Underwriting Technical Associate- Surety – Remote/Hybrid-Northeast

March 26, 2024

Job Description

Crum & Forster Company Overview
C&F (Crum & Forster) is a leading national property & casualty insurance company with a large, diversified specialty product range from your family pet to multibillion-dollar companies. This year, we have a gross premium written of nearly $3 billion.] With deep roots going back to 1822, we will soon celebrate our 200th anniversary and are proud of our history and… excited about our future. Our most valuable asset is our people – 2300+ employees, and growing, in locations throughout the United States – committed to delivering customized products with superior customer service.
We care about each and every one of our employees and customers we work to serve. We have a deeply rooted philosophy of corporate giving, culture of high performance, innovation and integrity, and enjoy a rare balance of working hard while remaining balanced for time for our lives outside of work.
For more information about Crum & Forster, please visit our website: www.cfins.com.
Job Description
A Surety C&F Underwriting Technical Associate provides support to the Underwriting Regions by handling the booking of bonds, organizing and filing key documents and handling inquiries from both underwrites and agencies, all in accordance with established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner.
Underwriting Technical Associate-Surety
Primary Location: Northeast United States- Remote/Hybrid
What YOU will do:
• Provide support to assigned regional underwriting team.
• Ensure policy transactions are booked, invoiced and issued accurately and meet the corporate time service standards. Such transactions are new business, renewals, riders, cancellations, close outs, etc.
• File electronic documentation into the imaging system, page mark and label the documents appropriately adhering to the corporate protocols.
• Responsible for providing agencies with bond numbers via tracking system and reconciling monthly with the underwriter.
• Communicate as needed, with producers to obtain information required to complete transactions.
• Timely response to producer and underwriter requests and inquiries.
• Participate in review of departmental workflow and process with an eye towards improvements and efficiencies.
• Research and respond to billing and collections inquiries and collaborate with remittance team as needed.
• Assist underwriters with account financial analysis as needed.
• Assist with special projects, upon request.
• Will abide by departmental policies and procedures, including authority levels, to comply with C&F’s risk management controls.
What YOU will bring to C&F:
• Bachelor’s Degree and/or 5 years of equivalent experience related to insurance operations.
• Self-starter who works closely with underwriters and operations teams.
• Strong analytical, organizational and math skills.
• Strong communication skills.
• Solid knowledge of policy administration/rating insurance systems.
• An enthusiastic and positive attitude.
• Ability to take ownership and see tasks through to completion.
• Strong Microsoft skills.
What would differentiate YOU even more:
• Experience with surety operations and systems (agency or surety)
What C&F will bring to you
What C&F will bring to YOU:
• Competitive compensation package
• Generous 401K employer match
• Employee Stock Purchase plan with employer matching
• Generous Paid Time Off
• Excellent benefits that go beyond health, dental & vision. Our programs are focused on your whole family’s wellness including your physical, mental and financial wellbeing
• A core C&F tenant is owning your career development so we provide a wealth of ways for you to keep learning, including tuition reimbursement, industry related certifications and professional training to keep you progressing on your chosen path
• A dynamic, ambitious, fun and exciting work environment
• We believe you do well by doing good and want to encourage a spirit of social and community responsibility, matching donation program, volunteer opportunities, and an employee driven corporate giving program that lets you participate and support your community
At C&F you will BELONG
We value inclusivity and diversity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and welcome everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you require a special accommodation, please let us know.
Crum & Forster is committed to ensuring a workplace free from discriminatory pay disparities and complying with applicable pay equity laws. Salary ranges are available for all positions at this location, taking into account roles with a comparable level of responsibility and impact in the relevant labor market and these salary ranges are regularly reviewed and adjusted in accordance with prevailing market conditions. The annualized base pay for the advertised position, located in the specified area, ranges from a minimum of $50,925.00 to a maximum of $84,875.00. The actual compensation is determined by various factors, including but not limited to the market pay for the jobs at each level, the responsibilities and skills required for each job, and the employee’s contribution (performance) in that role. To be considered within market range, a salary is at or above the minimum of the range. You may also have the opportunity to participate in discretionary equity (stock) based compensation and/or performance-based variable pay programs


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