This is an experienced level position within Everest’s Operations Department supporting the Retail Property team. The Underwriting Assistant II is responsible for the management and processing of multiple assigned portfolios of business.
- Review and analyze incoming transactions and related information for completeness accuracy and quality.
- Multi-line new business submissions, renewal submissions and endorsements processing including rating, policy construction and assembly in a timely and accurate manner
- Regularly reviews and adheres to department processing guidelines and procedures to ensure accuracy including recommended changes/enhancements.
- Manage underwriting relationships with timely responses relative to service inquiries.
- Maintain all correspondence activity with internal and external customers including daily diaries on pending transactions.
- Compliance with ODEN state rules and regulations relative to cancellations and reinstatements.
- Gathering and analyze underwriting information including experience reports, final audits, loss control reports, financial reports, loss runs, MVRs, and FEINs.
- Ability to manage internal report updates based on manager discretion.
- Participates in peer review and quality control for team(s) as needed.
- Special projects, including participation of Home Office projects, as needed.
- Strong desk management, written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong comfort level with developing rapport with business partners, underwriters, agents and co-workers by phone, email or in person.
- Ability to prioritize competing demands and requests to complete work within required time constraints with a high volume of work.
- Demonstrate strong analytical skills and mathematical aptitude.
- Proficient knowledge of underwriting principles, product specific coverage, policy forms, pricing tools, regulatory compliance and insurance systems
- Proficiency in using on line reference manuals and multiple electronic systems
- The ability to work in a team environment and handle multiple deadlines with ease.
- The ability to understand ODEN rules and regulations and various state and bureau rules will be essential, while providing a strong level of support to multiple underwriters and segments of business.
- Self-starter that is energized by independent learning and research
- Review and provide feedback on quality review of other team members to management based on required checklist.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelors degree or relevant work experience required
- Proficient in MS Office, with exceptional skills in Microsoft Excel
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in insurance operations or related fields