• Underwriter

    Location US-GA-Marietta
    Posted Date 5 days ago(5/18/2018 9:30 AM)
    Job ID
    23623
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Underwriting
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Travel Percentage
    0 to 10%
  • 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.

    Responsibilities

    • Has responsibility for risk selection / rejection, pricing, retention, growth and profitability per divisional objectives.
      • Uses independent judgment and initiative to support business goals.
      • Maintains a high level of customer service.
      • Analyzes coverage and limit requests and decides what terms to offer.
      • Prices business in accordance with company guidelines.
      • Assesses risk quality and compliance within company guidelines and initiates appropriate loss prevention actions.
      • Orders and screens miscellaneous reports needed in the rating and underwriting processes, such as Motor Vehicle reports, loss history reports, credit checks, outside inspections, loss control, etc.
    • Develops and maintains effective business relationships with internal and external customers / coworkers in order to attract and retain profitable business.
      • Interprets, explains and markets products and services.
      • Develops relationships with agents & brokers through telephone interactions.
    • Applies underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules and insurance laws and regulations.
    • May provide guidance and assistance to lower level positions.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
    Field of Study: Liberal Arts, Business or a related discipline.
    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).

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