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Commercial Auto/Fleet Underwriter - MGA Programs

Commercial Auto/Fleet Underwriter - MGA programs



Modern Specialty Insurance Ltd. (MSI) is an independent Canadian owned MGA with program specific opportunities  targeting the Transportation and Niche Habitational sectors. Through our close relationships with our broker partners we have identified the need in both these categories and have crafted leading edge programs to provide further value to brokers and their clients.


Position Description:

This position is responsible for underwriting of Niche Habitational, Commercial Automobile, Property and Casualty accounts.  Including but not limited to new business, quotes, endorsements, renewals, and claims underwriting review. The incumbent will collaborate internally with all operating areas and externally with the Brokers.


Reports to Operations Team Leader


Primary Responsibilities: (consists of but not limited to)

  • Manage tasks associated with New and Renewal Business Accounts, including policy issuance, endorsement underwriting and processing, premium transaction billing, data entry documentation using the MSI Policy Management system.

  • Provide an eloquent and efficient message to broker and customer prospects, provide them with product information as requested

  • Coordination of all data collection associated with Account Submissions received from Brokers.

  • Gathering of all pertinent submission or renewal information for Underwriting Analysis

  • Completing rating for new business and renewals.

  • Ensure that all workflows, procedures, and underwriting guidelines and service standards are being adhered to.

  • Adhere to all Company policy and all Insurance regulations.

  • Understanding of the MSI Strategy and Product Value in order to articulate to distribution partners

  • Underwriting Claims as they occur to ensure the ongoing acceptability of risk and/or need to assist the insured in mitigating future claims

  • Risk Inspections – ordering, follow up on inspections, attachment of completed inspection and follow up on recommendations to ensure compliance

  • Other duties as required from time to time


Key Competencies:

  • 1-5 years of Commercial and/or Personal Insurance experience required

  • Understanding and usage of a company operating system or broker management system

  • Bachelor Degree or CIP is preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • High energy, organized, self-starter

  • Strong work ethic, goal oriented

  • Collaborative team player


The above reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this position but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. The above responsibilities are representative only; management may modify the duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

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