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Underwriting Assistant

W. R. Berkley

W. R. Berkley

Accident, MD, USA · Berkeley, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Underwriting Assistant

Location Name NJ, Hamilton Square
Date Posted
3 weeks ago(5/10/2024 9:43 AM)
Berkley Accident & Health
Primary Location
US-NJ-Hamilton Square

Company Details

Berkley Accident and Health is a risk management company that designs innovative solutions to address the unique challenges of each client. With our entrepreneurial culture and a strong emphasis on analytics, we can help employers better manage their risk. We offer a broad range of products, including employer stop loss, benefit captives, provider stop loss, HMO reinsurance, and specialty accident. The key to Berkley’s success is our nimble approach to risk – our ability to quickly understand, think through, and devise a plan that addresses each client’s challenges, coupled with the strong backing of a Fortune 500 company. Our parent company, W. R. Berkley Corporation, is one of the largest and best managed property/casualty insurers in the United States.

The company is an equal employment opportunity employer.


We have an entry level opportunity for an Underwriting Assistant to join our Berkley Accident and Health team! You will provide assistance to our underwriting team by tracking and set-up of underwriting folders and reviewing account information. We will train!

This role will be based in our Hamilton, NJ office

We have a welcoming culture valuing our employees – we trademarked the phrase Everything Counts, Everyone Matters® to describe the Berkley commitment to our people and how we do business. We believe that every person in the organization is important and every accomplishment makes a difference in our results. Come join us!

Key functions include but are not limited to:

  • Set up folders in our shared drive for all information received for new underwriting submissions
  • Run census in Excel spreadsheet for each submission
  • Log submissions into our underwriting system including benefits, reinsurance terms, and census information
  • Communicate between Sales Reps and Underwriters to ensure all information is complete and accurate


  • High School, Associates or Bachelor's Degree
  • Recent college grads welcome to apply; or 1-2 years general office experience
  • Must be highly organized, with strong attention to detail
  • Must have Word/Excel experience
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Team oriented

Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role


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