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Surety Underwriter / Financial Analyst Trainee

Location: Woodstock, Ontario, Canada

Department: Surety

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

The Guarantee Company of North America is one of the largest and most reputable surety providers in Canada. Currently, our Woodstock office is seeking an ambitious and analytically-minded individual to join our surety department as a Surety Underwriter / Financial Analyst Trainee. This role offers the successful applicant an excellent opportunity to be trained in one of the most in-demand insurance industry professions and to work alongside a small team of surety professionals. Once fully trained, the incumbent will be responsible for:

Reports and Analysis

  • Analyze and interpret financial statements;
  • Compile and evaluate information through the preparation of reports in order to make recommendations regarding new and existing accounts.

Business  Development

  • Establish and maintain broker relationships to achieve business objectives;
  • Promote the organization’s surety business through participation at various industry events.

Relationship Management/Customer Service

  • Provide exceptional service to brokers and insureds; responding to requests for information and assistance in a timely and professional manner.

Qualifications: 

  • University degree in Business, Economics, and/or Accounting is preferred;

  • Previous experience in general insurance, financial analysis, and/or accounting is preferred.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as strong marketing and negotiation skills are mandatory;

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a high-volume, fast-paced environment are necessary;

  • Ability to work independently and collaborating with co-workers in a team setting

  • Results driven and customer focused

  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • This position is subject to appropriate background checks that may include, credential, employment, credit, criminal and reference checks.

What we offer

 

At The Guarantee, we believe our employees make the difference. That’s why we provide a professional, motivating, team environment where contributions are valued. This belief, supported by an entrepreneurial culture focused on results, has helped build an organization with a strong history and an exciting future.

The Guarantee Company of North America is a leader in specialty insurance within the North American marketplace. We offer in-depth knowledge and expertise in niche segments, including the transportation industry, construction industry, corporate programs and customized personal insurance. For more information, visit theguarantee.com.

 

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