Underwriting Assistant Sr

Entity Arch Insurance Group Inc (U.S.)
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Job ID
Business Segment
# of Openings
Property Admin

The Position

The primary focus of the Underwriting Assistant will be on the support functions including the processing of endorsements, binders, reinsurance and billing transactions; the gathering and qualifying of underwriting data from our brokers.  The Underwriting Assistant is responsible for contributing to the profitability and revenue goals of the department through individual account underwriting support and file maintenance.  Duties include assisting the underwriter in the evaluation, pricing and underwriting of individual accounts and providing customer servicing of our accounts through processing transactions.

Job Responsibilities

    • Review submissions, obtain pertinent underwriting information in order to enable the underwriter to accurately identify and assess risk hazards and exposures.
    • Complete other underwriting account support tasks with minimal supervision as per company guidelines.
    • Adhere to all service standards by completing transactional underwriting duties in a timely and accurate fashion including:; issuance of policies and endorsements; processing of reinsurance transactions; and completion of account transactions as required.
    • Respond promptly to all internal and external customer requests with detailed file documentation for all discussions and decisions.
    • Perform special projects as assigned under minimal supervision.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Very strong organizational skill with the ability to effectively handle multiple assignments, prioritize work and meet deadlines in a dynamic and results oriented environment Ability to work independently as a member of a team.
  • Highly motivated proactive approach to job responsibilities.
  • Knowledge and working understanding of business and financial concepts.
  • Solid math and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in a detail oriented environment where accuracy is critically important.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong customer service focus with the ability to effectively multi-task with limited direction
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

Desired Skills/Experience

  • BA or equivalent preferred, 3-5 Years of industry experience

The Company

Arch Insurance is a global insurer offering our clients superior coverage and service. We embody the Arch guiding principle of focusing on retaining experienced and talented employees to differentiate us from the rest of the pack. Our group operates from offices in the US, Canada, Bermuda, UK, and Australia, providing specialty risk solutions to clients worldwide across a wide range of industries. With over ten years of operating history and strong financial ratings, our track record remains solid.


Arch Insurance employs a disciplined underwriting approach and prudent risk selection across all types of business. Our mission is to provide our insureds with superb coverage and claims handling through careful and diligent underwriting of risks and business-friendly solutions. Across our global operations, Arch Insurance employees are ready to meet your needs with professionalism and excellence.


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