Assistant Underwriter

  • Company:
    H.W. Kaufman Group
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

The Opportunity: Are you eager to contribute to a growing company? Does the idea of working in a fast-paced and globally connected company excite you? Join Burns & Wilcox and our Underwriting Team in our Canadian Headquarters in Downtown Toronto. When someone needs insurance coverage for the unique, the unusual, or the unconventional, they come to Burns & Wilcox. Our Assistant Underwriters directly service a book of business under the supervision of an Underwriter, offering the opportunity to learn the specialty insurance business and career advancements into an Underwriter role. Job Responsibilities:Service a book of business under the direct supervision of an underwriterLog applications, prepare binders, and process policies and endorsementsBind risk, post the invoice and process technical dataScreen renewal applications and send out renewal letters; perform some of the underwriting and prepare quotes for underwriter approvalAssist with new business developmentOrder and follow up on inspections and handle endorsement requests and referrals for the underwriterManage relationships with retail agents and follow up on any outstanding information needed to complete the underwriting fileBachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experienceInsurance experience in underwriting and/or brokerage support with excess & surplus lines preferredSales & marketing experience preferredBe technologically savvy and data drivenCompensation:Competitive base compensationBenefitsEmployer paid continuing education courses and designationsOpportunities for career advancementThis is an outstanding opportunity for candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit, drive for career advancement, and desire to develop relationships while growing a book of business.When someone needs insurance coverage for the unique, the unusual, or the unconventional, they come to Burns & Wilcox Canada. Burns & Wilcox Canada offers comprehensive solutions for retail insurance brokers and agents of all sizes. Burns & Wilcox Canada is a subsidiary of the H.W. Kaufman Group. No other specialty insurance organization can match the unique ability of the H.W. Kaufman Group to broker, write, insure and finance the most highly specialized risks in the world.Burns & Wilcox Canada is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence with a view to providing integration and equal opportunities for all. Burns and Wilcox Canada welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants’ disability-related needs in accordance with the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Recruiter or contact our Human Resources department at HRCanada@burns-wilcox.ca or 416.774.2477. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.