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Underwriter Associate

Company: Sentry
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking an individual with an appetite for meeting challenges and delivering results to fulfill a critical part in the creation of policies for our customers.  As one of our premier Associate Underwriters on our Regional team you will review insurance applications and evaluate their potential risk to Sentry. If you are looking for more than a job, a career in insurance could be the right opportunity for you.

Collaboration, teamwork, and relationships are key at Sentry.  To best support our associates and our culture, Sentry is happy to offer flexible work through scheduled work from home/in office days after we repopulate!

 

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

As an Associate Underwriter, you will work closely with our Regional Underwriters supporting their daily operations. You will work to obtain information needed to underwrite, price and program individual policies and accounts.  In addition, you will:

•    Calculate loss ratios, verify drivers, order audits and process policy transactions.
•    Correspond with customers, sales producers, service offices and bureaus to verify applicant information.
•    Utilize manuals, procedures and collected information to handle underwriting assignments while referring business outside of authority limits.
•    Work within a specific authority limit on assignments requiring basic technical knowledge.
•    Maintain privacy and confidentiality requirements.
•    Participate in underwriting training sessions.
•    Assist with additional duties and underwriting projects as needed.

 

WHAT IT TAKES

•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
•    0-2 years of related work experience.
•    Prior underwriting systems or commercial lines insurance experience strongly preferred.
•    PC skills in programs such as Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Access.
•    Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills along with analytical and mathematical skills.

 

WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE

We take great pride in making Forbes’ list of America’s Best Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction.  At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation.  Below are some benefits and perks that you’ll receive.

  • Generous Paid-Time Off plan for you to enjoy time out of the office.
  • 401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on your first eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help strengthen your financial future.
  • Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
  • Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts to ease taxes on health spending.
  • Extensive Work-Life Resources to lend a helping hand.
  • Sentry Foundation gift matching program to encourage charitable giving.
  • Continue your education and career development through Sentry University (SentryU).
  • To best support our associates and our culture, Sentry is happy to offer flexibility through a schedule work from home (Monday and Friday)/in office days (Tuesday through Thursday) after we begin to return to the office.  

 

HOW YOU’LL APPLY

If you are interested in joining Sentry’s team, select the one position that you are most interested in being considered for and complete your online application details. If you have applied with us before, you will only need to provide your email address and password. If this is your first time applying, you’ll need to create an account. Please complete your application and upload your resume online.

 

ABOUT SENTRY

All of us at Sentry—more than 4,000 associates—have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We’re proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income.

 

Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.

 

Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we’re one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We’re rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.

 

Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.

 

TALENT ACQUISITION SPECIALIST

Thank you for your interest in Sentry!

Kacie Akey
kacie.akey@sentry.com

Keywords: Sentry, Montgomery , Underwriter Associate, Other , Montgomery, Alabama

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