Totten is looking for a dynamic Underwriting Assistant to support our Construction Underwriters based in Oakville or Toronto to provide exceptional customer service for our external broker partners as well as key support for our internal underwriter colleagues. The position requires the individual be a self-starter and work both independently as well as part of an excellent team of administration professionals. This individual will be responsible for underwriting assistance. This role will report to the National Segment Leader, Construction and Roofing. We offer an excellent opportunity to work for one of Canada’s Leading MGA’s and to become part of a dynamic and knowledgeable team.
Issuance of documentation: New/Renewal/Endorsements /Registered Letters, Certificates of Insurance, etc.
Calculating premium endorsements
Coding of all policy documentation (under binding contracts as well as company issued)
Accounts inquiries – investigation and correction of documentation and/or coding
Assistance to Underwriters
Renewals – including preparation of renewal RES, rate sheets, renewal quotes, follow ups, etc.
Inspections – ordering, follow up on inspections, attachment of completed inspection and follow up on recommendations to ensure compliance
General follow ups – company issued documentation, photos, outstanding information, etc.
Broker statements – organizing for mail out
Other assistance as required
Minimum of 1-2 years in the insurance industry in a support role or equivalent
Graduate of College/University Insurance Program preferred
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and industry software
Experience in TAM or Policy Works broker management systems an asset
Effective communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
Focus on teamwork and collaboration
Totten Insurance Group is Canada’s leading national MGA provider of niche products and innovative solutions. Totten Group is committed to servicing brokers across the country and is comprised of six divisions: Personal Lines; Commercial Property; Commercial Casualty; Hospitality; Construction and Professional Liability. With offices across Canada, Totten Group’s corporate office resides in Toronto ON, and has other locations in Oakville ON, Dartmouth NS, Winnipeg MB, Montreal QC, and Vancouver BC. Learn more at www.tottengroup.com .
Required Experience: Less than 1 year of relevant experience
Required Travel: Negligible
Required Education: Diploma