Underwriting Assistant, National Accounts Casualty

Entity Arch Insurance Group Inc (U.S.)
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Job ID
Business Segment
# of Openings
National Accounts Casualty

The Position

The National Accounts Casualty (NAC) Underwriting Assistant Role is responsible for completing a variety of tasks necessary to the successful issuance and maintenance of National Account programs.


This is a support position developed to relieve the NAC Underwriter of tasks not requiring underwriting judgment enabling the Underwriter to utilize their underwriting expertise in a more efficient manner. 


Job Responsibilities

Gather and Organize the information to prepare the account file for underwriter review and direction (new business and renewal) -

  • Reserve/clear account in Archlink
  • Review Submission for completeness
  • Obtain missing underwriting information
  • Perform manual rating function
  • Research and provide any forms to UW for their review
  • Enter data in Arch Link NAC pricing model
  • Provide needed information to Other Arch Resources
  • Receive needed input from other Arch Resources
  • Coordinate issuance and receipt of UM & TRIA selection/rejection forms prior to binding
  • Complete the Radar Checklist


Gather and Organize the information needed to prepare the account file for policy issuance (new business and renewal) -

  • If not bound, update ArchLink status to quote not taken and initiate any necessary cancellation of in force filings (renewals).
  • If bound, request policy numbers and update ArchLink status to bound
  • Assemble post order bind information for policy issuance
  • Main contact with Operations for policy issuance
  • Coordinate distribution and receipt of signatory documents to include NOE’s, Risk Control Declination letters, signatory endorsements
  • Coordinate receipt and review of reinsurance binder and certificate documents for underwriter review and sign off.
  • Forward information as necessary to other Arch resources – risk control, claims, corporate underwriting, finance
  • Document UW file for regulatory compliance issues – NOE’s, schedule rating worksheets, a rating worksheets, E Mod worksheets. FL Acord Form if applicable
  • Complete the Radar checklist
  • Assemble and manage the electronic UW file


Provide support to the UW team by efficiently and effectively managing and servicing the account -

  • Research and assist in resolving telephone & written inquiries generated from both internal and external sources
  • Coordinate information flow to Arch Advantage & Operations as needed
  • Review any mid-term change requests with UW and AM for implementation
  • Respond to mid-term bureau correspondence and e mod changes
  • Provide needed information to premium audit and operations to facilitate the audit and adjustment process
  • Ensure all underwriting file documentation is complete and filed in the appropriate place
  • Provide loss and other miscellaneous information to both internal and external customers as requested.
  • Participate in midterm account stewardship & pre renewal strategy meetings

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Knowledge of Commercial Lines coverages and rating (WC,GL,Auto)
  • Knowledge of policy structure, policy forms and endorsements
  • Knowledge of regulatory and compliance issues
  • Knowledge of Loss Sensitive Primary Casualty Account Programs
  • Knowledge of insurance accounting and reinsurance terminology
  • PC literate and knowledge of automated systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proficient in Microsoft products (Office, Word, Excel) and ability to quickly master proprietary and vended software applications
  • Three to five years of underwriting assistance experience.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training preferred.


The Company

Arch Capital Group Ltd. is a Bermuda-based company which provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries. Arch offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. Additionally, Arch is committed to helping its associates create what’s next by providing access to a variety of programs supporting your professional development and a culture that encourages innovation, collaboration and professional growth. We seek talent that thinks innovatively, values collaboration and will go the extra mile to serve our customers and develop our company.


A subsidiary of Arch Capital Group Ltd., Arch Insurance employs disciplined underwriting and prudent risk selection across all types of business. We have offices in the United States, Canada, Bermuda, UK, and Australia.


Arch Insurance Group is a market-leading specialty insurer providing property, casualty and a wide range of specialty insurance for corporations, professional firms and financial institutions around the globe.  From product development to policy servicing to claims payment, we are dedicated to providing our customers with superb coverage and service.


Arch offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including a student loan assistance program, 401k company match and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP).  Additionally, Arch is committed to supporting professional development and a culture that encourages innovation, collaboration and professional growth.




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