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Senior Underwriter Middle Market
Ref No.: 18-00260
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Experience Level: 5 Years
Job Description:Reviews applications and financial requirements to determine acceptability of risk in accordance with Sompo guidelines and standards;
• Understands pricing components and rating methodology; prices risk based on financial and competitive analysis;
• Uses all appropriate underwriting tools, disciplines and knowledge of strategies to ensure underwriting guidelines are followed;
• Demonstrates technical underwriting skills through strategic, thorough account reviews and file documentation;
• Prepares or analyzes information on adverse underwriting decisions, rate appeals, underwriting requirements, status and declinations in order to drive results within the assigned territory

Required Skills 5+ years of underwriting/insurance experience
• Bachelor's Degree preferred
• Experience in working, producing, and underwriting all sizes of accounts with the large brokerage houses and independent agents
• Self-starter with the ability to take ownership of underwriting, quoting, and binding profitable business regionally and nationally
• Relationships with large brokers on both a regional and national level as well as independent agents

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