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Surety Underwriting Assistant Job Openings by United Fire & Casualty Co in Cedar Rapids

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United Fire & Casualty Co Recruitment 2021

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UFG offers you an award-winning workplace and a trustworthy, financially stable company. While we’ve always known our commitment to employees and financial stewardship, it is good to have others recognize our dedicated efforts. We've been named an Iowa Top Workplace by the Des Moines Register for four consecutive years, and included on Forbes’ “America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” every year since 2014. Additionally, UFG is a super-regional property and casualty insurer rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. UFG is currently hiring for a Surety Underwriting Assistant to join our team. As a Surety Underwriting Assistant you will be responsible for assisting underwriters in their daily workload. These responsibilities include entering financial information, WIPS, pulling and reviewing credit, entering rates, and building indemnity agreements. This position will also assist the underwriting team in the processing of new applications, setting up new accounts, closing bonds, riders, references, and file maintenance. The primary goal is to deliver outstanding customer service to both in-house and external customers while contributing to the overall growth and profitability of the surety department. Responsibilities: Conduct ImageRight and Bonds file setup
Enter both business and personal financial information into bonds
Enter Work on Hand information into the Bonds System and Excel
Build Indemnity Agreements
Enter Rates into the Bonds System
Send supply and job references as requested
Update the bond log and close bonds based on information obtained from Work on Hands, status inquiries, or per underwriter’s request and have the premium over/underruns processed by an SSA.
Update bid logs and bid results in ImageRight
Update and maintain files per our ImageRight guidelines
Print correspondence into the ImageRight file as outlined by the underwriter
Assist underwriters with information gathering through secretary of state and other on-line services.
Run Dun & Bradstreet, Equifax, and Westlaw Reports as requested
Write or call agents for additional or missing information as outlined by the underwriter
Handle phone calls from agents and co-workers
Maintain regular communication with manager and other assigned underwriters
Perform other duties as assigned
Participate on special projects and key initiative teams

Qualifications: Education: High school diploma required
2-year associates degree desired
4-year college degree preferred

Certifications/Designations: A commitment to obtaining the AFSB designation, along with other internal training classes and course work as assigned.

Experience: 2 years of general office and/or finance experience preferred
Prior surety or insurance experience is desired

Knowledge, skills & abilities: Strong Written and Verbal Communication Skills
Organization and decision-making skills needed
Knowledge of internal systems and programs
Job requires a willingness and aptitude to learn financial analysis skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy
Good memory retention levels
Must be versatile, flexible to change focus as workflow and projects require
Ability to organize, prioritize, document, and communicate status of projects and tasks
Attention to detail; accuracy and strong record keeping skills; accurate computer and typing skills are essential
Employee must promote good image for the Company and provide quality and timely service

Confidential Data:
Receive and review extremely sensitive internal and external financial data.

Working Conditions: General office conditions may include working from and office in employee's home.


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  • Only shortlisted candidate will be proceed on the next step.

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