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Underwriter II

Latham, New York
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

The multi-line underwriter will be responsible for the underwriting of new business for an assigned group of agencies in New York State. Maintains effective relationships with agency contacts to ensure accurate information is gathered for risk evaluation and provides consultation on company product and coverage capabilities that positively impacts risk selection. Enables profitable growth with assigned agencies including periodic profitability reviews and the implementation of profit improvement actions. Must always maintain a professional demeanor. Maintains a solid understanding of AmTrusts mission, vision, and values. Upholds the standards of the AmTrust organization.

  • Quickly and effectively make underwriting decisions based on review and analysis of information received. Make sure policy characteristics are based on company pricing and underwriting guidelines. Collaborate closely with other team members, sales and management as needed to assess risks and retain business.
  • Develop and maintain strong agency relationships and work closely with Underwriters, Sales, and Management to implement agency plans and share accountability in meeting territory goals.
  • Provide support and coaching to the underwriting team and provide leadership on multiple products available to the team in order to quickly and effectively make risk decisions.
  • Occasionally participate in industry events and travel to meet with agencies to support relationships as needed.
  • Maintain strong product line and industry expertise and stay abreast of changes in markets.
  • Other tasks, responsibilities and projects as needed.
  • Keeps current with market trends and demands.
  • Performs other functionally related duties as assigned.
  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in a Commercial Lines multiline underwriting role
  • Must have workers compensation underwriting experience
  • Knowledge of property and casualty underwriting procedures and discipline
  • Knowledge of commercial lines products, coverages and pricing practices
  • Strong analytical ability and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
This job description is designed to provide a general overview of the requirements of the job and does not entail a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities that will be required in this position. AmTrust has the right to revise this job description at any time.

What We OfferAmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. Our benefits include: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses & children, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Time Off.

AmTrust strives to create a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas of all employees are appreciated and respected. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion or disabilities.

AmTrust values excellence and recognizes that by embracing the diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives of its workforce, it will sustain a competitive advantage and remain an employer of choice. Diversity is a business imperative, enabling us to attract, retain and develop the best talent available. We see diversity as more than just policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future.

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  • Job Reference: 702595274-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
  • Location: Latham, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Insurance & Superannuation
  • Job Type: Permanent