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Underwriter - Maple Grove, MN in Maple Grove, MN at ProAg

Date Posted: 2/18/2018

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Job Description

 

Position Summary: The Underwriter position provides a full range of underwriting support and customer service to ProAg’s underwriting business units. The Underwriter is involved in the review of crop insurance documents. Maintaining a strong working knowledge of regulatory rules and company regulations and procedures is essential. The Underwriter reports to the Underwriting Supervisor.

 

 

Essential functions and responsibilities:

 

• Reviews policy information for crop insurance coverage, proper rating, and other information to determine if application is acceptable for the available program or selected coverage

 

• Responds to questions from agents and insured's received via email, telephone, mail and fax

 

• May verify rates of policies or check previously rated policies for proper rating using the tools available such as the RMA and ProAg quoting applications

 

• Utilizes knowledge of automated underwriting and/or processing systems to develop information for new or renewal policies

 

• Prepares quotations for agents and answers questions from agents, policyholder, or prospects

 

• Assists agents with comments or questions about applications and the requirements for acceptance by the company

 

• Analyze and research detailed policy information related to FCIC error resolution and resolves any uncleared items

 

• Reads and interprets FCIC documents

 

• Analyzes and revises acreage reports

 

• Responds to common inquiries from RMA and RSOs.

 

• Reviews requests for cancellation, endorsements, etc.

 

• Reviews policies for renewal consideration

 

• Request additional documentation necessary for the processing of an application, endorsement or cancellation

 

• Enter and/or research information into computer system

 

• Communicate with various ProAg departments, agents and agencies via email, letter and phone including the Sales, Claims, Compliance, and Accounting departments

 

 

 

• Follows procedures when handling calls from Agents

 

• Conduct daily duties in a professional appearance and manner

 

• Communicates information clearly and effectively

 

• Produce accurate written communication

 

• Ensures compliance with organization policies and government regulations including all deadlines associated with SCD’s, ARD’s, PRD’s, accounting cutoff’s, and fund designations

 

• Demonstrates best practices and desired behaviors when dealing with problem underwriting concerns, issue resolution, and training

 

• Collaborates effectively with other Underwriters and the ProAg organization

 

• Assists with data entry as needed

 

• Attends required training sessions

 

Nonessential skills and experience:

 

• Other duties and projects may be assigned

 

Success factors/job competencies:

 

• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with employees, adjusters, agencies, agents, and the general public. Maintaining professionalism at all times.

 

• Sound analytical skills, as well as problem-solving aptitude

 

• Ability to be given direction once and apply logic in future tasks

 

• Must be able to effectively & efficiently multi-task, set and shift priorities and adapt to change

 

• Knows when to ask questions or when to resolve on own

 

• Efficient time management skills

 

• Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills

 

• Ability to handle sensitive and/or confidential material strictly in accordance with company policy, RMA guidelines, etc.

 

• Demonstrate flexibility and a willingness to learn

 

 

Job Requirements

 

Qualifications required:

• High School diploma or GED

• Familiarity with underwriting concepts, practices and procedures

• Ability to learn and utilize proprietary software

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills

• Superior verbal and written communication skills

• Proficiency in software applications to include Outlook, Internet and Microsoft Office

Qualifications desired:

• Minimum one (1) year experience in crop insurance, agriculture field or other insurance

• Skill and ability to read and understand applications, reports, financial statements, contracts, rating manuals and other insurance related materials

• Proven administration and customer service skills.

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 www.tmhcc.com for more information about our companies

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