • Advanced MS Office knowledge, Tableau, Access, etc.
  • Able to travel as required

Please forward resume to [email protected]  

Personal Lines Sales Broker $45,000 base + commission

March 4, 2018 by  
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Personal Lines Sales Broker     $45,000 base + Commissions + Benefits and Vacation.

Comma Recruitment are looking for a RIBO licensed sales and service representative.

The sales broker role is responsible for the growth of personal lines business through inbound and outbound sales activities. This position requires a good knowledge of personal lines coverage, while being familiar with insurance industry guidelines and underwriting criteria.

Sales leads will be provided and there are great opportunities to represent the company at group insurance meetings, sponsored events and industry social events

Salary of $45,000 + Commissions, expected earnings $55k+

Full benefits and vacation package, all education and training paid for, superb promotion and professional development opportunities.


  • Grow personal lines network with support from management to achieve sales goals
  • Inbound and outbound calls to close personal lines home and auto sales.
  • Ensure accurate risk selection and adhere to underwriting criteria
  • Provide accurate and timely quotes to potential customers
  • Proactively seek the opportunity to cross-sell other lines of business
  • Demonstrate a professional attitude and maintain a customer-centered approach
  • Follow company and brokerage procedures and workflow requirements


  • RIBO Licensed
  • Experience in personal lines insurance sales.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer and keyboarding skills

Please forward resume to [email protected]