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Underwriting Assistant

Company: AXIS Capital
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: November 20, 2023

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. Position Summary:

Works with the US Excess Casualty unit underwriters to issue policies, process endorsements, and maintain Broker relationships.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Make direct contact with brokers and their assistants including participating in meetings and visits as required.

Provides good customer service by responding promptly and courteously to all requests for information, working with the underwriter to assess accounts for quoting and, binding

Review and e-mail or fax quote and binder letters

Prepare policies for policy issuance

Review policies for accuracy and regulatory standards

Review policy logs for accurate input

Input policy and underwriting data in appropriate systems

Works to prepare submission risk evaluation for review by the underwriter

Prepare and forward appropriate documentation to solicit FAC RE quotes where/if applicable

Review new submissions for complete information and appropriate underwriting appetite

Prepare the renewal for underwriting review and evaluation for quotations and binders

Works with identified resources to maintain a structured diary system. Working with identified resources to structure and maintain file organization.

Manage diary system to ensure that all necessary information is received within established timelines

Follow up of delinquent data

Maintain submission and policy files according to documented standards

Pre review inspection reports and highlight information for underwriting if applicable

Works with premium accounting to resolve premium and data discrepancies.

Handle special projects and assignment as directed.

Required Education/Training & Experience:

High school diploma required. College degree preferred

Minimum 3-7 years' experience in the commercial insurance industry as a Property Underwriting Assistant

Must possess a solid understanding of Property and Casualty insurance coverages and principles, familiarity with ISO commercial class codes, rating, and Compliance guidelines

MS Office Suite and Outlook or similar computer software experience a must. Strong aptitude for learning new computer programs is required.

Strong customer service skills and a professional attitude are required.

Other desired skills and characteristics:

Proficient multi-tasking skills

Ability to work independently with little direct supervision

Strong Math skills, and Verbal/Written communication skills

Strong organization, prioritization, and time management skills, as well as strong customer service skills

Professional Development in industry coursework ongoing

For this position, we currently expect to offer a base salary in the range of $55K to $75K (GA) $47-65K (IL). The specific salary offer will be based on an assessment of a variety of factors including the experience of the successful candidate and their work location. In addition, all employees are eligible for competitive incentive targets, with awards based on overall corporate and individual performance. On top of this, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes medical plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and much more.

Keywords: AXIS Capital, Alpharetta , Underwriting Assistant, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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