Underwriter Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

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Resume Skills: Risk Analysis

Resume Skills: Software & Tools

  • Salesforce
  • MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Insurance PRO
  • Relation Database Management System (RDBMS)
  • SQL
  • Ms Office Suite
  • Risk Management Software
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Resume Skills: Regulatory Compliance

Resume Skills: Underwriting Software

Resume Skills: Microsoft Office Suite

Resume Skills: Financial Analysis

Resume Skills: Risk Assessment Tools

Resume Skills: Insurance Underwriting

Resume Skills: Regulatory knowledge

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Your Name
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com October 2018 - Present
Senior Underwriter
Leveraged advanced underwriting techniques to evaluate insurable risks; reduced company's financial risk by 25%
Initiated and maintained effective business relationships with agents and brokers; increasing customer base by 30%
Implemented a new risk assessment model incorporating casualty insurance considerations; increased efficiency by 20%
Developed and enforced corporate underwriting guidelines to ensure regulatory compliance and consistency in risk management strategies
Led a team of junior underwriters, fostering skills in insurance brokerage operations, indemnity, and property insurance
AIG January 2015 - September 2018
Managed high volume insurance requests, streamlining processes and reducing response times by 30%
Evaluated policyholder financial risk and recommending strategies to mitigate potential losses; saved company $1M annually
Instituted a collaborative approach to work with the claims management team, reducing lawsuits through accurate policy issuance
Resume Worded July 2012 - December 2014
Underwriting Assistant
Assisted in policy formulation and rate determination, resulting in improvements in policy issuances and underwriting profit by 20%
Processed reinsurance agreements, leading to over 15% reduction in risk exposure
Enhanced customer service ratings through effective resolution of policy-related issues and queries
Resume Worded University June 2012
Master in Business Administration - Finance
Recipient of best student award for exceptional performance
Resume Worded Institute May 2010
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Minor in Economics and Finance
Member of the Business Students Associates Group
Underwriting Software: RiskMaster, Xactimate, Applied Epic, InsureVue, TurboRater
Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP), PowerPoint, Outlook
Financial Analysis: Cash Flow Analysis, Balance Sheet Analysis, Budgeting, Forecasting
Risk Assessment Tools: Dun & Bradstreet, ACL, Audit Command Language, Raptor
Certifications: Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
Professional Memberships: Member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)
Continuous Learning: Participating in various Finance Webinars and Seminars
Conference Participation: Attended the annual conference of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), 2019
Your Name
Insurance Underwriting Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded April 2019 - Present
Insurance Underwriting Specialist
Streamlined underwriting procedures, accelerating the review process and reducing turnaround time by 15%
Championed the use of professional liability and legal liability considerations in policy formulation, optimizing coverage and minimizing unnecessary exposures
Managed business relationships with diverse stakeholders, improving brokerage services and relations by 35%
Spearheaded the creation of a claims management system, enhancing efficient reporting and processing of claims and resulting in 20% faster claims settlement
Guided a team of underwriters in integrating indemnity and financial risk factors into underwriting considerations, increasing analysis accuracy
Coached.com January 2016 - March 2019
Commercial Insurance Underwriter
Utilized advanced risk modeling tools for commercial insurance underwriting; slashed processing time by 35%
Revamped the underwriting process to include risk mitigation strategies, resulting in a 10% growth in portfolio profitability
Worked closely with brokers and agents to understand clients' unique insurance needs and customize solutions accordingly
GEICO June 2013 - December 2015
Underwriting Assistant
Assisted in the implementation of an automated system improving underwriting decision-making accuracy by 25%
Managed customer inquiries, earning an internal award for achieving an average 95% customer satisfaction rating
Supported in-depth risk assessments, helping to improve policy issuance rates by 30%
Resume Worded Institute January 2013
Master of Business Administration - Insurance and Risk Management
Focus on Risk Evaluation and Financial Modelling
Resume Worded University May 2011
Bachelor of Finance
Minors in Economics and Accountancy
Dean's List 2010
Insurance Underwriting: Risk Assessment, Policy Pricing, Claims Management, Financial Analysis, Underwriting Procedures
Software & Tools: Ms Office Suite (advanced), Risk Management Software, Customer Relationship Management (CRM),
Regulatory knowledge: Insurance Laws & Regulations, Policy Development, Compliance Auditing
Certifications: Certified Insurance Underwriter, American Institute for Chartered Property Underwriters (2018)
Awards & Recognition: Top Performer Award, Coached.com (2017, 2018), Employee of the Month, GEICO (December 2015)
Leadership & Volunteering: Initiated and led a volunteer program for financial education in local schools
Your Name
Risk Underwriting Analyst
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com May 2020 - Present
Risk Underwriting Analyst
Conducted comprehensive risk analyses for directors and officers liability insurance, contributing to a 15% decrease in claim occurrences
Enhanced policy pricing methods, leading to an increase in profitability by 10%
Guided a junior team of analysts in identifying potential liability points, refining the risk management process
Established strong relations with insurance brokers, fostering greater client satisfaction and renewal rates
Instituted underwriting and pricing standards for umbrella insurance products, boosting revenue by 20%
Liberty Mutual March 2017 - April 2020
Underwriting Associate
Played an instrumental role in pricing policies, meeting the company’s profitability goals and reducing losses by 20%
Implemented an improved risk rating system, facilitating accurate and efficient policy issuance
Collaborated with sales team to provide efficient service to clients, promoting customer loyalty and improving retention rates by 15%
Resume Worded January 2015 - February 2017
Insurance Technician
Supported the underwriting team in policy formulation and rate setting, enhancing profitability by 10%
Addressed customer queries and concerns, contributing to an increase in customer satisfaction rate by 85%
Assisted in the research and assessment of risk factors, contributing to a 20% reduction in policy claims
Resume Worded University May 2017
Master of Business Administration - Finance
Concentration in Risk Management
Resume Worded Institute May 2015
Bachelor of Science - Business Administration
Minors in Economics and Mathematics
Summa cum laude graduate
Risk Analysis: Credit Risk, Lending Practices, Risk Control Approval, Risk Management, Risk Assessment, Underwriting Procedures
Software & Tools: Salesforce, MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Insurance PRO, Relation Database Management System (RDBMS), SQL
Regulatory Compliance: Solvency II, FSA regulations, Basel Accords, Financial Risk Management (FRM), Fair Lending laws, Anti-money laundering (AML) laws
Your Name
Underwriting Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded January 2022 - Present
Underwriting Manager
Revitalized company-wide underwriting standards, incorporating advanced risk management principles and reducing claim potentials by 30%
Pioneered a cross-functional working group that increased underwriting efficiency by 35% and reduced processing time by 15%
Implemented both manual and automated underwriting strategies for commercial insurances, increasing overall compliance with standards by 25%
Led a team of 10 underwriters in property & casualty insurance, recording an unprecedented low portfolio delinquidity rate of 3%
Exploited advanced credit analysis strategies to pinnacle mortgage underwriting success by 20%
Liberty Mutual Group June 2019 - December 2021
Lead Underwriter
Supervised pro-active claims management process to settle commercial insurance claims swiftly, decreasing claim periods by 30%
Enhanced the residential mortgage portfolio by incorporating robust credit analysis, reducing default rates by 15%
Improved underwriting standards for professional liability, contributing to a 20% increase in policy uptake
Coached.com April 2016 - May 2019
Collaborated with lega team to ensure legal liability compliance, reducing litigation exposure by 10%
Initiated umbrella insurance policy assessment system which improved policy assessment efficiency by 40%
Monitored and updated mortgage lending procedures, leading to a 20% increase in loan value
Resume Worded University June 2016
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Finance
Specialization in Risk Management and Underwriting
Resume Worded Academic Center March 2015
Certified Professional in Insurance & Risk Management (CPIRM)
Focus on implementing risk management strategies and models
Underwriting: Risk Analysis, Actuarial Analysis, Credit Analysis, Financial Analysis, Property & Casualty Insurance, Liability Analysis
Risk Management: Risk Policy Development, Risk Assessment, Claims Management, Regulatory Compliance, Loss Mitigation, Risk Modeling
Software: Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Insurance Underwriting Software (Riskalyze, Tableau), SAP, SQL, CRM Platforms
Certifications: Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) - The Institutes (2017)
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor, Young Insurance Professionals Association (YIPA) - Assisted junior underwriters to enhance their career
Awards: Underwriter of the Year, Liberty Mutual Group (2020)
Professional Associations: Active Member of Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS)
Your Name
Underwriting Director
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com February 2022 - Present
Underwriting Director
Introduced innovative general and casualty insurance underwriting rules, leading to a 15% jump in annual revenue
Reimagined the residential mortgages underwriting system, leveraging deep credit analysis knowledge to reduce default rates by 20%
Directed and unified a team of 15 underwriters in managing a complex portfolio of commercial insurance
Spearheaded a strategic integration of automated underwriting, resulting in 20% time savings
Streamlined claims management, thereby reducing restitution time by 25%
Allstate Insurance September 2018 - January 2022
Senior Underwriter
Crafted an effective risk assessment model for more accurate workers compensation insurance policies, slashing claim incidence by 30%
Introduced an industry-first mortgage lending technique that greatly mitigated financial risk and increased loan value by 35%
Amplified underwriting rules and standards for property and casualty insurance, reducing claim potential by 25%
Resume Worded June 2015 - August 2018
Designed and implemented a predictive risk system for commercial insurance underwriting, reducing loss claims by 15%
Upgraded the credit analysis system for underwriting residential mortgages, reducing default rates by 10%
Resume Worded University May 2014
Master in Business Administration - Finance
Relevant coursework: Risk Management, Strategic Planning
Resume Worded Academic Center March 2015
Certified Insurance Underwriter (CIU)
Specialized in advanced risk appraisal and policy decision-making
Insurance Software: RISKMASTER, Nexsure, Guidewire, Agency Matrix, QQ Evolution
Underwriting Techniques: Risk Assessment, Policy Premium Determination, Reinsurance Management, Product Development, Regulatory Compliance
Data Analysis & Processing: Microsoft Excel, SQL, Business Intelligence (BI), Tableau, Predictive Modelling, Statistical Analysis
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Intermediate), French (Basic)
Certifications: Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) certification (2018), Professional Risk Manager (PRM) certification (2016)
Leadership & Volunteering: Insurance Underwriters Association (Member and Past President), Allstate Community Volunteer Award (2019)
Publications: Author of 'The Underwriting Investor' - a bi-monthly newsletter read by insurance professionals worldwide.
Your Name
Manager of Underwriting
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded January 2022 - Present
Manager of Underwriting
Developed and enforced underwriting practices for property, casualty and commercial insurance resulting in 10% growth in sales
Entered successful negotiations with reinsurance brokers, lowering costs by 20% while enhancing indemnity coverage
Implemented modern risk management strategies, reducing claim potential by 30%
Reinforced mortgage lending standards through stringent credit analysis, resulting in a 15% drop in default rates
Led a team of 8 underwriters, cascading best practices and boosting productivity by 25%
Progressive Insurance August 2018 - December 2021
Underwriter III
Led Mortgage underwriting for the residential division, increased loan value by 35% by utilizing robust credit analysis techniques
Developed and implemented a workers compensation insurance policy, reducing overall expenditure by 15%
Improved underwriting practices for professional liability insurance, increasing policy sales by 20%
Coached.com April 2015 - July 2018
Underwriter II
Applied advanced credit analysis techniques in mortgage underwriting, reducing default rates by 10%
implemented a thorough regular review system for umbrella insurance renewal, reducing lapses by 10%
Resume Worded University May 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Finance concentration
Graduated with Honors, Top 5% of class
Resume Worded Institute April 2012
Certified Insurance Underwriter (CIU)
Certification awarded after successful completion of rigorous insurance underwriting training program
Part-time study during work as Underwriter II at Coached.com
Underwriting Tools: BriteCore, IntelliMime, Ratabase, ALIS insurance software
Insurance Laws & Regulations: Solvency II Directive, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform, Consumer Protection Act, National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulations
Risk Evaluation: Solvency analysis, Risk prediction models, Short-term and long-term risk evaluation
Product Knowledge: Auto insurance, Home insurance, Property and Casualty insurance, Life insurance
Certifications: Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) - The Institutes, Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) - The National Alliance
Leadership & Volunteering: Member, Resume Worded Insurance Policy Foundation - Volunteered in creating insurance literacy programs for underprivileged communities
Professional Development: Regular attendance in Underwriting seminars and workshops to stay updated with industry trends
Your Name
Commercial Underwriter
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded January 2022 - Present
Senior Commercial Underwriter
Optimized underwriting strategies leading to a 45% decrease in risk exposure for policies under management
Enhanced financial viability of real estate ventures through detailed analysis of property and casualty insurance coverage reducing projected losses by 30%
Developed a comprehensive employee training program fostering a 60% increase in underwriting accuracy
Spearheaded the implementation of commercial umbrella insurance policies resulting in a 50% growth in coverage portfolio
Partnered with management to streamline workers' compensation claims reducing processing time by 20%
Coached.com June 2017 - December 2021
Commercial Property Underwriter
Elevated profitability by critically assessing indemnity clauses and reducing liability exposure by 35%
Leveraged detailed legal liability evaluations propelling a 40% increase in risk mitigation
Implemented precise credit analysis technique that improved commercial lending efficiency by 25%
Liberty Mutual January 2015 - May 2017
Underwriting Associate
Instrumental in deploying commercial combined insurance leading to a 30% portfolio expansion
Performed comprehensive risk management research reducing policy-related disputes by 15%
Resume Worded Institute February 2018
Certified Commercial Underwriter (CCU)
Studied advanced techniques for managing and pricing risk.
Resume Worded University May 2014
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (Concentration in Finance)
Courses included: Risk Management, Financial Analysis and Insurance Principles.
Analytical Skills: Risk Analysis, Financial Analysis, Pricing Strategy, Data Interpretation, Profitability Analysis, Market Trend Analysis
Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Underwriting Software, Salesforce, Analytical Software Tools, Database Management Systems, Risk Management Systems
Industry Knowledge: Commercial Lending Principles, Regulatory Compliance, Insurance Policies, Credit Analysis, Risk Management, Property Underwriting
Certifications: Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU – Level II)
Professional Associations: Member, National Association of Insurance Underwriters
Training: Completed training in: Advanced Risk Pricing, Strategic Business Planning, Commercial Portfolio Management
Volunteering & Leadership: Chairman, Resume Worded University Alumni Underwriting Committee
Your Name
Commercial Insurance Underwriter
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com February 2020 - Present
Senior Commercial Insurance Underwriter
Led an underwriting team and effectively appraised risk profiles leading to a 25% decrease in policy coverage disputes
Incorporated analytical tools in financial assessments increasing commercial banking efficiency by 35%
Installed streamlined employment practices liability coverage reducing legal disputes by 50%
Advised on 50+ policies with meticulous risk assessment, contributing to a 15% reduction in company loss ratio
Reduced outstanding claims by 30% through effective claims management strategies
Resume Worded July 2016 - January 2020
Commercial Lines Underwriter
Championed a 20% revenue growth by underwriting expansive inland marine insurance coverage
Maximized customer acquisition by 30% through comprehensive profile analysis and competitive pricing
AIG January 2014 - June 2016
Underwriting Assistant
Assessed and delivered 20+ risk management solutions each quarter cutting down potential losses by 10%
Your Name
General Insurance Underwriter
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded March 2019 - Present
Senior General Insurance Underwriter
Increased underwriting efficiency by 25% by integrating a risk rating system leading to quicker approval process
Designed insurance products in liaison with actuarial, legal, sales and marketing departments enhancing portfolio diversity by 30%
Reduced time to issue insurance to customers by 20% by implementing automation processes enhancing customer satisfaction
Expanded commercial insurance portfolio by 15% through innovative pricing and policy structuring
Refined underwriting process for professional liability insurance resulting in an increase of profitable policies by 40%
Coached.com April 2016 - February 2019
Implemented criteria for underwriting profitable policies resulting in a 20% reduction of risk exposure
Automated underwriting processes resulting in 15% reduction in quote time
Progressive Insurance March 2014 - March 2016
Underwriting Trainee
Assisted underwriters in analyzing and deciding on risky accounts that led to a reduction of company exposure by 10%
Resume Worded University Feb 2014
Master of Business Administration
Specialization in Insurance Management
Resume Worded Academic Center April 2010
Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
Graduated Cum Laude
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification awarded in final year
Insurance Underwriting: Risk Assessment, Actuarial Analysis, Analyzing financial data, Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance
Tools & Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Salesforce CRM, QuickBooks, Calyx Point
Industry: Property Insurance, Casualty Insurance, Life Insurance, Commercial Insurance, Auto Insurance
Regulations: NAIC regulations, HIPAA, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform, Fair Credit Reporting Act
Certifications: Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Certification, Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
Leadership: Vice President of Local Insurance Professional Group, Presenter at Annual Insurance Industry Conference
Volunteering: Volunteer Tax Preparer for United Way, Weekend Tutor for High School Students
Your Name
Vice President Of Underwriting
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
AIG June 2017 - Present
Vice President Of Underwriting
Spearheaded the reengineering of underwriting procedures, enhancing risk management effectiveness by 35%
Streamlined multidimensional commercial insurance contracts, resulting in total savings of approximately $2.7 million annually
Executed comprehensive credit analysis resulting in a 15% reduction in non-performing loans
Initiated key changes in workers compensation procedures, leading to a 12% decrease in claims
Championed an innovative approach to liability insurance policies delivering a profitability uplift of 20%
Resume Worded January 2013 - June 2017
Senior Underwriter
Improved underwriting strategies, resulting in a 25% increase in efficiency and a 30% reduction in post-policy issue adjustments
Facilitated credit portfolio expansion to $250mm, while maintaining delinquency ratios well below industry averages
Managed successful launch of excess and umbrella insurance products contributing to an annual growth rate of 18%
Travelers March 2010 - January 2013
Increased underwriting quality and effectiveness by applying risk selection techniques, leading to a 10% drop in loss ratio
Guided the introduction of innovative professional liability products, delivering an incremental $1.5m to annual revenue
Resume Worded University June 2012
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Concentration in Financial Risk Management
Resume Worded University May 2008
Bachelor of Science - Actuarial Science
Minor in Statistics
Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Risk Management: Risk Analysis, Financial Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk, Risk Control Self Assessment
Insurance Knowledge: Actuarial Science, Reinsurance, Property & Casualty Insurance, Life Insurance, Claims Management, Liability Analysis
Analytical Tools: Excel (Advanced), SAS (Proficient), Python (Intermediate), SQL (Proficient)
Regulations & Compliance: NAIC regulations, Financial Analysis Solvency Tools, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Dodd-Frank Act, Risk-based Capital
Certifications: Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society (ACAS), Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS)
Professional Development: Underwriting Leadership Training and Development Program
Awards & Recognitions: Award of Excellence in Underwriting – AIG (2019), Senior Underwriter of the Year - Resume Worded (2016)
Volunteering & Service: Mentor for the Actuarial Students National Association
Your Name
Divisional Underwriting Officer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Allstate February 2018 - Present
Divisional Underwriting Officer
Managed portfolio of commercial insurance policies worth over $1billion, reducing overall risk exposure by 10%
Originated general insurance system transformation resulting in a 15% improvement in underwriting throughput
Applied advanced underwriting techniques to reduce casualty insurance claims by nearly $300,000 annually
Designed and drove reinsurance structures that saved the firm $5m in capital requirements annually
Led the effective management of insurance liabilities, reducing total reserves requirements by 18%
Coached.com July 2014 - February 2018
Senior Underwriting Expert
Coordinated the successful market entry of three new casualty insurance products, delivering over $180m in revenue within the first year
Implemented strategic credit analysis methodology, reducing loan portfolio default risk by 9%
Oversaw the transition to enhanced claims management techniques, leading to improved client satisfaction by 20%
Liberty Mutual Insurance January 2011 - July 2014
Lead Underwriter
Streamlined underwriting processes for efficiency gains of 25% within six months
Played instrumental role in the design and delivery of property and casualty insurance products contributing to revenue growth of 30%
Resume Worded Institute February 2018
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Certification
Intensive coursework in casualty and property risk management, insurance operations, business and finance, and legal compliance
Resume Worded University May 2010
Master of Business Administration - Finance
Focus on risk management and financial analysis
Distinguished Leadership Award recipient
Risk Management: Premium Adequacy, Underwriting Authority, Selection and Pricing, Regulatory Compliance, Coverage Evaluation
Technical Tools: MS Office Suite (Advanced), Core systems (IMS, Metastorm, SAP), Advanced Excel (VBA, PivotTables, Macros)
Industry Knowledge: Insurance Principles, Actuarial Techniques, Reinsurance Concepts, Financial Products, Portfolio Assessment
Data Analysis: Statistical Modeling, Data visualization, Business Intelligence Tools (PowerBI, Tableau), SQL, Data mining
Certifications: Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU), Associate in Personal Insurance (API)
Leadership & Volunteering: Underwriters Volunteer Association (Board Member), Big Brothers Big Sisters (Mentor)
Professional Affiliations: Member, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
Industry Development: Published multiple articles on underwriting best practices in industry publications
Your Name
Chief Underwriting Officer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded July 2018 - Present
Chief Underwriting Officer
Implemented underwriting workflow automation, driving process efficiency up by 40% and saving significant man-hours
Orchestrated strategies to maintain a balanced insurance portfolio, reducing mis-pricing risks by 15%
Drove credit risk management enhancements, decreasing bad loans by 12%
Launched a new product line in excess and umbrella insurance, pushing up market share by 8%
Initiated an underwriting excellence program, enhancing staff competency and resulting in 10% lesser errors in policy issuance
Coached.com December 2015 - July 2018
Vice President Of Underwriting
Developed and executed underwriting strategies that cut losses from legal liability by $2.2m annually
Led the introduction of employment practices liability policies guiding the firm into a new market segment
Accelerated claims management resolution time by deploying AI, reducing claims backlog by 18%
Progressive Insurance January 2012 - December 2015
Senior Insurance Underwriter
Developed a risk assessment model for commercial lines, contributing to a 15% uplift in underwriting profit
Revamped underwriting guidelines and review systems, slashing policy amend requests by 25%
Resume Worded University June 2011
Masters in Finance and Business Analytics
Specialized courses in Risk Management and Analytics, and Insurance Policy Development
Resume Worded Institute May 2008
Bachelor of Business Administration - Insurance and Risk Management
Active member of the Insurance & Risk Management Club and finalist in the annual Insurance Case Competition
Insurance Underwriting: Risk Analysis, Pricing Strategies, Financial Modelling, Negotiation, Portfolio Management, Policy Development
Relevant Software: Microsoft Excel (Advanced), SQL, Tableau, SAS, Moody's Analytics, Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)
Regulatory Compliance: Solvency II, Basel III, Dodd Frank, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act, Anti-Money Laundering Directive VII
Languages: English (Native), French (Fluent), German (Basic)
Certifications: Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
Leadership & Volunteering: President of Local Chapter of National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (2016 - 2018), Volunteer Financial Advisor at Nonprofit Financial Advisory Clinic
Conferences & Panels: Speaker at Annual Insurance Managers' Conference, Panelist at Underwriting Risk Control Summit
Courses: Continuing education in Machine Learning for Risk Adjustment, Ethics and Law for Insurance Professionals
Your Name
Underwriting Assistant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded June 2021 - Present
Underwriting Assistant
Directed the underwriting process for over $2M in insurance products annually, optimizing the use of market risk evaluations and contributing to a 10% profitability increase
Streamlined data entry workflows, leading to a 15% enhancement in operational efficiency and a decrease in errors
Leveraged comprehensive knowledge in Commercial and Casualty Insurance to supervise underwriting for over 1,500 business policies
Provided exceptional customer service, resolving 95% of initial inquiries within 24 hours
Implemented predictive modeling tools for risk assessment and underwriting in the General Insurance sector, leading to a 20% decline in late claim settlement
Allianz December 2018 - May 2021
Associate Underwriter
Participated in underwriting of over $1.5M in Property & Casualty insurance coverage, resulting in a 5% increase in premium income
Conducted thorough risk assessment of potential clients, efficiently managing Liability and Reinsurance
Facilitated data analysis, reducing time spent on monthly sales reporting by 30%
Assisted with Inland Marine insurance coverage, securing over 100 new policy sales within a year
Prudential Financial May 2016 - November 2018
Insurance Claims Processor
Managed filing and processing of insurance claims, contributing to a 20% increase in prompt settlements
Acquired proficiency in claims management systems, reducing processing times by up to 40%
Leveraged Microsoft Access skills to maintain and organize customer records, enhancing data accuracy and availability
Resume Worded University May 2016
Bachelor of Business Administration in Insurance and Finance
Major Project on Risk Management and Underwriting
Member of the University’s Insurance Society for academic excellence
Resume Worded Institute April 2015
Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR)
Received with Distinction
Insurance Underwriting: Risk Analysis, Premium Calculation, Risk Evaluation, Pricing Strategy
Insurance Software: Applied Epic, Vertafore, Microsoft Suite, Data Analysis, Policy Issuance, Renewals
Regulations and Compliance: Solvency II, US GAAP, IFRS, NAIC regulations, Risk Management
Certifications: AU - Associate in Commercial Underwriting (2017), CPCU - Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (2019)
Leadership & Volunteering: Acted as the Riverside Community’s volunteer for Health and Life Insurance Schemes (2017 – 2018)
Conferences & Training: Attended Underwriting Risks Management Annual Conference, 2020
Projects: Worked on Project 'Risk Identification and Mitigation' for Prudential Financial, leading to a 10% reduction in risk exposure
Your Name
Insurance Underwriter
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com April 2020 - Present
Insurance Underwriter
Designed and implemented new underwriting policies, increasing coverage portfolio by 15% annually
Developed a risk management strategy for Workers' Compensation, leading to a reduction in total claims by 25%
Applied data-driven risk analysis to underwrite $3M in Umbrella Insurance policies with higher precision
Used historical data and statistical tools to predict claim patterns for Commercial Insurance, reducing unpredicted losses by 12%
Automated the review process of the Legal Liability within terms and conditions, saving over 15 hours per week
AIG March 2017 - March 2020
Claims Specialist
Managed over $1M in claims settlements for auto and home insurance
Utilized predictive models for casualty insurance, reducing claim processing time by 18%
Decreased the claim denial rate from 10% to 5%, increasing overall customer satisfaction and ensuring company compliance with industry regulations
Swiss Re July 2015 - February 2017
Claims Trainee
Managed the data entry of over 500 claim documents per month
Assisted with the preparation of monthly and annual claim reports, reducing reporting errors by 15%
Supported data analysis to identify fraudulent claims, contributing to a 10% decrease in such activity
Resume Worded University August 2015
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Insurance and Risk Management
Courses: Statistics, Financial Analysis, Business Strategy, Risk Assessment
Resume Worded Institute March 2017
Certified Insurance Underwriter (CIU)
Specialized Training in: Property and Casualty Insurance, Financial Regulations
Insurance: Risk Assessment, Property Insurance, Casualty Insurance, Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Financial Regulations
Technical: Microsoft Office (Expert), Data Analysis (Intermediate), Financial Modeling (Expert), SQL (Basic)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Insurance Underwriter (CIU), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Claims (AIC)
Awards: Employee of the Year, AIG (2019), Breakthrough Performer, Coached.com (2020)
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor, Resume Worded Diversity Initiative (2018 - Present), Volunteer, United Way (2016 - Present)
Continuing Education: Regular participant in industry conferences and workshops
Your Name
Commercial Underwriter
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com May 2019 - Present
Commercial Underwriter
Orchestrated the underwriting of over $5M in commercial insurance annually, contributing to a 15% growth in revenue
Implemented thorough risk evaluations for Professional Liability, leading to a 10% reduction in company losses
Constructed a comprehensive portfolio of Marine Insurance, driving a 50% surge in product offerings
Provided excellent customer service, resolving all inquiries within the first call 95% of the time
Enhanced data reporting efficiency by introducing advanced Excel skills, reducing report generation time by 35%
CNA Financial August 2016 - April 2019
Insurance Agent
Delivered strong sales performance, increasing customer portfolio 20% year over year
Managed customer service in the General Insurance sector, boosting customer retention rate by 10%
Optimized sales funnel by employing strong data analysis skills, leading to a 30% increase in lead conversions
Zurich Insurance Group June 2014 - July 2016
Insurance Trainee
Collaborated with senior underwriters to process over 1,200 Worker's Compensation and Casualty Insurance policies
Enhanced customer documentation system, reducing data entry errors by 20%
Resume Worded Institute August 2017
Certified Insurance Underwriter (CIU)
Completed specialty track in Commercial Underwriting
Resume Worded University May 2014
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration
Emphasis on Statistics and Risk Management
Awards: Dean's List 2011 - 2014 (Top 10%)
Underwriting & Risk Analysis: Financial Analysis, Risk Assessment, Pricing Strategy, Underwriting Principles, Negotiation, Financial Modeling
Regulations & Compliance: Regulatory Compliance, Insurance Law, Company Underwriting Guidelines, State Insurance Regulations
Software: MS Office Suite (Expert), Automated Underwriting Systems, Risk Management Information Systems (RMIS), Policy Issuance Software
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU)
Leadership & Volunteering: Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (Mentor, 2015-Present), United Way (Campaign Volunteer, 2016-Present)
Continuing Education: Regular attendee at industry conferences, including Annual Insurers Conference, Underwriting Agents Conference
Awards: CNA Financial Top Performer (2017), Zurich Insurance Trainee of the Year (2015)

How do I add skills to an Underwriter resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Underwriter posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Underwriting, Commercial Insurance and Liability are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Claims Management and Insurance.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Reinsurance, General Insurance and Property & Casualty Insurance - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Insurance Brokerage, Indemnity and Umbrella Insurance - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Emphasize your communication skills.

Communication is often an important component of the role of an Underwriter, so when writing your resume, include examples of how you communicated with stakeholders, team members or customers, or produced content.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Underwriter, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Underwriter Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Underwriter job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Underwriter Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

Resume Skills and Keywords from Related Jobs

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top skills you should add to your Underwriter resume?

Here are some of the most popular skills we see on Underwriter resumes:

  • Underwriting
  • Insurance
  • Commercial Insurance
  • General Insurance
  • Liability
  • Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Claims Management
  • Reinsurance

How do resume skills compare between a Consumer Loan Underwriter and a Mortgage Underwriter?

Popular skills we often see on resumes for Consumer Loan Underwriter positions include:

  • Credit Analysis
  • Credit
  • Loans
  • Underwriting
  • Consumer Lending
  • Banking
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Mortgage Underwriting

In comparison, skills we see on Mortgage Underwriter resumes include:

  • U.S. VA Loans
  • U.S. FHA Financing
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Fannie Mae
  • Investment Properties
  • Commercial Mortgages
  • Real Estate Financing
  • Debt Consolidation

What are good resume skills to include for different Underwriter roles and job titles?

Depending on the specific role you apply to, you may need to emphasize different skill sets. Here are a few examples:

  • Consumer Loan Underwriter: Credit Analysis, Credit, Loans, Underwriting and Consumer Lending
  • Credit Underwriter: Credit Risk, Banking, Financial Analysis, Finance and Commercial Banking
  • Loan Underwriter: Mortgage Lending, Loan Origination, Risk Management, Residential Mortgages and Portfolio Management
  • Commercial Lines Underwriter: Commercial Insurance, Property & Casualty Insurance, Liability, General Insurance and Casualty Insurance
  • Mortgage Underwriter: Mortgage Underwriting, Refinance, U.S. Federal Housing Authority (FHA), U.S. VA Loans and U.S. FHA Financing

Target your Resume to a Job Description

While the keywords above are a good indication of what skills you need on your resume, you should try to find additional keywords that are specific to the job. To do this, use the free Targeted Resume tool. It analyzes the job you are applying to and finds the most important keywords you need on your resume.

It is personalized to your resume, and is the best way to ensure your resume will pass the automated resume filters.

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