State Disability Plans Underwriter

Jersey City, New Jersey
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Oct 11, 2016
Dec 10, 2016
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Title_State Disability Plans Underwriter_

About the OrganizationAmTrust Financial Services, Inc., (Nasdaq: AFSI) headquartered in New York City, is a multinational insurance holding company, which, through its insurance carriers, offers specialty property and casualty insurance products, including workers' compensation, commercial automobile and general liability; extended service and warranty coverage.

PositionState Disability Plans Underwriter

LocationNJ, Jersey City

DescriptionMember of staff responsible for initial and renewal underwriting of groups with 50 or more employees for New York and New Jersey State mandated plan coverage. Functions include underwriting new cases and properly rate existing business at renewal that would result in a profitable loss ratio. Maintain quote system an reports to monitor new business quote activity. The underwriter works closely with the Vice President and Senior Vice President. A wide degree of judgment and decision making authority is expected.
  • Receives and evaluates data for new business quotes for groups over 50 lives. Reviews risks for underwriting requirements and determines rating and benefit structure using establish Underwriting guidelines. Works within a defined authority level. Prepares and forwards proposal outlining quotation and requirements.
  • Update and maintain quote information in the ANA Quote System. Update weekly quote activity reports.
  • Communicates frequently by telephone and written correspondence with internal and external customers to clarify and resolve underwriting and policy/coverage requests.
  • Provides sales assistance and information to brokers and marketing representatives for groups, by answering questions and requests, quoting rates and explaining coverage, regulatory requirements, policy information and procedures. Follows up on quotes to become a bind.
  • Approves new business applications for groups with 50 or more lives. Reviews for minimal deviation from original requests to ensure adequate pricing and coverage. Assures all outstanding underwriting requirements have been met and applications are complete and coded for policy issue.
  • Assists in the quarterly renewal review of the book of business to determine necessary action i.e. rate increase, premium audit reviews, claim investigation, etc.
  • Researches and compiles premium and loss history, including reserves, in response to experience requests. Evaluates risk for proper rating.
  • Communicate and coordinate with marketing rep daily regarding quotes, requests, activities, new prospects, etc.
  • Reviews and approves requests to add voluntary or enriched coverage and additional groups or union classes which may affect exposure or liability.
  • Initiates conservation efforts on large cases that are triggered by a cancellation request. Also determines any earned premium or claims exposure.
  • Provides various customer & policy service support as needed.

    Open Date10/21/2016

    Position Requirements+ Thorough working knowledge of Disability Benefits Law insurance.
  • Knowledge of NBL underwriting policies and structure.
  • Working knowledge of dBase, Microsoft Word, Excel Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Strong customer service experience.
  • Typing and mathematical skills.
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision. #li-post


    Req NumberUND-16-00107


    Number of Openings1

    Employee Referral Eligible

    Employee Referral PayoutThis position is currently accepting applications.