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At Aetna, we’re pioneering a total approach to health and wellness. As an underwriter, you’ll provide valuable, ongoing financial insights for corporate clients and determine accurate and competitive rates and fees for new and renewal business. We’ll count on you to negotiate rates that meet our customer’s financial needs while delivering high-quality products, claims projections, funding evaluations and financial accounting packages. And we’ll support you in achieving more in your life and your work.

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What makes a successful underwriter? Here are the traits we are looking for:

  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Strategic
  • Adaptable
  • Ambitious
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Detail-oriented
  • Multi-tasker
  • Organized
  • Positive
  • Problem Solver

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  • Health

  • Wellness

  • Financial

  • Paid Time Off & Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • Additional Benefits

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Underwriting Assistant

Primary Location: Franklin, Tennessee
Additional Locations: TN-Franklin
Supports underwriting and/or accounting functions as directed by supervisor in support of stated mission and key performance measures. Scope may be limited to a single or minimal number of products, financial arrangements and/or rating methodologies.

Fundamental Components:
Provides underwriting support for new business quotes, renewals, accountings and/or specialized functions. With supervision, produces timely and accurate quotes, renewals, guarantee reconciliations and/or accountings. Utilizes basic functionality of underwriting tools, systems, and reference materials to produce accurate quotes, renewals and/or accountings. Requests additional information from others as necessary to complete the required task. Maintains integrity of source data and/or accounting data systems.

Background Experience:
Demonstrated success in a production-oriented environment meeting or exceeding production targets.Knowledge of insurance, rating and underwriting and accounting concepts a plus.Demonstrated success prioritizing work and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.Experience working with standard Microsoft Office products. High School/GED or equivalent experience, bachelor’s degree preferred

Additional Job Information:
Entry-level position. Must enjoy working in a fast paced, team environment and be adaptable to changing priorities. Analytical, critical thinking, and decision making skills are essential. Strong math aptitude is essential. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to articulate complex information in simplified terms.

Required Skills:
General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, Service - Creating a Differentiated Service Experience, Service - Working Across Boundaries

Desired Skills:
General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, General Business - Communicating for Impact, Leadership - Collaborating for Results

Functional Skills:
Customer Service - Customer service - production environment, Underwriting - Medicare

Technology Experience:
Aetna Application - InsPro, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests

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