Reinsurance Underwriting Assistant - 8246 - IW-8246

Date of modification: September 15, 2021

Job number: IW-8246


Job title: Reinsurance Underwriting Assistant - 8246

Location: Toronto


My client is a large reinsurance company looking to hire an underwriting assistant with experience with Treaty and Facultative Underwriting or looking to grow their career and learn about reinsurance.

Title: Underwriting Assistant

Location: Downtown Toronto (Work from Home during Covid)


Provide support to both the Facultative and Treaty departments


  • Complete renewals, new business and endorsements
  • Enter new business and renewals onto system
  • Issue certificates and endorsements.
  • Review policy wordings, assess endorsements.
  • Ensure renewals are addressed on time.
  • Assist the Accounting Department in solving premium differences.
  • Data Management System


  • Review treaty renewal and new submissions.
  • Enter data onto system
  • Prepare underwriting review summary
  • Run Reports
  • Prepare Power Point Presentations


  • Projects as requested by Underwriters.
  • Assist the Accounting Department in solving premium differences for both Treaty and Facultative.
  • Corresponding with clients/brokers where needed.


  • Post-secondary education preferred
  • CIP designation or working towards
  • 3+ years’ experience with Treaty and Facultative underwriting or experience in Commercial Lines at an insurance Company
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Intermediate understanding of treaty wordings and facultative policies.
  • The ability to prioritise the varying demands and handle multiple
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confident and works well independently and in team environment
  • Professional, friendly and respectful in all interactions with company partners and
  • Team player, willing and able to adapt to
  • Detail
  • Able to perform well in a busy office and be steady under pressure
  • Positive with optimistic outlook

Compensation: Competitive salary, benefits, RRSP and generous bonus structure.

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 Maurice Reichberg at 416-868-6711 x.232 or forward your resume in confidence to If you are working with another DGA recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position.


  • City: Toronto
  • Market segment: Commercial Insurance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Education: CIP Partial Completion, Post Secondary Education
  • Expertise: Underwriting - Commercial , Underwriting-Support
  • Minimum experience required: 3 to 4 Years