Underwriting Assistant I, II in Braintree, MA at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Process and issuance of more complex policy changes according to assigned authority and underwriting instructions.
  • Responsible for analyzing and underwriting assigned risks that require mid-level of underwriting authority for multiple lines of business or a high level of authority within a mono-line.
  • Applies underwriting risk selection techniques to determine the acceptability of new and renewal insurance
  • Analyzes, evaluates and classifies assigned applications and refers to inspection reports and financial statements to determine acceptability based on rate guidelines and establishes rates
  • Renews previously underwritten risks; analyzes and evaluates loss reports, audits and other developed information to determine the need for modification of coverage or premium as well as the need for loss control consultation or policy cancellation
  • Recognizes workflow inefficiencies and recommends solutions to resolve.
  • Meet productivity and quality requirements as established in department objectives; collaborates with team members to manage work inventories.
  • Fields phone calls from external and internal customers; works to resolve service issues and responds to coverage and rating issues/questions.
  • Provides technical support as needed to agents on processes and procedures.
  • Builds positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Reviews/approves endorsements within authority level established.
  • Participate in projects, as directed by management

 

Minimum Requirements:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 years insurance experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle large volume of files on a daily basis
  • Ability to quickly and accurately analyze a risk for UW hazards, conditions and additional exposures
  • Ability to learn and work with multiple processing systems
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word
  • Ability to learn multiple processing systems

Job Requirements

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About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

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