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Zurich NA Underwriting Account Associate I - Group Captives in Schaumburg, Illinois

Underwriting Account Associate I - Group Captives


Zurich Group Captives is currently hiring an Underwriting Account Associate I to join the Underwriting Support team! This Underwriting Account Associate will support our experienced Captives Underwriters in a team-based environment. We are open to hiring talent at the Zurich Headquarters located in Schaumburg, Illinois.

This position is a hybrid working model working 4 days from home and 1 day in the office.

About the Group Captives Team:

Zurich is the insurer for three of the industry's top 10 captives, according to Business Insurance. We operate with a holistic, integrated team approach that goes beyond simply offering risk transfer insurance solutions. The Zurich team includes specialists in underwriting, claims, marketing, risk engineering, actuarial, finance, policy issuance and regulatory compliance.

We deliver the intellectual capital and infrastructure required to create solutions that meet the distinctive and complex needs of a group captive. Group Captives Underwriters have multi-line expertise in a broad range of industry segments, to include construction, manufacturing, and transportation.

The Group Captives team is poised to continue a solid track record of success! They are a dynamic and unique part of the Zurich organization, and this role would allow the right candidate to take their insurance experience to new levels.

Working for Group Captives will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Be involved with and support our largest Captives

  • Utilize your Underwriting Support capabilities in a non-traditional underwriting environment

  • Advance and grow your exposure to the fascinating types of business in which Zurich is engaged

Our Group Captives Underwriting Account Associates:

  • Utilize insurance experience to help support the performance of Zurich Group Captives

  • Seek to continually improve effectiveness and drive high-quality solutions

  • Are highly organized, professional, and adaptable

  • Provide superior levels of service and a high level of communication to ensure the customer's needs are met and production goals are achieved

  • Work independently in a fast-paced team atmosphere

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and no prior experience in the Administrative, Customer Service, Financial Services, Risk Management, or Insurance areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Administrative, Customer Service, Data Entry or Financial Services or Risk Management area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Insurance industry knowledge

  • Underwriting/underwriting operations, claims, risk management or premium audit experience

  • Knowledge of data collection and analysis

  • Microsoft Office experience (Intermediate Excel skills)

  • Excellent customer service orientation and communication skills

  • In-depth knowledge of processing, rating, endorsements, and policy issuance

  • Detail oriented

  • Organizational, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

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