Careers at AMERIND

Join Our Team. Make a Difference at AMERIND.

At AMERIND, every team member contributes to our mission of Tribes Protecting Tribes. When you join our team, you will help ensure that our clients and policyholders can access the affordable and sustainable services that protect Tribal Nations, businesses, and individuals.  

Our organization is searching for exceptional individuals interested in the success of our mission and the well-being of our client base. Please find a list of current open positions below.

AMERIND offers a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees. 100% employer paid benefits for you and eligible dependents. Educational assistance to expand your insurance knowledge and earn your degree.

Accountant

Job Summary
Analyzes financial information, reconciles accounts and ledgers, prepares financial reports, and maintains overall responsibility for the financial records in accordance with policies and procedures and within the established Generally Accepted Accounted Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.  

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Dependable
  • Self-motivated
  • Communicative and detailed oriented  
  • Resourceful; Create and discover new ideas for efficiency
  • Problem solver, ability to multi-task

Accounting Technician

Job Summary
Performs a variety of routine to complex day-to-day operations that involve processing of transactions, reconciliation of accounts and preparing journal entries.  Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information. 

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Typical business office setting with moderate noise level.
  • Non-office environment may be encountered for offsite presentations and support of company activities.
  • Must be able to sit for work at a computer for more than 6 hours per day.
  • Must be able to use hands for dexterity of motion and reach with hands and arms. Extensive use of computer keyboards.
  • Occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • Frequently required to talk and hear.
  • Must have ability to occasionally lift 10+ lbs.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Job Summary

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will operate as a trusted financial advisor
and strategic partner to AMERIND’s leadership team and board of directors by
effective leading enterprise-wide processes for financial planning, forecasting,
budgeting, and analysis. This position will work across the organization with
functional leaders to support the development, implementation and monitoring of
short-term and long-term financial strategies, ensuring the company’s growth,
performance and continued success. Provides leadership and coordination in the
finance, accounting, IT and budgeting for AMERIND.  Ensures that all accounting
and financial operations are executed in accordance with the system of internal
controls, and all applicable tribal, state, and federal regulations are in
accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental
Accounting Standards, and Statutory Accounting Principles.

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Financial expertise and analytical thinking
  • Creative mindset and innovative
  • Excellent communicator
  • Agile and adaptable in decision making
  • Effective at delegation and coordinating support

Safety Services Representative

Job Summary
Advises and works with clients on best practices to reduce loss and protect assets.  Conducts analysis to detect, report, and resolve matters in the area of safety while providing great customer service. 

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Problem-solving and analytical thinking
  • Interest of viewing issues from multiple perspectives
  • Communicative and people oriented  
  • Agile and adaptability in decision making
  • Problem solving approach that suggest trustworthiness

Senior Underwriter

Job Summary
The Senior Underwriter is responsible for risk evaluation, selection, pricing, and retention of new and existing business in accordance with company underwriting philosophy and individual level of authority. This individual also develops and maintains positive and professional relationships with broker partners, third party administrators or financial institutions. Requires demonstration of a high level of proficiency and knowledge in commercial, personal, worker’s compensation and auto lines of business.  

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Customer Focused
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Technical Knowledge and Skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication Skills (verbal and written)
  • Analytical and Decision-making skills
  • Negotiation and Interpersonal Skills
  • Math skills

Underwriter I

Job Summary
Review individual applications for insurance to evaluate the degree of risk involved, determine acceptance of applications, coverage amounts and premium for personal or commercial lines business. Responsible for retention of new and existing business in accordance with company underwriting philosophy and individual level of authority. This individual also maintains positive and professional relationships with broker partners, third party administrators or financial institutions.  

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Customer Focused
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Technical Knowledge and Skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication Skills (verbal and written)
  • Analytical and Decision-making skills
  • Negotiation and Interpersonal Skills
  • Math skills

Underwriter II

Job Summary
Advanced experience in underwriting. Underwriter is responsible for risk evaluation, selection, determine acceptance of applications, coverage amounts and premium for personal or commercial lines business. Responsible for retention of new and existing business in accordance with company underwriting philosophy and individual level of authority. This individual also develops and maintains positive and professional relationships with broker partner, third party administrators or financial institutions.

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Customer Focused
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Technical Knowledge and Skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication Skills (verbal and written)
  • Analytical and Decision-making skills
  • Negotiation and Interpersonal Skills
  • Math skills

Underwriting Technician

Job Summary
To provide technical assistance and support services to the Underwriting team and management, with appropriate approval.  Underwriting tech handles several aspects of policy processing and issuance, which include new business and/or renewal preparation; endorsement processing; cancellations; and/or all other policy processing associated tasks. Ability to balance attentiveness to detail with deadlines and prioritization needs.

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Customer Focused
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Technical Knowledge and Skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication Skills
  • Analytical and Decision making skills
  • Interpersonal Skills

Workers’ Compensation Claims Representative I

Incumbent handles Tribal Workers’ Compensation claims. Responsible for all technical aspects of claim management for assigned files including compliance with the AMERIND Risk Benefit Endorsement, Tribal Ordinances (when applicable) and all established performance guidelines. Caseload will consist of medical only claims and less complicated loss time claims.  Should also have familiarity with general claims handling software. This individual demonstrates positive and professional relationships with Members, Brokers, and clients.  

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Problem-solving and analytical thinking
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in discovering and developing new ideas
  • Service and people oriented
  • Agile and adaptability in decision making
  • Transparent and interactive in projects and reporting 
  • Trustworthy as a company rep; forthcoming, communicative, and people-oriented   

Workers’ Compensation Claims Representative II

Incumbent handles Tribal Workers’ Compensation claims. Responsible for all technical aspects of claim management for assigned files including compliance with the AMERIND Risk Benefit Endorsement, Tribal Ordinances (when applicable) and all established performance guidelines. Caseload will consist of medical only claims and less complicated loss time claims.  Should also have familiarity with general claims handling software. This individual demonstrates positive and professional relationships with Members, Brokers, and clients.  

This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position.

Position Characteristics and Competencies

  • Problem-solving and analytical thinking
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in discovering and developing new ideas
  • Service and people oriented
  • Agile and adaptability in decision making
  • Transparent and interactive in projects and reporting 
  • Trustworthy as a company rep; forthcoming, communicative, and people-oriented   
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong independent work ethic

AMERIND is an equal employment opportunity employer exercising Native American preference in employment and training as authorized in section 7 (b) (1) of P.L. 93-638. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, creed, religion, sex, age, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, or political affiliation. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. AMERIND hires individuals based on their qualifications for the job. To the greatest extent feasible, preference will be given to qualified Native American and Alaskan Natives for employment and training opportunities. We encourage you to contact our Human Resource Department for job inquiries.

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