Underwriting Assistant – 12 Month Temporary

  • Company:
    Wawanesa Insurance
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Wawanesa Mutual Insurance is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with $3 billion in annual revenues and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, founded in 1896 with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon, and Wawanesa Life, which distributes life insurance products and services throughout Canada. With over 3,500 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million policyholders through nine regional offices and 41 service offices in Canada and the United States. Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy. We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience, advancement on a growing team. Job OverviewWorking under general supervision, the Underwriting Assistant is responsible for providing general office support to the underwriting department while providing a superior service experience. Job Responsibilities Perform data entry activities. Assist with customer inquiries; including payment processing where applicable. Distribute of work to underwriters. Perform follow up activities for policy transactions. Prepare, sort and distribute of incoming and outgoing mail. Perform daily filing activities. Provide switchboard and reception relief. Ensure all resource materials are kept up to date, including training materials. Work effectively towards the goals of the team. Build positive working relationships with internal and external parties. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications High School diploma. Post-secondary education an asset. Willingness to enroll in a Property and Casualty Industry Designation or certificate. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Demonstrated attention to detail with an eye for accuracy. Demonstrated customer service skills. Demonstrated communication skills. Ability to prioritize daily tasks. Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan). Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets. If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, apply today with your Resume. Accommodations are available as needed for all applicants.