• Associate Underwriter I – Underwriting Resource Group

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 1 day ago(12/5/2019 10:10 AM)
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  • 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.


    The Property and Inland Marine Division (P&IM) writes policies in all 50 states and has more than 2,000 independent agents offering our coverages. Our broad range of products include Property, Builders' Risk, Contractor’s Equipment, Excess Property, Cargo, Electronic Data Processing (EDP), and Difference in Conditions (DIC).


    The P&IM Division is currently searching for an Associate Underwriter for our Resource Group, based in Cincinnati, Ohio.  The Resource Group services all of Property & Inland Marine’s field offices by providing a variety of underwriting support.   Support may vary in length, complexity and tasks.  Therefore flexibility is required.  This individual will be responsible the management of data in support of the division’s Predictive Analytics implementation.  The right candidate will excel at developing strong relationships with internal customers, have strong communication skills, strong excel skills and the ability to manage their workload independently.


    • Applies rules and guidelines, insurance laws, and regulations. Reviews, documents, and/or underwrites new and renewal policy transactions within written authority.
    • May enter policy information on an assigned product, territory and / or agency in accordance with template rules.
    • Proofs / audits policy information on an assigned product, territory and/or agency(ies)
    • Reviews premium and loss data on an individual account as part of renewal underwriting, change underwriting, or mid-term underwriting.
    • Reviews insurance applications and other risk documentation. Reviews underwriting requirements and refers applications, endorsement requests, or other correspondence for further underwriting analysis when outside of written authority.
    • Gathers information on new and renewal business and change requests to support underwriter decision making and investigates discrepancies in the information gathered.
    • Orders, reviews, and takes appropriate action on required reports, endorsement requests, service requests, and general correspondence.
    • 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 and address issues.
    • Researches and responds to questions from agents.
    • May include "template" policy review and actions such as endorsement within assigned authority level.
    • Provides information to Processing that is needed to issue policies and endorsements on a timely basis. May issue, process or code transactions.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Associate’s Degree with a focus on Liberal Arts, Business or a related discipline or equivalent experience. 
    • 0 to 3 years related Property & Casualty experience. 
    • Performs standard duties utilizing often-complex processes/procedures on assignments of a routine nature.
    • Develops and uses procedural knowledge and skill to enable task accomplishment.
    • Must be display adaptability, have attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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