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Underwriter II

Company: CCMSI
Location: Danville
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:At CCMSI, we look for the best and brightest talent to join our team of professionals. As a leading Third Party Administrator in self-insurance services, we are united by a common purpose of delivering exceptional service to our clients. As an Employee-Owned Company, we focus on developing our staff through structured career development programs, rewarding and recognizing individual and team efforts. Certified as a Great Place To Work, our employee satisfaction and retention ranks in the 95th percentile.Reasons you should consider a career with CCMSI:Culture: Our Core Values are embedded into our culture of how we treat our employees as a valued partner-with integrity, passion and enthusiasm.Career development: CCMSI offers robust internships and internal training programs for advancement within our organization.Benefits: Not only do our benefits include 4 weeks paid time off in your first year, plus 10 paid holidays, but they also include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Short and Long Term Disability, 401K, and ESOP.Work Environment: We believe in providing an environment where employees enjoy coming to work every day, are provided the resources needed to perform their job and claims staff are assigned manageable caseloads.The Underwriter II position is responsible for reviewing individual risks for assigned program to determine underwriting acceptability, approving, referring and rejecting risks based on authority and carrier policies, and guidelines. Also, reviews client property and casualty insurance policies in CAST for validity and data entry into policy management system (Visions). Performs updates to policies and policyholders in policy management system, inputs First Reports of Injuries (FROI's) for select clients, enters class codes in Vision, runs reports for renewal of policies, accuracy of information and at request of internal/external clients. Work closely with underwriting team on various projects as needed.Responsibilities:Determine the acceptability, quality and profitability of new and renewal business to achieve overall loss ratio objective. Refers items outside of authority to management/carrier.Markets, supports and promotes program underwriting policies and objectives to agents, board and members.Demonstrates commitment to team goals and objectives.Provides timely, courteous and efficient service to agents, board and members.Participates in available education courses and initiates and/or conducts educational sessions for underwriting, sales personnel or clientsProvides assistance on internal program quarterly reviews as requested.Informs management of activities and problems within assigned program.Performs other related duties as required or requested.Data entry into Visions and/or iCE.Provides all routine policy maintenance functions including, but not limited to, changes in names, addresses, terminations, addition of job codes and addition of locations for all clients.Provides timely, courteous and efficient service to internal departments and clients. Should be able to communicate to carriers, brokers, information service, account managers, claim adjusters & customer service unit.Review insurance policies of CCMSI clients to CCMSI system applications for accuracy i.e. CAST, Visions and iCE.Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or ExperienceFour year degree and one year Underwriter or three years as Underwriter and two year degree or one year Underwriter I and four years business experience.Experience in other CCMSI services functions considered. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Organizational ability, professional manner and mathematical aptitude. Ideal candidate must have insurance background. Presentation skills needed. Flexibility, initiative and the ability to work with a minimum of direct supervision a must. Discretion and confidentiality required. Ability to work as a team member in a rapidly-changing environment.Computer SkillsProficient with Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationsIncumbents must be working towards AU, ARM, or CPCU designationsPhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work requires the ability to sit or stand up to 7.5 or more hours at a time.Work requires sufficient auditory and visual acuity to interact with others.Object Handling CategoriesWork requires the ability to lift/carry objects routinely as follows:Light Lifting: No lifting of objects weighing more than 15 pounds on a regular basis.CORE VALUES & PRINCIPLESResponsible for upholding the CCMSI Core Values & Principles which include: performing with integrity; passionately focus on client service; embracing a client-centered vision; maintaining contagious enthusiasm for our clients; searching for the best ideas; looking upon change as an opportunity; insisting upon excellence; creating an atmosphere of excitement, informality and trust; focusing on the situation, issue, or behavior, not the person; maintaining the self-confidence and self-esteem of others; maintaining constructive relationships; taking the initiative to make things better; and leading by example.CCMSI is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer offering an excellent benefit package including Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, Vision, Flexible Spending, Life, ESOP and 401K.

Keywords: CCMSI, Champaign , Underwriter II, Other , Danville, Illinois

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