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Sedgwick Sr Account Consultant in Austin, Texas

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It’s an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It’s having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.

A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you’re someone who cares, there’s a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.

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Sr Account Consultant

PRIMARY PURPOSE : To manage claim caseload of highly complex claims, coverage issues (handling claims against insurance or other companies related to personal, casualty, or property loss of at least $1million) and complex litigation within granted authority level including related financial implications, along with financial implications and to mentor other team members.


  • Manages claim caseloads involving complex coverage issues with specific loss such as discontinuing business expense.

  • Handles claims of at least one million dollars and that involve multiple buildings.

  • Utilizes special account instructions to obtain individual customer information and adhere to instructions; identifies, initiates, and coordinates various specialized services such as subrogation, fraud evaluation or case management review to resolve claims.

  • Establishes and maintains effective relationship with internal and external customers and internal colleagues; communicates effectively and timely.

  • Mentors and coaches account representatives and account specialists; facilitates round table discussions within the assigned team.

  • Investigates, evaluates, and resolves claims; identifies potential problems/trends in claim files and takes corrective action or makes corrective recommendations; interprets medical reports and state law or jurisdictional law in claim handling.

  • Applies jurisdictional and medical knowledge to properly assess the indemnity, medical and expense exposure of assigned claims and appropriately interprets and applies insurance coverage.

  • Reviews client files and collaborates with team to prepare information which includes thorough analysis of file strategies, claims status and emerging trends.

  • Proactively manages litigation in conjunction with client requirements; works constructively with client and legal representatives to resolve complex litigated claims.

  • Ensures compliance and best possible outcomes by minimizing financial liability.

  • Complies with all statutory guidelines and individual licensing requirements in order to prevent penalties and fines; utilizes instructions and tools provided to ensure that all state required documentation is issued accurately and in timely manner in accordance with specific jurisdictional timeframes and guidelines.

  • Monitors reports as assigned and documents compliance with key jurisdictional requirements (i.e. EDI, timeliness of benefit payments, etc.); assists Team Lead in tracking completion of team’s tasks and projects; reviews SAS/SOX documents and submits in timely manner; and assists with takeover and reverse takeover projects ensuring that claim files are transferred and handled appropriately.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).


Education & Licensing

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. State adjuster licenses required.


Eight (8) years of related experience or equivalent combination of experience and education required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Thorough legal and jurisdictional knowledge based on line of business

  • Strong oral and written communication, including presentation skills

  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

  • Analytical and interpretive skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong Customer Service skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies


When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental : Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical : Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual : Hearing, vision and talking

NOTE : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, may be required for this position.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring counts

Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Every day, in every time zone, the most well-known and respected organizations place their trust in us to help their employees regain health and productivity, guide their consumers through the claims process, protect their brand and minimize business interruptions. Our more than 30,000 colleagues across 80 countries embrace our shared purpose and values as they demonstrate what it means to work for an organization committed to doing the right thing – one where caring counts. Watch this video to learn more about us. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywxedjBGSfA)