Underwriter #8238 - IW-8238

Date of modification: September 17, 2021

Job number: IW-8238


Job title: Underwriter #8238

Location: Toronto



Junior - company willing to train 

Work with a Specialty Insurer based downtown Toronto 

Seeking Candidates with a University Finance/ Business / Accounting Degree

Launch your career in Insurance 


The successful applicant will be passionate, and results oriented with the capability to build upon and foster relationships with new and existing broker clients. Specifically, the successful applicant will be responsible for both marketing and underwriting our suite of Specialty Insurance Solutions including Directors’ and Officers’ Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Fidelity, Fiduciary Liability, and Business office package policies.
As an integral member of the team, you will bring:
• Dedication to exceptional customer service
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities
• An innovative mindset for delivering thorough solutions
• Passion for excellence and detail orientation
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to develop new business through networking/marketing with brokers, clients, consultants, lawyers and represent the company at various industry related functions
• Self-motivation and entrepreneurial outlook with solid interpersonal skills and an ability to work within a team environment
Accountabilities include:
• Representing our Specialty Insurance Solutions team in Toronto
• Marketing and sourcing new business opportunities
• Managing and building a portfolio of Specialty Insurance accounts specifically in D&O and Fidelity
• Establishing and maintaining broker relationships
• Evaluating exposures and determining appropriate terms and conditions of coverage
• Learning new product lines and coverages as they are developed
• Maintaining a thorough understanding of relevant industry trends and their impact on products offered
• Bachelor’s degree or post-secondary education in business, marketing, sales, or insurance preferred
• Minimum 3+ years of progressive finance or underwriting experience 
• Bilingual in French an asset 

DGA Careers has been proudly serving the Canadian insurance industry for over 30 years, specializing in providing insurance recruiting services to major insurers, insurance brokerage firms and independent adjusting firms. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Edmonton, and Calgary, DGA Careers is well positioned to conduct searches with a national scope. Our unrivalled professional network across Canada provides us with the ability to reach vital key influencers and passive candidates nationally.

Interested candidates please contact Antonella Leone at 647-624-9609 or forward your resume in confidence to antonella@dgacareers.com. If you are working with another DGA recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position.


  • City: Toronto
  • Market segment: Insurance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Education: CPA, College, Diploma, Insurance Diploma, Post Secondary Education, University Degree
  • Expertise: Accounting/Finance , Underwriting - E&O/D&O , Underwriting Consultant
  • Minimum experience required: 1 to 2 Years