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Underwriting Assistant II - Insurance in Melville, NY at Tokio Marine HCC

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

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Job Description

The Credit Group, a member of Tokio Marine HCC, is a market leader in trade credit and political risk insurance. Our coverage's allow insureds to pursue opportunities globally and manage the risks inherent in international business. We have an exciting opportunity for an Underwriting Assistant II in our office in Melville, NY.

Position Summary: 

Under supervision, performs a variety of primarily routine tasks associated with the processing of new and renewal insurance policies and maintenance of agent records. Provides underwriting support in single or multiple areas of liability, property, or special contingency coverage. TMHCC Title: Credit Underwriting Assistant II

Key Responsibilities: 

Relying on limited experience and knowledge, the Credit Underwriting Assistant II is responsible for accomplishing the following assignments. These assignments are varied in nature and frequently non-routine. 

  • Process new and renewal submissions into designated database and provide information to Underwriters to assist in the underwriting process.
  • Prepare policies and endorsements.
  • Prepare and maintain policy files.
  • Update data base with all required data for submissions, quotes, bound policies, and expired or cancelled policies. Prepare and draft correspondence such as quote letters, binders, memorandums, declinations, or invoices, primarily using electronic means.
  • Answer phone and resolve basic inquiries or forward call to appropriate contact for resolution. Initiate phone calls to brokers and other parties to secure information or provide update status.
  • Perform incoming and outgoing mail and fax distribution.
  • Maintain departmental files including the purging of outdated records. May coordinate off-site storage.
  • Prepare, process, and assemble approved policies, renewals and other supplemental documents for distribution.
  • Forward requested underwriting files and related documents to internal departments such as Claims, Accounting, etc.
  • Perform other general clerical duties such as setting up files, copying, filing, faxing, scanning, ordering supplies, and operating departmental office equipment.
  • May perform relief work within department or for other departments, as needed.
  • Recommend and participate in the implementation of improvements to current processes and procedures.

Job Requirements

Position Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements: 


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Associate’s degree preferred 


  • Minimum of two years of relevant and progressive office/clerical experience acquired from working in insurance underwriting or related industry


  • Possess and have ability to apply basic knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy
  • Good organizational and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Intermediate proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Overtime hours may be required to fulfill job responsibilities
  • May require travel outside normal work location

 The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and are seeking energetic and confident individuals to join our team of professionals. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies is an equal-opportunity employer. Please visit for more information about our companies. 


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