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Assistant Underwriter- Commercial Lines

Company: Sentry Insurance
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Provides support to Underwriters by handling a variety of tasks needed for their evaluation of new and renewal business. Applies knowledge of risk tolerance for specific lines of business and underwriting procedures in providing sufficient and appropriate information to the assigned underwriter.We are currently seeking a result driven individual to fulfill a critical role as an Assistant Underwriter on our Regional team. The Assistant Underwriter provides support in a variety of underwriting tasks involving the evaluation of new and renewal business.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 days on Mondays and Fridays with in-office Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at our Montgomery, AL Regional office.What You'll DoAs an Assistant Underwriter, you'll work closely with other Business Products functions and interacts daily with the product and premium services, premium audit, safety sciences, accounting, and operations support units to ensure service and quality objectives are met. In addition, you'll:

  • Receive and respond to phone calls and emails from agents, brokers, and sales personnel regarding all coverage and transaction types to obtain information needed to properly underwrite, price, and program policies/accounts.
  • Work on underwriting assignments such as loss and risk exposure evaluation through the use of manuals, established procedures, and collected information. Refer business outside of authority limit.
  • Apply underwriting policies, philosophies, and procedures to evaluate the overall acceptability of risk to determine if it fits Sentry's underwriting guidelines.
  • Process policy change requests, renewals, and some new business within knowledge and authority levels.
  • May handle facultative reinsurance quoting, processing, and issuance.What it Takes
    • Associate Degree or equivalent work experience.
    • 1-3 years of related work experience.
    • Knowledge of underwriting systems and/or various software applications preferred.
    • Insurance courses related to property and casualty insurance, such as IIA and CPCU beneficial.
    • Effective communication, analytical, and mathematical skills.What You'll Receive
      At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation. Below are some benefits and perks that you'll receive.
      • Sentry is happy to offer flexibility through a scheduled Hybrid work model. Monday and Friday work from home if you choose to, Tuesday through Thursday in office.
      • 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.
      • 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).About Sentry
        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.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.Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with 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.Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await!Kasha Dombrowski
        Kasha.Dombrowski@Sentry.comEqual Employment OpportunitySentry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

Keywords: Sentry Insurance, Montgomery , Assistant Underwriter- Commercial Lines, Other , Montgomery, Alabama

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