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Under general supervision, review insurance policy applications for completeness, accuracy and acceptability of risks. Research any previously declined coverage. Obtain supplementary information as needed to underwrite policy. Also, responsible for routine tasks, established projects and routine problem solving in support of one or more of the following departments; commercial lines, personal lines, benefits, marketing or claims.


May coordinate risk assessment with Underwriting team. Approve policy up to underwriting authority limit. Issue policy or certificate or declination and other required documentation. Communicate underwriting decision and document.
Update system to reflect underwriting workflow and decision. Assist in compiling reports to management, and writing procedural memoranda and document manual pages.

Functional job responsibilities may include:
• Coordinating information flow to resolve accounting, audit, claims or underwriting questions/issues
• Verifying, invoicing and processing insurance policies, endorsements and/or claims
• Maintaining customer database on agency management system
• Processing and revising draft insurance proposals
• Proofreading documents for accuracy and completeness
• Answering incoming calls
• Reviewing expiration lists and issuing necessary binders
• Maintaining files according to policies and procedures guidelines
• Preparing or requesting loss summaries
• Preparing detailed insurance summaries
• Assisting in reconciliation of accounts receivable by account
• Pursuing appropriate insurance licensing
• Update system to reflect underwriting workflow and decision. Assist in compiling reports to management, and writing procedural memoranda and document manual pages.


QUALIFICATIONS
• 3+ years of experience underwriting property & casualty
• Experience performing a variety of clerical functions including photocopying, faxing, filing and data entry
• Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
• Ability to navigate multiple computer systems, applications, and utilize search tools to find information
• Good analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
• Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Effective organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
• Ability to follow policies, procedures, and regulations


Job ID:

18696

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