Underwriting Spt Specialist II

<strong>AF Group (Lansing, Mich.) and its subsidiaries are a premier provider of innovative insurance solutions. Insurance policies may be issued by any of the following companies within AF Group: Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, Accident Fund National Insurance Company, Accident Fund General Insurance Company, United Wisconsin Insurance Company, Third Coast Insurance Company, or CompWest Insurance Company.</strong>

Westerville, USA

AF Group

<p class="p1"><strong>AF Group&rsquo;s focused and passionate team uses industry-leading best practices, analytics and resources to manage risk and minimize loss for our policyholders while strengthening businesses with our valued independent agent partners.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>We strive to continuously increase the long-term value of our organization by outperforming our industry peers and fostering a culture of underwriting and claims excellence.</strong></p> https://www.afgroup.com/

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: The Underwriting Support Specialist II performs a variety of underwriting support tasks to ensure proper file documentation and policy issuance. Point of contact with agents and internal stakeholders.&nbsp;<br /><br /> <p><strong>WORKING CONDITIONS:</strong></p> <p>Work is performed in an office setting with no unusual hazards.&nbsp;</p> <p><em>Pay Range - Actual compensation decision relies on the consideration of internal equity, candidate&rsquo;s skills and professional experience, geographic location, market, and other potential factors. It is not standard practice for an offer to be at or near the top of the range, and therefore a reasonable estimate for this role is between $37,400 and $62,800.</em></p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Performs underwriting tasks as determined by division manager/underwriter, within letter of authority.</li> <li>Review bind requests for completeness, follow up on missing items, and work with underwriter to ensure all documentation and information is complete and acceptable.&nbsp;</li> <li>Convert bind requests into policy typing packets so that policies can be typed and issued.</li> <li>Process endorsements.</li> <li>Review all inspections and prepare findings for underwriters.</li> <li>Refer individual risks to underwriter that are beyond delegated authority.</li> <li>Often the first point of contact for agents, this position is responsible for communicating directly with our agents on policy maintenance items.</li> <li>Other duties as requested by division manager.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><em>This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.</em></p>
Requirements: <p><strong>EDUCATION:</strong></p> <ul> <li>High school diploma or G.E.D. required.</li> <li>Additional college and/or insurance related course study desirable.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Minimum of 2 years' commercial casualty underwriting support experience preferably in a multi-state, multi-bureau environment.</li> <li>Previous experience with larger premium workers' compensation policies a plus.</li> <li>Previous regulatory compliance experience a plus.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:</strong><em>&nbsp;</em></p> <ul> <li>Excellent verbal and written communication and computer skills required.</li> <li>Strong customer and team-oriented work experience and ethic.</li> <li>Familiarity with commercial insurance bureau and underwriting processes.</li> <li>Ability to work effectively independently and as a team is essential.</li> <li>Accurate math and data entry skills required.</li> <li>Ability to organize daily work responsibilities and meet deadlines.</li> <li>Ability to take initiative and recommend changes to improve operational performance.</li> <li>Knowledge of computers and company standard software programs, with intermediate knowledge of Excel</li> <li>Excellent customer service skills are essential.</li> <li>Effective problem solving and attention to detail is essential.</li> </ul> <br /> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimal skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this position description.&nbsp;The qualifications should not be viewed as absolute standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered with other position-related criteria.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><em>We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is valued and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.</em></p>