Associate Underwriter

Burns & Wilcox
Cockeysville, MD
Oct 27, 2021
Oct 29, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
: Responsibilities: When someone needs insurance coverage for the unique, the unusual, or the unconventional, they come to Burns & Wilcox. Our Associate Underwriters directly service a book of business under the supervision of an Underwriter, offering the opportunity to learn the specialty insurance business and career advancements into an Underwriter role. Interested? Join our team!Service a book of business under the direct supervision of an underwriterLog applications, prepare binders, and process policies and endorsementsBind risk, post the invoice and process technical dataScreen renewal applications and send out renewal letters; perform some of the underwriting and prepare quotes for underwriter approvalAssist with new business developmentOrder and follow up on inspections and handle endorsement requests and referrals for the underwriterManage relationships with retail agents and follow up on any outstanding information needed to complete the underwriting file Qualifications: Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and work experienceInsurance experience in underwriting and/or brokerage support with excess & surplus lines preferredSales & marketing experience preferredBe technologically savvy and data drivenCompensation PackageCompetitive base compensationHealth benefits & 401K with employer matchEmployer paid continuing education courses and designationsMany opportunities for career advancement About Our Company: Burns & Wilcox is the nations largest independent wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager. In 1969, the late Herbert W. Kaufman recognized an opportunity to fill a void in the industry by establishing Burns & Wilcox as a wholesale brokerage and underwriting organization that would provide brokers and agents with unique access to a variety of insurance markets and help place their specialty risks. Today under the leadership of Mr. Kaufmans son, Alan Jay Kaufman, that entrepreneurial spirit is thriving as Burns & Wilcox offers comprehensive solutions for retail insurance agents of all sizes, from the large alphabet houses to the more than 30,000 brokers and agent partners worldwide.Equal Opportunity EmployerThe HW Kaufman Group of companies is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.