Underwriting Assistant

American Capital Assurance Corp. (“AmCap”), an A.M. Best “A- Excellent“ rated commercial property insurance company, is seeking an Underwriting Assistant to join our growing company in St. Petersburg, Florida.

St. Petersburg, FL, USA

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: <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Benefits:</strong></span><br />Employer paid health, life, and AD&amp;D insurance; 401K 6% matching contribution; Earned paid time off; Reimbursement for health club memberships; Time for healthy activities at work; Casual dress code; Off-site social/team builder events; Monthly and annual bonus opportunities.<br /><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Objectives:</strong></span><br />AmCap Insurance is looking to fill a position for an Underwriting Assistant (UA). As a UA, individuals will be exposed to all aspects of commercial property insurance. Upon completion of the full training programs, UA&rsquo;s should anticipate being capable of transitioning into a full-time Commercial Lines Underwriter position. Applicants should be detail-oriented and are expected to be rapid learners. During training, UA&rsquo;s will learn all aspects of underwriting from data entry, evaluating risk, processing endorsements, and quoting renewal business. In addition, continuing education assistance is available for employees to further develop their careers with AmCap Insurance. Based out of St. Petersburg Florida, AmCap Insurance is rapidly expanding and becoming an industry leader in our respective niche.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><br /></p> <p>EOE / Drug Free Workplace</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>DUTIES &amp; RESPONSIBILITIES</strong></p> <ul> <li>Evaluate applications for new business and renewals: <ul> <li>Examine applications, supplemental questionnaires, loss experience and additional resources such as appraisals, on-line tools and other third-party reports;</li> <li>Seeks additional information needed to determine eligibility under company guidelines and notifies agent to explain reason for decision (decline/quote);</li> <li>Maintain a master log of all submission activity and account files/documentation;</li> </ul> </li> <li>Prepare submissions for underwriting review and quoting;</li> <li>Process policies: <ul> <li>Requests &amp; follow up for documents to complete the underwriting file; Examines signed applications for completeness &amp; accuracy;</li> <li>Process endorsements, cancellations and reinstatements;</li> <li>Handles billing queries regarding payments; Follows up for receipt of outstanding balances;</li> <li>Orders inspections &amp; follows up for receipt;</li> </ul> </li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>DESIRABLE SKILL SETS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Attention to detail</li> <li>Strong analytical skills</li> <li>Excellent communication and time management skills</li> <li>The ability to work independently and in a team environment</li> <li>Strong commitment to customer service</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree</li> <li>Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Windows operating system</li> </ul>