Underwriter - MGA Programs

Burlington, ON, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

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


  • 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

About the Company

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

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