Ops Processing Mgr

Amarillo TX
February 08 2019
Insurance, Securities
Functional Area:

OP - Operations

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): No Travel

Relocation Provided: No

American General Life Insurance Company

Your future team

AIG, one of the largest insurance organizations in the world, has career opportunities in the Life & Retirement Business. With over 900 employees and growing, AIG is one of the top employers in Amarillo. If you are looking for a career opportunity where you can learn a business that helps customers secure their financial future then we look forward to hearing from you!

AIG in Amarillo is seeking a Manager for the Group Activity Unit (GAU) and Special Handling teams in our Group Retirement business. This leadership position reports to the Associate Director of Distributions. The VALIC GAU/Special Handling Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of these two teams department with an emphasis on customer centricity while delivering quality work. The GAU/Special Handling manager engages in activities with internal and external customers to meet client needs while consistently meeting deadlines, established goals, service level agreements and remaining compliant with required regulations and audit controls. The Special Handling team offers support for Distributions by processing time sensitive work such as stop pay/void requests, wires, manual checks addressing call center inquiries, abandoned property, returned checks, tax corrections, suspense reconciliation and forfeitures. The GAU team handled group distributions which include, plan terms, cash outs, deconversions, daily trades, IPPRS, forfeitures and maintenance of the forfeiture database.

Career Path

We provide you with the training and opportunity for development along with a pay for performance culture to earn additional recognition and bonuses.

Your contribution at AIG

As an influencer at AIG, people come to you as a “go-to” source for help and support because of your deep knowledge and expertise. As a more experienced team member, you are capable of driving continual improvement and impacting the way that things get done. Because of your influence, whether direct or indirect, we are able to deliver powerful outcomes for our clients.

  • As a great manager you will provide direction, motivate and grow talent, and empower and coach teams toward higher levels of performance.
  • Manage resources for maximum effectiveness to ensure transactions are processed timely and with accuracy.
  • Develop an environment that encourages open communication, teamwork and creative approaches to problem solving while accomplishing departmental and organizational goals.
  • Establish relationships across various lines of business in order to coordinate consistent practices to achieve business objectives.
  • Drive process improvement projects for improved efficiency while maintaining regulatory requirement and audit controls.
  • Monitor production, quality, SLAs, attendance, personnel issues and employee development, while building relationships with team members through regular coaching and mentoring.

What we are looking for:

  • 3 years management experience in a financial or insurance industry.
  • College degree preferred.College and experience may be accepted.
  • Must demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and project management skills required.
  • Knowledge of V-system, AWD, SAP, Convey and TAPS is desired.
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management skills needed.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills with proven ability to motivate staff and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Proven record desired providing direction, motivating and growing employees to drive high levels of performance.

What our employees like most about working for AIG:

  • Employee atmosphere and people approach
  • Career path and growth potential
  • Generous Paid Time Off (AIG recognizes the importance of work life balance)
  • Generous Benefits Plan: FSA, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan: Dollar for dollar matching up to 6% with immediate vesting plus an additional 3% from AIG.
  • Company opportunities for charitable participation and giving

About AIG

AIG is one of the world's largest insurance organizations providing protection and financial solution, with a history dating back to 1919. Over 56,000 employees serve customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions around the globe. The Life and Retirement business provides Americans with protection, investment and income solutions needed for financial and retirement security.

It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission - creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

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