Underwriting Analyst

Location Name CT, Stamford - Suite 702
Date Posted
4 weeks ago(3/22/2024 12:40 PM)
Berkley Re America
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Company Details



Berkley Re is a specialty P&C reinsurer that provides solutions for insurers with a successful business model built upon specialization in the products they underwrite. Our experienced underwriting staff partners closely with clients to provide innovative reinsurance solutions that support profitable growth and financial stability over time. We are able to leverage deep institutional knowledge built up over 50 years of specialty underwriting and prudent capital management to expertly server out clients’ needs.


The company is an equal employment opportunity employer.


We have an opportunity for an entry level position as an Underwriting Analyst to join our Berkley Re America team! You will be joining an industry leading commercial-lines property and casualty insurance group, with a best-in-class track record for delivering risk adjusted returns to shareholders for over 55 years.


You will participate in a variety of learning experiences working closely with our Senior VP Account Executives to provide technical support for our Treaty and Facultative Reinsurance underwriting and marketing functions. Under their supervision, you will gain a broad understanding of the insurance industry, develop fundamental insurance product knowledge, build core underwriting skills, build relationships with brokers and exercise your critical thinking and analytical skills. You will receive on-the-job training in the fundamentals of insurance and reinsurance and get an opportunity to learn from colleagues in other Berkley operating units and you will be expected to work toward your CPCU professional designation.    


This position will be based in our Stamford, CT office.


We have a welcoming culture valuing our employees – we trademarked the phrase Everything Counts, Everyone Matters® to describe the Berkley commitment to our people and how we do business. We believe that every person in the organization is important and every accomplishment makes a difference in our results. Come join us!   


Key functions include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the analysis of reinsurance opportunities and processing of qualitative and quantitative data in support underwriting and marketing functions
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and analytics for underwriting and management review
  • Build and manage relationships with key brokers and clients
  • Execute special projects in pursuit of enhanced operational excellence
  • Network with key producers and clients and get hands-on experience in reinsurance deal-making and negotiation.
  • Participate in analyst training program with W.R. Berkley colleagues across the U.S.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Recent college grads welcome to apply
  • An interest to build the foundation to support a longstanding career in the insurance industry
  • An interest to start a career in the insurance/reinsurance industry
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong critical reasoning, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain long-term professional relationships with brokers
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to manage various concurrent projects and tasks to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and thrive in a team environment


Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.


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