Senior Underwriter - Primary Casualty

IFG Companies - Atlanta, GA3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $64,000 - $86,000 a year
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Job Brief
Reviews and investigates new business submissions and mid-term endorsement requests to determine acceptability for quoting/binding within granted Letter of Authority and established unit guidelines.

SENIOR UNDERWRITER – PRIMARY CASUALTY

IFG Companies is a values-driven, privately-held nationwide commercial insurance provider. We provide an inspired, highly collaborative and inclusive work environment, where employees can take ownership of their work and are recognized and valued for their contributions. Flat hierarchies and easy communication with all levels throughout the organization make IFG especially attractive to anyone who seeks to actively contribute and who wants his/her ideas to be heard.

We are proud to have a presence across the country in seven locations and to employ over 250 employees. IFG is a very fast-growing organization and we are pleased to offer competitive compensation and benefits packages including paid parental leave, 401(k), short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, ID theft protection, long-term care, education assistance and generous paid time off, including your birthday!

IFG Companies emphasizes strong, long-term underwriting performance, sound capitalization, conservative management and a focused niche operating strategy. As a result of this focus and reflecting the IFG Companies' historic financial performance, all insurance company affiliates of IFG Companies have an "A" rating from the A. M. Best Company.

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Exhibits thorough working knowledge of sound underwriting principles, policies, procedures, and controls.
Selects, prices, classifies and determines coverage terms of individual general liability risks following established company guidelines and philosophies.
Meets production and marketing goals while maintaining underwriting integrity and overall profitability of the product line.
Develops production sources and relationships. Maintains excellent communication with brokers and makes broker visits as required.
Works collaboratively with other team members and mentors less experienced underwriters and support staff.
Monitors key performance metrics in order to achieve individual and unit goals.
Keeps current on issues affecting the general liability line of business as well as the competitors and the overall marketplace. Attends industry conferences as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

Knowledge of commercial Excess and Surplus lines risk, classification, pricing and coverage options with adherence to applicable statutory compliance issues and corporate guidelines.
Working knowledge of and contacts within the wholesale agency distribution system strongly preferred.
Proven team player and energetic personality.
Demonstrated ability to interpret and analyze data and make an informed, calculated risk decisions.
Excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks while meeting established deadlines.
Ability to demonstrate planning and organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong computer skills (Excel|Word|SharePoint) with demonstrated high accuracy output.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / CERTIFICATIONS

College degree or equivalent work experience with demonstrated involvement in insurance industry education. CPCU designation a plus.
Five years commercial general liability insurance experience, preferably in Excess and Surplus lines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Physical demands are considered to be that of an office environment, climate controlled, with minimal physical exertion. This position requires prolonged sitting, ability to utilize a computer and interactions with others in meetings or via phone.
Travel required.
BENEFITS

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, education assistance and paid time off.

IFG Companies is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

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