Senior Underwriting Assistant

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital - a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.Under limited supervision performs a variety of advanced administrative duties involving the processing of renewal business including maintenance of records and materials and related work as required. This position requires the ability to work independently, exercising judgment and initiative and perform related work as required. Position will serve in a lead role as subject matter expert and trainer.* Key Duties & Responsibilities:* Works with the unit underwriters to issue policies, process endorsements and to maintain Broker relationships.* Make direct contact with brokers and their assistants including participating in meetings and visits as required* Provides good customer service by responding promptly and courteously to all requests for information, working with the underwriter to assess accounts for quoting and, binding* Review and e-mail quote and binder letters* Prepare policies for policy issuance* Review policies for accuracy and regulatory standards* Input policy and underwriting data in appropriate systems* Works to prepare submission risk evaluation for review by the underwriter* Review new submissions for complete information and appropriate underwriting appetite* Prepare the renewal for underwriting review and evaluation for quotations and binders* Manage diary system to ensure that all necessary information is received within established timelines* Follow up of delinquent data* Maintain submission and policy files according to documented standards* Works with premium accounting to resolve premium and data discrepancies.* Handle special projects and assignment as directed.Required Education/Training & Experience:* College degree preferred, and/or equivalent work experience in Multi-line commercial insurance. High school diploma required.* Minimum 5-7 years of prior experience within the commercial insurance industry as an underwriting assistant or in a similar role* Must possess a solid understanding of insurance coverages and principles, codes, rating, and compliance guidelines* Solid mathematical aptitude* Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). Strong aptitude for learning new computer programs is required.* Strong knowledge of underwriting principles and processesOther desired skills and characteristics:* Strong organizational, prioritization, and time management skills, as well as strong customer service skills; ability to problem solve and communicate professionally with the broker contacts* Ability to work independently with little direct supervision* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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