AmTrust Financial Services

Sr. Underwriter, Surety


Responsible for underwriting and servicing complex surety bonds. Also is responsible for business development through marketing calls and participation in industry associations and functions


  • Reviews and evaluates initial and renewal submissions; including credit, and makes decisions regarding underwriting of account
  • Reviews and evaluates rates and forms for adequacy
  • Reviews premium audits
  • Prepares appropriate correspondence and other documentation in compliance with Company policies and federal and state rules and regulations
  • Evaluates, approves and appoints agents and brokers as producers
  • About 40% field work traveling a state or multi-state territory working with producers including prospecting, appointing, and terminating appointment contracts
  • Responsible for training producers on products and automation platform(s) and marketing communications

  • Bachelors Degree from a college or university is required
  • 5+ years of related underwriting experience in Property and Casualty insurance
  • 7 years commercial underwriting experience, and either a current professional insurance designation such as AU, CIC, CPCU, or equivalent, or a current agent license, may be substituted for this educational and experience requirement
  • Must be detailed oriented, organized, and possess strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications and ability to learn new software programs
  • Ability to adhere to strict time deadlines and underwriting standards
  • Must possess effective managerial abilities and excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to plan, prioritize, and execute tasks in an efficient manner without sacrificing quality and accuracy


About AmTrust Financial Services


AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. was founded in 1998 to provide property and casualty insurance to small businesses. Through acquisitions and organic growth, AmTrust Financial Services has since grown to become a multinational property and casualty insurer specializing in coverage for small to mid-sized businesses. Our financial stability is based upon a philosophy of niche diversity with a focus on low-hazard risk.

Since its inception, AmTrust has crafted a balanced portfolio of insurance products including:

  • Multiline Small Business Insurance
  • Warranty and Specialty Risk Insurance
  • Specialty Program Business Insurance

In November 2006, the company became publicly traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol AFSI. With extensive underwriting experience and a prestigious "A" (Excellent) Financial Size "XI" rating from A.M. Best, AmTrust has earned a reputation as an innovative, technology driven provider of insurance products. Our commitment to excellence is the common thread connecting each of our businesses.