Underwriting Assistant, Dartmouth

Last update 2023-09-25
Expires 2023-10-25
ID #1831117985
Underwriting Assistant, Dartmouth
Canada, Québec, Québec,
Modified September 5, 2023


Individually we are people, but together we are Aviva. Individually these are just words, but together they are our Values – Care, Commitment, Community, and Confidence.

This is a hybrid role - 3 days in the office and 2 days at home.

What you'll do:

  • Follow and progress through UA phase development plan for handling of endorsements to assist underwriting teams, including providing administrative support to underwriters on all lines of business
  • Handle data entry, billing and cancellation tasks with efficiency
  • Handling of front-line phone communication between broker partners and underwriting teams
  • Processing loss control reports and other assigned duties
  • Perform quality control to meet the accuracy and underwriting requirements on business processing
  • Underwriting support to the managers and underwriting teams as required including facilitating underwriting abeyances
  • Participate in the development and implementation of polices and documentation standards to support and facilitate underwriters
  • Assisting with mailing policy documents and registered letters in the office
  • Process policies and documentation in a timely manner and within authority
  • Assist with assignment of underwriting tasks

What you'll bring:

  • Post-secondary or equivalent experience required and or
  • Completion of a related educational, diploma/degree/accreditation
  • 2 plus years of related experience in administrative and or support function
  • Able to work within a fast-paced environment, and work well under pressure
  • Vested interest in learning and building a career in the general insurance space, Insurance background would be ideal
  • Ability to multitask and Quick study/learning curve
  • Ability and willingness to work with repetitive tasks and keep focused, with a good level of accuracy
  • Excellent technical aptitude with web based and in-house systems and databases, good working knowledge of Microsoft office suite
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy is a critical component for success in this role
  • Superior organization, time-management, and the ability to adapt in a dynamic priority changing environment
  • Strong ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.
  • Effective in a culture of teamwork, collaboration and accountability; a person who encourages cooperation across the organization

What you'll get

  • Compelling rewards package including base compensation, eligibility for annual bonus, retirement savings, share plan, health benefits, personal wellness, and volunteer opportunities.
  • Outstanding Career Development opportunities.
  • Start with 4 weeks of annual vacation
  • Hybrid/Remote work model
  • We'll support your professional development education.

Additional Information: Aviva Canada has an accommodation process in place to provide accommodations for employees with disabilities. If upon commencement of employment you require a specific accommodation because of a disability, please contact your Talent Acquisition Partner so that an appropriate accommodation can be arranged. This process applies throughout your career with Aviva Canada.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Underwriting assistant

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