• Underwriting Auditor

    Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
    Date Posted
    2 weeks ago(2/4/2020 5:12 PM)
    Nautilus Insurance Group
    Primary Location
  • Company Details



    Nautilus Insurance Group is a strong underwriting Company and respected leader in the E&S industry. Our culture promotes creativity, integrity and respect, allowing us to attract and retain quality employees. Nautilus is a subsidiary of the W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company recognized as one of the most respected names in the property casualty insurance industry. Nautilus writes Commercial Excess and Surplus Lines business in all 50 states.

    About W. R. Berkley Corporation

    W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively.



    This position assists in the day-to-day functions of the Underwriting Audit & Development Department, with the primary area of responsibility dealing with the completion of individual underwriting file audits and analysis of results.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. These are functions that a person must be able to perform in the job, either unaided or with the assistance of a “reasonable accommodation”. The essential function should be related to the overall job purpose, done with great frequency, cause severe consequences if omitted and cause difficulty if reassigned. The job would be fundamentally altered if the essential duty were removed.


    • Completes internal and external underwriting audits on new business, renewals and quotes to assess the quality of the risk and quality of the file handling from an underwriting, pricing and policy construction standpoint, as well as adherence to established underwriting procedures and authorities.
    • Completes “special request” audits from underwriting management on specific individuals, classes of business or programs.
    • Develops and updates requirements for the automated tools used to collect and track audit results and works with IT to implement and test changes.
    • Identifies training needed by the underwriting staff based on audit results and works with the Underwriting Training Coordinators to develop the appropriate training vehicle and objectives.
    • Initiates requests to create or update underwriting philosophies, guidelines or procedures based on audit results.
    • Understands and fully utilizes the AQUA tool and other resources used to collect, track and report audit results
    • Represents the department, as requested by the VP or Manager, in inter-departmental meetings and maintains professional relationships with internal departments, external vendors and customers.



    • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University is preferred.  A minimum of five years commercial insurance underwriting experience is required.
    • Must understand the rating process for all lines of business written by the Company and have an advanced understanding of Property and Casualty coverages.
    • Excess and Surplus lines background is beneficial.
    • Must have intermediate to advanced knowledge of computer programs in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel and E-mail.



    • CPCU and/or AIC or other insurance related classes recommended.


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