AVP - Multi-line Underwriter (Financial & Excess Casualty)

Job Description
Job Summary

Zurich Financial Services group is an insurance-based financial services provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and other markets. Founded in 1872, the Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. Zurich employees approximately 60,000 people serving customers in more than 180 countries.

In 1912, Zurich became the first foreign insurer to enter the US Market. Zurich North America was founded in 1912, has approximately 10,000 employees and is headquartered in Schaumburg, IL. Today in the US, through Zurich American Insurance Company, Zurich is a leading commercial property and casualty insurer and holds several Key Market Positions.

As an industry leader Zurich offers very competitive benefits options including a 401K savings plan with up to a 6% company match, incentives, career growth, paid time off, recognition for achievements and a challenging and rewarding work environment.

Working for Zurich will provide you with:

• The opportunity to be involved and work in a global organization

• The opportunity to work for the 2nd most-admired company in the P&C Industry

• The opportunity for advancement and growth in the US and internationally

Zurich Insurance is currently looking for an AVP/Multi-line Underwriter to join our Structured Solutions Global Corporate team in New York. The AVP will analyze and underwrite new and existing Financial, Excess Casualty, Property and Liability lines of business.

Our AVP Multi-line Underwriter is responsible for:

• Underwriting and analyzing new and renewal Financial, Property and Liability lines of business. The focus will be on either Financial Lines or Excess Casualty lines.

• Market facing and working with all classes of business.

• Administering and monitoring underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations and rating manual rules.

• Developing and maintaining agency and broker relationships.

• Working within broad limits and authorities on highly complex assignments.

• Responsible for National Accounts.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

• Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

• 8+Years of Related Experience.

• Experience with Financial Lines or Excess Casualty lines

• Multi-line experience.

• Strong broker relationships

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• In-depth knowledge of line/s of business and legal and regulatory guidelines.

• Strong negotiation skills.

• Strong knowledge of underwriting philosophy, techniques, national/local filing
regulations and guidelines.

• Ability to effectively assess risk.

• Ability to multi-task.

• Ability to function in a team environment.

• Possess knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business.

• PC literate.

• Demonstrated technical knowledge and skills reflective of progression of positions of increasing responsibility.

• Solid knowledge of processing methods and workflow procedures, and basic knowledge of insurance underwriting and regulations for assigned territories.

• Knowledge of time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business.

• Must be able to function effectively in team environment.

• CPCU and ARM a plus.



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New York

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