Senior Underwriting Auditor

Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
Date Posted
3 weeks ago(5/17/2023 2:06 PM)
Nautilus Insurance Group
Primary Location

Company Details



As an elite Excess and Surplus Lines market, Nautilus Insurance Group offers commercial property and casualty insurance solutions to appointed wholesale surplus lines producers countrywide. We have specialized in providing these solutions for more than 35 years.


We have more flexible policy terms and premium rates on a non-admitted basis. Our focus is small to medium Property and Casualty risks on both an admitted and a non-admitted basis.


Our offerings are distributed through partnerships with appointed wholesale surplus lines producers. Our relationships are defined by mutual success, speed to market, customer-centric focus and an expanded appetite.


Coverage placed by Nautilus Insurance Group is provided by Nautilus Insurance Company and Great Divide Insurance Company, both W. R. Berkley Corporation members with A.M. Best (Superior) A+ XV ratings.


This position assists in the day-to-day functions of the Underwriting Audit team with the primary area of responsibility dealing with the completion of individual underwriting file audits, analysis of results and communication of findings and trends to underwriting management.


  • Completes 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
  • Creates and completes “special request” audits from underwriting management on specific individuals, classes of business or programs
  • Summarizes audit results by individual and team, analyzes trends and communicates findings to underwriting management. Responsible for reporting.
  • Conducts quality control of file reviews completed by other members of the audit team
  • Updates requirements for the automated tools used to collect and track audit results and works with IT and BTS 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
  • 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.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned




Must understand the rating process for all lines of business written by the Company and have an advanced understanding of Property and Casualty coverage


Excess and Surplus lines background is beneficial


Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University; a minimum of seven years related insurance experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Work experience as a Senior Underwriter or equivalent skill level position required.


CPCU and/or AIC or other insurance related classes recommended


Benefit Highlights

  • Paid Parental Leave! At Nautilus, we offer Childbirth Recovery Leave as well as Primary Caregiver Leave, for up to a maximum of 12 weeks of paid leave.
  • Nautilus offers Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage options, along with Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA) choices
  • We help our employees feel secure by providing a 401(k) program, profit sharing, stock purchase plan, life insurance, and travel accident insurance options. 
  • One of our core values is “Committed to Serve” and these aren’t idle words. We provide every employee one paid day off per year to volunteer at a local charity. That’s serving with a smile!
  • We take risk management excellence and your professional growth seriously by offering Tuition Assistance and Industry-Related Education and Exam programs.
  • Can you hear us now?  Employees are eligible for special cell phone service discounts with Verizon and AT&T. We’ve got a plum position for you! We participate in the Plum Benefits program offering employees cost-free access to thousands of exclusive travel and entertainment discounts.
  • Flexible work arrangements, including working from home 2 days a week.

Additional Company Details

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies or 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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