Philadelphia Insurance Companies Surety Specialty Underwriter in Leawood, Kansas

Marketing Statement

Philadelphia Insurance Companies, a member of the Tokio Marine Group, designs, markets and underwrites commercial property/casualty and professional liability insurance products for select industries. We have been in operation since 1962 and are nationally recognized as a member of Ward's Top 50 and rated A++ by A.M.Best.



We are looking for a Surety Underwriting Specialist to join our Surety Contract team.Summary -Under limited direction, independently underwrites and markets assigned products by providing high levels of risk assessment and technical underwriting expertise to determine underwriting acceptability. May provide high level of financial analysis to determine credit quality.A typical day will include the following:

  • Conducts analysis and applies appropriate underwriting techniques necessary to make an accurate evaluation of acceptability of risk. May evaluate credit quality.

  • Prepares and participates in marketing activities within the region to promote the development of new business.

  • Participates in the producer management process which may include but is not limited to, premium collections.

  • Prepares underwriting submissions, making recommendations and/or decisions within established authority limits. Minimum authority is $1,750,000 (Surety).

  • May ensure credit quality of accounts managed while maintaining and updating underwriting files.

  • Prepares and participates in proposals to producers and/or accounts negotiating terms and conditions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, strongly preferred; equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

  • Minimum of 2-5 years bond/credit risk-analysis or Surety Underwriting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Surety Contract Underwriting experience.

  • Experience as a commercial loan officer or an accountant a strong plus

  • Experience growing a book of business

  • Experience with client relationship management

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Solid multitasking skills and the ability to meet hard deadlines on multiple proposals, accounts and projects

  • Excellent reporting skills

  • Ability and background to be easily trained

EEO Statement

Tokio Marine Group of Companies (including, but not limited to the Philadelphia Insurance Companies, Tokio Marine Management, Inc., TMNA Services, LLC and First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Ltd.) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to remain competitive we must attract, develop, motivate, and retain the most qualified employees regardless of age, color, race, religion, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, family circumstances, life experiences, marital status, military status, sexual orientation and/or any other status protected by law.


We offer a comprehensive benefit package, which includes tuition reimbursement and a generous 401K match. Our rich history of outstanding results and growth allow us to focus our business plan on continued growth, new products, people development and internal career opportunities. If you enjoy working in a fast paced work environment with growth potential please apply online.

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