Underwriting Assistant, Prestige

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City : Vancouver

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

We’re looking for an Underwriting Assistant to join our growing Prestige team! 
As an Underwriting Assistant, your work will have a big impact on the Prestige team. People will count on you to triage all incoming work, set up new business quotes and processing. This position is reporting to the Manager, Prestige and is based in our Vancouver office.
Here are a few ways you'll make a difference:

Build relationships and networks to support your professional growth and success
Innovate through your contributions to improve efficiency

You’ll also handle many key responsibilities:

Process insurance policy and set up new business quotes into the systems
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
Other duties and tasks as required

Your Skills

Minimum of 1 year Underwriting Assistant experience required
Personal Lines, Broker Service Unit experience is a strong asset
Team player with a positive attitude
Legendary customer service and relationship building skills
Proficient data entry skills and strong attention to detail
Exemplary written and verbal communication
Adaptable and flexible with the ability to prioritise work
Highly organized to manage workflow efficiently without continuous supervision
Computer proficient with the ability to navigate through multiple system (Contact PL, Tiger, One Shield and PAXUS, iClarify, Autoplus, Content Verse)

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team: 

An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work 
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
Flexibility in how and where you work
A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
An extensive, flexible benefits package
An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle

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
As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us.  We want Intact to be a great place to work!  This means that you’ll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.
Internal Candidates
For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.
Eligibility
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 May 29, 2020 at 11:59pm EST. 

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