Commercial Underwriter

May 15 2024
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Accounts payable,
Aurora, ON • Full time

Being a part of BrokerLink, means you live our values: to act with integrity, be respectful of others, have a customer-driven mindset, strive for excellence and always treat others with generosity. These values drive our diversity and inclusion efforts to ensure a respectful and inclusive work environment is present.

We want like-minded individuals who want to provide the highest level of customer service, who carry themselves with utmost professionalism.

We want to invest in you! Your success is our success and our purpose of "we're here to help people" is what motivates us to keep the amazing talent we attract, for a long time. We want to bring out the best of all our team members! Offering countless opportunities to grow and an environment which values our most important assets, you, our team members. We have over 200 offices across Canada, ask us about our flexible work arrangements!

We have an exciting opportunity to join our National Underwriting MGA, Risk-Can as a Commercial Underwriter and work out of one of our offices in the Greater Toronto Area, Edmonton, or Calgary. If you have previous commercial underwriting experience and are looking to broaden your skills in a department which handles complex risks, this is the opportunity for you! This role offers a hybrid working model.

As part of our employee promise, here are some of the many perks of working with us:

  • Flexible health and dental insurance benefits package
  • Personal Spending amount to invest in your healthy lifestyle
  • RRSP - Registered Retirement Savings Plan with Company matching
  • ESPP - Employee Share Purchase Plan (TSX:IFC) program with matching aspect
  • 'Dress for your day', dress according to your daily schedule
  • Competitive compensation package with bonus aspect
  • Employee discount program, including Apple, Bell, Rogers and more!
  • Paid Time Off in the form of: Personal days, Volunteer days, Exam/Study Time, Jury Duty and starting at 3 weeks of vacation per year!
  • Working for an employer who is regularly recognized as one of Canada's best employers such as Kincentric 2023

This role will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Underwrite various commercial lines submissions with the intent to offer insurance solutions for our brokers within department guidelines and contribute to a profitable portfolio of business
  • Ensure proper underwriting, pricing, authorizing and documentation of moderate to complex new business submissions
  • Work within established underwriting authority limits, structured parameters, rating matrices, and defined guidelines given under our contracts
  • Build strong relationships with our brokers by offering insurance solutions that assist them in their front line sales and customer relationships
  • Make recommendations to improve the department and increase its efficiency

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Exceptional customer service skills and ability to develop strong relationships with our brokers
  • Strong negotiation skills and business savvy
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities, work independently with guidelines and show initiative
  • Ability to problem-solve and make decisions
  • Post-Secondary education
  • 2 - 5 years of commercial P&C underwriting experience
  • Completion of or working towards a Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation an asset
  • Above average computer proficiency in - Excel, MS Office, Outlook

    We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    BrokerLink is committed to providing an accessible environment. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

    BrokerLink is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment which embraces our diversities and sees them as our strength! We want to foster a workplace that makes all our team members and customers feel welcome and appreciated.

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    At BrokerLink, we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that inspires each of us to be the best we can be. Join our team and make a difference!


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