the smart solution for Cedar Rapids jobs

Underwriting Specialist

Company: United Fire Group
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Job Description:

Job ID 2# of Openings 1Job Locations US-IA-Cedar RapidsPosted Date 2019-01-10Category UnderwritingTravel NoneCompany Car Provided NoOverview

UFG can offer you an award-winning workplace and a trustworthy, financially-stable company. While we've always known our commitment to employees and financial stewardship, it is good to have others recognize our dedicated efforts. UFG was named to the "2017 Top Workplaces" list by The Des Moines Register, and was also included on the Forbes' America's Most Trustworthy Financial Companies" list. Additionally, UFG is a super-regional property and casualty insurer rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.

As an underwriting specialist you will be working with an awarded Top Workplace. Here is what you'll b doing on a daily basis: analyze insurance data, enter statistical information and compute premiums required for all commercial insurance lines of business and assist your underwriting team in the processing of new application, renewals, endorsements and cancellations using our automated in-house system to generate a legal contract for the insured. This position requires accurate and analytical skills working in a team environment. The primary goal is to produce a quality policy to insureds and agents.


  • Data entry working on various computer systems from correspondence. This includes updating renewals, change requests, cancellations, reporting forms and the initial entry for applications and quotes
  • Obtain information needed for underwriting decisions including deciding what needs to be referred back to the underwriter
  • Write or call agents for additional or missing information
  • Using ImageRight; perform file setup and organization of electronically stored documents
  • Assist underwriters with information gathering and written correspondence
  • Handle overflow calls coming to the underwriting team
  • Review incoming tasks and either complete them or forward to appropriate team member
  • Assist with general questions from team and coworkers
  • Possess strong analytical and math skills
  • Proven to have accurate keyboard/calculator and professional phone skills
  • Excel; Word and Internet search/navigation skills
  • Perform other duties as assigned
    • You will be challenged, but you will also have a team to support you. At first, you will participate in a trainee class with others learning alongside you all done in-house. We'll make sure you are ready to move forward by guiding your training needs with a mentor assisting you along the way.
    • A career progression is presented to you, with a clear roadmap to how you can move forward in your career. You will contribute to the overall success of the underwriting team.


      • Must have a minimum of a High School diploma
      • Preferred to also have a College Education and/or General Insurance Classes
      • Certified or working towards INS Designation a plus
      • Demonstrated ability to work well with coworkers and customers
        Attributes We Seek:
        • Must have good memory retention levels due to the amount of detail involved
        • A champion handling workload and prioritizing to meet deadlines often while multiple interruptions occur
        • Have a flexible mindset and thrive in a dynamic environment
        • Promote a positive and professional image and develop productive relationships
        • Excellent spoken & written communication skills
        • To be enthusiastic and energetic
        • Demonstrate an open-minded, team-oriented, and collaborative work style
        • Be open to unexpected discovery and able to survey and assess all potential opportunities; not confined to defined categories
        • Innately driven to provide high quality customer service

          Keywords: United Fire Group, Cedar Rapids , Underwriting Specialist, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

          Click here to apply!

          Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

          I'm looking for
          in category

Other Other Jobs

Claim Representative - AMD
Description: Claim Representative - AMD OVERVIEWWe're a people-focused business, and we pride ourselves on the promise to deliver efficient and effective services to our customers. At Sentry, we believe people are (more...)
Company: Sentry
Location: Davenport
Posted on: 01/17/2019

Part Time Brand Ambassador
Description: Part Time Brand Ambassador If you are interested in helping to generate sales and increase brand awareness for some of the leading brands that you know and love, then we have the perfect position for (more...)
Company: Advantage Solutions
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: 01/17/2019

Current College Students - Stores Executive Intern - Baltimore Metro Area
Description: One of the world's leading and most recognized brands comes to life in our stores, where guests are still captivated by everything that made them fall in love with Target. Our approximately 1800 locations (more...)
Company: Target
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: 01/17/2019

Benefit Consutant: 100% Work At Home Online
Description: Amazing work at home Career Opportunity This is an amazing position for anyone from all walks of life. For those that are seeking more family time, freedom to have independence, or simply just wanting
Company: Ameriplan
Location: Davenport
Posted on: 01/17/2019

House Sitting Wanted - Dubuque Caretaker Opportunity, Seeking House Sitter
Description: Job Description: br Hello my name is David. I am booking a home sitter living in Dubuque, Iowa. I'm
Company: HouseSitter
Location: Dubuque
Posted on: 01/17/2019

Sitter Wanted - 3rd Shift And Variable Babysitter Needed
Description: Babysitter Needed to work nights from 9:45p-6:45am Sunday through Thursday occasional weekend break to take daughter to park or mall to play while I rest on off day, or last minute need for me to pull (more...)
Company: Sitter
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: 01/17/2019

Machine Learning Research Scientist
Description: OverviewACT is a nonprofit organization helping people achieve educational and workplace success. Our programs are designed to boost lifelong learning in schools and workplaces around the world. Whether (more...)
Company: ACT
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: 01/17/2019

Senior Systems Engineer - Strategic Systems
Description: Requisition ID: 12146 Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity Want to be a part of a company that (more...)
Company: Rockwell Collins,Inc. USA
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: 01/17/2019

Configuration Coordinator
Description: CONFIGURATION COORDINATOR br br LOCATION: CEDAR RAPIDS, IA br br 12 MONTH CONTRACT br br -Candidate must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and up to 5 years of experience br br (more...)
Company: Butler America Aerospace L.L.C.
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: 01/16/2019

Current College Students - Intern Abroad Ambassador
Description: As an Intern Abroad Ambassador, you will represent
Company: CareerUp
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: 01/17/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Iowa jobs by following @recnetIA on Twitter!

Cedar Rapids RSS job feeds