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Credit Analyst - Trade Credit Underwriter

Credit Analyst - Trade Credit Underwriter

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US-NY-New York
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Full Time
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Great American Insurance Group's roots go back to 1872 with the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, the operations of Great American Insurance Group are engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialty commercial products for businesses, and in the sale of annuities and supplemental insurance products. The members of the Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), also based in Cincinnati, Ohio. AFG's common stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") and Nasdaq under the symbol ("AFG").


Great American's trade credit insurance division, FCIA Management Co. Inc., markets, underwrites and services trade credit and political risk insurance. Credit insurance protects against domestic and international nonpayment risk on business-to-business transactions caused by financial, economic or political uncertainties. Credit insurance is also a useful tool for corporate clients to manage financial performance, increase sales and optimize balance sheet efficiency, and facilitate the financing of receivables. We offer our policies through brokers and independent agents.


FCIA is seeking to fill a Senior Underwriter/Financial Analyst position with the following responsibilities and qualifications:


  • FCIA is seeking to fill an Underwriter position with the following responsibilities and qualifications:
  • Research and analyze international and domestic credit risks, formulate underwriting recommendations, and communicate underwriting results in verbal and written form to Supervisor, Senior Management, brokers and/or clients.
  • Organize workflow to accomplish timely response to requests.
  • Perform financial statement analysis to formulate credit decision, document the decision reached via written memorandum and communicate decision reached to others in a timely manner.
  • Handle and prepare quotes for new business submissions and renewals of existing business.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with brokers and insureds while providing a high level of customer service.


  • Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or a related field.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in banking, credit or finance required.
  • Must have strong analytical, organizational and communication skills.
  • Negotiation and relationship management skills are required.
  • Some travel required.


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