Assistant underwriters work under accountants and other financial experts, performing writing and financial services for a company. Most of their time is spent performing risk analysis, pricing and rating products and services, processing paperwork, and auditing company files and transactions. They work closely with underwriting managers, other accountants, and company executives. They must be physically capable of spending most of the day seated, type quickly and accurately for data entry, and have filing skills for recordkeeping purposes. Assistant underwriters must be able keep company files and financial information private, as well as communicate well with other company members to collect data and financial information.
Assistant Underwriter Tasks
Prepare and distribute correspondence and documentation to facilitate underwriting.
Collect documentation and files and deliver information to appropriate parties.
Communicate and coordinate with all involved parties to complete underwriting process.
Obtain, process, and evaluate screening materials for underwriting process.