Workers Compensation Underwriter

Workers Compensation Underwriter

The James Allen Companies Inc
July 11, 2019
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Position Summary:

The Senior Underwriter will serve as the department's subject matter expert. This position will be responsible for the evaluation, selection, acceptance, declination, pricing and servicing of the organizations more complex accounts. The Senior Underwriter will serve as a role model of service excellence, as well as mentor for underwriting staff members.

Essential Functions:

  • Evaluates policies to determine risk selection for the company's largest accounts
  • Determines account pricing, terms and conditions of highly complex risks
  • Manages key relationships with various stakeholder levels
  • Provides timely and professional communication to customers
  • Achieves company written premium, loss ratio, submission and service objectives
  • Mentors and trains department and company members on underwriting guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Conducts underwriting quality file reviews

Job Qualifications:


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in a Business related field


At least 6 years of Property and Casualty insurance underwriting experience

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Expert level knowledge of workers' compensation exposures and applicable regulations
  • Expert level knowledge of underwriting concepts, practices and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills, including experience with negotiation and sales
  • Excellent writing skills with ability to clearly communicate underwriting decisions
  • Proven ability to confidently accept appropriate risk
  • Significant attention to detail
  • Expert experience reviewing financial statements and ratios associated with risk analysis

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Demonstrated proficiency toward presenting industry information to various stakeholder levels
  • ARM, CIC, AU or CPCU designations preferred

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