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Underwriting Support Specialist

Core Specialty

Core Specialty

Customer Service, Operations
Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024


The Underwriting Support Specialist will work with underwriting and operations teams in the property division to support them in servicing the book of business accurately and efficiently.

Key Accountabilities/Deliverables:

  • Perform tasks within set timeframes to ensure appropriate response time and customer service for broker partners

  • Correspond with brokers, vendors, underwriting team

  • Conduct post-binding account changes/ transactions with underwriter review and sign off as needed

  • Endorsement processing and issuance within required timeframe

  • Inspection processing within required timeframe

  • Maintain accurate and timely status of accounts within systems throughout the underwriting life cycle

  • Policy issuance within required timeframe including correspondence to drafting team and broker to ensure policy is issued per binder

  • Complete various underwriting assistant functions on an ad hoc basis as requested by the UW team leadership and coordinated with reporting manager. Functions may include: drafting quotes, binders, and preparing accounts for modelling

  • Pursue professional development and training for development of product knowledge, skills for the role and any personal goals set with leader.

  • Responsible for effective operation of internal controls and timely closure of Internal Audit and other actions

  • Undertake general office administrative duties as and when required

  • In addition to the above key responsibilities, you may be required to undertake other duties from time to time as the Company may reasonably require.

Technical Knowledge and Understanding:

  • Computer skills – good working knowledge of MS Office, Excel

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to manage time and projects effectively

  • Strong communications skills both verbally and written


  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED

  • Undergraduate/Graduate Degree preferred

  • Previous experience in an administrative or specialist position utilizing the knowledge and understanding listed above

  • Prior insurance experience preferred


At Core Specialty, you will receive a competitive salary and opportunities for professional development and advancement. We offer medical, dental, vision, and life insurances; short and long-term disability; a Company-match of 100% of a 6% contribution 401(k) plan; an Employee Assistance Plan; Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and a wellness program