Underwriting Analyst

Location Name NY, New York - 757 Third Ave - 10th Floor
Date Posted
2 months ago(4/1/2020 5:00 PM)
Berkley Asset Protection
Primary Location
US-NY-New York

Company Details


Berkley Asset Protection was established in 2008 to deliver the industry’s most complete and high quality portfolio of specialized insurance products and services to protect fine art, jewelry and other high-value personal and commercial assets. We support the market through close partnerships with an established distribution network of retail and wholesale insurance professionals. Our brokers and agents cater to a global base of clients in a variety of environments, including private and corporate art collections, museums, galleries, and exhibition, jewelry wholesalers, retailers, and manufacturers, along with those who work with collectibles, currencies, securities, and other high-value assets. Our claims and loss control operation is the undisputed gold standard for the entire fine art and jewelry insurance industry.


Berkley Asset Protection, a Berkley company, is hiring for the position of Underwriting Analyst in its New York City office. The job location is New York City and reports to the Assistant Vice President of Underwriting.


About the job

Our culture is one of innovation, creativity and teamwork. Our team is highly motivated, passionate about our business, and deeply experienced in developing and delivering product and service solutions to personal and commercial customers.

This role will be responsible for providing support to Underwriting.


What you will do

  • Conduct deep dive research into customers and their risk characteristics
  • Prepare underwriting transactions, including renewals, new lines and endorsements
  • Review and follow up for required documentation and signatures
  • Process administrative changes including broker of record, non-renewals, cancelations, reinstatements and other changes
  • Complete quotes on business submitted by agents and brokers
  • Complete data entry and/or upload of large schedules and other data
  • Resolve discrepancies from third party data reports
  • Projects and other work as assigned


What you will need

  • Incredible empathy and understanding of the needs of our customers, both insureds and their agents alike. You will be an excellent, pro-active advocate for Berkley Asset Protection customers and are passionate about their service experience
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills. Your communication style is flexible to the situation. You communicate clearly and with a purpose
  • Calm under pressure. You have excellent organizational skills, integrity, and great follow-through on tasks. You are comfortable challenging norms while working collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • You have a strong sense of accountability
  • Natural curiosity. You love learning how things work and you are always looking for innovative improvements
  • A passion to provide outstanding account support. You love to pull out all the stops to support your team in order to provide exceptional customer service
  • A tenacious researcher. You are exceptionally curious, love to dig deep into the details and take a painstaking approach to documenting the details
  • Your work is meticulous and you prize quality and accuracy
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent preferred
  • Advanced proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products required
  • P&C insurance experience, company or agency, preferred but not required
  • This position is non-exempt


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