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Risk Management
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67227 Requisition #

Artex is one of the world’s fastest-growing and most diverse insurance managers. With more than 500 staff in 15 worldwide locations, our employees work together to conceive, design and manage alternative risk transfer solutions that help our clients manage today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities.


Duties and tasks reflect variety and complexity underwriting workers compensation insurance applications within guidelines set forth by carrier partners.   The Underwriting Assistant will resolve routine questions and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher levels.  He/she works with all departments (teams) to gain knowledge of service and operational processes and procedures, which will be dominated by tasks to expedite the underwriting process, including data entry.

At an advanced level, the Underwriting Assistant may determine whether to accept, modify or decline a risk – both new and renewal business – through a comprehensive assessment of risk features, including classification codes, loss history, and risk engineering surveys, among others. 

The Underwriting Assistant will, over time, engage in communication via email, telephone, and occasionally in person with insured stakeholders, including insurance agents and risk managers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Monitoring email correspondence and other administrative tasks to expedite the underwriting process.
• Provide support to Underwriter(s) and/or Sr. Underwriter(s) analyzing and managing new and renewal workers compensation applicants, including risk selection and classification.
• Research and gather and organize information to provide recommendations to Underwriter and/or Sr. Underwriter.
• Fulfill agents’ requests for certificates of insurance issuance, loss runs, copies of policies, copies of invoicing, etc.
• Strong professional communication, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external stakeholders, including insurance agents, insurance carriers, and insured customer risk management teams.
• Support of general questions regarding renewal status, policy issuance, endorsement status, cancellation status, and billing inquires, commission questions, etc.)
• Reconciling and analyzing customer monthly billing reports.

Additional Qualifications:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills; time management.
• Strong ability to assess risk within underwriting guidelines.
• Demonstrated proficiency in Excel.

Additional Work Traits:
• Self-starter
• Capable of working autonomously within guidelines.
• Ability to multi-task, including working in a time-sensitive environment driven by expiration dates.


Artex is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arthur J. Gallagher. Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures. 

Required:
  • High school diploma; no experience required.

Desired:

  • 1 year related experience
Work Traits:
  • Detail oriented; strong analytical skills and good communication and interpersonal skills 
U.S. Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.  

 
Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.​ Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.