Financial Lines Underwriter

Posted 02 September 2021
Salary$110,000 to $115,000 + Superannuation
LocationSydney, New South Wales
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGeneral Insurance
Reference3311377jc

Job description

Frontier Global Underwriting is a full service Financial Lines coverholder with specific expertise in the Financial Lines sector. The company is UK headquartered with an Australian subsidiary. Established in 2019 the founders and senior management are experts in their respective markets. This has enabled them to partner with leading Lloyd’s syndicates to deliver cutting edge insurance solutions to their clients.

Frontier is a thriving and continually growing business and is now looking to recruit a Financial Lines Underwriter to grow and develop their Financial Lines portfolio across Australia and New Zealand. This is an exciting opportunity to join an entrepreneurial company, learn from the best and be part of a hugely successful organisation at a pivotal time for Frontier.

Working closely with the recently appointed Head of Financial Lines in Sydney, this person will be responsible for: 
  • Review, evaluate and price underwriting submissions by applying sound underwriting judgment, collaborating with colleagues and adhering to company policy and guidelines within established authority.
  • Identify risks by making considered decisions to escalate underwriting issues when necessary and recommend opportunities for a profitable portfolio.
  • Ensure adherence to underwriting standards, objectives and guidelines of program by maintaining files in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with producers and customers to understand their needs and recommend products that are suitable and solution focused. Develop and nurture partnerships with customers by informing on new products and programs and explaining underwriting decisions to ensure understanding of company goals and objectives.
  • Contribute to assigned special projects by assisting with audits and product development.
Ideal Candidate
2-3 years Financial Lines underwriting or broking experience
Good communication skills
Flexibility and adaptability
Strong analytical and organisational skills
Excellent attention to detail
Capability of working in a fast paced environment
  
Get in touch: 
Jessica Currey 
jessicac@kennedyreid.com.au
0429 836 644