Claims Assessor Specialist – Discovery Life needed at Discovery Limited

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Job title : Claims Assessor Specialist – Discovery Life

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Key Purpose

To provide support to the assessing team with regards to financial assessments of Income Continuation and Disability Benefit claims. Ensuring that client’s benefits are paid correctly if/when the client is receiving income other than our disability benefits (aggregation), to protect the interest of the entity. Compilation of daily and monthly assessing/FSCA stats.

Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

  • Adherence to the service level agreement discipline for financial assessments in accordance to the policy contact.
  • Support the Claims assessing team with interpretation of the financial information, business statement and calculating aggregation of earnings applicable to benefits to ensure correct and high-quality output.
  • Demonstrate proficient service through formal communication to ensure adherence to communication standards.
  • Prepare and report on the Claims Assessing productivity statistics daily and monthly to show trends within the area.
  • Adhoc Quality Assurance to measure effective decision making.
  • Verification of payment calculations on income continuation benefits. Identify financial discrepancies to prevent over insurance.

Personal Attributes and Skills

  • Action Oriented
  • Nimble Learning
  • Instills Trust
  • Plans and Aligns
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Customer focus
  • Resilient
  • Flexible
  • Independent

Essential Technical Competencies

  • Analytical Skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Decision Making skills
  • Proficiency MS Suite
  • Understanding of Finance, Accounting and Tax practices

Qualifications & Experience


  • Matric (with Mathematics)
  • Diploma/Bachelors degree in a financial field such as accountancy – BCom Accounting
  • 1-2 years work experience in the financial services sector


  • Atleast 1 year experience in the Long-Term Insurance Sector

How to Apply for this Offer

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