Toronto, ON, CA

Underwriting Associate

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.

About The Role

  • Daily collaboration and coordination with team members, Team Leads, and both internal and external clients.
  • Underwriting support with the handling of renewals and endorsements.
  • Review, verify and organize detailed source documents from clients applying standard guidelines and procedures to determine next steps.
  • Partner with the client or process owner to resolve any errors and complete the transaction.
  • Follow-up on any outstanding items and documentation.
  • Where applicable, prepare documents for issuance and review for customer acceptance.
  • Written and verbal communication with colleagues and clients in timely responses to inquiries regarding files, records and other documentation.
  • Generate and verify business reports.
  • Craft business correspondence using template forms, where appropriate.
  • Apply the appropriate SOP's to related work while adhering to established Service Level Agreements for the applicable business unit supported.
  • Build and maintain electronic, and any applicable hard copy, records following established guidelines and processes.
  • Partner in developing concepts, processes, and critical success factors for achieving high success in operations.


About the Team

Our team supports the Underwriting functions of the North American Surety Bond division. We handle tasks ranging from the review of incoming submissions to problem resolution with our Underwriters and Agents. Our Underwriting Associates are knowledgeable workers who contribute to the overall success of our business unit. This is a dynamic organization with a team that stretches around the world!

Swiss Re recognizes flexbitliy in the way we collaborate and All employees are expected to work at least 50% of work time at the Swiss Re Toronto Office location (hybrid)

About You

  • Minimum of Bachelors degree, 4 years of equivalent work experience
  • Experience supporting Surety Bonds lines is advantageous.
  • Takes personal accountability and able to lead and complete assigned work independently, and with high accuracy with regards to details.
  • Competency in proofreading and reviewing work.
  • Strong verbal, written, and analytical skills.
  • Fully proficient in the English language.
  • Other languages, such as French is a benefit.
  • Adept in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Reference Code: 122106 


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