MAXIMIZE your opportunity Underwriting Assistant u2013 Excess Casualty Dallas, Texas We invent the new to help the world move forward. Combining powerful analytics and deeper insights with bigger ideas and innovative solutions, we free up our clientsu2019 potential, thereby fulfilling our own. Take it seriously. Make it fun. Know it matters. XL Catlin's Umbrella & Excess Liability Insurance protects the assets of companies with complex risks from catastrophic loss beyond the limits of their primary insurance program. Our underwriting teams are based in the United States, Canada, Bermuda, London, and Dublin providing a global reach with local knowledge. We focus on upper middle market to Fortune 1000 companies across a wide variety of industries. As an Underwriting Assistant, you will play a critical role within the team directly supporting the Underwriters. You will perform underwriting support activities associated with information gathering and rating for new business, renewals, and midterm changes. You will also prepare electronic files on behalf of the Underwriter regarding basic deal structuring, risk analysis, and quoting related to underwriting transactions (renewals, non-premium bearing midterm changes, etc.).You will utilize your strong communication and relationship building skills as you work closely with colleagues across regional offices and interact directly with various business partners, including but not limited to, brokers, clients, finance, legal, claims, and others in our XL Catlin global network.What will your essential responsibilities include? Administration of assigned accounts throughout the lifecycle. Collecting account and insured information for risk analysis by communicating directly with Brokers on behalf of the Underwriters. Liaising with Underwriters, Brokers and Reinsurers on behalf of the Underwriting Support Unit as needed to communicate account status and complete outstanding subjectivities. Liaising with Underwriters to confirm policy issuance instructions for proprietary and manuscript policies, endorsements, forms, notices, etc. and effectively communicate to the Coding and Issuance Unit. Performing pre-analysis support for new submissions, renewals, endorsements, and other incoming documents based upon predefined underwriting rules and/or guidelines. Analyzing informational reports to glean anecdotal information for underwriting as part of the underwriting package (e.g., summarize loss runs, financials of proposed insured). Ensuring completeness of contents of underwriting package prior to handover to the Underwriter for risk analysis/risk selection process. Analyzing the needs of the client and translating appropriately into the final specifications that serves as a basis for the policy. Effectively dealing with accounts having a variety of intricate parts to ensure policies are complete and all aspects of the broker communication is seamless. Completing quality control on the rating output to ensure accuracy of work (e.g. exposure bases, limits, coverage extensions, modifications, etc.). Rating premium changes for premium bearing midterm change requests. Assisting with Account Receivable collections when required. Maintaining an electronic file for accounts as required for Sarbanes Oxley and Internal Audit Guidelines. Ensuring timely, accurate completion of all assigned tasks. Accurately compiling supporting account detail in electronic format using PDF conversion tools. Generating Broker and Reinsurer correspondence in electronic format (i.e., e-mail, eFax) related to transaction processing and informational follow up requests using free-form letters, predefined or approved templates. Collaborating and corresponding verbally and in writing with Underwriting Support Unit team members and others in Operational Support Units as needed to perform tasks. You will report to the Operations Assistant Manager. UNLEASH your potential Weu2019re looking for someone who has these abilities and skills: u00b7Minimum of one year insurance experience. u00b7Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with internal and external colleagues. u00b7Strong analytical and organizational skills. u00b7Client service experience and focus. u00b7Excellent written and oral communication skills. u00b7Strong competency in MS Office applications:MS Outlook, MS Word and Excel required. u00b7Basic competency in PDF conversion tool. u00b7Proven organizational and problem solving skills. u00b7Proven prioritization and time management skills with accurate results. u00b7College degree or experience/education equivalent. u00b7Knowledge of commercial liability principles and practices preferred, but not required. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. (NYSE:XL), through its subsidiaries and under the XL Catlin brand, is a global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty, professional, specialty and alternative capital products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises across the world. From insurance to reinsurance, weu2019re shaking up an ancient industry. A changing world needs new answers. Weu2019re here to find them. With an incredible blend of people, products, services and technology, weu2019re looking beyond traditional solutions to our clientsu2019 risks u2014 from the most familiar to the most complex. Learn more at **** The XL Catlin group of companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.