Underwriting Assistant

<strong>American Capital Assurance Corp. (&ldquo;AmCap&rdquo;), an A.M. Best &ldquo;A- Excellent&ldquo; rated commercial property insurance company, is seeking an Underwriting Assistant to join our growing company in St. Petersburg, Florida.</strong>

St. Petersburg, Florida

American Capital Assurance Corp.

<p><strong>Join our AmCap Insurance team, and you&rsquo;ll get more than a job.&nbsp; You&rsquo;ll find a company committed to growing, and keeping employees&nbsp;as&nbsp;the number one priority. AmCap Insurance&rsquo;s culture is like no other. Whether it be a birthday lunch, a team builder concert, or flying our entire company to New York, AmCap Insurance knows how to learn, innovate, grow and have fun!</strong></p> https://www.amcapins.com/

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Overview: The Underwriting Assistant provides support to commercial lines insurance underwriters and independent agents by analyzing applications under guidance of underwriters, issuing policies and endorsements, responding to billing inquiries, and performing related account servicing functions
Responsibilities: <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Essential Functions</strong></span> <br />Functions listed are intended to illustrate thee various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. <br />Evaluates applications with guidance from underwriters/supervisor to prequalify applicants by: <ul> <li>Examining applications, supplemental questionnaires, and loss experience to confirm eligibility;</li> <li>Communicating with agents regarding application status and documentation requirements;</li> <li>Maintaining records on all submission activity and account files;</li> <li>Preparing submissions for underwriting review and quoting.</li> </ul> Issues policies, including: <br /> <ul> <li>▪ Reviewing bound quotes for accuracy;</li> <li>Requesting documents as needed to complete the underwriting file;</li> <li>Examining signed applications to ensure accuracy;</li> <li>Addressing billing queries regarding payments;</li> <li>Ordering inspections; following up for missing information, as needed</li> <li>Processes endorsement requests with guidance from underwriters/supervisors</li> <li>Generates loss run reports as needed</li> <li>Performs other job-related duties as required.</li> </ul>
Requirements: Skills and Competencies <br /> <ul> <li>Customer Focus: Sets and maintains high standards for service to both internal and external customers.</li> <li>Industry Expertise: Establishes and begins building industry expertise, including a fundamental understanding of commercial insurance underwriting, risk analysis, agent relations, industry trends, and regulations.</li> <li>Collaboration: Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others across the organization to meet objectives.</li> <li>Professional Communication: Develops and delivers communications that are professional, courteous, clear and understood. Tailors communications to the needs of different audiences.</li> <li>Attention to Detail: Performs tasks with a high degree of accuracy and precision.</li> <li>Time Management: Responds in a timely manner and completes tasks efficiently and effectively.</li> </ul> Education and Experience: <br /> <ul> <li>Proficient in Microsoft including Excel, Word, Access, Outlook.</li> <li>Experience working with Google Suite is a plus</li> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree or culmination of college course work and related work experience required.</li> <li>Works well in a team environment.</li> </ul> Physical and Environmental Conditions: <br /> <ul> <li>Work is conducted in downtown St. Petersburg, a vibrant waterfront community.</li> <li>Ability to sit and work on a computer for extended periods is required.</li> </ul> Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.