• Associate Underwriter IV

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/4/2019 3:44 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    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.


    Great American Custom, an underwriting division of Great American Insurance Group, dedicates itself to serving client needs and delivering outstanding service. We have made a name for ourselves as a full-service underwriting organization focused on long-term client relationships and customized business solutions. We specialize in providing primary casualty products as well as umbrella and capacity excess products that meet the needs of the commercial market. Our policy holders range from small businesses to complex multi-national corporations and Fortune 1000 accounts.

    We are currently seeking an Associate Underwriter IV for our Los Angeles, CA location.


    • Administers and monitors underwriting rules and guidelines, rating manual rules and insurance laws and regulations. Reviews, documents and / or underwrites new and renewal policy transactions within written authority.
      • Proofs 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.
    • Orders, reviews and takes appropriate action on required reports, endorsement requests, service requests and general correspondence.
    • Analyzes individual risk pricing for new business submissions and renewals within written authority.
    • Communicates with agents to obtain information needed to underwrite risks and address issues. Researches and responds to questions from agents.
    • May provide support to underwriter(s).
      • Gathers information on new and renewal business and change requests to support underwriter decision making.
      • Organizes the underwriting information to speed decision making on the part of the underwriter.
      • Investigates discrepancies in the information gathered.
      • 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.
    • Provides guidance to less experienced staff and serves as a resource to other functional areas.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Education: Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience.
    Field of Study: Liberal Arts, Business or a related discipline.
    Experience: 5 or more years related Property & Casualty experience.


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