Underwriting Assistant

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City : Calgary

Category : Underwriting

Industry : Insurance

Employer : Intact Financial Corporation

At Intact, insurance is not about things. It’s about people.  It’s what we believe, and it shapes everything we do.  It’s why we strive to provide a second-to-none experience for our customers and create an inspiring workplace for our employees to thrive in.
As Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty insurance, we’re not only leading our industry, but we’re redefining what it means to work for it.  As a recognized top employer, we’re committed to living our values and supporting our dedicated people who bring their best to work each day because they know their work matters.  

Your Job

This is your opportunity.
In this 6-month opportunity as an Underwriting Assistant in our Commercial Lines department, your work will have a big impact within our underwriting distribution department. People will count on you to deliver Intact’s legendary service by analyzing, selecting and processing risk  in personal insurance to contribute to a profitable portfolio of business.
This role will offer you the chance to:

Develop and build your skillset in insurance and underwriting where your learning will continue to evolve and grow in this ever-changing industry
Provide winning customer service by solving problems, using your strong communication skills, and providing forward thinking solutions to the team and to brokers

Through your natural curiosity and the support of your manager and team members, you’ll also learn and handle many key responsibilities:

Process insurance policy renewals, endorsements and cancellations
Prepare new business for input into our systems
Review account information, communicate changes with accounts, confirm policy information, discuss coverages, options and payment plans
Support the underwriting team by answering inbound phone inquiries in a timely and professional manner and perform some outbound calls
Review select underwriting reports and establish required action based on authority level
Answer straightforward inquiries from brokers promptly and courteously

Your Skills

The requirements.

Minimum of one (1) year office related experience 
High school or college diploma
Working towards the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation is an asset
Legendary customer service and relationship building skills
Adaptable and flexible with the ability to prioritise work
Proficient data entry skills and strong attention to detail
Exemplary written and verbal communication
Computer proficient with the ability to navigate through multiple systems  

Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.  If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.
Background Checks
Before receiving a job offer, you will be asked to consent to a background check if it’s a requirement for the role. This may include: verifying work references, validating education and credentials, employment verification, identity checks, reviewing credit reports, as well as criminal and driving record checks.
It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made.  You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.
This posting closes on November 15, 2019 at 11:59pm EST.

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