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Data Specialist - Senior Data Specialist

Data Specialist - Senior Data Specialist

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Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group, a member of American Financial Group, is a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized as a top place to work. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


The Alternative Markets Division of Great American Insurance Group is a leader in the development of long-term, profitable captive partnerships with agents, associations, and groups of large accounts. The division also builds non-captive program partnerships directly with retail agents.


For more than a decade, we have delivered customized solutions to our partners, establishing a reputation for flexibility, responsive service and open communication. Our program-focused business model is a great alternative to the traditional commercial marketplace.


Alternative Markets is currently searching for a Data Specialist to support our program business.


  • Prepares moderately complex financial and business related analysis and reporting. Defines business and legal reporting requirements through research, interpretation of regulations, and business unit requests to meet customer needs.
  • Collects and analyzes data for validity and accuracy in preparation of assigned reports.
  • Develops and maintains department databases and assesses quality of data used in moderately complex reports.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of data sources content and structure to assess the quality of data.
  • Identifies and makes recommendations for resolution of identified issues in data and reporting quality.
  • Utilizes department / company software to prepare moderately complex data queries.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of industry and company products/coverages and applies that knowledge to support business activity.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of relevant resource materials and manuals may include: statistical manuals, statistical plans, coding guides, claims, underwriting, and premium audit files.
  • Provides technical advice to lower level associates and other functional areas.
  • May have responsibility for the performance and coaching of staff and may have a participatory role in decisions regarding development, hiring, firing, performance management, pay increases, etc., for direct reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Computer Science or related discipline OR equivalent experience
  • 4 or more years of related experience.
  • Proficiency in relational database tools (i.e., SQL, Cognos, etc.).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products especially Excel.
  • Successful candidate should have a working knowledge of Report Studio and be able to create ad hoc reports including join queries, create prompts, charts, etc.
  • Previous experience in the insurance industry preferred.

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