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Sr Underwriting Assistant

Company: Axis capital
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital - a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

At AXIS, we believe that we are only as strong as our people. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming culture where employees of all backgrounds and from all walks of life feel comfortable and empowered to be themselves. This means that we bring our whole selves to work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodation is available upon request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

At the direction of Underwriting this position performs a variety of advanced administrative duties involving the triage of new and renewal business. This position requires the ability to work independently, exercising critical thinking skills relative to the directed work assignments.

In conjunction with the Unit Coordinator this position will also serve in a lead role as subject matter expert for department training and Quality Account Reviews.

Key Responsibilities

The major duties and responsibilities performed; This is not meant to be an exhaustive list or to prevent other duties from being assigned.

  • Work with the unit underwriters to bind, book, and issue policies, process endorsements and to maintain Broker relationships. Typical tasks include:
    • Reviews and e-mails quotes and binder letters
    • Prepares policies for policy issuance
    • Reviews policies for accuracy and regulatory standards
    • Reviews policy logs for accurate input
    • Inputs policy and underwriting data in appropriate systems
    • Process endorsements per request within established company guidelines
    • Makes direct contact with brokers and their assistants including participating in meetings and visits as required.
    • In conjunction with the Unit Coordinator aids in the Quality Account Review process
    • Plan and coordinate special projects and assignments as directed.

      Important Working Relationships

      These are the roles that this position must collaborate with and establish key working relationships with in order to be successful
      • Internal: Underwriting, Underwriting Client Services, Claims, Actuarial, CAT Modelling, Finance, Broker Compliance, Legal
      • External: Brokers and customer service reps at brokerage firms


        Desired Education and Required Experience to perform this role
        • College degree preferred; High school degree or equivalent with relevant work experience in multi-line commercial insurance will be considered
        • Minimum 5 years work experience in commercial Property insurance
        • Solid mathematical aptitude: testing may be administered
        • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
        • Proficient knowledge of underwriting principles and processes
        • Understands how to access and utilize necessary reference materials
        • Familiarity with regulatory requirements
        • Knowledge of policy forms and documentation
        • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (particularly, Excel and Word)
        • Good multi-tasking skills: ability to organize work and perform within time constraints

Keywords: Axis capital, Alpharetta , Sr Underwriting Assistant, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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