Crum & Forster (C&F) , with a proud history dating to 1822, provides specialty and standard commercial lines insurance products through our admitted and surplus lines insurance companies.
Approaching $4 billion in written premium as of 2021, C&F enjoys a financial strength rating of A (Excellent) by A.M. Best.
C&F is proud of its superior customer service platform and its claims and risk engineering services are recognized as among the best in the industry.
Our most valuable asset is our people 2500+ employees, and growing, in locations throughout the United States. The company is increasingly winning recognition as a great place to work, earning workplace and wellness awards.
C&F is part of Fairfax Financial Holdings, a global organization with $23.8 billion in revenue as of 2021.
For more information about Crum & Forster, please visit our website: www.cfins.com .
Primary location: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Jersey City, Morristown or Remote
Function: The Underwriting Assistant supports various underwriting and operations processes, including communication with outside agents, as well as internal departments in support of the underwriting process for current and prospective clients.
What you will do:
Ensure policy transaction are rated, booked, invoiced and issued accurately and meet the corporate time service standards.
Assist the Underwriter by identifying new business submissions that fail to meet class and acceptability guidelines.
Screen transactions to determine proper processing.
Refer transactions to underwriters that require their approval, complete transactions directly if within delegated authority limits.
Assist underwriter in following up for subjectivities.
Communicate, as needed, with Accounting and Reinsurance departments to answer policy questions and resolve issues.
Work with system support to test releases when the verification of successful programming involves a review of the production environment.
Ensure underwriting files are orderly and complete by electronically printing document into the imaging system, page mark and label the documents appropriately, adhering to the corporate protocols.
Review renewals and update account information and exposure changes on a timely basis to allow the underwriter adequate time to prepare timely delivery of conditional and non-renewal notices to the appropriate parties.
Communicate, as needed, with producer to obtain information needed to complete transactions.
Contribute to service excellence by answering producer questions in regards to policy status and insurance inquires.
Other duties as assigned.
What would differentiate you even more:
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Possesses strong communication and analytical skills.
Proficient computer skills and us of Microsoft Office Program (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
Proficient in software needed to succeed in department.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
What C&F will bring to you
Competitive compensation package
Generous 401K employer match
Employee Stock Purchase plan with employer matching
Generous Paid Time Off
Excellent benefits that go beyond health, dental & vision. Our programs are focused on your whole familys wellness, including your physical, mental and financial wellbeing
A core C&F tenet is owning your career development, so we provide a wealth of ways for you to keep learning, including tuition reimbursement, industry-related certifications and professional training to keep you progressing on your chosen path
A dynamic, ambitious, fun and exciting work environment
We believe you do well by doing good and want to encourage a spirit of social and community responsibility, matching donation program, volunteer opportunities, and an employee-driven corporate giving program that lets you participate and support your community
At C&F you will BELONG
We value inclusivity and diversity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and welcome everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you require special accommodation, please let us know.