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Commercial Underwriter (Hybrid work schedule)

Company: Merchants Insurance Group
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Commercial Lines Underwriter Buffalo, New York Merchants Insurance Group, is a leading Property and Casualty Insurer in the Northeast, and is looking for a Commercial Lines Underwriter for our Commercial Lines Underwriting team located in Buffalo, NY. Merchants Insurance Group is proud to be named a ---Fast Track--- company and Top Private Company for the 3rd year in a row by Buffalo---s Business First, a Super Regional Property/Casualty Insurer by the Insurance Journal and has recently been named as one of Ward's top 50 performing insurance companies in the United States for the 2nd year in a row. Ward's is the provider of benchmarking and best practices for the insurance industry. They analyze staff levels, compensation, business practices and expenses for all areas of company operations. The well being of our colleagues, both current and future, is Merchants Insurance Group---s highest priority. At this time, our colleagues are working a Hybrid work schedule. The Hybrid work schedule requires 8 full days per month in the office, with the option to work the remaining days per month at home or in the office. This exciting new Hybrid Work benefit will offer colleagues a flexible work schedule with the ability to remain connected with your Merchants team and colleagues. The Commercial Lines Underwriter will become part of a dedicated underwriting team, collaborating with our agency partners to deliver professional service that achieves the most optimal outcomes for our policyholders, and profitable growth for Merchants and our Agency Partners. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Cultivating solid relationships with Agents and internal staff while working towards achieving the most optimal outcomes for Merchants and our policyholders. Works with the underwriting assistant to ensure adherence to corporate underwriting policy and service standards. Reviews accounts beyond individual authority with the Regional Underwriting Manager or Supervisor and recommends a course of action. Achieve commercial lines regional production goals and loss ratio objectives for assigned territory. Qualifications & Skills: College degree or equivalent work experience. Up to 3 years Property and Casualty Insurance experience. Prior background in underwriting commercial lines accounts and building agency relationships is a plus. Microsoft Office knowledge as well as the ability to work with internal company systems (WINS, ImageRight etc.). Strong communication, organizational and computer skills. Merchants Insurance Group Benefits: Welcoming and positive work environment Competitive pay scale Generous paid time off package Full Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 401(k) employer match amount is 100% up to 6% of your annual contributions. You are immediately 100% vested in the employer match dollars. Flexible work arrangements, including flex scheduling. Outstanding company bonus programs. Tuition Reimbursement. And many more exciting company benefits EOE

Keywords: Merchants Insurance Group, Buffalo , Commercial Underwriter (Hybrid work schedule), Other , Buffalo, New York

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