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Sr Underwriting Associate

Company: Zurich NA
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Zurich is currently hiring an Sr Underwriting Associate to join the Underwriting Crop Department. This opportunity can be located at our Winston-Salem, NC. As a Sr Underwriting Associate you will support and work closely with experienced Underwriters in the review and analysis of risks. Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking abilities are required in this position.

Underwriting Associates are charged with a variety of tasks including:

  • Working collaboratively with underwriters, billing department and other team members.
  • Communicating directly with underwriters via phone and email.
  • Evaluating exposures/controls, evaluating loss history and assessing financial condition, for basic to moderately complex business.
  • Issuing endorsements, handling billing issues and data entry duties.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and No Prior Experience


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Administrative or Customer Service or Data Entry or Financial Services or Risk Management area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Underwriting/underwriting operations, claims, risk management or premium audit experience
  • Knowledge of underwriting processes, is fully conversant with variances requiring customized analysis using multiple tools and references.
  • Experience with data collection and analysis
  • Excellent customer service orientation and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Detail oriented
  • Organizational, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to adapt to change and embrace new processes/procedures
  • Must be a team player
  • Able to work collaboratively with teammates located in other offices/cities
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers' expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - Winston-Salem

Remote Working: false

Schedule: Full Time

Nearest Major Market: Salem

Nearest Secondary Market: Winston

Keywords: Zurich NA, Winston-Salem , Sr Underwriting Associate, Other , Winston Salem, North Carolina

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