Underwriting Assistant - Aviation Insurance

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United States Aviation Underwriters/USAIG

125 Broad Street
New York, NY, United States

Phone: 212-859-3697
Web Site: www.usau.com

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Underwriting Assistant - Aviation Insurance


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Toledo, OH, United States 


Customer Service, General Business, Insurance, Insurance Billing and Coding

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Full time



Job Description:

United States Aviation Underwriters, Inc. (USAU) manages an insurance pool of member companies, United States Aircraft Insurance Group (USAIG) and underwrites on behalf of the member companies within the USAIG pool.  For more than eight decades, we have been a leading provider of insurance to the aviation and aerospace industries.  We are a subsidiary of General Re Corporation, a leading global reinsurer, and a member of the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. family of companies.  We currently offer an excellent opportunity for an Underwriting Assistant in our Toledo Branch Office.

The Underwriting Assistant provides general clerical support and basic technical insurance support to the underwriting staff by performing duties and responsibilities which include but are not limited to the following:

Position Responsibilities:
• Handle clerical duties including typing, data entry, answering telephones, scanning, photocopying, faxing and filing
• Ensure that information pertaining to application, premiums, broker codes, reinsurers, etc. is correctly coded on the system
• Prorate premiums in accordance with coverage changes
• Input premium data on computer to generate invoices
• Communicate with agents and brokers to receive and process routine coverage requests
• Perform data entry of computerized policy formats to generate certificates of insurance, endorsements, policies and other insurance documents
• Obtain underwriter approval for insurance documents created and issued
• Interface with branch and Home Office personnel regarding coverage issues
• Perform other miscellaneous clerical and administrative duties as assigned



Job Requirements:

  • • Associate’s Degree required.
    • Three to five years administrative assistant experience desired; insurance/aviation industry experience preferred.
    • Solid proofreading skills required.
    • Accurate data entry skills necessary.  Strong MS Word and Excel skills required.  PowerPoint and Access desired.
    • Basic math skills required.
    • Focus on providing high quality customer service required.
    • Self-motivated and detail orientation necessary.
    • Ability to work well under time constraints and meet deadlines needed.
    • Good organization skills and ability to prioritize necessary.
    • Strong communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills needed.
    • Ability to work well in a team environment and assist others as necessary.
    • Punctuality and reliability necessary.
    Please email your resume with a cover letter to: Karen.Rafferty@usaig.com.