Argo Surety , a member of the Argo Group, was launched in 2008 to provide unparalleled service to its chosen agents and customers by offering a broad selection of surety bonds serving a diverse range of businesses and industries.
Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. is an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market.
At Argo Group, we leverage the success, discipline and expertise of our people and an understanding of our customers’ needs to provide a diverse portfolio of products and services.
Simply stated, our products and services help businesses stay in business.
Argo Surety currently has a challenging opportunity for a Senior Underwriter in Commercial Surety.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Underwrites, Analyzes and services complex commercial Surety accounts.
Analyzes, evaluates, and reviews new business with VP of Commercial Surety as necessary.
Responsible for producing new accounts from assigned group of agents / brokers or designated geographic area.
Through a disciplined sales management approach, develop and leverage productive agency / client relationships based on a high level of visibility with agents, brokers and clients.
Analyze exposures and determine the appropriate surety coverage and conditions, and the assignment of premium amounts
Use business acumen to perform, gather and review information on financial conditions, risk exposure, loss history, and economic trends that may impact the terms and conditions offered to the client
Manage renewal business.
Accountable for accurate underwriting documentation / information in account management system and adherence to documentation standards
Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting.
4 5 years experience in Underwriting Commercial / Contract Surety bonds.
Ability to exercise good business judgment when handling our clients.
Must be detail-oriented, able to manage time and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrates the ability to produce error-free work and achieve high levels of accuracy.
Flexibility to work overtime as needed by position and / or manager.
Excellent communication and organizational skills as well as attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and manage many tasks simultaneously in addition to comfortably interacting with people in small groups and social situations.
Must have strong PC skills, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Culture Fit & Impact : Argo’s Values
Demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit :
Get the job done in a non-bureaucratic, resourceful manner.
Create a culture of accountability ensuring the delivery of world-class products and services.
Do the right thing :
Act with integrity always.
Adhere to the commitments set forth in the Argo Group Environmental, Social and Governance program.
Create an open and transparent environment in which diverse experience, skill sets, and individuals can team together to drive optimal outcomes.
Encourage and include unique perspectives at all times.
Respect each other :
Create an environment that promotes dialogue, mutual support and cooperation between and among all, where people are fun to be around, proud of what they do, and willing to achieve beyond normal expectations.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.
We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
PLEASE NOTE : At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.
If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Argo Group, please contact our Benefits Department.