New York, New York
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Argo currently has a challenging opportunity in its New York, NY office, with potential for remote for the right candidate, as a Surety Underwriter on its Portfolio Management Team. As a Surety Underwriter on the Portfolio Management Team, you will underwrite, administer and service existing contract accounts and new business as requested by the Contract Surety Underwriting Field Team. Additionally, you will interact and collaborate with the Portfolio Management Team on surety operations projects geared toward the proactive monitoring of Argo’s book of business.
Use business acumen to gather and review information on financial conditions, risk exposure, loss history and economic trends, providing recommendations on annual account renewals and new business submissions
Make quick decisions consistent with Argo’s requirements and standards within necessary timeframes
Assist with overall portfolio review and analysis as needed, specifically coordinating with the Team Lead, Portfolio Management
Accountable for accurate underwriting and documentation in account management system and adherence to documentation standards
Collaborate with a team of colleagues on data driven surety operations projects supporting and informing field and upper management decision-making
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent
1-3 years credit analyst or surety underwriting experience, required
Solid understanding of financial and accounting principles and the ability to demonstrate sound business judgment in the evaluation of financial condition, credit history, experience, and character of account relationships
Excellent communication and organizational skills as well as attention to detail
Ability to work independently and juggle many tasks simultaneously in addition to comfortably interacting with people in small groups and social situations
The base salary range provided below will be commensurate with candidate experience. In addition to base salary, all employees are eligible for an annual bonus based on company and individual performance as well as a generous benefits package.
New York City Pay Range:
PLEASE NOTE: At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.
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Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is a global multiline underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. We help power the businesses that drive the world economy, offering a comprehensive line of high-quality products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity and design thinking, relies on innovation and agility, promotes collaborative service delivery, offers frequent, integrated communication and values authentic recognition of excellence. View our 2022 Environmental, Social & Governance Report to learn more about Argo.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
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A culture that recognizes performance and empowers employees to excel, offering competitive compensation and merit driven profit sharing.
Flexible workplace policies that support employee well-being include compressed hours, flex-time, job-sharing, remote work, sabbatical leave, holiday and summer hours.
Comprehensive health, wellness, and financial planning options that employees can tailor to meet their personal and family needs. In addition to traditional health and wellness plans, benefits include dental, disability, life insurance, medical, and vision insurance, matching 401(k) retirement savings, generous paid time off (21 days of PTO, 11 paid company holidays, 3 floating holidays and a paid voluntary day), paid caregiver and parental leave, paid bereavement, jury duty/court appearances, and military (up to 14 days) leave, employee assistance program (EAP), and an array of voluntary benefits.
Argo Academy, a digital and instructor-led platform that offers continuous learning and professional development – Training magazine lists Argo among the Training “Top 125” Companies. Argo encourages career mobility and continuing education to pursue and maintain professional and industry designations, in addition to traditional university and higher education programs.
An inclusive culture that develops and sponsors diverse teams, encourages cross-functional engagement and collaboration, builds community through employee resource groups (ERGs), and provides an environment that welcomes ongoing dialogue, creative innovation, professional and personal development.
Active community outreach and volunteer programs in addition to matching charitable gifts by 100%.
A generous Employee Referral program that results in approximately 25% of all new hires annually.