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Underwriting Assistant I

Company: AmTrust North America
Location: Latham
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Provides administrative support to multiple underwriters and completing administrative tasks to expedite the underwriting process. This can include policy processing and issuance for new business and/or renewal preparation, quoting and issuance; -endorsement processing; cancellations; and/or other policy processing associated tasks Maintains a solid understanding of AmTrust's mission, vision, and values. May potentially hold a limited Letter of Underwriting Authority. Upholds the standards of the AmTrust organization.

Responsibilities Provides instruction to processing department for new and renewal accounts
Provides instruction to processing department for endorsement requests.
Processes endorsements that are tasked to be handled within the Underwriting Department.
Fulfills brokers requests for, loss runs, copies of policies, copies of invoicing, etc.
Provides agency support of general questions regarding renewal status, endorsement status, cancellation status, billing inquires, commission questions, etc.).
Requoting within current systems as needed with requotes limited to adjustment of credits, debits, or deductibles or any requotes that can be completed within set time frame
Completes renewal proposals as requested
Handles full renewal process as allowed by Letter of Authority.
Completes file documentation according to best practices guidelines
Responds to agent service questions and handles problems and service issues to a satisfactory resolution
Supports the Underwriters in their activities
Performs other functionally related duties as assigned

Qualifications Required:
1+ years of clerical or administrative experience preferred
Must be able to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced atmosphere
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and One Note)
Strong Attention to detail

Preferred:
Insurance industry experience with knowledge of Property and Casualty Lines of coverage.
Working knowledge of PC based systems and applications such as Microsoft Office and data-based systems
Strong verbal, reading and written communication skills

This job description is designed to provide a general overview of the requirements of the job and does not entail a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities that will be required in this position. AmTrust has the right to revise this job description at any time.

What We Offer
AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. Our benefits include Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses & children, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Time Off.

AmTrust strives to create a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas of all employees are appreciated and respected. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion or disabilities.

AmTrust values excellence and recognizes that by embracing the diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives of its workforce, it will sustain a competitive advantage and remain an employer of choice. Diversity is a business imperative, enabling us to attract, retain and develop the best talent available. We see diversity as more than just policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future.

Keywords: AmTrust North America, Albany , Underwriting Assistant I, Other , Latham, New York

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