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Associate Underwriter

Great American Insurance Group

Great American Insurance Group

Marketing & Communications
Shaker Heights, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group's member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty and property and casualty operations, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

At Great American, we value diversity and recognize the benefits gained when people from different cultures, backgrounds and experiences work collaboratively to achieve business results. We are intentionally focused on fostering an inclusive culture and know valuing diversity is an essential leadership quality. Our goal is to create a workplace where all employees feel included, empowered and enabled to perform at their best.

ABA Insurance Services, a member of Great American Insurance Group, is currently seeking an Associate Underwriter. This is a hybrid position based out of our Shaker Heights, OH office. This individual will perform a variety of moderately complex policy administration tasks in support of the underwriting department. Responsible for:

Underwriting Support

  • Reviewing insurance applications and other risk documentation.
  • Entering policy and account information into appropriate systems for quoting new, renewal and midterm business.
  • Understanding underwriting requirements to:
    • competently triage and schedule requests from agents, customers and underwriters
    • set up new and renewal submissions
    • perform preliminary risk evaluation
    • obtain necessary information needed to underwrite risks and address issues
    • organize underwriting information to speed decision making on the part of the underwriter.
  • Executing instructions from agents, customers and underwriters.
  • Researching and resolving errors and issues.
  • Responding to agent, customer and underwriter questions.
  • Maintaining file organization, accuracy and completeness.
  • Participating in departmental change processes and projects, such as user testing, documentation and quality control.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Education: Associate Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Field of Study: Business or a related discipline.
  • Experience: Generally, 0-2 years of related experience.
  • Attention to detail, and strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Skills in Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Business Unit:

ABA Insurance Services


We offer competitive healthcare, retirement, and paid time off benefits for full-time and part-time benefit eligible employees.