Zurich NA Underwriting Assistant III in Jersey City, New Jersey

Underwriting Assistant III

Description

Zurich is currently seeking an Underwriting Assistant III tosupport our Specialty Products – Financial Lines book of business in our JerseyCity NJ.

The Underwriting Assistant will:

  • Provide support to members of the underwriting department in the areas of risk assessment and analysis, policy endorsements, compliance and policy tracking.

  • Maintain activity logs and clear & register accounts for underwriters' review

  • Assist with rating and policy processing.

  • Work with specified coverages: Cyber, ELP, SPEO, and E&O.

  • Collaborate with team of Underwriting Assistants to balance department workload to optimize production under the direction of line manager.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims or Premium Audit or Risk Management or Underwriting or Underwriting Operations area within the Insurance industry

OR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and No prior experience required in the Claims or Premium Audit or Risk Management or Underwriting or Underwriting Operations area within the Insurance industry

AND

  • Travel 10%-25%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Knowledge of financial statement analysis

  • Mastery of processing, rating and policy issuance systems

  • Excellent customer service orientation and communication skills

  • Proven organizational, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills

  • Demonstrated mastery of problem-solving skills

  • High level of familiarity with Excel (Pivot Tables, Vlookups, Macros)

  • Team approach mindset

  • Must be comfortable working in a high-volume, production environment

  • Must have high attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work to successfully meet job requirements

  • Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Additional Information

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

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Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Jersey City

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 05/08/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003BL