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  • Underwriting Assistant
    Job # 1476
    Job Type: Underwriting
    Start Date: 10/09/2018
    Location: Hartford, CT
    Salary: Open


Specialty MGA is looking for an Underwriting Assistant to join their team.


·         Responsible for essential services, direct support to the Underwriter and Agent interaction.

·         Responsible for supporting underwriting through a variety of functions that include new business and renewal policy set up, account coordination, report ordering, data collection and information follow-up.

·         Reviews information in insurance applications to help make initial determination on risk acceptability.

·         Communicates with sub-agents to obtain needed and required underwriting information.

·         Works directly with agents to resolve problems and issues. Manages account documentation (i.e., proposals, internal risk evaluation documents, etc.).

·         Develops information required for regulatory compliance from application and other source documents.

·         Policy Issuance

·         Inputs account information into MGA management system

·         Responsible for handling high volumes of transactions.

·         Coordinate activities for all supporting tasks (Rating, Agent/Broker information, MVRs, Loss Control, etc.) on new business submissions.

·         Prepares submissions for outsourced rating vendor and act as the gatekeeper between the underwriter and vendor.



·         High School Diploma required.

·         Holds Valid Insurance Producers License

·         College Degree preferred.

·         Previous Underwriting Assistant experience preferred.

·         Functional knowledge of Commercial Lines Rating experience preferred.

·         Professional Demeanor.

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point Software.

·         Good automation skills.

·         Effective Communication Skills (written and verbally).

·         Strong Relationship Building skills.