As a Senior Risk Analyst for Saltchuk, you will be a part of an extraordinary work environment that combines the close-knit atmosphere of a small company with the perks and resources of a large corporation! In this role, you will report to the Senior Risk Manager and work closely with risk managers and their teams across the business units.


About Us

Saltchuk, headquartered in Seattle, is one of the largest privately-owned companies in Washington, with combined revenues of $5B and around 7,500 employees. We are a family of transportation and distribution companies that seek people who share our values and take pride in being professional, collaborative, and team oriented. We value safety, reliability, dedication to our organization, and industry-leading environmental innovation. We look for integrity, humility, kindness, and approachability. If you’re looking for a long-term career with growth opportunities, this is an extraordinary place to build one! Visit


  • Conduct Total Cost of Risk (TCOR) reporting by business unit (BU) and meet with risk management teams quarterly to review findings and contribute to the preparation of material for submission to the company’s Board.
  • Assist in the development of TCOR KPI metrics for the Saltchuk companies to support risk and safety initiatives and to make the TCOR report relatable and valuable to BU’s.
  • Work closely with risk management department to identify, create, and perform periodic updates on Origami fields required to automate TCOR reporting.
  • Develop metrics and analytics for deciding risk retention vs financing aimed at identifying insurance program and claim cost savings, including merger and acquisition activity.
  • In conjunction with Saltchuk Safety Manager, conduct deep dives into severity and frequency claim data at the BU level to identify areas to focus risk mitigation strategies and lessons learned to promote cost savings.
  • Improve processes for collecting and utilizing data sources that serve as a resource for reporting.
  • Special claim reporting and robust data analysis for various projects to spot trends and create recommendations for performance improvement.
  • Assist in the development of performance indicator reports for Saltchuk’s captive insurance program.
  • Reconcile, update and manage the monthly marine claim reports and self-insured retention claim approvals and payments in conjunction with the insurance broker’s claims team. Including tracking and creating reimbursement payments to business units for their monthly self-insured retention claim payments within the marine program. 
  • Analyze actuarial forecasts to actual results over a 5–7-year timeframe.
  • Work with the Director of Risk Management and the finance team to prepare a self-insured retention marine reserve worksheet at each actuarial report date (4x per year), including the self-insured allocation by BU.
  • Collaborate with Aon Marine Claims to migrate their monthly claim report tracking to Origami.
  • Assist with premium allocation, invoice payments, policy audit reconciliation, maintaining department SharePoint site, and special insurance and risk management projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Insurance or Risk Management professional designation preferred.

Experience and Skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Very strong Excel skills.
  • Project management, vendor management, organizational and planning skills with a keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple assignments and under deadline pressure, ability to set priorities and schedule work, willingness to accept new responsibilities.
  • Ability to develop and maintain interpersonal relationships, work closely with others inside and outside of the company, cooperate with others in a team environment to support achieving company goals.
  • Basic accounting or finance knowledge.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Two to five years of insurance and/or risk management experience.
  • Two to three years of RMIS experience (preferably, Origami).
  • Proficient with MS Office applications, including SharePoint.

Pay and Benefits

You’ll get market-competitive pay & benefits aimed at supporting you and your family: medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, and disability benefits. We also practice generous 401(k) company matching to help you save for your future. Salary Ranges from $90,000-$120,000 (depending on years of experience as a senior analyst) plus a generous 20% annual bonus opportunity with upside potential. Three Weeks’ Vacation/year, 9 Holidays/year, 2 Personal Holidays Days/year, and 12 Days of Sick Leave/year. Employer-subsidized Medical/Dental/Vision Plans for employees and dependents. Employer-paid Life/AD&D/Long-Term Disability insurance 401(k) Retirement Match of 4% + an additional 3% Company Discretionary Match. Work from home on Fridays for the foreseeable future. Free ORCA Transportation Card and Monthly Parking Subsidy. Generous charitable Giving Matching Program.  Opportunities for Career Advancement too!


We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. All Saltchuk companies prohibit discrimination based on race; gender, gender identity, or gender expression; sexual orientation; geographic background; national origin; culture; age; disability; veteran status; economic status; marital status; religious beliefs; or genetics. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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