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Insurance Underwriter

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Insurance Underwriter job summary

Are you a passionate insurance industry professional with exemplary integrity, analytical, and decision-making skills? Take your career to the next level by joining our firm’s growing team of insurance underwriters! The ideal candidate brings strong computer skills, a detail-oriented approach, and keen knowledge of risk factors and financial services to every insurance application for prospective, new, and existing clients. If this sounds like a fit for you, send us your resume today!


Ashburn, VA
Insurance Underwriter responsibilities
  • Collect and analyze insurance applicant information to screen each client and conduct insurance policy risk assessments
  • Leverage underwriting software to identify insurance coverage recommendations for existing, new, and prospective clients
  • Collaborate with medical personnel, field representatives, actuaries, and others to obtain policyholders’ personal information for accurately assessing risk factors
  • Take a data-based approach to determine whether insurance coverage should be provided and set the related provisions and insurance premiums
  • Review insurance claims against policy terms to determine the amounts owed by the insurance company to the claimant
Insurance Underwriter qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, statistics, mathematics, business administration, or related field required
  • 1-2 years of experience working as an insurance underwriter required
  • Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation and/or Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU) designations strongly preferred
  • Ability to collect and accurately evaluate background information from a variety of sources to calculate the costs and benefits of insurance coverage and claims
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical skills, and math skills required to carefully analyze every insurance application detail that may affect a coverage decision
  • Interpersonal and communications skills are a must when working with insurance agents, actuaries, claimants, and others
Insurance Underwriter compensation

$79,882 (National Average)


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