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Underwriting Assistant

Glenmont, NY, US, 12077


American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.

 

What’s in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

The Underwriter Assistant will support Underwriters by performing a variety of tasks including the preparation of new and renewal accounts for their mentor underwriter's review.  The Underwriting Assistant will be responsible for collecting and analyzing underwriting information to ensure that proper documentation is in the file prior to referring to the Underwriter. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage workflow queues and conduct timely and thorough reviews of all assignments in a manner that supports the department goals for turnaround time, and that meet the departments file quality and risk selection expectations
  • Assist mentor Underwriter(s) to effectively manage Performance Based Renewal Underwriting programs, New Business submissions, Claim Underwriting Notices, Large Loss Notices, IRPM Referrals, Re-underwriting Projects, Production Referrals, etc.
  • Review, appraise and recommend submissions for acceptance or refusal for mentor Underwriter
  • Work within assigned underwriting authority (limited) and company underwriting guidelines, to make acceptable terms, conditions, and pricing decisions on behalf of the company that supports the company's growth, profitability and retention objectives
  • Support Underwriters  by performing a variety of tasks and file work including preparation of new and renewal accounts for Underwriter review by collecting and analyzing information to ensure that proper documentation is in the file prior to referring to the Underwriter

 

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred; Previous insurance industry can be considered in lieu of a college degree if candidate has relevant transferable skill
  • Minimum of one year as an Associate Underwriter, or a minimum of three years of other related insurance industry experience
  • Completion of at least two Associate in General Insurance (AINS) or Associate in Underwriting  (AU) courses preferred.  Demonstrated commitment to completing designation, and pursuing additional professional insurance education

 

 

Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.

 

American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.

 

Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN

 

American National is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

 


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, President and CEO.

 

 

 


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