Underwriting Assistant, Commercial Insurance

Employer
AmWINS Group, Inc
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
AmWINS is looking for an Underwriting Assistant for their Columbia location. The Underwriting Assistant will be responsible for providing support to an Underwriter by preparing information for a variety of reports and documents, processing inquiries and forms and communicating with outside sources. The successful candidate will possess a vibrant personality, excellent communication skills, great motivation, capacity to understand concepts and drive to succeed in a team environment. As an Underwriting Assistant, you will have the opportunity to grow your career with one of the largest independent wholesale insurance brokers and general agencies in the US insurance industry, and work with industry leading Surplus Lines Carriers. To the qualified candidate we offer: * Compensation includes a salary commensurate with experience * Full benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Life, Disability and 401(k) * Collaborative, continuing education focused work environment * Opportunity for advancement * Opportunity for formal sales and leadership training * Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) with Vacation and Personal days Underwriting Assistant duties: * Preparing information needed to market new and renewal business * Monitoring various reports for consistency * Potential for policy issuance and endorsement processing * Make and follow through with request for missing information from outside sources * Assist in accounting procedures such as invoicing * Data entry into multiple internet based systems * Use Microsoft Office software, (eg Outlook, Word and Excel) * Answer incoming calls * Multi-Tasking Underwriting Assistant requirements: * Minimum 3 years experience as support staff in commercial insurance * Excellent computer skills including typing proficiency, Microsoft Office proficiency with an emphasis in Excel spreadsheets * Strong written and verbal communication skills * Excellent attention to detail * High-level of motivation * Ability to prioritize important and pressing tasks * Innate organizational skills, willingness to take on challenges, and focus on personal responsibility Company Description: AmWINS is dedicated to offering our clients the best insurance solutions. With more than $13 billion in premium placements, AmWINS is the largest wholesale broker in the US AmWINS has extensive relationships with more than 100,000 retailers and more than 22,000 carriers/markets. To learn more about us - but no direct inquiries, please- visit