• Underwriting Analyst

    Location Name CT, West Hartford - 29 South Main Street - 3rd Floor
    Date Posted
    2 months ago(10/3/2018 5:24 PM)
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    Primary Location
    US-CT-West Hartford
  • Company Details

    Berkley Healthcare Logo

    Do you want to be part of a dynamic and growing organization that encourages creativity, collaboration, innovation and individual expression? Are you an insurance professional who wants to think “outside the box” in creating products, underwriting and servicing customers? Berkley Healthcare Financial Lines (BHFL) is a dynamic, start-up company that encourages a pioneering mindset with the financial backing of a Fortune 500 company. At BHFL, everyone’s voice counts and we expect to hear from everyone. If you want to work in a unique insurance company like no other, come explore career options with us.


    The Underwriting Analyst position will be part of the newly-formed Berkley Healthcare Financial Lines group. The candidate will provide underwriting support to the underwriting team and administrative support to senior company managers. In the primary role of underwriting analyst, the candidate will support the underwriters throughout the placement process for both new and renewal business from submission receipt to policy issuance. In the administrative support role, the candidate will provide a variety of services in an “all hands on deck” capacity, including coordination of travel arrangements, expense processing, office management, and ad hoc administrative project support for the management team. At BHFL we are hiring for the future. Career opportunities are not limited by your initial position, especially for those who join us on the first part of our journey.


    Overall Responsibilities:


      • Take-in underwriting submissions, perform account clearance, OFAC clearance, and prepare underwriting worksheets for underwriting review
      • Set up underwriting files and maintain proper and complete underwriting documentation
      • Assist underwriters with underwriting analysis, rating and quoting, binding, and policy issuance
      • Maintaining accurate newline and renewal logs
      • Manage midterm endorsement requests
      • Responsible for the preparation of renewals, including the 60/90 day renewal notices
      • Manage travel arrangements and expense processing for management team
      • Provide administrative office management services for West Hartford office
      • Manage ad-hoc projects on as needed basis



    At BHFL, we expect employees to not only have the Required Technical Skills to perform their jobs, but to also exhibit Core Company Behaviors.


           Core Company Behaviors

    • Managing self (You know how to manage your emotions and apply critical thinking skills instead)
    • Courage (You aren’t afraid to speak up and have your opinion and voice heard; you do what is right)
    • Reflective Listening (You seek to understand before being understood)
    • Challenging status quo (You ask “why” or “why not”; you don’t accept, “just because”)
    • Evidenced-based decision making (You seek out the facts to make informed decisions)
    • Effective collaboration (You work well with others to accomplished team goals; you understand that individuals win when the team wins)
    • Resilience – you don’t let failures or mistakes set you back; you see mistakes as learning opportunities


    Required Technical Skills

    • Technical underwriting support skills including: submission in-take, new and renewal submission management, pricing preparation, risk analysis preparation, underwriting documentation expertise required
    • Demonstrated capability of managing all aspects of the underwriting analyst responsibilities
    • Knowledge of financial lines products, coverages and policy forms
    • Strong organizational skills required to successfully manage underwriting files and workflow process
    • Customer focused (You excel at relationship building and customer responsiveness)
    • Strong written and oral communication skills (i.e. Your communication style is flexible and adapts to the situation)
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and work on a daily basis in response to a dynamic work environment
    • Strong sense of accountability (You can work independently and manage to multiple deadlines)

         Required Experience/Qualifications


    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college; and/or
    • 3+ years of current financial lines underwriting assistant experience


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