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Account Manager I

Parsippany, New Jersey

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You’ll quickly learn that we’re not like other property insurance companies. We’re guided by the belief that most losses can be prevented. So we do everything we can to understand your business needs and reduce your risk.

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Account manager
employee since 2008

My parents have always instilled in me the concept of working hard, having fun, thinking long term and planning for the future. FM Global is exciting, innovative and dynamic, and with so many professional opportunities here, it's also a company where you can spend your whole career and never get bored. I remember back during one of my initial interviews with FM Global, a manager shared that over 80% of the office staff had been with the company since they graduated college. That kind of longevity is one of the reasons I decided to work at FM Global. I'm proud to work for a company that invests in its employees and trains them to be the best. The willingness to learn is universal, the exposure to knowledge is infinite and the different career paths are endless. The opportunities to think long term don't get much broader.


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Job ID 2020-10265 Date posted 12/29/2020 Locations Parsippany, New Jersey;

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FM Global, a Fortune 500 Company, is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.


This is the first of three levels within the Account Manager job family with this position requiring supervision during a training period. Performs insurance servicing and underwriting activities on existing accounts and for underwriting of new business and is responsible for overall account team leadership. This position's primary function is to serve as the Account Team Leader or Manager of the Account. Serve as key/primary interface with clients/brokers on all aspects of the account including insurance products and services, engineering and claims services. It is expected that people in this position will develop the skills, experience, and knowledge to transition into an Account Manager II or Sales position

1.On smaller, less complex accounts. Maintain a profitable book of business by effective use of sales techniques, client relationships, risk assessments, application of sound underwriting principles and creative use of underwriting resources.

2.With ACSM, CSM or Branch Manager guidance Ensure premium growth by retaining existing clients through value added service, by selling additional product lines and by establishing equitable terms and conditions on new accounts introduced by sales executives. Ensure policies accurately reflect both the insured's and FM Global's intent of coverage.

3.Provide professional advice and consultation to all clients on insurance coverages and risk management matters, making them aware of the benefits derived from various products and services offered by FMGlobal.

4.In conjunction with Account Engineers, establish risk improvement priorities and support efforts to obtain client compliance with loss prevention recommendations.

5.Protect FM Global's assets through creative use of company underwriting programs and adherence to published guidelines which include: Line setting Techniques, Judicious Purchase of Reinsurance (where warranted), Timely Issuance of Binders and Policies, Catastrophe Aggregate Analysis, M.F.L. Analysis and Cross Liability Checks.

6.Collect outstanding premium balances in a timely manner to meet Operation's goals and objectives.

7.Continue professional development-maintain necessary licensing and continue to update knowledge of underwriting guidelines, policy forms, loss prevention practices, and insurance industry developments.

8.Provide leadership to the overall FM Global account team, ensuring that the Account Business Plan is implemented effectively and efficiently.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; CPCU, ARM desired 2+ years FM Global experience or 4+ years industry experience (broker/insurance company) in servicing/underwriting large property accounts of varying occupancies.

Working knowledge of property insurance and forms, financial statements, general loss prevention engineering terms and concepts as well as business computer applications.  Demonstrated above average ability in organization, problem solving, sales/negotiation, leadership, and team building.  Knowledge of internal systems and Microsoft Office products

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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