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Underwriting Assistant lll in Minnetonka, MN at Tokio Marine HCC

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

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Job Description

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, perform various routine underwriting tasks to assist in the processing and renewal of policies and contracts for the underwriting department.

Key Responsibilities:

Relying on experience and knowledge, the Underwriting Assistant lll is responsible for accomplishing the following assignments. These assignments reflect substantial variety and complexity and are broad in nature.

• Pull and distribute census and zip code information to be entered into HCCB internal databases (PA) by Underwriting Assistants.
• Evaluate, analyze, and/or interpret plan documents, amendments, and/or schedules of benefits provided by TPA/Brokers.
• Responsible for the accuracy and completion of underwriting information and data entry forms pertaining to new and sold business, as well as renewal and life cases.
• Data entry of all pertinent information obtained through the analysis of RFP’s to generate manual rates from internal database.
• Evaluate, analyze, and/or interpret aggregate reports provided by TPA/Brokers to determine risk and also assist Underwriters with their determination of discretion to assign.
• Obtain all necessary information required by the Underwriters so they may provide the best quote possible for TPA/Brokers.
• Generate analysis reports for underwriters illustrating the progress of the HCCB Underwriting Department and other factors pertaining to renewal and new business growth.
• Communicate effectively with TPA/Broker’s, peers, and other departments. Answer questions, within scope of ability and refer other questions to appropriate person.
• Study and learn underwriting manual and HCCB Underwriting procedures to work towards an underwriting position.
• Maintain required documentation on all RFP’s and policy renewals in system, manual files and scanned document storage.
• Perform other general clerical duties such as data entry, mailing, copying, filing, faxing, scanning, ordering supplies, and operating departmental office equipment.

• Follow work plans, established timelines, and pre-defined goals for assigned work.
• Meet commitments on deadlines.

• Possess strong customer focus and high service level relationship with clients.

Cost Management
• Perform work thoroughly in a cost efficient manner and at a high productivity level.
• Utilize company resources effectively.

Business Controls and Policies
• Comply with all corporate policies and procedures.
• Take all reasonable steps to safeguard company assets against waste, loss, unauthorized use and misappropriation.
• Report any breakdown in controls to a Supervisor or Manager.

People Management
• No people management responsibility
• May orient, train, assign or review the work of less experienced employees.

Job Requirements

Position Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:

• High school diploma or equivalent

• Minimum of five years of relevant and progressive experience in area of specialization

• Possess and have ability to apply knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as plan of benefits, bid specifications, claim reports, and procedural manuals
• Solid written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy
• Advanced organizational and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Intermediate proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office Package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word)


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