GL Analyst SE/SW Region (Former Employee) – Scottsdale, AZ – February 17, 2016
Scottsdale can be a great company to work for, depending on where in the organizatinon you happen to "light". Some managers were supportive and knowledgeable but as time went by, more and more peope seemed to be promoted based on office politics. The quality of the work decined, as did the work-life balance over the nearly 10 years i was there. For the last couple of years the workload was nearly double what could reasonably be completed and working long days and weekends came to be expected.
Some good people still there; interesting work
Expectations/requirements unrealistic for burdensome workload
Senior Analyst (Former Employee) – Scottsdale, AZ – February 18, 2015
I enjoyed working for Scottsdale Insurance Company and had a great team atmosphere in every department I was assigned. The benefits were fantastic. I liked the diversity of the company and worked well with my co-workers and Management. Scottsdale Insurance Company held an Underwriting Conference each year and the employees and their customers were very pleased to participate.
Senior Statistical Processing Technician (Former Employee) – Scottsdale, AZ – January 1, 2016
A typical day would always be interesting yet challenging depending on the amount of workflow that needed to be accomplished for the day. My co-workers as well as management were excellent people and we would always work as a team to get the work done for the day especially during month end as well as year end.
Win tickets to any of the sporting events that are being held in the area
Senior Business Analyst (Current Employee) – Scottsdale, AZ – November 15, 2015
Good place if you are entry level and trying to learn the ropes. Not so for seasoned professionals.
A typical day at work is full of stress and management is poor. Project managers in IT are micro managers and Nationwide culture is making employees stressful. Lot of people are leaving due to extreme stress.
Brokerage Property, Underwriter (Current Employee) – Scottsdale, AZ – May 18, 2015
I enjoy working for this company very much. I am looking to supplement my income with part time opportunities. Scottsdale Insurnace Company is a wonderful family oriented company and promotes work/life balance.
Accounting Clerk (Former Employee) – Scottsdale, AZ – October 10, 2012
I temped for this comany for 1 1/2 years, and was never hired on. Then they wanted me to take 2 weeks off unpaid. I could not financially do that. A very quiet work environment with well established clicks.
Senior Analyst (Former Employee) – Scottsdale, AZ – October 19, 2012
Scottsdale Insurance Company is a subsidiary ot Nationwide Insurance. My position for which I was recruited was to monitor and analyze a service contract company insured by Scottsdale.
A typical day for me started at 4:00 AM when things were still quiet. I created many reports via SEQUEL and used them to generate monthly key indicator reports and management reports. Each batch of reports showed areas of strength and weakness at the service contract company. I shared those strenghts and weaknesses with the Finance and Actuarial departments regularly. I also created ad hoc reports for those departments on request. Because my day started at 4:00 AM I was able to leave early to pursue my hobbies (sports car restoration and writing).
My co-workers were a small group of 4 or so individuals who helped with IT issues and brainstormed about the possible causes of problems at the service contract company as well as possible remedies. I was recruited at Scottsdale because there were no other employees with any experience in service contracts. Because there were no managers who understood what I was doing it was hard to educate them. My colleagues in Finance and Actuary became very knowledgeable and helpful.
The most enoyable part of the job was seeing my projections come true with great frequency. Working with Finance to generate RAROC (Risk Adjusted Return on Capital) allowed us to isolate the factors that made the service contract product profitable or unprofitable. Presenting those RAROC reports was a lot of fun and gained me and my colleagues a lot of compliments.
All in all mymore... time at Scottsdale Insurance Company was very rewarding.less
excellent work environment and very professional colleagues
nobody else at scottsdale had any service contract experience