Underwriting Assistant

Excess CasualtyHybrid Remote, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania Omaha, Nebraska Scottsdale, Arizona


Description

GBLI | Global Indemnity provides specialty property and casualty insurance for small to middle-market businesses – and we’re on a mission to be the best-in-class while achieving steady, profitable growth. Our guiding principles include the core belief that our people are number one. We also strongly emphasize a customer-centric mentality and disciplined underwriting practices. Our work environment is flexible, friendly, and collaborative, with plenty of opportunities to take charge of your career. 

Position & Responsibilities:

  • Set up submissions in ImageRight and rating worksheets
  • Follow up on outstanding underwriting information from brokers
  • Assist underwriters and management with running agency reports
  • Conduct internet searches and assist underwriters in researching and underwriting risks
  • Order inspection reports at request of underwriters
  • Act as liaison between various departments and Underwriting to ensure policies are issued correctly and premiums are booked and billed properly.
  • Participate in continuing education where required; and participate in agent meetings conducted by the company.
  • Review and set up renewals
  • Organize departmental files in Sharepoint
  • Refer urgent requests to other staff in absence of manager
  • Participate in projects, such as updating underwriting manuals

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • 1 + years’ experience in an underwriting department of an insurance company or agency preferred
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Insurance related coursework beneficial
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a Windows based environment with working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and the internet
  • Ability to communicate with producers intelligently and professionally through telephone conversations and electronic correspondence
  • Prior experience working in with rating systems is a plus
  • Portray a professional image and the ability to work independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work accurately with detailed information
  • Ability to work both individually and in a team setting

What GBLI offers you:

  • Generous paid time off (PTO)
  • Professional development opportunities (including a mentorship program)
  • Educational assistance program, which covers up to $5,250 in educational costs per year
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan (with vision and dental)
  • No-cost health insurance plan available
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with up to 6% company match and immediate vesting
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Company-sponsored social events
  • Various committees to get involved in, which include our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, Charitable Giving Committee, and Employee Wellness Committee

Global Indemnity Group celebrates and supports differences. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for our employees, customers and communities we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.