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Underwriting Assistant

Company: Berkley
Location: High Point
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Company Details:
-With over 35 years of proven expertise in the workers' compensation industry, Key Risk delivers innovative and responsive solutions that provide our clients the freedom to do what they do best. Offering guaranteed cost options to employers nationwide, Key Risk focuses on delivering products and services within specialized verticals to reduce workers' compensation exposures and deliver industry-leading results. -All products and services are distributed through appointed insurance agents and brokers. Key Risk is a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, whose insurance company subsidiaries are rated A+ (Superior), Financial Size Category XV by A.M. Best Company and A+ (Strong), by S -For further information about Key Risk please visit www.KeyRisk.com

The Underwriter Assistant will be responsible for providing Underwriters with the information necessary to make prudent underwriting decisions and to support the underwriting life cycle from pre-submission through policy issuance and renewal. -Triage incoming submissions for Underwriting review and provide instructions for entry into policy administration systemCollect data, review, analyze, and rate new and renewal business to prepare files for Underwriter reviewProficiently navigate and perform transactions in the policy administration system and other systems and tools used in the underwriting processIssue policies in policy administration system according to Underwriter instructions and within time service standardsReview policies to ensure they are issued accurately based upon the terms and conditions outlined by the Underwriter and producerReview and produce endorsements within authority or based on Underwriter instructionsRequest and review supplemental applications for workers compensation insurance and highlight areas of concern for Underwriter reviewInterpret and analyze underwriting manuals/guidelines, rating manuals, forms, and workflows workers compensation insuranceMaintain knowledge of technical underwriting process and/or research information if needed; participate in ongoing training as necessaryHandle various requests and/or inquiries from agents, brokers and/or underwriters through phone, in person, and written correspondenceResponsiveness on service requests from clientsAssist the Underwriter in maintaining productive and effective relationships with assigned agency partners including occasional visits to agency locationsOrder various underwriting reports to compile data for the UnderwritersInform Underwriters of any underwriting or agency issues immediatelyPerform administrative duties for the department including writing reports and business correspondenceParticipate in various projects to drive innovation and continuous improvement for our company and clients

Self-motivated and results orientedCapable of working with internal and external teams and partnersSuperior customer experience skillsExcellent vendor management skillsPositive attitude and professional demeanorDemonstrated ability to meet deadlines, determine priorities and adapt to changing priorities as neededStrong computer skills, including Excel and Outlook, and the ability to master multiple policy and underwriting systems and resources -Education RequirementBA/BS Degree preferred

Additional Company Details:
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Additional Requirements:
COVID-19 vaccine required unless prohibited by law.

Keywords: Berkley, High Point , Underwriting Assistant, Other , High Point, North Carolina

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