Account Manager - Benefits

NFP Corp.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Type: Full time


Who We Are

PFS (part of NFP Corp) is a leading underwriter of specialized disability insurance for top talent in the worlds of sports, entertainment, business and medicine. PFS addresses the void in financial plans for highly paid professionals by developing flexible policies that protect assets and earnings of people whose future depends on their continued ability to perform at elite levels. Today, PFS underwrites over $5-billion of coverage each year.


PFS is looking to hire a new Account Manager to join its team. This Account Manager role will be a critical part of PFS’ success and works closely with all levels of PFS’ executive, management, and support team, along with a variety of external brokers and clients. The Account Manager will manage an existing portfolio of clients as well as handle new business accounts. This role is responsible for managing all aspects and stages of an insured client's file including initial quoting, coordination of underwriting and policy binding, all the way to potential claims handling. The Account Manager is responsible for managing their own work, participates in projects/assignments as requested and supports Underwriters throughout this process. The hired candidate will be asked to acquire their Accident & Health insurance license within 90 days of employment if not already completed.

Key attributes of interested candidates include:

  • Advanced computer prowess - strong Excel, Word and Email skills;
  • High attention to detail;
  • Time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks;
  • Desire to provide the highest quality customer service;
  • Strong planning and organizational skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible is essential… we work in a fast-paced and often changing environment;
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills & professional style;
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Proactive, enthusiastic attitude;
  • Results-oriented team player;
  • Ability to build rapport and collaborate with others within the company and externally.

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Life and health license
  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • 2-3 years working in insurance; disability experience a plus

More about Us:

We’re part of NFP, a six-time Best Places to Work award winner in Business Insurance who has also earned the 5-Star Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) award from Insurance Business magazine and the WORK180 employer endorsement. NFP is a recognized Elite Agency award winner and a leading property and casualty broker, benefits consultant, wealth manager, and retirement plan advisor. NFP provides solutions enabling client success through the expertise of over 7,000 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors and financial institutions.

What We Offer

We're proud to offer a competitive salary, PTO & paid holidays, 401(k) with match, exclusive discount programs, health & wellness programs, and more. Our PeopleFirst culture focuses on building and nurturing lifelong relationships with our employees because, at the end of the day, we exist to be there for others.

NFP and You... Better together!

NFP and PFS is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer.