Underwriter Assistant

Back to All Jobs

Job Identification Number: 190

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Insurance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client, a leading insurer, is seeking an Underwriting Assistant, to join their Chicago, IL Office. This person will be responsible for the general support of the Underwriters of the Department in an operational and administrative capacity, handling administration of submissions, new business, renewals and endorsements and will supporting the business. This will be a full time, temporary position with the possibility to go permanent.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists underwriters with technical review and analysis of all new and renewal business.

  • Identifies and requests additional information required to complete analysis.

  • Assists in the preparation of experience/exposure analyses to provide quantitative data for the underwriting decision process.

  • Responsible for maintaining underwriting submission inbox.

  • Prepares quotes, processes premium coding and issues policies and endorsements on instruction from underwriters.

  • Set up and maintain policy files, follow up for outstanding subjectivity and process mid-term policy changes.

  • Maintain professional communication with underwriters, as well as outside production sources, agents and brokers.

  • Assists with special projects and other tasks assigned by higher level underwriters.

  • Acts as liaison between underwriting and accounting as directed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Prior experience in a similar or administrative capacity

  • Strong and prior data  entry experience; Strong analytical skills

  • Excel and other spreadsheet capability

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment