Underwriting Assistant

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Job Identification Number: 412

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Insurance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview:

A Specialty Lines Insurance company is looking for an Underwriting Assistant in New York.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Input data on submission into database and follow up on outstanding information

  • Input data requested by underwriter in database

  • Correspond with brokers as required and issue premium and non-premium bearing endorsements

  • Routes telephone and other forms of communication and sort assigned paperwork

  • Assist with system management forms

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience in office environment; insurance industry preferred and knowledge of business terminology and office practices

  • Ability to multi-task, collaborate with others, and follow instructions

  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail

  • Strong computer skills; MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)

  • Comfortable handling confidential/sensitive information