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Underwriting - Support Specialist

Company: Core Specialty Insurance Holdings, Inc.
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Core Specialty offers a diversified range of property and casualty insurance products for small to mid-sized businesses. From eight underwriting offices spanning the U.S., the Company focuses on niche markets, local distribution, and superior underwriting knowledge, offering traditional as well as innovative insurance solutions to meet the needs of its customers and brokers. Core Specialty is an insurance holding company operating through StarStone Specialty Insurance Company, a U.S. excess and surplus lines insurer, and StarStone National Insurance Company, a U.S. admitted markets insurer. The Company is rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best. For further information about Core Specialty, please visit www.corespecialtyinsurance.com.
The Underwriting Support Specialist will work with underwriting team in the property division to enable them to underwrite accurately and efficiently profitable books of business that also meet annual premium goals.
Key Accountabilities/Deliverables:

  • Perform tasks within set timeframes to ensure appropriate response time and customer service for broker partners
  • Correspond with brokers, vendors, underwriting team
  • Prepare accounts for modeling
  • Draft quotes and binders
  • Conduct post-binding account changes/ transactions with underwriter review and sign off as needed
  • Policy issuance within required timeframe including correspondence to drafting team and broker to ensure policy is issued per binder
  • Endorsement processing and issuance within required timeframe
  • Inspection processing within required timeframe
  • Maintain accurate and timely status of accounts within systems throughout the underwriting life cycle
  • Pursue professional development and training for development of product knowledge, skills for the role and any personal goals set with leader.
  • Responsible for effective operation of internal controls and timely closure of Internal Audit and other actions
  • Undertake general office administrative duties as and when required
  • In addition to the above key responsibilities, you may be required to undertake other duties from time to time as the Company may reasonably require.
    Skills required:
    • Computer skills - good working knowledge of MS Office, Excel
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to manage time and projects effectively
    • Strong communications skills both verbally and written
      Experience:
      • Undergraduate/Graduate Degree preferred
      • Prior insurance experience preferred


        About Us:At Core Specialty, you will receive a competitive salary and opportunities for professional development and advancement. We offer medical, dental, vision, and life insurances; short and long-term disability; a Company-match of 100% of a 6% contribution 401(k) plan; an Employee Assistance Plan; Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and a wellness program.
        Core Specialty Insurance Services, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Core Specialty offers a diversified range of property and casualty insurance products for small to mid-sized businesses. From underwriting offices spanning the U.S., the Company focuses on niche markets, local distribution, and superior underwriting knowledge, offering traditional as well as innovative insurance solutions to meet the needs of its customers and brokers. Core Specialty is an insurance holding company operating through U.S. admitted markets insurers StarStone National Insurance Company, Lancer Insurance Company and Lancer insurance Company of New Jersey, and U.S. excess and surplus lines insurer StarStone Specialty Insurance Company. The Company is rated A- (Excellent) by AM Best. For further information about Core Specialty, please visit www.corespecialty.com.

Keywords: Core Specialty Insurance Holdings, Inc., Birmingham , Underwriting - Support Specialist, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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