Commercial Underwriter

Alpharetta, Georgia
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Oct 14, 2016
Dec 13, 2016
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Title_Commercial 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.


LocationGA, Alpharetta

DescriptionThe commecial underwriter is responsible for the evaluation, selection, acceptance, rejection, pricing and servicing of commercial and agricultural insurance policies within accepted company procedures and guidelines. Maintains effective agency relationships and manages agency profitability within assigned territories. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Analyze commercial lines accounts to make decisions based on individual risk characteristics, exposure analysis, hazard recognition and controls
  • Review new business to ensure that all policy documentation is in place
  • Determine acceptability of renewals utilizing loss control inspections, motor vehicle records, Dunn and Bradstreet reports, loss experience reports and underwriting filings
  • Review and revises pricing and coverage to ensure premiums charged are commensurate with the exposure
  • Assist the Regional Underwriting Vice Presidents in solving agency disputes or problems
  • Review daily correspondence, reports, endorsements, loss control reports and publications pertaining to responsibility
  • Examine loss notices, desirability of risk notices from claims and recommends appropriate action
  • Maintain a specific class of business within specified territory and assigned agents following company guidelines and procedures
  • Place facultative reinsurance for risks exceeding the reinsurance treaty capacity with the company
  • Review the underwriting decisions made by underwriting assistants on Business Owners Policy (BOP) to ensure long-term profitability
  • Coordinate with the processing manager the processing of non-renewal and conditional renewal notices within time frame as required of the department of insurance

    Open Date9/26/2016

    Position Requirements+ Bachelor's degree or related work experience in a similar environment
  • 2+ years experience in multiline underwriting, including workers compensation
  • Must have completed and/or is participating in technical insurance course programs
  • Knowledge of property and casualty underwriting procedures and policies
  • Knowledge and understanding of ISO/CLM computer programs and Microsoft Office Applications
  • Strong analytical ability and organizational skills. In addition, must have a demonstrated ability to lead, plan and work well with others
  • Experience in and ability to handle commercial risks which generate a premium level of $250,000 #li-post


    Req NumberINS-16-00002

    Shift-not applicable-

    Number of Openings1

    Employee Referral Eligible

    Employee Referral PayoutThis position is currently accepting applications.