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Job description

APRIL Canada is the leading wholesale broker of niche property and casualty insurance products in Canada. The market segments served in Canada are Construction Contractors, Motor Truck Cargo, Realty, Vacant, Third Party Liability for Manufacturers and Wholesalers, Standard and Specialized Errors and Omissions, Personal and Commercial Automobiles, Freight Transportation, Housing, Pleasure Marine and Commercial Marine. In Canada, the April Group has more than 1,500 insurance broker clients and more than 100 employees.

We are currently seeking for an UNDERWRITING ASSISTANT for our Toronto office. The candidate will supports the Underwriters in their day to day tasks. We are looking for someone that would be embedded in our values: building trust, pushing boundaries, innovating and keeping things simple.

Responsibilities

 Assist the underwriter with the endorsements, renewals and new business
 Deal with brokers in writing, by telephone or electronic mail
 Issuing policies and billing accounts
 Performs clerical duties
 Maintain positive broker relations

Qualifications

 0-2 years’ experience as Underwriting Assistant
 Strong written and verbal communication skills
 Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge of Policy works would be an asset

Skills

Strong organisational skills
 Performs well in a busy operation and remains calm under pressure
 Team player adaptable to a changing environment
 Personable and energetic
 Team player adaptable to a changing environment