AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

Underwriting Assistant

Job Locations US-NY-Latham
Requisition ID
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


   Will be tasked with a territory and will handle all customer service and review of upcoming renewals in the assigned territory.  Works with our agent base and sales staff. 


  • Reviews policies for renewal consideration
  • Reviews reports from loss control consultants and other information to determine if application is acceptable for the program(s) available
  • Evaluate the experience of a risk against the class of business under review
  • Evaluate the loss potential due to catastrophe, severity, and/or frequency
  • May rate policies or check previously rated policies for proper rating
  • Utilizes knowledge of automated systems to develop information for new or renewal policies
  • Prepares quotations for agents and answers questions from agents, policyholder, or prospects
  • Assists agents with comments or questions about applications and the likelihood of acceptance by the company
  • Reviews requests for cancellation, endorsements, etc.
  • Request additional documentation necessary for the processing of an application, endorsement or cancellation
  • Reviews, researches and responds to inquiries from regulatory bodies




  • Experience in standard underwriting practices and procedures
  • High school degree or GED; College degree preferred
  • Knowledge of departmental regulations and policies
  • Excellent business sense and judgment;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to collaborate, “think outside the box” and make sound decisions to resolve complex matters;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and follow up in a timely manner;
  • An ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • An ability to work well as part of a team



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