Underwriting Assistant (In Office) - 2 of 3

NFP Corp.

Location: Woodbury, New Jersey

Job Type: Full time


Who We Are

We’re NFP, a six-time Best Places to Work award winner in Business Insurance for 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. We are also recognized as an Elite 2018 Agency award winner named as a Top Employee Benefits Firm. We are a leading Insurance Broker and Consultant that provides Employee Benefits, Property & Casualty, and Retirement and Individual Private Client solutions to help our clients reach and realize their goals because we believe business is personal. Our personal commitment to our team and our clients have created long-lasting and successful relationships across our growing 300+ nationwide offices and 17 international locations. To learn more, please visit: https://www.nfp.com/

The Role at NFP

Summary: Excess Reinsurance Underwriters Agency, Inc. has a full-time position available in its active underwriting department. The successful candidate must have strong organizational skills and have the ability to perform repetitive routine tasks with accuracy and consistency. Excellent growth opportunity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Underwriting Assistant – Level 1

  • Support new and renewal underwriting tasks for stop loss underwriting
  • Download Requests for Proposal (RFP) from email daily
  • Review RFP documentation to ensure that required information is received
  • Input information into underwriting database
  • Create and organize electronic file
  • Rework census data in Excel and input census information into underwriting system
  • Check the file for accuracy and completeness and route it to the appropriate Sr. Underwriting Assistant in a timely manner

Underwriting Assistant – Level 2

  • Be accomplished in all duties and responsibilities of Underwriting Assistant Level 1
  • Work as a team with a stop loss Underwriter to achieve required levels of service and quoting
  • Possess the ability to learn and understand the underwriting process to assist Underwriters in securing new and renewal business
  • Ensure all documentation of the underwriting files is received and follow up for required information
  • Manage a high-volume of RFPs and prioritize the work


  • Bachelors’ Degree, Finance or Accounting preferred or relative experience
  • Underwriting support experience needed for Level 2 Assistant
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong math aptitude and analytical skills


  • Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Ability to work independently but also support a team environment
  • Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

***Candidate selected for the role will be required to go to the office 4x a week.***

What We Offer

NFP is proud to offer a competitive salary, PTO & paid holidays, 401(k) with match, exclusive discount programs, health & wellness programs, and more. Our PeopleFirst culture focuses on building and nurturing lifelong relationships with our employees because, at the end of the day, we exist to be there for others.

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NFP is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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