The State Treasurer’s Office is seeking an inquisitive and detail-oriented senior claims analyst in the Unclaimed Property Program (UPP) that is passionate about our mission of returning unclaimed property to its rightful owners.
Provides expertise in the area of complex claims and customer service.
Serves as a backup for several core functions within the division.
Serves as the Unclaimed Property Program’s subject matter expert in the processing of complex claims.
Reviews and approves all types of claims for payment, including complex claims, within department guidelines up to $10,000.
Performs in-depth research to ensure payment is made to the rightful property owner.
Reviews and confirms validity of legal documents submitted by claimants by reaching out to business partners and governmental entities as needed to ensure appropriate payment of funds.
Reviews work of other claims processors as assigned.
Resolves escalated customer issues.
Researches problems to identify the root cause, takes necessary steps to resolve any issues, recommends process improvement initiatives to prevent future occurrences and communicates outcomes to management.
Performs necessary transactions to process claims for properties containing securities.
Coordinates with the State’s custodial agent to sell or transfer shares of stock as directed by the claimant.
Researches and applies dividends and corporate actions applicable to properties at the time of claim. Post proceeds as needed from security sales.
Participates in outreach opportunities and other projects to locate individuals with unclaimed property.
Works collaboratively with the Operations Manager to provide guidance and support to team members within the division to ensure objectives and statutory guidelines are met.
Supports the business community via telephone, email and in person with interpreting and applying the requirements of the Uniform Unclaimed Property Act and filing unclaimed property reports to include the explanation of reporting software and procedures for submitting payment.
Minimum and Additional Requirements
Agency Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant experience in public administration, claims examination, financial services or a related field.
*Candidates must specifically meet the Agency Minimum Requirements or an equivalent combination of education and experience to be considered for this position.
The State Treasurer’s Office promotes a culture that is a fast-paced environment that supports high performance, exceptional work product, accountability and collaboration.
Position requires critical thinking, research skills, detailed documentation and the ability to effectively communicate with the general public including representatives of companies that remit unclaimed property.
Excellent written and verbal skills are required. Ability to plan and organize work activities and prioritize task completion according to established schedules and goals. Ability to multi-task and simultaneously navigate multiple on-line computer systems. Proficient in Microsoft Office products and adaptable to learning other proprietary computer systems. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
May require occasional in-state travel and very limited overnight travel. Must be able to safely lift and carry files, books and reports weighing up to 25 lbs. Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for intermittent periods of time. Must be able to reach, bend, and twist at the waist to perform filing, desk work and operate general office equipment.
At least five years of experience in claims auditing or reviewing legal documents in a financial services or related capacity is preferred.
Candidates may apply directly at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/3263289/program-coordinator-ii