Guidewire Business & Integration Architect

Canada Ontario - Toronto JOB NO. 00877014

Job Description

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Business and Systems Integration professionals analyze, design and/or develop best practice business changes through technology solutions.

 

Job Description:


Insurance Processes professionals enable the processes involved in supporting the insurance industry including property and casualty insurers, life insurers, health insurers, and reinsurers.

As a Guidewire Consultant, you will be working on a team to shape and deliver projects aimed to address a client's strategic business challenges in the P&C insurance policy administration space. A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities: Participate in all phases of SDLC from requirements/scoping through deployment. Build expertise in key technical, functional and professional skills. Plan and coordinate own/team's activities (if in a supervisory role) to meet deliverable commitments and quality expectations. Implement better and/or innovative ways to meet goals or overcome obstacles. Maintain a high level of Client focus within the team. Work collaboratively with other team members (Client and Accenture) from different disciplines and backgrounds. Keep management informed and involved as issues develop.




Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years of work experience with basic knowledge of insurance products and processes
  • Minimum 2 years of agile delivery experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with P&C insurance policy administration
  • Minimum 2 years of Guidewire PolicyCenter
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Finance, Economics, Business, Computer Science/MIS or Engineering)

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Guidewire BillingCenter or P&C insurance billing functions and processes/workflows
  • Experience with Guidewire Portals, or other customer/external facing applications
  • P&C insurance business processes and operating model development


Professional Skill Requirements:

 

Experience with:

  • Working closely with Clients to define and document requirements.  
  • Understanding of the processes required to define a new insurance product, including product definition, rating and rules
  • Exposure to and / or experience in billing functions for P&C operations (e.g., direct bill, agency bill, payment processing, disbursements, agent commission)
  • Full understanding of the policy administration life-cycle from quote to bind, day 2 transactions and renewals
  • Understanding of billing administration lifecycle from premium issuance and scheduling to earned premium collection and write-off.
  • Demonstrated experience in one or several of the following: Personal Lines, Small Commercial Lines, Large Specialty, Domestic Companies and/or Multi-national companies.

 

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Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs such as for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009 or send us an email.

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