Underwriter

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Job Identification Number: 981

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category:   Accounting & Finance , Insurance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

 Our client, a leading insurer, is seeking an Underwriter in their NYC office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for underwriting, servicing, and maintaining a book of excess casualty business through solid risk analysis and pricing.
  • Determine and recommend acceptable pricing and terms, within underwriting authority, on new business and renewals.
  • Maintain compliance with state filings and adhere to corporate underwriting and pricing guidelines.
  • Meet all divisional servicing objectives including but not limited to quote turnaround, policy issuance, phone management, file maintenance and documentation.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of annual business plan.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's, advanced degree, or equivalent;

  • 5+ years of Excess Casualty underwriting experience

  • Requires advanced knowledge of underwriting concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Demonstrates experience with and technical knowledge of commercial excess/umbrella
    insurance coverage including risk selection, methods and pricing.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks
    simultaneously

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel and Word)