Associate Underwriter


Posted Under: Sioux Falls, South Dakota jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 57101
Posted On: 2019-01-13 00:00:00

Summary Esurance is looking for an Associate Underwriter to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you'll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential. If you're looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits - including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement - then you may have just found your new home. Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work. The Associate Underwriter is responsible for completing task-driven underwriting work of low complexity. This role interacts extensively with customers and is expected to accurately communicate various underwriting actions to policyholders, explain the need for required documents to continue coverage, and advise how these forms and documents will affect insurance coverage. The Associate Underwriter will also be assisting in special projects utilizing multiple databases for effective underwriting and investigations. Responsibilities* Complete task-driven underwriting functions on new and existing insurance policies in multiple states with limited authority.* Work within state underwriting guidelines and state regulations with direct oversight and in partnership with more senior staff.* Communicate with customers regarding required documentation and/or underwriting actions.* Work with multiple computer databases.* Recognize opportunities for developing and enhancing underwriting process and procedure.* Support the organization with process driven projects as needed. Qualifications* Strong analytical skills are a must.* Solid computer skills and use with MS Office and Excel.* Ability to resolve low complexity underwriting issues within state regulatory guidelines* Ability to partner with more experienced staff on resolving moderate complexity underwriting issues* Highly motivated to learn independently and with others* Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills a must.* Ability to interface with diverse employee and customer groups is essential. Benefits At Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it's something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment. Health & wellness* Medical, vision, and dental insurance* Life Insurance* Accidental death and dismemberment coverage* Wellness tools and coaching* Group critical illness coverage* Accident indemnity and hospital indemnity plans* Group legal* Student Loan Repayment Program* Identity Protection Savings* 401(k) plan with annual matching contribution* Choice Dollars* Referral bonuses* Performance-rewarding bonus system* Tuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)* Health savings and flexible spending accounts* Commuter benefits Family & community* Adoption assistance* Buckle Up Baby program* Pet insurance discount* Charitable gift matching* Give Time, Get Time volunteer program* Employee Assistance Program Time off* Paid time off (holidays, vacation, personal days)* Short-term disability* Long-term disability (employee-paid option)

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