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Include These Underwriting Assistant Skills
- Insurance field experience
- Clerical and administrative skills
- Attention to details and accuracy
- Effective communication
- Computer competences
- Being able to follow screening criteria
- Research skills
Those interested in an Underwriting Assistant career can check relevant job skills in the cover letter example provided just below.
Dear Ms. Bedell:
When I learned of Endurance Insurance’s need for an Underwriting Assistant, I felt compelled to submit the enclosed resume. As a customer-centric and analytical professional looking to combine my recent business degree with my interest in pursuing a longstanding career in the insurance sector, I am more than prepared to exceed your expectations for this role.
My background includes practicum experience in an internship capacity with Donaldson Insurance Company, collecting information from customers applying for various insurance products while supporting underwriters in conducting risk assessments and applicant screening processes. I am poised to leverage my skill set and my advanced education to excel in financial document analysis, loan processing, application approvals and rejections, and superior client communications. Furthermore, my demonstrated success in consistently achieving strict deadlines, along with ensuring optimal customer experiences, positions me to make a significant impact on your business.
Highlights of my experience include…
Supporting a team of seven underwriters in reviewing applicant submissions and obtaining the necessary information to evaluate risk and exposures; maintaining policy and claim files to ensure full compliance, policy registration, and timely issuance.
Adhering to all service standards by completing underwriting support responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner.
Facilitating the issuance of policy endorsements and processing billing and reinsurance transactions as required.
Maintaining up-to-date logs, correspondence documents, and records of all policies and renewals using Microsoft Excel and Imageright programs.
Responding swiftly and courteously to all internal and external customer requests.
Demonstrating an unparalleled dedication to providing superior service in previous customer-facing roles; recognized by customers and peers as possessing excellent product knowledge and communication skills to maximize client satisfaction and retention.
Collaborating effectively with peers and management teams to improve productivity and efficiency.
Earning an Associate’s degree in Business from Salt Lake City College.
With my experience in assisting with comprehensive loan underwriting functions, coupled with my inherent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, I am ready to provide outstanding service within your company. I look forward to discussing the position with you in further detail. Thank you for your consideration.
Gary D. Patterson