Chicago: Underwriting Support Clerk

    Underwriting Support Clerk

    Job Type: Full Time

    Job Description

    We are looking for a candidate who is an organized, detailed-oriented and professional to perform the job as an Underwriting Support Clerk in our Chicago office. You will be part of a detail team responsible for data entry of our incoming new/renewal business, electronic filing, policy review and other operational functions. The objective of this position is to efficiently process a large volume of submissions and policies in a timely manner while maintaining accurate and detailed records.

    Essential Functions

    • Set-up and update the submission record for each new/renewal applicant or customer in the company’s database. Data required includes customer name, address, industry code, stock symbol, SIC code, assigned underwriter, broker office, and other pertinent data.

    • Generate specific reports associated to the customer and store them in their appropriate electronic folder.

    • Electronic filing of underwriting documents and correspondence, including renaming documents according to set standards

    • Generate customer renewal letters for the underwriting assistants as needed.

    • Begin the policy issuance process by reviewing/comparing underlying binders to policies to ensure accurate policy issuance.

    • Prepare loss runs, renewal lists and daily submission reports.

    • Post-pandemic duties:

      • Receptionist relief during the lunch hour time

      • Open incoming mail

    Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned above. Specific tasks may change from time to time.

    Qualifications

    • 1-3 years of office experience in an administrative role preferred.

    • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills

    • Understanding and experience with administrative and clerical procedures including managing electronic files, data entry, and records

    • Capability to work independently and within a team/group environment

    • Takes ownership and accountability for one’s own work product – commitment to quality

    • Must be able to function effectively and efficiently in a time sensitive and high-volume environment.

    • Ability to establish priorities, coordinate and monitor personal work plan while maintaining status and oversight of multiple submissions and renewals

    • Ability to quickly adapt to an ever-changing environment

    • Basic knowledge and skill level required in use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel

    If you feel you can carry out this role efficiently, we would like to meet you! Please include a cover letter with resume to applications@oldrepublicpro.com.

     

    About Us:

    Old Republic Professional (ORPRO™), established in December 1983, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Old Republic International Corporation, a Fortune 500 company. We have provided Directors and Officers liability insurance for more than 30 years. 
     

    Culture:

    Work-life balance is highly valued, with the typical workweek of 40 hours. The culture is entrepreneurial with an emphasis on collaboration; open-mindedness; and productivity. Employee benefits include competitive wages, 401(k), profit sharing plan, health, dental and vision benefits, business casual dress and a monthly transportation voucher. We offer a friendly, team-oriented environment and we encourage and reward the professional growth of our employees.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Old Republic Professional provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

     

    Qualified candidates must send a cover letter with resume to: 
    Applications@oldrepublicpro.com

     

    Old Republic Professional is An Equal Opportunity Employer

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