Underwriting Assistant

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES* Assists in the general underwriting process by obtaining necessary information and data from brokers as required.* Assists in the underwriting, rating, pricing and quoting of business with Underwriter supervision.* Confirms underwriting terms and conditions and determines appropriate endorsement, terms and conditions for quote/binder/policy with the Underwriter's approval.* Completes formal rating and documentation of bound business as is customary for policy issuance.* Maintains renewal listing and follow up with producers as necessary for renewal information.* Maintains or exceeds service standards for endorsement and cancellation requests.* Responds to internal and external client inquiries.* Reviews loss information.* Organizes and maintains policy files. Reviews files, records and other documents, as needed.* Develops strong working relationships with counterparts at agent and broker offices.* Runs reports as necessary.* Performs research on issues and analyzes data.* Continues to increase underwriting knowledge and skills through formal education.* Performs other duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES* Basic knowledge of the underwriting process and of casualty coverage and required forms/endorsements.* Strong computer skills (Excel|Word|SharePoint) with demonstrated high accuracy output.* Strong problem solving, reasoning, and decision making skills.* Excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills.* Excellent attention to detail.* Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks while meeting established deadlines.* Ability to demonstrate planning and organizational skills.* Proven team player and energetic personality.EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / CERTIFICATIONS* College degree or equivalent work experience as an Underwriting Assistant with demonstrated involvement in insurance industry education.PHYSICAL DEMANDS* Physical demands are considered to be that of an office environment, climate controlled, with minimal physical exertion. This position requires prolonged sitting, ability to utilize a computer and interactions with others in meetings or via phone.BENEFITS* We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, education assistance and paid time off.IFG Companies is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. M/F/D/V

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