• Underwriting Analyst (Crop Insurance Underwriter)

    Location US-ND-Fargo
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/14/2018 8:31 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


    Great American has been an innovative leader in the crop insurance industry since it issued its first crop policy in 1925.  Our Crop Insurance Division provides the tools you need in the form of specialized crop insurance coverages, which can insure your revenue stream even if elements outside your control go awry.  That means even in the face of a worst-case scenario you will have the guaranteed income you need to keep your operation functioning properly.


    Our Fargo, ND office is looking for an experienced Senior Underwriting Analyst to join the team.


    • Administers and monitors underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules and insurance laws and regulations to review, underwrite and document new and renewal policy transactions, within authority.
    • Audits and may enter policy information on an assigned product, territory and / or agency in accordance with template rules.
    • May review premium and loss data on an individual account, as part of renewal process or mid-term underwriting.
    • May have responsibility for review of electronic insurance applications or other risk documentation. Reviews underwriting requirements; refers applications or endorsement requests for further underwriting analysis when above authority limits.
    • Reviews paperwork and / or applications for signatures, dates and other considerations to ensure that coverage may be issued. Verifies coverage limits, performs necessary calculations and completes other checks before processing policies.
    • Communicates rejection / denial of risk when deemed appropriate and when not handled by automated means.
    • May order, review and take appropriate action on required reports, endorsement requests, service requests and general correspondence.
    • Analyzes individual risk pricing for new business submissions and renewals against template expectations, and makes appropriate changes, within authority.
    • Monitors entry / processing to ensure data integrity and to avoid potential systemic issues.
    • Communicates with agents, brokers and customers to obtain information needed to underwrite risks, respond to questions and address issues.
    • Participates in other departmental processes / projects, such as changes / enhancements to forms and screens, user acceptance testing for systems and policies, and reviewing impact to current policies / practices.
    • May provide guidance and assistance to agents, lower level positions and / or other functional areas. May participate in developing training curriculum and / or training agents and staff, including training in the use of electronic applications.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
    • 2 to 5 years of related experience.  Progression toward certification in area of expertise preferred; appropriate certifications could include Associate in Underwriting (AU), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Program in General Insurance (INS) or Associate of Risk Management (ARM).



    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Connect With Us!

    Not ready to apply? Build your career profile here to connect with us!