Underwriter Assistant - Personal Lines

Location: Omaha, NE
Date Posted: 08-06-2017
An Underwriter Assistant works with a diverse customer base and is responsible for all policy transaction processing and technical support functions for the property underwriting unit.
Primary Responsibilities
• You will triage incoming new business submissions to eliminate non-qualifying submissions
• Conduct clearance process on new business submissions
• Assign incoming submissions; place orders for inspection reports as assigned by underwriter
• Review inspection reports for discrepancies/material changes from application and policy
• Develop recommendation letters and monitor policies for recommendation compliance
• Rate and price money endorsements and cancellations in accordance with policy conditions
• Ensure cancellations are processed in accordance with state requirements and policy conditions.
• Contact producers to gather all required account information
• Rate risks through various rating programs to support rate structure proposed by underwriter and provide the underwriter with all of the underwriting data required to evaluate the risk. 
* Complete the coding of all new and renewal risks in accordance with the specifications for the applicable line of business
• Act as liaison between various departments and Underwriting to ensure policies are issued correctly and premiums are booked and billed properly
• Attend industry specific seminars and courses; participate in continuing education where required; and participate in wholesaler seminars conducted by the company       
Required Experience & Skills 
• 2- to 3 years experience in an underwriting department of an insurance company; experience with property coverage preferred
• Strong organizational skills are required
• Insurance related coursework is beneficial
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
• Ability to work in a Windows based environment with working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and the internet
• Ability to intelligently and professionally communicate with agents through telephone conversations and electronic correspondence
• Portray a professional image
• Ability to meet deadlines and work accurately with detailed information
• Ability to work both individually and in a team setting 
• Knowledge of commercial products.(Desired skills but not required)
• Knowledge of rating farm products..(Desired skills but not required)                                                   
This Client offers an amazing compensation plan which includes; medical, dental, 401K, LTD. STD. Paid time off, Tuition Reimbursement, and the opportunity to learn and advance in your career as well as promotional opportunities.  
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